The latest thin and light 13.3 inch notebooks from Asus are really thin and light, but they also pack a fair amount of processing power and some pretty impressive displays.

The new Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED is a 2.2 pound notebook with support for up to an AMD Ryzen 7 6800U processor, while the 2022 Asus Zenbook S 13 Flip OLED is a 2.4 pound convertible with up to an Intel Core i7-1260P chip. Both feature 2800 x 1800 pixel OLED displays.

Asus Zenbook S 13 Flip OLED (UP5302)

Despite the fact that one model has a 360-degree hinge and Intel processor while the other is an AMD-powered clamshell, the specs for the two laptops are pretty similar:

Asus Zenbook S 13 Flip OLED (UP5302)Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED (UM5302)
Display13.3 inches
2880 x 1800 pixels
16:10 aspect ratio
550 nits peak brightness
100% DCI-P3 color gamut
0.2ms response time
Touchscreen
Stylus support
13.3 inches
2880 x 1800 pixels
16:10 aspect ratio
100% DCI-P3 color gamut
0.2 ms response time
550 nits peak brightness (with touchscreen)
600 nits peak brightness (non-touch)
ProcessorIntel Core i7-1260p
Intel Core i5-1240P
AMD Ryzen 7-6800U
AMD Ryzen 5-6600U
RAM8GB or 16GB
LPDDR5
Onboard (not user upgradeable)
8GB or 16GB
LPDDR5
Onboard (not user upgradeable)
Storage512GB or 1TB
M.2 PCIe 4.0 NVMe
512GB or 1TB
M.2 PCIe 4.0 NVMe
Ports3 x Thunderbolt 4
1 x 3.5mm audio
1 x microSD card reader
3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
1 x 3.5mm audio
KeyboardBacklit keyboard w/1.4mm key travel
NumberPad (optional)
Backlit keyboard w/1.4mm key travel
NumberPad (optional)
Camera1080p with IR for Windows Hello720p or 1080p
WirelessWiFi 6
Bluetooth 5.2
WiFi 6
Bluetooth 5.2
Battery67Wh67Wh
Charging65W USB Type-C65W USB Type-C
Dimensions296 x 210 x 15mm
11.7″ x 8.3″ x 0.6″
297 x 210 x 15mm
(11.7″ x 8.3″ x 0.6″)
Weight1.1kg (2.4 pounds)1kg
2.2 pounds

Both laptops have magnesium-alloy bodies to help keep them lightweight, Harman Kardon speakers with Dolby Atmos sound, and optional support for an Asus NumberPad, which allows you to use the touchpad as a numeric keypad.

As is typical these days, the AMD model lacks one feature that comes standard with the Intel version though: Thunderbolt ports. Instead, the AMD version of the laptop has three USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ports.

Asus Zenbook S 13 Flip OLED (UP5302) images

Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED (UM5302) images

 

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  1. Lack of AMD Ryzen 6000 option on the Flip model is an oversight. At least the Flow X13 exists but some people don’t need the extra weight and cost of a dGPU equipped convertible laptop.