Asus’ VivoBook 13 Slate is a detachable laptop with an OLED screen

Monica Chin

The Verge

A user watches a movie on the Asus Vivobook 13 Slate, stood horizontally on its kickstand without the keyboard or stylus attached, on a red table.

The Asus Vivobook 13 Slate OLED has a keyboard and kickstand. | Image: Asus

Asus is known for delving into unconventional form factors, and its latest experiment is no exception. The VivoBook 13 Slate OLED is a 13.3-inch Windows tablet with an OLED screen and a detachable keyboard which starts at $599.99.

OLED screens are unusual, though not unheard of, in the detachable form factor. Asus claims that this one is capable of displaying 1.07 billion colors, covers 100 percent of the DCI-P3 color gamut, and has a 0.2-millisecond response time. It’s said to have blue-light levels “up to 70 percent lower than an LCD display” (although many modern LCD PCs also have technology to reduce blue light).

Rather than framing the Slate as purely a tablet for artists, though, Asus seems to be pushing it as an entertainment...

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