Surface Laptop Studio vs. 2022 ROG Flow Z13

Here is a side by side comparison between Surface Laptop Studio and 2022 ROG Flow Z13 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Surface Laptop Studio image

Surface Laptop Studio

2022 ROG Flow Z13 image

2022 ROG Flow Z13

Key FeaturesSurface Laptop Studio2022 ROG Flow Z13
At Glance
Released in Late
2021
3:2 2.4K
14.4”
2400p 60~120Hz
Weight
3.83 lb
1.74 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-11370H
4C/8T, 3.30 → 4.80 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,397
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,864
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1350 MHz
Configurable up to
32GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X
Surface Laptop Studio Ports
Up to NVIDIA GeForce
RTX 3050 Ti 
4GB GDDR6
Released in Early
2022
16:10 WUXGA
13.4”
1200p 120Hz
Weight
2.60 lb
1.18 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-12900H
14C/20T, 2.50 → 5.00 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,758
Single Core
Geekbench 5
12,027
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1450 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
5200 MHz LPDDR5
2022 ROG Flow Z13 Ports
Up to Nvidia GeForce
RTX 3050 Ti
4GB GDDR6 35W TGP
Supports
ROG XG Mobile
With RTX 3080 or RX 6850M XT
AvailabilitySurface Laptop Studio2022 ROG Flow Z13
Released20212022
Release Info
  • Introduced: September 22, 2021
  • Pre-ordered: September 22, 2021
  • Released: October 5, 2021
Announced on January 05, 2022 (CES 2022)
Pricing
  • $1,599.99
    i5-11300H 16GB 256GB Intel Iris Xe
  • $1,799.99
    i5-11300H 16GB 512GB Intel Iris Xe
  • $2,099.99
    i7-11370H 16GB 256GB RTX 3050 Ti
  • $2,699.99
    i7-11370H 16GB 1TB RTX 3050 Ti
  • $3,099.99
    i7-11370H 32GB 2TB RTX 3050 Ti
  • $1,499
    i5-12500H 16GB 512GB
  • $1,799
    i5-12800H 16GB 512GB RTX 3050
  • $1,899
    i9-12900H 16GB 1TB RTX 3050Ti
Applicable Models-
  • ROG Flow Z13
  • 2022 ROG Flow Z13
  • ROG Flow Z13 (2022) GZ301
  • ASUS ROG Flow Z13 2022
  • 2022 ROG Flow Z13 GZ301
  • ROG Flow Z13 (2022) GZ301ZA
  • ROG Flow Z13 (2022) GZ301ZC
  • ROG Flow Z13 (2022) GZ301ZE
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio Price
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio - 14.4" Touchscreen - Intel® Core™ i7 - 32GB Memory - 1TB SSD - Platinum
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio - 14.4" Touchscreen - Intel® Core™ i7 - 32GB Memory - 1TB SSD - Platinum
By Microsoft
$2,369.00
Was: $2,699.99
Microsoft Surface Studio 2 (Intel Core i7, 32GB RAM, 1TB) - Newest Version (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Studio 2 (Intel Core i7, 32GB RAM, 1TB) - Newest Version (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$3,918.69
Microsoft Surface Studio All-in-one 28" 4500x3000 Touchscreen i5, 8GB RAM 1TB HDD AIO PC GTX 965M, Pen, Keyboard, Mouse, Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Studio All-in-one 28" 4500x3000 Touchscreen i5, 8GB RAM 1TB HDD AIO PC GTX 965M, Pen, Keyboard, Mouse, Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$3,448.16
2022 ROG Flow Z13 Price
ASUS ROG Flow Z13 (2022) Gaming Laptop Tablet, 13.4” 120Hz FHD+ Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050, Intel Core i7-12700H, 16GB LPDDR5, 512GB PCIe SSD, Detachable RGB Keyboard, Windows 11, GZ301ZC-PS73
ASUS ROG Flow Z13 (2022) Gaming Laptop Tablet, 13.4” 120Hz FHD+ Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050, Intel Core i7-12700H, 16GB LPDDR5, 512GB PCIe SSD, Detachable RGB Keyboard, Windows 11, GZ301ZC-PS73
By ASUS
$1,799.99
Bruni Screen Protector Compatible with Asus ROG Flow Z13 2022 Protector Film, Crystal Clear Protective Film (2X)
Bruni Screen Protector Compatible with Asus ROG Flow Z13 2022 Protector Film, Crystal Clear Protective Film (2X)
By Bruni
$15.79
2022 ASUS ROG Flow Z13 GZ301ZC-PS73 (i7-12700H, 16GB RAM, 512GB NVMe SSD, RTX 3050 4GB, 13.4" 120Hz WUXGA, Windows 11) Touchscreen Gaming Laptop
2022 ASUS ROG Flow Z13 GZ301ZC-PS73 (i7-12700H, 16GB RAM, 512GB NVMe SSD, RTX 3050 4GB, 13.4" 120Hz WUXGA, Windows 11) Touchscreen Gaming Laptop
By EXCaliberPC
$1,799.99
ExteriorSurface Laptop Studio2022 ROG Flow Z13
Size Comparison
Surface Laptop Studio2022 ROG Flow Z13
Dimensions12.72” x 8.98” x 0.746” (323.28 mm x 228.32 mm x 18.94 mm)11.89 x 8.03 x 0.47” (302 x 204 x 120 mm)
Weight
  • 3.83 lb (1,742.9 grams)
    Intel Core i5 models.
  • 4.00 lb (1,820.2 grams)
    Intel Core i7 models.
2.60 lbs (1.18 kg)
Colors
Platinum
Casing: Magnesium and Aluminum
Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard:
    • Activation: Moving (mechanical) keys
    • Layout: QWERTY, full row of function keys (F1-F12)
    • Windows key and dedicated buttons for media controls, screen brightness
    • Backlight.
  • Precision Haptic touchpad:
    • Largest surface touchpad to date.
    • Supports up to Five-finger multitouch gestures.
Detachable Keyboard
  • Full-size RGB backlit chicklet keyboard.
  • 1.7mm key travel.
  • Supports Aura Sync.
  • N-KEY rollover.
  • Dimensions: 302 x 220 x 5.6 mm
  • Weight: 0.34 kg
