Never mind that the Zenbook line of ultrabook from ASUS was first introduced only 14 years after ASUS to the Mir space station for a 600-day space mission because there is now a Zenbook that celebrates this milestone of the Taiwan-based computer maker.

ASUS Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition

For those who don’t already know, ASUS celebrated the launch of its first laptop, the ASUS P6300, in 1997 by sending it on a “space mission” in the same year. The P6300, along with two ASUS P6100 laptops, were sent on board the Mir Station for 600-day.

To commemorate the 25 years of ASUS laptops in space, ASUS has released the Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition. This rig ain’t no a simple cosmetic tweaks of the Zenbook 14X, btw.

ASUS Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition

Featuring unique space-themed design details and finished in a special Zero-G Titanium color, the Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition further boasts a 3.5-inch OLED companion display on the exterior of the lid.

This secondary display can be configured to show customized messages and animations. It is a novel feature that is possibly useless to most. But if in my hands, I would loop a video of space view of our little blue marble on the display because, you know, Space Edition.

ASUS Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition

In addition, the Space Edition has a build that complies with the ultra-tough US Space Systems Standard SMC-S-016A testing protocols and there it is capable of withstanding extreme temperatures (-24o to 61oC) and sustaining vibration of between 20-2000 Hz.

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Under the hood, it is powered by up to 12th Generation Intel Core i9 H-Series processors, Intel Iris Xe graphics, 32 GB RAM, a PCIe 4.0 x4 SSD, and Intel WiFi 6E. The ASUS Zenbook 14X Space Edition has a 16:10 2.8K 90 Hz OLED HDR PANTONE Validated touchscreen display.

The ASUS Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition is expected to be available in Q2 2022 with pricing to be advised.

Images: ASUS.

Published by Mike

Avid tech enthusiast, gadget lover, marketing critic and most importantly, love to reason and talk.

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