During CES 2022, ASUS unveiled its Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition notebook. Built around the compact but high-performance laptops of the Zenbook 14 OLED series, the Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition takes things to the next level. Some of the features include a 3.5 “OLED ZenVision screen in the top panel, Intel Alder Lake Core i9-12900H processor, Intel Iris Xe integrated graphics, dual Thunderbolt 4 ports, as well as support for up to 2800 x 1800 OLED HDR.
Designed and built to be used in the classroom, ASUS Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition certified US Space Systems Command (SMC-S-016A), as well as US Department of Defense (MIL-STD 810H) certified. ASUS says it includes low and high-temperature tests, and rigorous tests, including mood, high humidity, and drop tests; We do not advise users to try any of these for obvious reasons.
The chassis comes in a unique Zero-G titanium finish, a slimline 15.9mm depth, and weighs approximately 2.87 pounds. In terms of battery life, Space Edition has 63 Wh lithium polymer The battery, while the screen is a 14 “OLED touchscreen display with 2880 x 1800 resolution, with 90 Hz refresh rate, and includes 100% DCI-P3 color gamut. The panel is also Pantone valid, with HDR 500 certification, and brightness up to 550 nits. The lid has an integrated ASUS ZenVision 3.5 “OLED display that supports 256 x 64 resolution with 150 nits of brightness.
Looking at the specifications, the Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition supports Intel Core i9-12900H (Alder Lake Mobile) processors with Intel’s Iris Xe integrated graphics. The ASUS Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition comes with 1 TB of PCIe 4.0 x4 storage, up to 32 GB of LPDDR5 memory, and a standard Wi-Fi 6E connection. The top bezel of the screen has an integrated webcam, while the precision trackpad also doubles as a numpad.
Touching on some of the advertised features, ASUS uses its dual-fan IceCool thermal technology which supports two fan 87 fan blades, four heating pipes (two 6mm and two 8mm), and up to 45 W TDP when in display mode. . In IO, ASUS includes a microSD card reader, HDMI 2.0 video output, two Thunderbolt 4 Type-C ports, a single 3.5mm audio combo jack, and a single USB 3.2 G2 Type-A port.
ASUS has informed us that the Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition will be available in Q2 2022.