ASUS has launched new additions to its gaming lineup in Indian with several new laptops belonging to ROG Zephyrus and STRIX series. The new laptops include Zephyrus S series, Zephyrus M, STRIX G, STRIX Scar III, and Hero III which were first unveiled at the Computex 2019 in Taipei.
The laptops are slim and portable and but due to their gaming orientation, they are integrated with powerful specifications. They are powered by 9th Gen Intel Core processors, NVIDIA GeForce GPU, Windows 10, and more.
Zephyrus S Series: GX531 and GX701
Touted as world’s slimmest gaming laptops the Zephyrus S GX531 and GX701 have 15.35-inch and 17.3-inch full HD displays, respectively. The displays of both the laptops support 144Hz refresh rate and 3ms response time. Both are driven by a hexacore 9th generation Intel Core i7 CPU with 12 threads.
While duos are equipped with RTX 20 GPUs with real-time ray detection, the GX531 packs RTX 2070 Max-Q GPU and the GX701 includes a stronger RTX 2080 Max-Q GPU to be precise. Both are armed with Active Aerodynamic System (AAS) with 12V anti-dust cooling fan. The pair also comes with features such as GPU switch and ROG Boost for seamless gameplay without any lags and graphics distortion.
The other features include ESS Sabre HiFi DAC with Hi-Res Audio, ITB Dual M.2 NVMe SSDs, and USB Type-C PD charging support.
ROG STRIX Series: SCAR III and Hero III
The ASUS STRIX SCAR III and STRIX Hero III sport 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch full HD IPS display respectively with 240Hz refresh rate and 3ms response time. Both feature Backlit chiclet keyboard with per-key sRGB lighting, Aura Sync, 4 Zone RGB and an N-key rollover. Both are laced with 2x 4W speakers with smart amplifier and a 66Wh 4-cell battery.
The STRIX SCAR III and Hero III are powered by Intel 9th Generation processors clocking up to 4.1 GHz and up to 32GB RAM. Graphics is handled by NVIDIA RTX 2070, however, RTX 2060 and GTX 1660Ti can also be used with 6GB VRAM.
STRIX G Edition: G531 and G731
The STRIX G Edition G531 and G731 flaunt 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch Full HD displays respectively with slim bezels, 81.5 percent screen-to-body ratio, 144Hz refresh rate, and 3ms response rate. They are packed with Intel 9th Generation processors clocked up to 4.5GHz and has up to 32GB RAM and up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 GPU. They include the same heat dissipation technique as well as other features from the STRIX SCAR III line.
Zephyrus M GU502
The Zephyrus M GU502 features a 15.6-inch full HD IPS display with the 144FHz refresh rate. It pumps power with an Intel 9th Gen Core i7 chipset paired with up 32GB RAM and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660Ti GPU. The device comes with a dual speaker with smart AMP technology, built-in 64Wh battery, and a backlit chiclet RGB keyboard with N-key rollover and Aura Sync.
Prices and Availability
The ROG Zephyrus S GX701 has been priced at INR2,99,990 while the Zephyrus S GX531 will make you shell out INR2,39,990 for the base variant. The Zephyrus M GU502, on the other hand, is set at INR1,49,990. The STRIX SCAR III and Hero III begin with INR1,39,990. The STRIX G531 will set you back INR59,990 which will be available from July 9 on Flipkart while the STRIX G731 will cost INR79,990 which will be available in the second half of this month.