Touchpad
  • Compatible with Wireless Gamepad.
  • Microsoft Precision Touchpad.
Chasis Information-
  • Full CNC-milled chassis design
  • Premium anti-fingerprint coating
  • Integrated 170-degree kickstand
  • See-through rear window design
DisplaySurface Laptop Studio2022 ROG Flow Z13
Size14.4 Inches13.4 Inches
Info
  • 14.4” PixelSense™ Flow Display
  • Resolution: 2400 x 1600 (201 PPI)
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Contrast ratio: 1500:1
  • Refresh rate: 120Hz
    60Hz default.
  • Inking: GPU Ink Acceleration
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
  • Dolby Vision® support
  • 13.4” WQUXGA 60Hz
    16:10 3840 x 2400 60Hz 116% sRGB 86% Adobe RGB 85% DCI-P3 Pantone Validated Touch Screen Stylus support IPS Level Glossy display Adaptive-Sync Dolby Vision MUX Switch + Optimus
  • 13.4” WUXGA 120Hz
    16:10 1920 x 1200 120Hz 100% sRGB 75% Adobe RGB 75% DCI-P3 Pantone Validated Touch Screen Stylus support IPS Level Glossy display Adaptive-Sync Dolby Vision MUX Switch + Optimus
PortsSurface Laptop Studio2022 ROG Flow Z13
Surface Laptop Studio Ports
Surface Laptop Studio Ports
Image Source: Microsoft
Left (2)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 4
    USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery
Right (2)
  • 1 x Surface Connect+
    Magnet Charging, Surface Dock
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
2022 ROG Flow Z13 Ports
2022 ROG Flow Z13 Ports
Image Source: ASUS
Left (2)
  • 1 x ROG XG Mobile Interface
    Exclusive interface with DisplayPort 1.4, G-Sync, and PD charging.
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery
Right (2)
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 2.0 (480 Mbps)
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Bottom (1)
  • 1 x Keyboard Connector
Under Kickstand (2)
  • 1 x microSD card slot
  • 1 x Removable SSD Slot
Internal SpecsSurface Laptop Studio2022 ROG Flow Z13
Processor
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11300H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 3.10 → 4.40 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 35W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11370H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 3.30 → 4.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 35W
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-12500H
    12 cores, 16 threads, 2.50 → 4.50 GHz, 18MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12800H
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.40 → 4.80 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900H
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.50 → 5.00 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Surface Laptop Studio1
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11300H1,28673.15%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11370H1,39779.47%
2022 ROG Flow Z131
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-12500H1,65394.03%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12800H1,70697.04%
3
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900H1,758100.00%
01,758
Geekbench 5 Multi Core
Surface Laptop Studio1
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11300H4,44136.93%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11370H4,86440.44%
2022 ROG Flow Z131
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-12500H9,29377.27%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12800H10,11884.13%
3
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900H12,027100.00%
012,027
Integrated Graphics
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11300H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11370H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1350 MHz
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-12500H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12800H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1400 MHz
  3. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1450 MHz
Memory
16GB 32GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X RAM
16GB
Dual-Channel LPDDR5 5200 MHz
Onboard memory.
Discrete Graphics
  • Optional NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Ti  with 4GB GDDR6
    For Consumer.
  • Optional NVIDIA® RTX™ A2000 with 4GB GDDR6
    For Business.
Optional Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3050 - 4GB GDDR6
    1057.5 MHz at 35W with ROG Boost up to 1107.5 MHz at 40W (5W Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3050 Ti - 4GB GDDR6
    1035 MHz at 35W with ROG Boost up to 1085 MHz at 40W (5W Dynamic Boost).
ROG XG Mobile
  • GPU
    • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 - 8GB GDDR6
    • AMD Radeon™ RX 6850M XT - 12GB GDDR6
      40 Compute Units, 2463 MHz, 192-bit, up to 432 GB/s memory bandwidth.
  • Ports
    • 4 x USB-A
      USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps).
    • 1 x RJ-45
      2.5 Gbps Ethernet port.
    • 1 x HDMI 2.1
    • 1 x SD card reader
    • 1 x DC-in
  • Dimensions: 217 x 165 x 32.6 mm
  • Weight: 1 kg
Storage
256GB 512GB 1TB 2TB
Removable M.2 NVMe SSD
