Hands on: Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED review

Launch during IFA 2022 at a busy event at a stylish Berlin venue, it’s easy to see why everyone was excited to get their hands on the Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED. Foldable displays are nothing new; we’ve all seen foldable phones by now, and Lenovo released a similar foldable laptop over two years ago with rather mixed reception.

We all know that technology isn’t quite still there; we’re a long way from the slick ultra-thin folding screens we see in west world, and last but not least. But there is still something magical about the Zenbook 17 Fold OLED. It may not be the first of its kind, but it’s groundbreaking – this is the world’s first 17-inch foldable laptop screen, making it the largest foldable technology you can reasonably use on a bus.

Asus was eager to drum up the innovation angle in our press briefing, and from the time we spent with the laptop, it certainly feels like a cutting edge product. Asus worked closely with Intel to deliver the best possible product, running on a powerful 12th generation Intel i7 processor. But innovation alone is not enough. Is it actually good? Let’s see.

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