Unless otherwise stated, all performance claims are based on theoretical performance. Other nitpicks include that the fingerprint-magnet finish can only be used with the Fn plus an F1-F12 key to change things like brightness and keyboard backlighting when those should be toggled by default. Actual figures may vary in real-world situations. The 14-inch touchscreen display of the ZenBook Flip has a native resolution of 1920x1080 pixels. There is a fingerprint reader in the top right corner of the ClickPad. In terms of stability, the case shows no grave weaknesses.
There are performance differences between the two since the Flip 14 has twice the memory and a faster processor, but the differences are not huge. Actual figures may vary in real-world situations. We had expected more here. The frequency of 200 Hz is relatively low, so sensitive users will likely notice flickering and experience eyestrain at the stated brightness setting and below. ZenBook Flip 14 is built to give you the raw power you need for effortless on-the-go performance. This offers a lot of space for navigation using gestures. First, it doesn't have a 13.
This means that the measured response time is similar to the average of all tested devices 40. We also adjust for the median number of hours of use per week. Finally, you get Windows Hello fingerprint login and a Windows Ink pen for doodling in the box. However, you need to make sure that you have the same display model manufacturer + model number as our test unit. If you value mobility and price over the two-in-one design, the is the better option. Like most convertibles, it's a tad heavy to hold in midair in Tablet mode, but perfectly comfortable on your lap.
There's nothing ordinary about the gorgeous ZenBook Flip 14, but there's a whole lot of extraordinary. The display's bottom adds an ergonomic tilt to the keyboard. This is a model in the M. The 70 grams of required actuation force we look for at least 60 grams may be what helps create this positive tactile sensation. But there is a hint of flex on the lid when the laptop is closed. The competition is fierce in this category. Its scores in Medium and High modes were 24.
There are no memory slots, but the memory is soldered-in. And you get the Nvidia graphics chip; Lenovo just uses Intel's integrated graphics for the 920. The ZenBook Flip 14 comes with a one-year international warranty from Asus. The built-in model is not one of the faster ones of its kind. The Flip's score on our HandBrake video editing test was just fair, as it took the notebook 25 minutes and 4 seconds to convert a video from 4K to 1080p, which is longer than the 22:23 category average. And while watching a gorilla named George ravage a downtown metropolis, I noticed fine details, including individual hairs and rippling muscles.
That matte lid is offset by a glossy Asus logo and the laptop's glossy hinges, while its deck offers a cool metallic surface for resting your wrists. League of Legends, a relatively lightweight game, frequently dropped to 33 fps during team fights, on medium-high settings. And this goes only for games that have moderate demands on the hardware. That leaps over the 80,149 category average. Here, we simulate the load while opening websites via a script.
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It kept up with my swipes and scribbles, but I suffered a few stray marks where palm rejection faltered. The additional cost for a ZenBook model with a processor would not be worthwhile for most users. I saw no lag as I split my screen between a 1080p YouTube video and 12 Chrome tabs, including Giphy, Google Docs and Slack. You can open the lid with one hand if you use some finger, hand, and arm acrobatics. Battery life will decrease over the lifetime of the battery.
The Good The Asus ZenBook Flip 14 puts discrete graphics in a thin-and-light, two-in-one laptop. But under load, you can sometimes even still hear it clearly while the fan is running - for example, while running the Cinebench benchmark. This time, the Flip 14 slides into second-to-last place, while its little cousin, the ZenBook 13, vaults into a virtual tie for first. Video adapter Video adapter Also known as the video card, the video adapter processes all the data that you see on your screen. Underneath the hood is a 1. Operating system as tested Operating system as tested The operating system that was installed on the computer at the time it was tested. The system also topped its Lenovo Yoga 920 rival in our processor-intensive Cinebench test, as well as Handbrake video-editing exercise with 1:09 versus 1:21 for the latter , though it was a few seconds off the pace in our Adobe Photoshop image-editing workload.