512GB 1TB
PCIe 4 SSD
1 x M.2 2230 slot.
ConnectivitySurface Laptop Studio2022 ROG Flow Z13
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.Intel® Wi-Fi 6E with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)
BluetoothBluetooth Wireless 5.1 technologyBluetooth 5.2
BatterySurface Laptop Studio2022 ROG Flow Z13
Size
  • 58.0 Wh
    Nominal battery capacity.
  • 56.3 Wh
    Minimum battery capacity.
56 Wh
4-cell lithium-ion
Battery Life
  • Up to 19 hours of typical device usage
    Intel Core i5 models.
  • Up to 18 hours of typical device usage
    Intel Core i7 models.
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Power Supply
  • 60W power supply
    Intel Core i5 models.
  • 95W power supply
    Intel Core i7 models.
100W USB-C power adaptor 
Compact adapter with fast charging technology (50% in 30 minutes).
SoftwareSurface Laptop Studio2022 ROG Flow Z13
OS
  • For Consumer: Windows 11 Home
  • For Commercial: Windows 11 Pro
Windows 11 Home
Built-in Apps
  • Preloaded Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft 365 Family 30-day trial
  • Preloaded Xbox app
  • Xbox Game Pass Ultimate one month trial
Armoury Crate GameVisual 1M Xbox Game Pass
Camera & AudioSurface Laptop Studio2022 ROG Flow Z13
Camera
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 1080p resolution front-facing camera
  • Front-facing 720p HD camera
    Top-mount front camera, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD).
  • Rear 8MP camera
Audio
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics
  • Quad Omnisonic™ speakers with Dolby Atmos®
Speaker
  • 2 x speakers with Smart Amp Technology
  • Supports DAC and Virtual 5.1.2-channel Dolby Atmos.
  • Hi-Res certification.
Microphone
  • Built-in 3-microphone array
  • Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation
MiscSurface Laptop Studio2022 ROG Flow Z13
Inking
  • Supports Microsoft Pen Protocol (MPP)
    4096 levels of pressure Tilt sensing Best in class latency Paper feel 0.1mm precision
  • Supports Tactile signals with Surface Slim Pen 2
Supports ASUS Pen.
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
-
Security
  • Hardware TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security and BitLocker support
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
  • Windows enhanced hardware security
  • BIOS Administrator Password and User Password Protection
  • Built-in fingerprint on the power button.
In the box
  • Surface Laptop Studio
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
  • ROG Flow Z13
  • 100W PD adaptor
  • ROG Flow Sleeve (2022)
    Optional.
  • ROG Delta headset(optional)
  • ROG Chakram Core mouse P511
    Optional.
  • ROG STRIX Impact mouse P303
    Optional.
  • Stylus SA201H
    Optional.
  • GC31S
    Optional.
Warranty
  • One-year limited hardware warranty
  • Surface for Business customers: Includes Advanced Exchange, an expedited replacement service, at no additional cost
-
MoreSupports Surface Dial
Supports off-screen interaction only.
Hinge
Dynamic Woven Hinge made of woven fabric with embedded cables that can bend 180 degrees.
-
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio Price
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio - 14.4" Touchscreen - Intel® Core™ i7 - 32GB Memory - 1TB SSD - Platinum
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio - 14.4" Touchscreen - Intel® Core™ i7 - 32GB Memory - 1TB SSD - Platinum
By Microsoft
$2,369.00
Was: $2,699.99
Microsoft Surface Studio 2 (Intel Core i7, 32GB RAM, 1TB) - Newest Version (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Studio 2 (Intel Core i7, 32GB RAM, 1TB) - Newest Version (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$3,918.69
Microsoft Surface Studio All-in-one 28" 4500x3000 Touchscreen i5, 8GB RAM 1TB HDD AIO PC GTX 965M, Pen, Keyboard, Mouse, Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Studio All-in-one 28" 4500x3000 Touchscreen i5, 8GB RAM 1TB HDD AIO PC GTX 965M, Pen, Keyboard, Mouse, Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$3,448.16
2022 ROG Flow Z13 Price
ASUS ROG Flow Z13 (2022) Gaming Laptop Tablet, 13.4” 120Hz FHD+ Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050, Intel Core i7-12700H, 16GB LPDDR5, 512GB PCIe SSD, Detachable RGB Keyboard, Windows 11, GZ301ZC-PS73
ASUS ROG Flow Z13 (2022) Gaming Laptop Tablet, 13.4” 120Hz FHD+ Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050, Intel Core i7-12700H, 16GB LPDDR5, 512GB PCIe SSD, Detachable RGB Keyboard, Windows 11, GZ301ZC-PS73
By ASUS
$1,799.99
Bruni Screen Protector Compatible with Asus ROG Flow Z13 2022 Protector Film, Crystal Clear Protective Film (2X)
Bruni Screen Protector Compatible with Asus ROG Flow Z13 2022 Protector Film, Crystal Clear Protective Film (2X)
By Bruni
$15.79
2022 ASUS ROG Flow Z13 GZ301ZC-PS73 (i7-12700H, 16GB RAM, 512GB NVMe SSD, RTX 3050 4GB, 13.4" 120Hz WUXGA, Windows 11) Touchscreen Gaming Laptop
2022 ASUS ROG Flow Z13 GZ301ZC-PS73 (i7-12700H, 16GB RAM, 512GB NVMe SSD, RTX 3050 4GB, 13.4" 120Hz WUXGA, Windows 11) Touchscreen Gaming Laptop
By EXCaliberPC
$1,799.99

