Jakarta, MobilePhone-Us.com – 25 years ago, ASUS has presented the P6300 laptop. The device not only featured as one of the first generation laptops from ASUS, but was also successfully selected to be flown to the MIR space station in 1998.
At that time, the ASUS legendary laptop managed to carry out a 600-day mission in space without experiencing the slightest problem.
Now in 2022, the Taiwanese technology manufacturer is “reviving” the iconic laptop with a touch of more modern design, hardware, and features through the ASUS Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition, or more familiarly called the ASUS Zenbook Space Edition.
With the price of the ASUS Zenbook Space Edition starting at Rp. 26,999 million, a laptop ASUS’ latest version is not just changing the skin and appearing as a mere ceremonial device. More than that, this device shows ASUS’ consistency as a laptop manufacturer that remains focused on innovation and quality in each of its products.
On paper, the specifications of the ASUS Zenbook Space Edition are different from laptops in general. This special edition laptop has been certified to pass the space-grade standard endurance test from the US Space System Command (SMC-S-016A) and military-grade (MIL-STD 810H).
In addition, the ASUS Zenbook Space Edition feature also comes with an exclusive design and is equipped with ZenVision, which is a second screen with a unique display that can be customized.
From the hardware side, the ASUS Zenbook Space Edition is of course also very up to date. Unmitigated, ASUS even provides this laptop with a 12th Gen Intel Core H-Series processor which is usually embedded in gaming laptops. Thus, the performance of the Space Edition can be ascertained to be faster than premium ultrabooks in its class.
Unique and Futuristic Design
The first thing that makes Zenbook Space Edition interesting is its design and appearance. Unlike its other siblings, the Zenbook Space Edition comes with a very futuristic body design.
The back of the screen has strokes that combine Morse code with a spaceship-style cockpit design. On the other hand, there are various kinds of writings indicating that this laptop is a special edition device that is not sold haphazardly.
The design of the ASUS Zenbook Space Edition is also wrapped in a different color from other laptops. Zenbook SPACE EDITION uses the Zero-G Titanium color, which is the color commonly used in spacecraft.
The most interesting thing about Zenbook Space Edition is the presence of ZenVision, which is a second screen that can be configured to display various kinds of content.
ZenVision has a 3.5-inch screen size with a monochrome OLED panel placed behind the main screen of the ASUS Zenbook Space Edition. ZenVision is a feature that can make this latest ASUS laptop feel more personal.
Through the MyASUS application, ASUS Zenbook Space Edition users can customize the ZenVision display. Not only does it display running text, ZenVision can also display images, animations, and even QR codes.
This makes ZenVision and ASUS Zenbook Space Edition as a whole very unique and different from any laptop that has ever existed.
Space-Grade Standard Durability
In addition to its unique and futuristic design, the ASUS Zenbook Space Edition also has better durability than other laptops in its class.
The entire body uses aluminum alloy material which is not only tough, but also lightweight. ASUS Zenbook Space Edition has even bagged various certifications that passed the extreme endurance test.
ASUS has indeed presented a lot of laptops that have been certified to pass the US military standard endurance test (MIL-STD 810H).
As part of the premium laptop family, the ASUS Zenbook Space Edition of course also has this certification.
Not only that, the ASUS Zenbook Space Edition is also certified to pass the US Space System Command (SMC-S016A) standard endurance test so that it can be said to be a space-grade laptop.
One of the certifications explains that the Zenbook SPACE EDITION can operate in an environment at a temperature of -24°C to 61°C, and is resistant to extreme shocks at a frequency of 20 – 2,000 Hz.
Complete Features and Convenient to Use
ASUS Zenbook Space Edition has certainly been equipped with features that support modern computing activities, one of which is complete connectivity.
ASUS Zenbook Space Edition is equipped with various ports ranging from USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A, HDMI 2.1 TMDS, as well as a 3.5mm combo audio jack and microSD card reader.
In addition to these ports, the ASUS Zenbook Space Edition has also been equipped with two Thunderbolt 4 ports. The port with a USB Type-C interface not only has high data transfer speeds, but also supports DisplayPort and USB power delivery features.
