New York City tech bloggers and media outlets have been asking themselves, “Is the Asus Zenbook Flip laptop truly a flagship device?”
A recent report by Computerworld found that the Zenbook is, in fact, a very good-looking and very cheap laptop.
But as the article points out, the laptop doesn’t actually come with a laptop-like case.
Instead, it has a sleek aluminum case with an Intel Core i5 processor, a 16GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD.
In addition, the Zenbooks keyboard and trackpad are made from aluminum instead of plastic, so it doesn’t look as if the laptop is packing a keyboard-and-trackpad combo that looks and feels like a premium laptop.
That said, the review does note that “many of the ZenBook Flip’s accessories are premium” so they are probably good buys.
That’s great news for those of us who have been searching for the right laptop case for a while.
We’ve already been using the Lenovo ThinkPad Flip Case Review and the Razer Blade Stealth for the past couple of weeks.
The Asus ZenBook’s case is also really well designed.
There’s a lot of space for you to put your laptop on and it doesn.
The keyboard is really good for typing on, and the keyboard itself is surprisingly light.
The backlit keys work well, too.
It’s not a huge case, but the keyboard has a lot going for it.
The top and bottom panels are actually really thin, too, and this makes it easier to use when it’s raining or on the ground.
And while the laptop itself is just 2.7 inches thick, the Asus says that the laptop case can be as thick as 1.5 inches.
For $180, the case will certainly fit a lot more people than the ThinkPad X1 Carbon.
But it won’t really stand out as a laptop that makes you want to get your hands on a bigger laptop, so we’ll be sticking with the $300 Asus Zenbooks Flip Case review.