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ASUS Zenbook Flip S: Full, in-depth review
- Snazzy form-factor
- Snappy processor
- Weak battery life
- On-board graphics are a little limiting
The Zenbook Flip S delivers pretty close to the high-level of performance and form-factor it promises - even if the interior battery life holds it back from greatness.
Price$ 2,199.00 (AUD)
Battery life is, unfortunately, the one aspect of the Zenbook Flip S experience that’s less of a confident leap forward for the category and more of a muddled-effort. The USB-C ports on either side of the Zenbook Flip S support a relatively fast charge time of roughly 70% within an hour. However, that charge rarely lasted through even half a day of regular use.
When subjected to the Battery Eater testing tool, the Zenbook Flip S took just 2 hours and 37 minutes to melt away. We found you could stretch it a little further by lowering the brightness - but not by too much.
The Bottom Line
It’s a shame that another tech brand already burned the slogan of “Quietly Brilliant”, because that’s exactly the phrase that comes to mind these days with the new ASUS Zenbook Flip S. It’s a convertible that delivers pretty darn close to the high-level of performance and form-factor it promises - even if the inferior battery life does hold it back from being a total slam dunk.
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