Dual Screen Laptops are breaking grounds; Asus introduces the Zephyrus Duo GX550 where extra screen means Extra cooling


Times have evolved and Technology has greatly advanced with the speed of light. Sometime ago People began wondering about the future of computers with questions arising from what new design or feature will be brought again to laptops after all the recent innovations and sophisticated features have been added or modified on computers especially laptops and Tablet PCs by their different manufacturers?, from lightweight to thin bezel screens, High end graphics cards, Long battery life, Aesthetics, Aluminium coatings or chassis, face recognitions and fingerprints etc. There was and still is a stiff competition among manufacturers as each tries to produce a lightweight yet powerful system that can meet both business productivity and gaming needs. 
However, Just when people thought the design technologies surrounding these modern computers especially laptops was at its peak and almost totally exploited, Asus took another dimension with the introduction of Dual-screen laptops which was first seen in the zenbook Duo and pro-Duo. Before these, people usually used extra monitors which was either connected via an HDMI port using a HDMI cable or via a VGA port using a VGA cable to the laptop for extra display. though this posed a big problem with portability. As for Asus, they claim extra screens means extra cooling. 
If there's one thing I like about Asus is the little extra they always add to all their devices: Their Engineers really do think out of the box. Now when the Zephyrus line of laptops came into play, they provided extra cooling through a mechanism(Active Aero-dynamics) whereby the back underneath part of the laptop lifts up upon opening of the laptop allowing for more cool air into the system. its important we note that one of the factors that kill laptops is heat which can result from lack of ventilation especially if the system is under a heavy duty process like gaming or video editing. However, Asus has decided to combine the aspect of extra cooling and extra screen in one laptop with the same lift mechanism(Active Aero-dynamics) as the Zephyrus GX 501 and GS 701 BUT this time in the front and its wonderful. they call this The Asus Rog Zephyrus Duo GX550 and its available in two models as illustrated in the fig below. The only difference between these two is the processor. The said device features a ROG ScreenPad Plus secondary display that takes the Windows 10 experience to new heights. Innovative cooling with liquid metal and a groundbreaking thermal design unleashes peak power from the latest 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 CPU and NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2080 SUPER™ GPU. Choose between an ultrafast 300Hz/3ms for competitive play or a high-res 4K display for pro-level content creation. Supremely portable with a high-capacity 90Wh battery, you can create, play, and stay productive anywhere.
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ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 GX550LXSROG Zephyrus Duo 15 GX550LWS
Operating System
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro - ASUS recommends Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro - ASUS recommends Windows 10 Pro
Processor
Intel® Core™ i9-10980HK
Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
Graphics
NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2080 SUPER
8GB GDDR6 VRAM (Boost Clock: 1330MHz, 90W)
NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2070 SUPER
8GB GDDR6 VRAM (Boost Clock: 1390MHz, 90W)
Memory
DDR4 up to 3200MHz SDRAM
Support up to 48GB (16GB on board memory)
*Full DDR4-3200 support will be enabled by an automatic BIOS update in July 2020. Older BIOS versions can manually set the memory to 3200MHz, but the July update is recommended for maximum stability.
DDR4 up to 3200MHz SDRAM
Support up to 48GB (16GB on board memory)
*Full DDR4-3200 support will be enabled by an automatic BIOS update in July 2020. Older BIOS versions can manually set the memory to 3200MHz, but the July update is recommended for maximum stability.
SSD
M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 1TB + 1TB SSD with RAID 0 support
M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 512GB / 1TB SSD
M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 1TB + 1TB SSD with RAID 0 support
M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 512GB / 1TB SSD
Display
15.6-inch, Non-glare UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS panel 60Hz, 100% Adobe RGB, Pantone® Validated, G-SYNC™ with 14.1-inch (3840 x 1100) touchscreen

15.6-inch, Non-glare Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS panel 300Hz/3ms, 100% sRGB, Pantone® Validated, G-SYNC™ with 14.1-inch (3840 x 1100) touchscreen
15.6-inch, Non-glare UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS panel 60Hz, 100% Adobe RGB, Pantone® Validated, G-SYNC™ with 14.1-inch (3840 x 1100) touchscreen

15.6-inch, Non-glare Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS panel 300Hz/3ms, 100% sRGB, Pantone® Validated, G-SYNC™ with 14.1-inch (3840 x 1100) touchscreen
VR Ready
YES
YES
Keyboard
Backlit chiclet keyboard
Per-key RGB lighting
1.4mm travel distance
N key rollover
Backlit chiclet keyboard
Per-key RGB lighting
1.4mm travel distance
N key rollover
Audio
2 x 4W speakers with Smart AMP technology
ESS, High-res certified
Array Microphone
2 x 4W speakers with Smart AMP technology
ESS, High-res certified
Array Microphone
Software
Screen Xpert (with ROG theme)
Armoury Crate
Xsplit Gamecaster
Screen Xpert (with ROG theme)
Armoury Crate
Xsplit Gamecaster
I/O Ports
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C with DisplayPort™ 1.4, Thunderbolt™ 3 and Power Delivery
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type A
1 x HDMI 2.0b
1 x 3.5mm Microphone-in jack
1 x 3.5mm Microphone-in/Headphone-out jack
1 x RJ45
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C with DisplayPort™ 1.4, Thunderbolt™ 3 and Power Delivery
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type A
1 x HDMI 2.0b
1 x 3.5mm Microphone-in jack
1 x 3.5mm Microphone-in/Headphone-out jack
1 x RJ45
Power
240W Power Adaptor
Support Type-C PD 3.0 up to 65W
240W Power Adaptor
Support Type-C PD 3.0 up to 65W
Wi-Fi / Bluetooth
Intel® Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)
Bluetooth 5.0
*Bluetooth version may vary as the OS upgrades
Intel® Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)
Bluetooth 5.0
*Bluetooth version may vary as the OS upgrades
Dimension
Width: 36.0cm
Depth: 26.8cm
Height: 2.0cm
Width: 36.0cm
Depth: 26.8cm
Height: 2.0cm
Weight
2.4 kg
2.4 kg
Model
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Operating System
Processor
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