Apple NEEDS to Innovate - Zenbook PRO Duo Review

  • Published: 17 September 2019
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    The ASUS Zenbook Pro Duo is a high-performance laptop with two screens! That’s right, a secondary display above the keyboard offers more screen real estate than we’ve ever seen on a mobile workstation or gaming laptop.

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Comments • 4 601

  • Nick_N52
    Nick_N52  2 months back

    Linus did you play with Taran's render?

    • Mishkafofer
      Mishkafofer  2 months back

      who needs this content? apple users dont need this.

    • Gergely Probszt
      Gergely Probszt  2 months back

      8:42 Csak én vettem észre hogy lászlót hallgatnak? (You listening to a song called like a hungarian name)

    • matthew2011
      matthew2011  2 months back

      @Linus Tech Tips you didn't fix the facebook version

    • Sigberd
      Sigberd  2 months back

      can somebody explain? what is the special at 8:44?

    • Sawowner
      Sawowner  2 months back

      can confirm, am confused, what was the issue originally?

  • Oliver Janeba
    Oliver Janeba  4 hours back

    To me 4K on a laptop and RTX are gimmick. Wouldn't pay 3000 for it, now that the all display laptop is no longer just a concept.

    • K.D
      K.D  10 hours back

      Fake reviews i just bought it and second screen is so annoying to use and 1 hour battery life if you turn on both scree and perfomance mode 4 hours battery life if you put battery saving mode and turn off second screen wastage of money I'm return tomorrow all YouTuber are paid by them to just say good stuff about laptop i trusted linux review and bought it ut I'm so disappointed that he didn't mentioned how annoying to use pen on second screen don't buy it

      • rupertrapids
        rupertrapids  16 hours back

        Hey Linus, Follow your channel for a long time!
        Always looking for those reviews and ideas to get my next gadget, but since I'm Brazilian, we dont have many options here, but this december I'm gonna be in The US and I was thinking about getting the new Macbook Pro for my video editing computer...
        The thing is... I have a Asus Strix G502 15" for gaming and Editing, it Carries a M.2 NVME SSD and a GTX 1060 + 16Gb of ram.
        But I can't get why it is not rendering fas on premiere and also why my previeus on premiere are always geting stuck even working on 1080p...
        It annoys me to see that an Asus only 3 yold is already showing signs of age, since When I see some friends editing on older Macbooks they are way faster than My Asus...
        But now looking at this Asus Zen Book Pro Duo, I am completely confuse, on wich one to buy, cause the asus is cheaper and seems to have better hardware...
        Now the question is:
        Will this Asus be reliable?
        Will it be faster than the Macbook Pro with the Vega 20?

        Please help me!!!
        Thank you for your videos!
        Keep up with the great work dude!

        • Jefferson Aycocho
          Jefferson Aycocho  2 days back

          I wonder how many people are actually going to buy this laptop? Hmm..

          • presh xd
            presh xd  3 days back

            Some people would actually choose a macbook pro over this 🤦‍♂️

            • Evan Kupec
              Evan Kupec  6 days back

              Taran I don’t like your new haircut I thought it was good before

              • notthere83
                notthere83  6 days back

                Haha they should put that on the product box: "... it's less of a pain in the ass." (About 6:10)

                • notthere83
                  notthere83  6 days back

                  4:10 LOL is Taran chuckling in the background?

                  • Searg Bell
                    Searg Bell  6 days back

                    Linus for the I9 did you run into overheating issues?
                    Mine died like .... 30 mins in or so. Basically had to go back to the store and get a new one, but they only had the i7 at the time.
                    Was running updates and installing crap at the same time.

                    Heard from the employees after the fact in the store that they noticed the temp getting high during updates, but bottom line i still want the i9, just want to make sure if theres a better way i need to do things.

                    In the end, it could just be faulty, but still blame myself in a way. Tried to do what its supposed to be able to do. Who am i to believe in such fantasys lol.

                    Any info will help, thank you

                    • Wei
                      Wei  1 weeks back

                      should I get the duo since it's cheaper?

