Taiwanese electronics giant Asus now has finally revealed its latest offering in the laptop gaming ROG gaming – the Asus ROG Zephyrus S. the laptop is going to be available in two models GX531GS and GX531GM, the new Zephyrus S runs Windows 10 Home/ Windows 10 Pro out-of-the-box, sports up to 8GB of GDDR5 VRAM graphics chip, bears speakers powered by Smart AMP technology, and is certified VR-ready. Both models of the Asus ROG Zephyrus S have been classified under the AAA Gaming category suggesting that they are designed for high-end PC gaming.
When it comes to the pricing and availability details of this new Asus ROG laptop have still not been unveiled by the company officials. Much like its predecessor, the ROG Zephyrus S has a rather unusual touchpad placement, to the right of the keyboard. Let’s get into the specifications.
Display and Processor
The Asus Zephyrus S bears a display of 15.6-inch full-High Definition (1080×1920 pixels) IPS-level panel with narrow bezels, a refresh rate of 144Hz, response time of 3ms, and 100 percent sRGB colour gamut. Both the models are powers and supported by the 8th gen Intel Core i7-8750H processor, which is coupled with 8GB of onboard DDR4 2,666MHz RAM, which can be extended further via 16GB on the GX531GS and up to 24GB on the GX531GM.
The laptop has a 2 512GB SSDs (M.2 NVMe PCIE 3.0) on the former, and 256GB/ 512GB/ 1TB x4 SSD of the same kind on the latter.
As for graphics, the GS model comes with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card with 8GB of GDDR5 VRAM and the GM model has an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card with 6GB GDDR5 VRAM. Both the laptop comes up with a chiclet-style backlit keyboard, marked WASD keys, 4 zones of RGB backlight mode, 1.2mm travel distance, and Aura Sync technology.
When it comes to the audio part of the laptop it features a 2X2W external speakers with Smart AMP technology and an array microphone.
The laptop is totally connected by some of the latest connectivity ports which include a USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C port, a USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port, one USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A port, two USB 2.0 Type-A port, an HDMI 2.0, a Kensington lock, and one 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack. Other connectivity options include Bluetooth v5.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11ac 2X2.
Measurements and Weighs
The laptop dimensions are 360x268x14.95-15.75mm with respect to the length x height x width and weight around 2.1kg.
The laptop has also come up with some of the latest software features which includes the Armoury Crate, GameFirst V, Splendid, Sonic Studio, Aura Core, and XSplit Gamecaster.