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Asus just unveiled a 17-inch portable OLED monitor that you can fold in half

If you need a second screen on the go, you might want to check out the ZenScreen Fold.
Written by Artie Beaty, Contributing Writer
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At first glance, the new 17-inch OLED screen that Asus just unveiled at CES might not be that attention-grabbing. But fold it in half and that changes things.

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Designed for productivity on the go, the ZenScreen Fold is the world's first foldable OLED portable monitor, according to Asus.

The screen has a built-in stand and works in either portrait or landscape mode. It can be positioned above a laptop or tablet as a second screen, and functions as one big 4:3 screen that shows you more of your workspace without scrolling or two side-by-side 16:9 screens.

The screen weighs less than three pounds and is less than 12.5 inches when folded, meaning it could easily be carried in a bag. 

This device is essentially the screen portion of the Zenbook 17 Fold that debuted at CES 2022. Like the Zenbook Fold, it features a specially designed crease to lessen the visibility of the seam. But, since it doesn't have any computing or processing power of its own, the ZenScreen Fold should carry a significantly lower price tag (the Zenbook was $3,500 at launch).

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It will still likely carry a premium price for a portable monitor as the top choice from our list comes in at under $300. But, you're getting a significantly larger screen and more portability. And since it's an OLED, you're also getting a much better picture that performs well in bright environments. It carries a 2560 x 1920 resolution, plus 100 percent coverage of the DCI-P3 color space and DisplayHDR True Black 500 certification, meaning you'll get rich colors no matter if you're designing graphics, scrolling social media, or watching content.   

It also has two USB-C ports, a Mini HDMI port, a headphone jack, and a tripod support space.

Asus didn't reveal exact pricing or a release date, but it's expected sometime around the beginning of the second quarter of this year. 

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