Asus introduced new gaming laptops as part of its ROG (Republic of Gamers) series at For Those Who Dare: Unleash the virtual launch event Tiger Inside. At the event, the company unveiled two new slot machines – ROG Zephyrus S17 and ROG Zephyrus M16 – powered by the 11th generation Intel Core processor H series processors.
At the same time, the company announced a new line of accessories – ROG Slash.
ROG Zephyrus S17: characteristics
ROG Zephyrus S17 is a brand new gaming notebook with a rising opto-mechanical keyboard that provides excellent cooling. The laptop is powered by an Intel Core i8-11900H CPU of the 11th generation with a power of 90 W in short bursts and is available with up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 laptop GPU with 140 W peak power and dynamic boost.
Other than that, the laptop is equipped with the Active Aerodynamic Plus cooling system, which raises the keyboard deck 5 degrees to improve airflow and the typing experience. The laptop is also equipped with liquid metal to ensure even better cooling.
The ROG Zephyrus S17 has a 17-inch display and will be available in two display options – a WQHD display with Advanced Optimus and G-SYNC and a 4K panel with Adaptive Sync support. The laptop has an audio setup with six speakers.
ROG Zephyrus M16: characteristics
The Zephyrus M16 is another new addition to the gaming laptop range. It has a 16-inch display with WQHD resolution, 3 ms response time, 165 Hz refresh rate and Adaptive-Sync.
The display is Pantone validates and claims to offer 100% cinematic quality DCI-P3 gamut, and it comes with it too Dolby Vision Support.
The laptop is powered by the latest Intel Core processors. The laptop is available with an 11th generation Intel Core i9-11900H processor for high refresh rate gaming and high performance content creation. In terms of graphics performance, the laptop is available with up to a GeForce RTX 3070 laptop GPU, which claims to deliver high frame rates and RTX technologies in the latest games.
The Zephyrus M16 also features a six-speaker and woofer system with double power suppression for better audio quality. It also features a two-way microphone to cancel AI noise for better audio playback while conference calls are made via live stream.
The Zephyrus M16 offers true portability with a slim and lightweight body that’s just 19.9mm thin and 1.9kg in weight.