Asus Zenbook Flip UX360CA review – with 360 degree rotating screen

The Asus Zenbook Flip model UX360CA is a 2 in 1 laptop that comes with a 360 degrees rotating screen – you can use it like a laptop with keyboard or rotate the screen all the way to make it look like a tablet. Read this Zenbook flip review to know more.

Zenbook Flip Unboxing

Box pack content : Laptop, user manual, warranty card, laptop pouch (sleeve), cable tie, HDMI cable, RJ 45 cable, USB cable extension and power adapter.

Design

The Asus Zenbook Flip UX360CA has got a metallic body, the laptop is light weight at just about 1.3Kgs and pretty slim (13.9mm thin), makes it easier to carry and work on the move. It is Stylish, sophisticated, an elegant masterpiece that will surely catch attention.

Build quality and the finishing is excellent. On the left side there is USB port, SD card reader, battery and power LED indicator, volume button and power button. On the right side there is DC in, USB port, USB Type C port, micro HDMI port and audio / mic combo jack.

Asus Zenbook Flip UX360CA flat

This laptop comes with 360 degree rotating display, you can use it like a laptop with keyboard or simply rotate the display and use it like a tablet. There are dual stereo speakers packed on the bottom side using ASUS SonicMaster audio technology.

Asus Zenbook Flip UX360CA tablet mode

Technical Specifications

CPU :  Intel Core m3-6Y30 clocked at 0.9GHz – 1.51 GHz.
GPU : Integrated Intel HD 515 Graphics
Screen : 10 point multi Touch screen of size 13.3 inches supporting 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
RAM and Storage : 4GB RAM (LPDDR3) and 512GB SSD
Operating system : Windows 10
Ports : USB 3 x 2, HDMI x 1, Audio / Mic combo x 1, SD card reader
Connectivity options : WiFi (802.11 ac), Bluetooth 4.1
Audio : 1.6W speakers
Battery : 3 Cell 54 Whrs

Asus Zenbook Flip UX360CA keyboard

Performance

The hardware is powerful but not really meant for gaming users. Asus Zenbook Flip is good for office work, browsing, staying connected on social networks, for entertainment, best for Microsoft office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint) use, emails, photo editing and even video editing to some extent.

Asus Zenbook Flip UX360CA inverted V

Zenbook Flip is light weight and the SSD drive helps accelerates the overall performance. The Chicklet  keyboard is comfortable to use. There are 3 ways you can use this laptop

1) Like a laptop with keyboard
2) Like a tablet (rotate screen 360 degrees)
3) For entertainment – watching movies – flip the screen such that you get a V-shape stand (check video review).

Screen quality is very good, touch is smooth + responsive and viewing angles, color reproduction are also very good.

When you are using the Asus Zenbook Flip in tablet mode the keyboard gets disabled, you don’t have to worry about accidental keyboard key press.

Nova Bench Benchmark score : 533

Battery life

It takes less than two and a half hours to charge the battery from 0% to 100%. On a full charge you can expect up to 12 hours of non-stop usage. I got an easy over 12 hours with minimal usage (mostly net surfing).

Verdict

The Asus Zenbook Flip is a premium 2 in 1 laptop that looks awesome, is ultra slim, light weight, use it like a laptop or tablet or place it inverted V shape and watch movies. Flip however comes for a premium price of Rs. 55,640.

Rating 4.1 out of 5

Asus Zenbook Flip is available for Rs. 55,640 (4GB RAM / 512GB SSD).

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