Asus ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition review: The perfect combination of power and looks

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According to IDC, the Indian traditional PC market, which includes desktops, notebooks and workstations, posted another strong quarter (January-March 2022), shipping over 4.3 million units with a 37.7 percent year-on-year growth. While the notebook category continued to be the volume driver with 3.1 million units, the desktop category saw over one million units for the first time since 3Q2014. Improvements in the government segment continued to drive consumer demand, and a channel inventory push from vendors helped the market remain upbeat.

ASUS retained the fifth position with a share of 6.2 per cent in 1Q22 as it clocked a healthy growth of 58.6 per cent. Uninterrupted supply and expansion in offline channels helped the brand grow in the consumer segment. It also hit hard in the commercial segment, where it saw a year-on-year growth of 67.4 per cent. Now to further expand its market presence in India, Asus has launched the Asus Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition (SE) with Intel Core i9-12900H processor, Intel Iris Xe GPU, up to 32GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 1TB of SSD storage. . Asus ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition is priced at Rs. 1,14,990 and can be purchased online from the official website of Asus.

Asus ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition Review

Asus ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition: Design and Ports

In terms of design, we think the Asus ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition scores really well, thanks to its unique design. The Space Edition sports an aluminum chassis and comes in a single zero-g titanium colorway. It’s got an iconic special-edition design with great space-themed graphics on the lid and keyboard, and there’s also a futuristic 3.5-inch OLED companion ZenVision display on the lid that shows personalized notifications, animations, or text. The laptop has a sleek design which is only 15.9mm thick and weighs 1.4kg. The ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition is designed to offer space-grade durability. As for ports, you still have access to two Thunderbolt 4 connections, a USB 3.2 Gen 2 port, a micro-SD card slot, and a full-size HDMI 2.0 port.

Asus ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition Review

Asus ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition Review

Asus ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition: Display Review

The Asus ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition sports a 14-inch touch-sensitive panel with 2880×1800 resolution and 90Hz refresh rate. The display is super vivid and crisp. Color accuracy is also very good, with DCI-P3 color gamut support. The display feels bigger than it actually is, making content fun to consume. Apart from this, the touchscreen is smooth and responsive. Apart from normal office work, we also used Notebook to watch OTT content and to be honest, we liked it. Its display will make you crazy about the machine. The laptop includes a pair of down-firing speakers, and they’re loud.

Asus ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition: Performance and Benchmarks

Under the hood, the Asus ZenBook 14X OLED spec comes with 12th generation Intel Core i9-12900H processor with a maximum clock speed of 5.0GHz. Right out of the box, the laptop comes with up to 32GB of RAM and a 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD. In addition, it has an Intel Iris X graphics processor. This is one of the few laptops that come with Windows 11 Home pre-installed. Additionally, users can enhance the performance of the laptop by using Asus Intelligent Display technology. On PCMark 10, the Asus Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition posted a total of 6042 points. The device scored 11070 on Essentials, 7460 on Productivity and 7249 on the Digital Content Creation test. The laptop also offers good CPU performance and can offer great practicality when used for CPU-bound tasks. During our review we used the machine for daily office work as well as online content consumption and enjoyed a few AAA titles. The laptop never showed any signs of slowing down. We believe you can do a lot with this laptop.

Asus ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition: Keyboard, Trackpad and Webcam

The Space Edition’s keyboard is probably one of the more comfortable laptop keyboards we’ve used. The keys are clicky and offer 1.4mm of key travel, and there’s backlighting support, too. The keyboard is well stretched and has good key travel.

Asus ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition Review

Asus ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition Review

The Asus Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition sports a glass trackpad and is extremely smooth. It also comes with NumberPad, which is an LED-illuminated numeric keypad integrated into the touchpad. A single touch sensor on the top-right side of the touchpad turns the numberpad on and off. The Asus Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition has a glass trackpad. The device features a 720p webcam and gets the job done in most cases. However, a webcam with 1080p resolution would have improved the quality further.

Asus ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition: Battery

The Asus laptop packs a 63WHrs battery for day-to-day usage and supports 100W fast charging. If you want to travel with this machine, you’ll always need to have a charger on hand. During our review, we got 6-7 hours on mixed-use. But, here Asus disappoints a bit as there are long lasting laptops in this segment.

Asus ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition: Verdict

Asus ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition is one of the premium laptops in the Indian market. It’s certainly a beast of a machine in a compact form-factor, which in our opinion is best suited for someone who wants to buy a heavy-duty notebook for business, content creation or even gaming. making plans. It offers the latest and greatest hardware with great performance, high-capacity storage and extended battery power – all in an incredibly lightweight and compact body.

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