The Taiwanese ASUS has officially announced on the market another device to integrate its range of laptops, VivoBook Flip 14, which stands out for being the first on the market to offer the Intel DG1 Discrete Iris Xe Max GPU, combined with Intel processors Core Tiger Lake 10 nm.
According to the published information, the processor options included with the purchase are the Intel Core-i7-1165G7 or Core i5-1135G7 processors, both with 4 cores and 8 threads, in addition to a 12MB or 8MB cache. respectively. As for the clock, they offer 4.7 GHz and 4.2 GHz respectively.
In memory, the device supports LPDDR4X modules at 4266 MHz, the basic version with 8 GB and the possibility of a version with up to 16 GB on board. In storage, the offer is a PCIe SSD that starts at 128 GB and can reach 1 TB, in addition to an embedded 32 GB Intel Optane.
Regarding the GPU, the information published is still limited, but the GD1 Discrete is expected to offer the same 96 EU and 768 cores of the already known Iris Xe GPU, but with a higher clock and dedicated memory. that is unique to it. Not least, it has 4GB of VRAM, and it is very likely to be based on GDDR6.
Moving on to the additional features, we have a 14-inch Full HD display with an 82% body-to-screen ratio and a 42W battery with a 65W charger, which allows the device to recharge quickly, with a Power estimated at 60% battery in 49 minutes plugged in.
In connectivity we have that it supports WiFi 6 (Gig + 802.11ax) and WiFi 5, as well as Bluetooth 5.0 and in the ports the offer of Thunderbolt 4 USB-C, USB 3.2 Gen Type-A, USB 2.0 , HDMI, MicroSD, Kensington lock and DC-in charging port.
As of yet, the manufacturer has not confirmed pricing or availability, but it is expected to be offered for around US $ 1,000 in the North American market, or some R $ 5,648.