Asus has unveiled its new slim and light-weight ROG Zephyrus G14 gaming laptop computer and a brand new collection of entry-level fashions, the TUF Gaming A15 and TUF Gaming A17, to coincide with CES 2020 in Las Vegas. The new laptops characteristic AMD’s just-announced Ryzen Mobile 4000-series processors. The ROG Zephyrus G14 is a premium compact mannequin with an non-obligatory new ‘AniMe’ LED array on its lid which might present numerous animated results in addition to contextual info. On the opposite hand, the TUF Gaming A15 and A17 goal value-conscious players. All fashions are set to be launched in India by the second quarter of 2020.
Starting with the ROG Zephyrus G14, this mannequin incorporates a new minimalist exterior design that ought to permit it to slot in anyplace, from lecture rooms to places of work to the house. It is aimed not solely at players, but in addition those that want a compact, highly effective machine. The laptop computer is 17.9mm skinny (with out the non-obligatory AniMe lid show) and weighs 1.6kg. It can be accessible in Moonlight White and Eclipse Grey.
The AniMe characteristic is a grid of 1,215 particular person white mini-LEDs which may be animated with as much as 256 ranges of brightness. Users can create patterns of their very own or import present animations, and the array can be utilized to react to occasions and notifications, in addition to to show helpful info. This can be accessible solely on sure variants of the ROG Zephyrus G14. Asus says it has balanced the cooling, energy, and weight that this may add to the laptop computer.
Asus additionally says this is among the world’s first compact laptops to characteristic Nvidia GeForce RTX graphics and the primary to make use of AMD’s Ryzen Mobile 4000-series processors primarily based on the Zen 2 architecture with as much as eight cores and 16 threads. Asus additionally says it teamed up with AMD to create a particular 4000-series Ryzen Mobile processor with a 35W TDP reasonably than the same old 45W ranking, as a way to optimise efficiency, energy consumption, and warmth.
The firm additional says it has developed a novel self-cleaning cooling system. The specs embody as much as an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 GPU, 32GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD. There can be choices for a full-HD 120Hz display screen in addition to a 1440p 60Hz display screen, geared toward players and content material creators respectively. The battery will help USB Type-C energy supply for handy charging on the go.
The TUF Gaming A15 and A17 can be accessible with two distinct lid designs, Bonfire Black and Fortress Grey, additionally geared toward players and general-purpose patrons. Both sizes additionally characteristic AMD Ryzen Mobile 4000-series processors, although equal TUF Gaming F15 and F17 fashions primarily based on 10th Gen Intel Core CPUs can be launching later. The CPUs could have as much as eight cores and 16 threads, and there can be choices with as much as Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 GPUs. The 15-inch mannequin can be accessible with as much as a 144Hz full-HD display screen, whereas the 17-inch mannequin tops out at 120Hz.
Asus touts the bodily toughness of this collection of laptops, and says they’ve been designed with straightforward upgradeability in thoughts. A flap on the underside will permit entry to 2 RAM slots and two M.2 PCIe SSD slots. The full-sized keyboard features a quantity pad in addition to a non-compressed inverted-T arrow cluster.
Pricing has not but been introduced, and Asus says it’s going to deliver each collection to India inside just a few months. The actual specs and choices for the fashions launched right here can be recognized at the moment. For extra particulars, do take a look at our first impressions of the ROG Zephyrus G14 and TUF Gaming A15.
Disclosure: Asus sponsored the correspondent’s flights to New Delhi for a pre-CES briefing.