ASUS adds a second laptop screen for gamers

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NEWS – A few years back Apple added the Touch Bar to some of their laptops, an attempt to give users more input space.  Other manufacturers have been looking to improve upon Apple’s idea — not a difficult task, as the Touch Bar is a rather lackluster feature — sometimes by adding second screens.  One of the more interesting second screen options was ASUS’ ZenBook Duo UX481. ASUS recently announced an even better version of their laptop, one aimed at gamers:  the ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 GX550.  The second screen has a skinny 3840 x 1100 resolution, and it raises up to a slight angle, making it easier to see and improving airflow.  Why would a gamer need a second screen?  Many professional streamers need some way to check Twitch chat, Discord, or other social media platforms to connect with their audience while playing.  While it would almost always be better to use a second monitor for this purpose if a streamer were severely space-constrained or on the road, this would be better a lot better than nothing.  With a starting price tag of $2999, the Duo 15 GX550 is anything but cheap, but if you need it, you need it.

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  2. I personally prefer the Zenbook Duo over the Apple. The reason being, with its multi-cores, ZenBook Duo can easily handle all the apps on your main screen. Also, the FHD NanoEdge display on ZenBook Duo has a four-sided frameless design to upgrade your viewing experience, giving you more screen, and less distraction! So Yeah, there are a lot more to mention.

  3. Asus has revealed a range of new gaming laptops at CES 2021, with the most interesting being the Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15, a thin and light device that comes with a second screen.

  4. It’s revolutionary, amazing to see the second screen, which is helpful not just for the content creation but for gaming as well. Loved the model…

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