In other words, ASUS Zenbook Space Edition can be connected to an external monitor using USB Type-C with up to 8K resolution support.
In addition, the ASUS Zenbook Space Edition can also be charged using a USB Type-C charger and power bank, thus increasing its mobility.
ASUS Zenbook Space Edition not only comes with a very tough design, but is also comfortable to use thanks to the ASUS ErgoSense keyboard technology.
The keyboard technology is specifically designed to make typing more comfortable with an experience like using a premium desktop PC keyboard.
ASUS ErgoSense has the right key spacing for typing, as well as keys whose surfaces are designed to allow fingers to touch more accurately. The ASUS ErgoSense keyboard also has a precise press distance of 1.4 mm, allowing users to get the best typing experience.
ASUS Zenbook Space Edition also has a large touchpad with a specially designed surface so that users can control this laptop more comfortably and accurately.
Not only that, the ASUS Zenbook Space Edition touchpad is equipped with NumberPad 2.0, which is a feature that allows the touchpad to turn into a numpad with just one touch. NumberPad 2.0 makes inputting numbers easier on super-compact laptops like the ASUS Zenbook Space Edition.
ASUS Zenbook Space Edition, of course, has used ASUS OLED screen technology, which is the best laptop screen technology. The touch screen of the ASUS Zenbook Space Edition itself uses a resolution of 4K (16:10) and has been equipped with various features, technologies and innovations to produce a screen that is capable of displaying visuals with very rich, accurate colors, and does not damage eye health.
The touch screen on the ASUS Zenbook Space Edition already supports 4096 pressure-levels, and is equipped with the innovative ScreenXpert feature, which will make the touch screen experience more interactive.
Plus, the screen ratio on the ASUS Zenbook Space Edition can provide a wider workspace so that users can move more productively.
Every laptop that uses an ASUS OLED screen is guaranteed to be able to produce visual quality with very rich and accurate colors.
Unmitigated, ASUS OLED has a 100% DCI-P3 color gamut and has pocketed the PANTONE Validated Display certification.
ASUS OLED also supports HDR technology and is VESA DisplayHDR True Black certified. In short, the ASUS OLED screen can display visual quality with the best color and accuracy, and is able to display black colors perfectly. ASUS OLED is a window that can display space with very rich, detailed, and accurate colors.
ASUS OLED is also equipped with a feature called Eye Care. This feature allows the spectrum of blue light that is harmful to the eye to be drastically reduced without compromising visual quality.
This innovation allows ASUS OLED to reduce exposure to blue light radiation that is harmful to eye health in the long term. ASUS OLED has also been certified by TÜV Rheinland for low-blue light and anti-flicker. Zenbook SPACE EDITION is not only tough, but also can protect the eye health of its users.
Gaming Grade Processor
Technically, the ASUS Zenbook Space Edition is a modern laptop powered by a 12th Gen Intel Core H-Series processor.
Unlike most other ultrabooks, the ASUS Zenbook Space Edition carries a powerful processor that is usually used in gaming laptops. The highest variant uses a 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900H processor which has a configuration of 14 cores and 20 threads (6 P-cores and 8 E-cores) with a TDP of up to 45W.
Thanks to this configuration, ASUS Zenbook Space Edition can appear as a powerful modern laptop for various computing needs.
The 12th Gen Intel Core H-Series processors are not alone. Integrated in the processor is an Intel Iris Xe graphics chip that can deliver powerful graphics performance without draining a lot of battery power.
This graphics chip has also been equipped with hardware encoding and various other modern graphics technologies to meet everyday computing needs.
For optimal performance, ASUS Zenbook Space Edition is equipped with 4800 MHz LPDDR5 memory with a capacity of up to 32GB.
As for data storage, the ASUS Zenbook Space Edition uses a PCIe 4.0 SSD with a capacity of 1TB. The combination of the two ensures that ASUS Zenbook Space Edition can always be relied on for various activities, including multitasking and running applications that require extra computing performance more quickly without long loading times.