If you’re in the market for a laptop, you may have seen laptops with an Intel Evo badge. This certification is offered to laptop manufacturers to provide users like you with the assurance that the device is designed with your contemporary lifestyle in consideration.
Before being included in the Intel Evo collection, laptops must fulfill specific standards known as Key Experience Indicators, which are determined by everyday usage scenarios. Now, these include battery life, charging speed, and system responsiveness, as well as features such as Wi-Fi 6 compatibility, and 12th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7 CPU with Intel Iris Xe integrated graphics. If you’re curious about what this entails and the advantages of choosing an ASUS Intel Evo laptop, read on.
ASUS’s Intel Evo-certified laptops are engineered to facilitate your productivity whether you’re at home, in the office, or on the move. These laptops offer the following benefits:
- Portability: Intel Evo laptops from ASUS come in compact sizes ranging from 12 to 16 inches, making them highly portable. Their sleek and lightweight designs ensure that you can carry them with ease, wherever you go.
- Instant Wake-Up: Designed for people with busy lifestyles, ASUS’s Intel Evo-certified laptops offer instant wake-up capabilities, taking less than a second to activate. You can also login quickly and easily using your fingerprint or Windows Hello, rather than having to type in a password each time.
- Long Battery Life: ASUS’s Intel Evo laptops provide up to nine hours of battery life on a single charge in real-world conditions, while running common apps and displaying full HD content.
- Rapid Charging: Charging your laptop is quick and easy with ASUS’s Intel Evo-certified laptops. With Thunderbolt 4 ports, you can achieve a minimum of four hours of battery life after just 30 minutes of charging.
In today’s world, video calls have become an essential part of our routine. For most laptop users, video calls occur almost daily. ASUS Intel Evo laptops are designed to enhance your online collaboration experience and make video calls effortless, with the following features:
- Fast and Intelligent Internet Connectivity: Fast and stable connections are essential for a smooth video call. ASUS’s Intel Evo laptops are equipped with the latest WiFi 6E technology, ensuring low latency and dependable communication.
- Seamless Video Calls: During online meetings or calls with friends and family, clear communication is vital. ASUS Intel Evo laptops have a 1080p FHD front-facing camera and video-enhancement software to help optimize your image and ensure you look your best. To further enhance your experience, these laptops are equipped with AI noise-canceling audio technology. This technology leverages machine learning to isolate unwanted noise from human speech. The MyASUS app’s ClearVoice Mic feature can eliminate ambient noise and normalize individual voices in Multi-presenter mode, enhancing group conference call quality. The ClearVoice Speaker feature filters out all ambient noise apart from human speech, ensuring that you hear what others are saying.
Furthermore, these laptops are optimized to meet Intel Evo battery requirements while running an eight-way video call, so you won’t have to worry about your battery running out during your calls.
Performance and Overall Experience
Providing premium performance and experience, ASUS Intel Evo laptops are designed to handle any task with ease, offering excellent processing power, responsiveness, and the ability to use accessories without any latency.
Powerful Processing Power, Memory, and Storage
With the latest-generation high-level CPUs (Intel Core i5 or above) and Intel Iris Xe graphics cards, these laptops deliver exceptional performance. Additionally, ASUS Intel Evo-certified laptops come with at least 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD storage, ensuring ample space to store all your files and access them quickly.
Responsiveness to All Your Needs
ASUS laptops satisfy the Intel requirement for Evo certification, ensuring they stay responsive and perform smoothly while running 25 common tasks on battery power. With a strong CPU, ample RAM, and hardware and software optimizations, these laptops enable you to multitask and run several software programs simultaneously without freezing or crashing.
Fast Wired Connections
ASUS Intel Evo laptops feature at least one high-speed Thunderbolt 4 connection and other USB Type-C ports, enabling you to connect to modern accessories without any latency.
Bright and Clear Bezel-Less OLED Display
ASUS laptops equipped with 12th Gen Intel Core CPU and certified with the Intel Evo badge feature bright, colourful OLED Full HD displays with thin bezels that maximize your viewing space. ASUS OLED display laptops deliver an exceptional color gamut that accurately reproduces colors to provide professional-grade visuals.
With ultrafast 0.2 ms response times and up to 120 Hz refresh rates, these displays are perfect for professional and creative work or anyone seeking the highest color fidelity and motion clarity. Additionally, OLED displays use special organic light-emitting compounds that can reduce harmful blue light by up to 70% compared to LCD displays, making them easier on your eyes and lowering the risk of retinal damage.
Here then are our top picks for ASUS’ Intel Evo laptops…
ASUS Zenbook 17 Fold OLED (UX9702AA)
The new ASUS Zenbook 17 Fold OLED (UX9702AA) is the world’s first foldable 17.3-inch laptop and it is finally available in the UAE at a starting price point of AED 12999. The Zenbook 17 Fold OLED comes packed with a flexible OLED panel with an ASUS-exclusive foldable hinge. It was co-developed by ASUS, Intel, and the BOE Technology Group.
When folded, the Zenbook 17 Fold OLED is an ultraportable, easy-to-carry 12.5-inch device and when unfolded, it’s an expansive 17.3-inch OLED display that gives you an outstanding user experience. The Zenbook 17 Fold OLED can be used in six different usage modes.
This includes the Laptop Mode with a virtual keyboard, another Laptop Mode with the bundled Bluetooth keyboard, Desktop Mode when fully unfolded and set in 4:3 format, Tablet Mode when laid flat on the desk, Reader Mode in 4:3 folded e-book format, and Extended Mode in 3:2 format with two 12.5-inch display setup.
PRICE: AED 12,999READ THE REVIEW MORE INFO
ASUS Zenbook 14 OLED (UX3402ZA)
The ASUS Zenbook 14 OLED (UX3402ZA) is one of the most elegant and premium-looking ultrabooks we have reviewed in recent times. The device comes packed in a chassis that is made of aluminium alloy, with the ASUS logo etched on the lid using a bunch of lines.
Opening up the lid reveals a 14-inch 2.8K OLED HDR NanoEdge touchscreen that offers an aspect ratio of 16:10. The laptop features 2.8mm bezels, thus offering a screen-to-body ratio of 90%. The display also offers a resolution of 2880-by-1800 pixels, a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, 0.2ms response time, and a 90Hz refresh rate.
Under the hood, the ASUS Zenbook 14 OLED comes packed with a 12th Gen Intel Core i7-1260P processor running at a clock speed of 2.10 GHz. The Zenbook 14 OLED is part of the ASUS OLED laptops range and hence the display supports cinema-grade 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut. In addition, it is certified for low blue light emission thus keeping you safe from fatigue for instance.
PRICE: 5,299READ THE REVIEW MORE INFO
ASUS Zenbook S 13 Flip OLED (UP5302ZA)
The ASUS Zenbook S 13 Flip OLED features a 13.3-inch 2.8K 16:10 OLED HDR touchscreen with a 4-sided NanoEdge design, with incredibly slim 2.68mm bezels on its external borders providing an up to 89% screen-to-body ratio.
It is incredibly lightweight and slim, weighs only 1.1 kg, and measures just 14.9 mm thin. It also comes with a 360° ErgoLift that allows you to type more comfortably and at the same time increases the ventilation space under the chassis for improved heat dissipation.
It comes packed with the latest 12th Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, Intel Iris Xe Graphics, 1TB PCIe 4.0 x4 NVMe M.2 SSD storage, and support for dual-band Wi-Fi 6E wireless connectivity.
PRICE: AED 6099MORE INFO