Surface Laptop Studio vs. 2022 ROG Flow Z13: Comparison Review

Here is our comparison review between Surface Laptop Studio and 2022 ROG Flow Z13.

Surface Laptop Studio vs. 2022 ROG Flow Z13

Microsoft has released the Surface Laptop Studio, a 14.4-inch machine, in late-2021. It is powered by up to a quad-core Intel Core i7-11370H with a boost clock speed up to 4.80 GHz. The laptop has a dedicated GPU option up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti  with 4GB GDDR6.

On the other hand, we have the 13.4-inch ROG Flow Z13 was introduced by ASUS about a year later in early-2022. It comes with up to 14-core Intel Core i9-12900H with a boost clock speed up to 5.00 GHz. It has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti with 4GB GDDR6 35W TGP.

The Surface Laptop Studio has a 14.4-inch display which is slightly larger than the 13.4-inch 2022 ROG Flow Z13. In addition, the Surface Laptop Studio weighs 3.83 lbs. about 47% heavier than the 2.60 lbs. 2022 ROG Flow Z13. Moreover, measured at 12.72” x 8.98” x 0.746”, the Surface Laptop Studio is much bulkier than the 2022 ROG Flow Z13 at 11.89” x 8.03” x 0.47”.

There are a toal number of 4 ports and slots available on Surface Laptop Studio. That includes two Thunderbolt 4 ports, a Surface Connect+, and a headphone jack. With that said, it has three ports and slots fewer than the 2022 ROG Flow Z13 that has a ROG XG Mobile Interface, a Thunderbolt 4 port, a USB-A port, a headphone jack, a Keyboard Connector, a microSD card slot, and a Removable SSD Slot.

Moving over to upgradability, Microsoft claims that the Surface Laptop Studio supports up to 32GB 4267 MHz LPDDR4X memory. However, it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users. Fortunately, it comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that users can replace and upgrade in the future.

For 2022 ROG Flow Z13, it supports up to 16GB 5200 MHz LPDDR5 memory. Like Surface Laptop Studio, it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users. Luckily, it has a single removable M.2 SSD slot that users can replace or upgrade when needed.

Here are some notable new features we found on the Surface Laptop Studio.

