September 22, 2023
The Zenbook 14 OLED 2023 has an all-aluminium development, giving it a premium feel and appear. This laptop computer is obtainable in a single Jade Black color choice and is US military-grade sturdiness licensed. Asus has given this laptop computer a compact design which has a really glossy (16.9 mm thick) and light-weight (1.35 kg weight) physique to extend portability. The system simply comes inside most backpacks and doesn’t weigh the bag down a lot.

Asus has gone with minimalistic branding for this laptop computer and has positioned simply three logos on the entire machine. The redesigned firm emblem sits on the outer facet of the display lid whereas the opposite two brandings are positioned on the backside bezel of the show and the underside of the show cowl, respectively. The display lid additionally gathers quite a lot of fingerprints that are troublesome to take away.

The laptop computer’s Ergolift hinge has a concentric circle component which supplies it a novel look. The 180-degree versatile hinge barely tilts the keyboard when the display lid is opened. This place will assist customers whereas typing on the Asus ErgoSense backlit chiclet keyboard which can be customised for darker conditions.

Even with a membrane keyboard, the typing felt clean and environment friendly with a 1.4mm key journey. The keyboard had a minor flex which was noticeable, particularly throughout quick typing conditions. Nevertheless, the keys are additionally very responsive and can assist customers who’ve increased typing speeds.

Asus has additionally completed an excellent job by switching the positions of the fingerprint-scanner-enabled energy button and the delete button on the highest proper nook of the keyboard. Nevertheless, we didn’t just like the interchanged positions of the left management (Ctrl) and performance (fn) buttons.

The laptop computer additionally comes with a big glass trackpad. It helps NumberPad 2.0. In easy phrases, the machine’s touchpad is built-in with an LED-lighted numeric keypad which customers need to allow to make use of it.

Each the fingerprint button and numeric trackpad felt like a hit-and-miss at instances. The trackpad’s high proper nook homes the allow/disable button. In the meantime, the highest left nook has a button that may management the brightness of the numpad within the trackpad.

At instances, the cursor doesn’t work when the numeric pad is enabled, but it appeared like a useful addition. Furthermore, customers can configure a number of gestures for the trackpad which appeared to work fluently. The gesture of citing the calculator additionally labored with none lag.

Zenbook 14 OLED’s proper panel homes the HDMI 2.1 port, two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Sort C ports, a 3.5mm audio jack, a microSD card reader and a charging indicator. In the meantime, the left panel has a single USB 3.2 Gen 2 Sort-A port and three air vents. The laptop computer additionally has a stereo bottom-firing speaker setup positioned on the chassis.