Asus launched new laptops in India powered by the latest Intel Kaby Lake processors. The new Asus R558UQ will be offered in two models, Core i7 and Core i5, which are priced at Rs. 59,990 and Rs. 48,990, respectively.
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Asus R558UQ Laptop Specifications
The Asus R558UQ will come with USB Type-C ports and a Nvidia GeForce 940MX (N16S-GTR) dedicated graphics with 2GB of DDR3 video RAM. It sports a 15.6-inch full HD (1920×1080 pixels) LED-backlit display at 200 nits. The first model is powered by a 2.7GHz Intel Core i7-7500U processor and the other is powered by 2.5GHz Intel Core i5-7200U processor, both laptops feature Intel HD Graphics 620 integrated graphics. The i7 variant will come with 8GB of DDR4 RAM and the i5 variant will come with 4GB of DDR4 RAM.
Both laptops pack a 2-cell 38Whr Li-ion battery pack, it measures 256x150x25.5mm and weighs 2.3kg. Other features include a VGA webcam, 1TB 5400RPS HDD and SD card reader. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0, Ethernet jack, HDMI, and a headphone jack. The Core i7 model is available in Glossy Dark Brown IMR while the Core i5 model is available in Matt Golden, Glossy Dark Brown, Red and Dark Blue colour options.
“The demand for the mainstream notebooks has been steadily increasing over the years and hence this segment will be one of our key focus areas this year,” said Peter Chang, Regional Head, South Asia and Country Manager, System Business Group, Asus India.