  • New Surface Design - Another versatile design that allows switching between laptop mode, stage mode, and studio mode. The new design also packs all of its processing components in the base for a better cooling solution.
  • 14.4” 120Hz PixelSense™ Flow Display - It offers a much smoother drawing and browsing experience, Dolby Vision® support, and adjustable brightness from 2 nits up to 500 nits.
  • 11th Gen Intel® Tiger Lake H35 Processors - First for Surface uses a powerful 35W TDP processor with integrated Intel Iris Xe G7 graphics and up to 32GB of 4267 MHz LPDDR4x memory.
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Ti or A2000 Graphics - Experience the latest feature set from NVIDIA's 2nd gen RTX architecture for the best gaming experience, and to accelerate your design, animate, and render tasks.
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 4 - Supports USB 4.0, 40Gbps transfer speed, DisplayPort, Power Delivery, Docking, and external GPU.
  • Fully Supports Surface Slim Pen 2 - Surface Laptop Studio supports new tactile signals for natural inking feels and included slim pen storage with built-in wireless charging.
  • Quad Omnisonic™ Speakers - First for Surface to include 4 speakers in a laptop that supports Dolby Atmos and Adaptive Equalization to deliver a rich spatial sound and best sound experience for different modes.
  • Precision Haptic Touchpad - It's the largest touchpad for Surface that is super responsive and lets you click anywhere with customizable haptic feedback.
  • More
    Up to 2TB SDD Supports DirectX 12 Ultimate Wi-Fi 6 Bluetooth 5.1 Fast Charging Preloaded with Windows 11
Here are some noticeable downsides of Surface Laptop Studio:
  • No SDXC card slot
  • No Full-size USB-A port

For 2022 ROG Flow Z13, there are also some outstanding new features that we want to point out as well including:

  • 13.4” WUXGA 120Hz with touch and digital inking support.
  • Up to Intel® Core™ i9-12900H
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.50 → 5.00 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W TDP.
  • Up to Integrated Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1450 MHz.
  • Up to Discrete NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3050 Ti with 4GB GDDR6 VRAM.
  • Supports Latest XG Mobile with AMD Radeon™ RX 6850M XT with 12GB GDDR6 VRAM.
  • Up to 16GB of 5200 MHz LPDDR5 memory.
  • Up to 1TB of PCIe Gen 4 removable SSD.
  • Key Features
    • 170° integrated kickstand.
    • Detachable full-size RGB backlit chicklet 1.7mm key travel keyboard.
    • Supports Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2.
    • Stereo speakers with DAC and Dolby Atmos support.
2022 ROG Flow Z13 image

2022 ROG Flow Z13: Key Features

Finally, ROG is introducing an entirely new form factor to the 2022 lineup: like the Flow X13 before it, the new ROG Flow Z13 shrinks gaming to new levels of portability. As the world’s most powerful gaming tablet, the Flow Z13 is designed for the ultimate in versatility, with power belying its compact size.

Thanks to Windows 11, up to a 14-core Intel® Core™ i9-12900H, an NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Ti GPU, and 5200MHz LPDDR5 memory, this tablet packs plenty of gaming horsepower into an ultra-thin and light chassis. These specs are further bolstered by 1TB of PCIe® SSD storage, a MUX Switch, custom vapor chamber cooling, and fast charging via USB Type-C.

The Flow Z13 features two display options: a 4K 60Hz panel with 85% DCI-P3 coverage, or a Full HD 120Hz option with 100% sRGB coverage. Both are 16:10 with Corning Gorilla Glass protection on the touch screen, Adaptive-Sync, Dolby Vision HDR with 500 nits of brightness, and Pantone validation for accurate colors.

But here’s where things get interesting: this new detachable form factor is designed to be played multiple ways, from traditional mouse (using the included screen cover keyboard) to touch input or gamepads. And since all the powerful components lie behind the screen instead of under the keyboard, the ROG Intelligent Cooling solution gets plenty of fresh air for high sustained performance.

The Flow Z13 sports a retro-futurist design inspired by the 20th-century Space Race, but encompassing ROG’s vision for the future of gaming: go-anywhere portability. A CNC-milled window on the rear of the chassis allows a look straight into the machine’s mainboard, and the chassis is covered in spacecraft-inspired machining. The built-in kickstand can be opened up to 160 degrees for optimal usage in nearly any scenario. And like the ROG Flow X13, it’s compatible with the XG Mobile family of external GPUs.

Product Video

ASUS ROG Family

Here are all ASUS ROG devices we’ve covered on our site:

ROG Flow
ROG Mothershop
ROG Strix G15
ROG Strix G17
ROG Strix SCAR 15
ROG Strix SCAR 17
ROG Zephyrus
ROG Zephyrus Duo
ROG Zephyrus G14
ROG Zephyrus G15

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