                      • M T
                        M T  1 weeks back

                        Apple 1984: We are going to tell you why 1984 won't be like 1984.
                        Apple 2008: 1 way, 1 company, 1 hardware, 1 system, 1 phone.
                        Ok so Apple 2008 became the villain of Apple 1984

                        • Mad5cout
                          Mad5cout  1 weeks back

                          Do you all have inside info on when the 15-inch version will drop?

                          • Kodi Pagan Shqiptare
                            Kodi Pagan Shqiptare  1 weeks back

                            Price: £2,354.46 GO FUCK YOURSELF  IDIOT .JUST LAPTOP

                            • Tobechukwu Njoku
                              Tobechukwu Njoku  1 weeks back

                              Is it just me or does he 'The HD 600 x from Dop dop com'?

                              • Notion8
                                Notion8  1 weeks back

                                i would like to have a 2 screen laptop that has no keyboard and trackpad. i will always have my own keyboard and mouse!
                                Maybe you could buy extending gear like a trackpad with mouse attached with magnets like the ramp for the keyboard, but it wouldnt be attached to the laptop.

                                • Đức Phạm
                                  Đức Phạm  1 weeks back

                                  can anyone tell me why do they use the nvidia geforce instead of nvida quadro for this zenbook duo pro ? I mean it's kinda design for designers and editors right ?

                                  • Whitefang8128
                                    Whitefang8128  1 weeks back

                                    W700DS no longer available ;_______________;

                                    • Gazooka
                                      Gazooka  2 weeks back

                                      i just got this laptop (i7 config) for video editing and I absolutely love it, but, I haven't owned a laptop for the past 10 years so when i see the cpu hitting 85-100c during rendering (1080p60fps), is this safe for a laptop? I have a i7 9700k desktop and it dosen't go above 78c when I edit/game. I have done some web browsing and i've seen some say it should sit around 70-80c under full load and some say 90-100c is safe. Would be nice to know i'm not slowly but quickly killing the cpu.

                                      • Muaz Ahmed
                                        Muaz Ahmed  7 days back

                                        during rendering (especially for laptops) its pretty normal for thin high performance laptops (or in this case, dual screened laptops) to hit 90 to 100 degrees.

                                    • Jimmy Oreña
                                      Jimmy Oreña  3 weeks back

                                      good thing i re-watched this video after a month, this time i get to see it in full lol.

                                      • Navi 12
                                        Navi 12  3 weeks back

                                        0:05 Asus Taichi? Asrock? Is that you?

                                        • Gary Coombs
                                          Gary Coombs  3 weeks back

                                          This thing puts productivity at a whole new level. Got my ZenBook Pro Duo i9 at the Microsoft Store in Atlanta on Oct 5. This thing is unbelievably amazing. You simply have to experience using it to appreciate what it can do.

                                          • Mr.Riojas
                                            Mr.Riojas  3 weeks back

                                            "glossy screen"... from the looks of it the screen has a protective cover over the display which, in my opinion, is a good thing for touch screens. So... does it have a glass or some other kind of cover over the top display to make cleaning of fingerprints easier?

                                            • jokers Ride MP4L
                                              jokers Ride MP4L  4 weeks back

                                              ANYONE....GAMING...IS IT GOOD 4 GAMING??????????????????????????????????????

                                              • jokers Ride MP4L
                                                jokers Ride MP4L  4 weeks back

                                                GAMING??? IS IT GOOD 4 GAMING

                                                • jokers Ride MP4L
                                                  jokers Ride MP4L  4 weeks back

                                                  IS IT GOOD FOR GAMING???

                                                  • Robin Sutradhar
                                                    Robin Sutradhar  4 weeks back

                                                    Can we install Ubuntu on this

                                                    • Philip Boardman
                                                      Philip Boardman  4 weeks back


                                                      • Eggy Noggy
                                                        Eggy Noggy  4 weeks back

                                                        It looks cool.... but that bottom screen is sitting right over the cpu and the gpu which means it wont last long.

