Wed. Jan 27th, 2021
Asus ROG Flow X13 Ultraportable Gaming Laptop, Strix Scar 17, Zephyrus Duo 15 SE Launched at CES 2021

Asus has unveiled its CES 2021 Republic of Gamers portfolio, which include the new ultraportable ROG Movement X13 and XG Mobile external GPU built to match it ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE with dual screens and beefy Strix Scar 17, along with a new virtual merchandise showcase called ROG Citadel XV. The laptops feature refreshed hardware which include the newly announced AMD Ryzen 5000-series mobile CPUs and Nvidia GeForce RTX thirty-series GPUs. The announcements have been produced at Asus’ virtual CES 2021 ROG presentation. There is no word on when these merchandise will be launched in India, but we can count on them quickly.

Asus ROG Movement X13

Starting up with the ROG Movement X13, this is an ultraportable two-in-one gaming laptop that can be paired with a new ROG XG Mobile external GPU. Featuring a Magnesium alloy entire body and ‘gravity wave’ style and design meant to look like operating water, the ROG Movement X13 is 15.8mm thick and weighs one.3kg, but is ready to electrical power video games with a GeForce GTX 1650 GPU and up to a Ryzen 9 5980HS CPU. It capabilities Gorilla Glass on the sixteen:ten touchscreen and  is readily available with both 4K 60Hz or total-HD 120Hz panels. Asus claims ten hrs battery existence with a 62Wh battery. The unit ships with a compact 100W Kind-C charger. You can get up to a 1TB Nvme SSD and 32GB of LPDDR4X RAM.

Asus ROG XG

The ROG XG is a mobile external GPU built all-around the new GeForce RTX 3080 laptop GPU, which can run at up to 150W thanks to a compact vapour chamber cooler. In accordance to Asus, the ROG XG is the smallest eGPU ever, and is only six % the dimension of normal Thunderbolt eGPU enclosure. It weighs 1kg and is explained to be about the dimension of a guide. Asus has built a proprietary connector that utilizes Thunderbolt plus eight devoted PCIe lanes for the GPU as nicely as an integrated IO hub. The unit has a created-in 280W electrical power provide and will electrical power the ROG Movement X13, getting rid of the need to have to carry a different electrical power adapter.

Asus ROG Strix Scar 17

 

Asus ROG Strix Scar 17

Subsequent, the ROG Strix Scar 17 is built to be Asus’ top esports gaming laptop. It has a smaller sized footprint than its predecessor. One of a kind capabilities include things like an optical mechanical keyboard, a laser etching treatment method on the lid resulting in different texture layers, customisable “ammo cap” hinge covers, and a translucent fibre glass materials on the keyboard deck. It boasts of the newest GeForce RTX 3080 GPU with dynamic increase acoustic tuning, up to a Ryzen 9 5900HX unlocked CPU, plus up to 2TB of NVMe storage, 64GB of DDR4 RAM, a 90Wh battery with Kind-C charging, and per-crucial RGB lighting. Display possibilities include things like WQHD 165Hz and total-HD 300Hz panels.

The ROG Strix G family members has also been refreshed with 3 new appears, a 7 % smaller sized footprint, and the identical 90Wh battery and 100W Kind-C adapter. 

Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo SE

The flagship ROG Zephyrus Duo will get a Specific Edition update with the identical raised ScreenPad+ 2nd display, but new GeForce RTX 3080 GPU operating at 130W with dynamic increase, a new 6-phase electrical power style and design, up to an overclocked Ryzen 9 5900HX CPU, 2TB of NVMe storage, 32GB of DDR4 RAM, a 90Wh battery and Kind-C charger. You can get it with a 120Hz 4K or 300Hz total-HD key display. 

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Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo SE

 

Asus ROG Zephyrus G15 and G14

The ROG Zephyrus G15 is now five % smaller sized and 200g lighter than in advance of, with GeForce RTX 3080 graphics and a Ryzen 9 5900HS CPU plus a 165Hz 1440p display. CNC-perforated matrix holes on the lid generate a shimmery “nano imprint”, and there is now a 20 % greater glass touchpad plus soft-touch palm rest. A 3D mic array and six-speaker setup with dual woofers increase audio in numerous predicaments. You can get up to 13 hrs of battery existence. The a lot more compact ROG Zephyrus G14 also will get up to date show possibilities and the AniMe matrix show on the lid can be utilised to present a new Asus virtual assistant termed Omni, which can report program functionality stats.

Asus ROG peripherals and ROG Citadel XV 

As for peripherals, Asus also announced the ROG Claymore II keyboard with a 4000mAh battery, rapidly charging, and ROG RX Blue or Red optical mechanical switches the ROG Gladius III Wireless mouse with 3 connectivity modes, embedded RGB LEDs and swappable switches the ROG Swift PG32UQ 144Hz 4K IPS keep track of with HDMI two.one and G-Sync and the ROG Ryujin II notion EATX gaming situation.

Eventually, Asus has published a new virtual merchandise showcase termed ROG Citadel XV on Steam. End users can verify out 360-degree views of numerous ROG merchandise and verify specs as nicely as customisations possibilities, interact with the Omni assistant, and also attempt out a shooting assortment mini-game.


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