The ZenBook Duo 14 UX482 is an extraordinary device. Despite the innovation it brings, there is something it takes away – memory upgradability.
1. Remove the bottom plate
To access this laptop’s internals, you need to undo all 9 Torx-head screws. After that, pry the bottom panel with a plastic tool, starting from the back.
One of the few parts that come from last year’s model is the battery. It has a capacity of 70Wh.
3. Мemory and storage
Well, the memory here is soldered to the motherboard, which is a pity. However, ASUS offers options with 8, 16, and 32GB of LPDDR4x RAM. Storage-wise, you get one M.2 PCIe x4 slot.
4. Cooling system
Quite interestingly, the cooling solution comprises a beefy heat pipe, a decently sized heat sink, and two small fans.
ASUS ZenBook Duo 14 UX482 in-depth review
It seems like ASUS has taken the ZenBook Duo 14 UX481, took some time, and elevated it to a level no one thought they can. But how did they do it? What did they actually change? Well, if we say that everything has changed, we won't be too far off. Let's start with the hardware. Despite releasing most of their gaming laptops in CES 2021 with AMD CPUs, here, ASUS stays true to Intel, as they chose two Tiger Lake offerings - the Core i5-1135G7, and the Core i7-1165G7. In addition to them, you c[...]Read the full review
- Improved ScreenPad Plus
- 2x Thunderbolt 4 ports + MicroSD card slot
- Covers 97% sRGB (AUO B140HAN06.B (AUOA48F))
- Accurate color representation with our Gaming and Web design (AUO B140HAN06.B (AUOA48F))
- Lacks PWM (AUO B140HAN06.B (AUOA48F))
- Sleeve, stand and Pen inside the box
- Great battery life
- IR face recognition
- No memory upgrades
- Uncomfortable keyboard placement