Asus launched the world’s slimmest gaming laptop with a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 – the ROG Zephyrus (GX501VI). This new laptop is thinner than all the ROG laptops launched before. The Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501VI variant is priced starting at $2699 (approx. Rs. 174,200) and the ROG Zephyrus GX501VS variant is priced starting at $2299 (approx. Rs. 148,400). Both the variants will be available at the end of June in the USA and Canada. The company does not properly specify the differences in the two, it will be graphics probably.
Asus ROG Zephyrus
It comes with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080/1070 graphics, seventh generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, an optional 120Hz wide-view display, and it ships with the latest Windows 10 Creators Update. The display is 15.6-inch (1920×1080 pixels) and supports up to 24GB of DDR4 RAM. The laptop comes in 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB of M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD storage options. Ports include a Thunderbolt 3 Type-C, four USB 3.1 Type-A, HDMI 2.0 (for VR), and a 3.5mm headset opening. The keyboard design is different from previous ROG laptops, the buttons are moved up front for better cooling management and has RGB lightning.
Asus claims that this new flexible system allows for 20 percent more airflow than before. The laptop weighs only 2.2kgs, and sports of a RGB keyboard as well.