                                                        • RottenProduce
                                                          RottenProduce  4 weeks back

                                                          Just to re-emphasize--these designs are stupid; they are basically easily portable desktops. You HAVE to use them on a desk.

                                                          • RottenProduce
                                                            RottenProduce  4 weeks back

                                                            Lol. You can't use this on your lap. It's useless. Also, re: your apple snark... my laptop has a touchbar with some functionality, and now my ipad works with it as a second pen display. It's funcationally way, way better than this janky nonsense.

                                                            • Soumitra Saxena
                                                              Soumitra Saxena  4 weeks back

                                                              I like the background music at the end. Linus should let the editor make his own videos. He is a great speaker.

                                                              • Naveen Ravi.S
                                                                Naveen Ravi.S  4 weeks back

                                                                is linux os (mint) in zenbook pro duo supports touch and second screen....

                                                                • Alex Carrillo
                                                                  Alex Carrillo  1 months back

                                                                  Great Wh Cares - Where is that Apology that I am hounding you OK. Back to your Crappy Review Hey Did I said that camera the Fuji camera cost about 10 Grand, is that laptop cost the same price? But you treated with Respect, not the Fuji camera, I wonder what Fuji in Japan will say if I decide to send that video to them? I'm still waiting....

                                                                  • adalaza
                                                                    adalaza  1 weeks back

                                                                    Get off the crack Alex

                                                                • GLITCHAWK
                                                                  GLITCHAWK  1 months back

                                                                  One like for editor .

                                                                  • no one
                                                                    no one  1 months back

                                                                    If the second screen can be tilted up a bit, After all, when the monitor is horizontal, the vision is poor.The top of the second screen is just to the bottom of the main screen when it is raised, so the vision will be better, and the lower part can also be made into a heat dissipation area

                                                                    • TheSagitis
                                                                      TheSagitis  1 months back

                                                                      about the display is it the same xps ininfty edge 4K screen display ?

                                                                      • G
                                                                        G  1 months back

                                                                        Apple needs to innovate? They are already years behind with price and specs

                                                                        • Redmailnet
                                                                          Redmailnet  1 months back

                                                                          Prob amazing for fapping and unfapping activities.

                                                                          • Redmailnet
                                                                            Redmailnet  1 months back

                                                                            I want one!

                                                                            • Nyancat703
                                                                              Nyancat703  1 months back

                                                                              Uuuh isnt 90°C pretty thermal throlltely ? o.o

                                                                              • Muaz Ahmed
                                                                                Muaz Ahmed  7 days back

                                                                                not for thin performance laptops (or in this case, dual screened laptops)

                                                                              • TheOtioseFanatic
                                                                                TheOtioseFanatic  1 months back

                                                                                Nyancat703 not really. Another 10 degrees (where MacBooks tend to hover when doing much of anything) is where you start having real issues.

                                                                            • Jimbo Bimbo
                                                                              Jimbo Bimbo  1 months back

                                                                              Great laptop in many ways, but the glossy screen is a killer for me. Total no-go.

                                                                              • New Mateo
                                                                                New Mateo  1 months back

                                                                                Best thing I ever bought. Love it.

                                                                                • Jamar Martin
                                                                                  Jamar Martin  1 months back

                                                                                  I want this. I guess I have to save up lol. I would have gotten a MacBook if not for that horrible keyboard

                                                                                  • sara bisht
                                                                                    sara bisht  1 months back

                                                                                    Apple creates a 1000$ innovation i.e Apple stand

                                                                                    • Jeremy Nguyen
                                                                                      Jeremy Nguyen  1 months back

                                                                                      I can't stop looking at his teeths

                                                                                      • Snack3rS7
                                                                                        Snack3rS7  1 months back

                                                                                        Lol...just take off fucking Apple from the scene...this is annoying. Always comparison to shapple...where is the original point of view? Where is the creative point? I hate Apple well. Really? Is there only one computer company in the world? This drives me crazy. Whats wrong with world? Why we have only comparison to Apple products. This isnt funny...

                                                                                        • Tapiwa Muza
                                                                                          Tapiwa Muza  1 months back