Does ASUS ZenBook Duo's ScreenPad Plus touch screen support inking?

ASUS ZenBook Duo
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Does ASUS ZenBook Duo's ScreenPad Plus touch screen support inking?

Best answer: Yes, the ScreenPad Plus supports inking. The laptop even comes with its own stylus in the box.Get yours: ASUS ZenBook Duo (£1,350 at Amazon UK)

How inking works with the ASUS ZenBook Duo

With the ASUS ZenBook Duo, only one of the two displays supports inking. The "normal" 14-inch screen does not have touch support, but the small ScreenPad Plus display has full touch and inking functionality. Therefore, you can do things like doodle or take notes on the little screen while doing something else with the larger one. Helpfully, ASUS also includes a digital pen for you to use with the device right in the box, so you don't have to go buy the accessory separately.

Why the ASUS ZenBook Duo is worth getting

ASUS ZenBook Duo

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While the touch and inking support for the small screen is excellent, there are plenty of other reasons to consider picking up an ASUS ZenBook Duo as well. Equipped with 16GB of RAM, a powerful Intel Core i7-10510U processor, and a very capable NVIDIA MX250 GPU, it's a device that can handle pretty much anything you throw at it, including light gaming. The 10th Gen Intel CPU also makes the device compatible with Wi-Fi 6, the new Wi-Fi standard that boosts connection speed, stability, and range, as well as the battery life of the devices using it.

On top of this, the ASUS ZenBook Duo also comes with a nicely-sized 512GB SSD and both a USB-A and USB-C port, both of which are 3.1. This allows for quick data transfer and a good amount of data storage, meaning that you're unlikely to run out of room for your files with this laptop anytime soon. And though it's far from the thinnest and lightest laptop on the market, it's nevertheless a pretty easy device to move around and take on the go. Overall, the ASUS ZenBook Duo is a great device that you should absolutely consider getting.

Brendan Lowry

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