Asus ROG to release New Intel-Powered Zephyrus and TUF Gaming Laptops for India

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Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG) recently announced its fresh series of gaming laptops powered by 11th Gen Intel Core H-series processors. It features ROG Zephyrus S17, Zephyrus M16, ASUS TUF Gaming F15 and TUF Gaming F17. 

Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 Specifications

Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 has Intel Core i9-11900H processor and up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 GPU. The gaming laptop is equipped with ROG Intelligent Cooling technologies and AAS Plus cooling system allows quiet cooling for the system. The 17-inch laptop display packs two panel options – a WQHD 165Hz display with Advanced Optimus and G-Sync support, or a 4K 120Hz panel with Adaptive-Sync. Storage options include a three-drive HyperDrive Ultimate SSD RAID array and it comes with an optical-mechanical keyboard. Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 also supports six-speaker audio with high-fidelity sound. In the store department, the gaming laptop features 3 PCle M.2 Gen 4×4 slots that support up to 2 TB and it comes with 16 GB on-board RAM that can be expanded up to 48 GB.

Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 Price: Rs. 2,99,990

Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 Launch Window: Q3 2021

Asus ROG Zephyrus M16 Specifications

Asus ROG Zephyrus M16 is equipped with a 16-inch display in an ultra slim 15-inch chassis. The panel supports WQHD resolution at 165Hz refresh rate along with 3ms response time and Adaptive-Sync. It features PANTONE-validated 100 per cent DCl-P3 colour gamut and Dolby Vision support. ROG Zephyrus M16 comes with up to Intel Core i9-11900H processor and up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 GPU. The gaming laptop features 2 PCle M.2 SSD slots that can support up to 2 GB storage and comes with 16 GB on-board RAM that can be expanded up t0 32 GB. For audio, it features a six-speaker system with dual force-cancelling woofers, enhanced by Dolby Atmos. The laptop also has two-way AI noise cancellation to eliminate background noise.

Asus ROG Zephyrus M16 Price: Rs. 1,44,990

Asus ROG Zephyrus M16 Launch Window: Q3 2021

Asus TUF Gaming F15 Specifications

Asus TUF Gaming F15 is loaded with up to Intel Core i9-11900H CPU and up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 GPU. It has two 15.6-inch FHD panel options – one with 144Hz refresh rate and other with 240Hz refresh rate and 3ms response time. For storage, the TUF Gaming F15 laptop supports up to 1TB PCle Gen3 X4 SSD and it features 2 SSD slots. The gaming laptop comes with up to 16 GB RAM and it can be expanded up to 32 GB with 2 SO-DIMM sockets that have dual-channel support.

Asus TUF Gaming F15 Price: Rs. 1,04,990

Asus TUF Gaming F15 Launch Date: 11 June via Amazon, ASUS Exclusive Store, Vijay Sales, Croma, ROG Store

Asus TUF Gaming F17 Specifications, Price, Launch Date

Asus TUF Gaming F17 supports up to Intel Core i7-11800H processor and up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti. The 17-inch display panel supports 144Hz refresh rate. The TUF Gaming F17 laptop comes with up to 1TB PCle Gen3 X4 SSD and it features 2 SSD slots for storage. The gaming laptop also comes with up to 16 GB RAM and it can be expanded up to 32 GB with 2 SO-DIMM sockets that have dual-channel support.

Asus TUF Gaming F17 Price: Rs. 92.990

Asus TUF Gaming F17 Launch Date: 14 June via Flipkart

We hope these new gaming laptops boost the performance of gamers and prove to be a promising add to the gaming community’s arsenal. 

Asus ROG inks parternerhsip with Unity Technologies

Asus Republic of Gamers recently that it is now a Verified Solutions partner of Unity Technologies.

Asus aims to ensure that its SDK is optimized for the latest version of Unity Editor, which will help offer a seamless experience to developers who use Unity. Asus ROG team is also planning to attend important developer engagement events this year.

Having ROG Phone join our Verified Solutions Partner program is more than thrilling.By providing access to the ROG Phone plugin, ASUS is enabling Unity developers to create next-level gaming experiences through the utilization of ASUS game-centric mobile phone series,” said Unity Greater China General Manager Junbo Zhang.

“This partnership aims to enhance the world-beating ROG Phone mobile gaming ecosystem, by making it easier for game developers to incorporate ROG Phone‘s uniquely powerful hardware capabilities into their games, said ASUS General Manager of the Phone Business Unit Bryan Chang.

Game developers using Unity will get exclusive access to ROG phone plugin that includes TwinView SDK, Gamepad SDK, Aura Light SDK, Refresh Rate Control SDK, and Performance Boost SDK. This plugin will assist developers in optimizing their games to take full advantage of the hardware of ROG Phones. Developers can download the plugin via the Unity Asset Store.


ASUS ROG announced e-gaming tournament

ASUS India is out with an all-new E-Gaming Tournament, ROG Showdown, a perfect respite for passionate gamers to relieve the stress caused by the crisis of COVID 19. The tournament will be held from 3 April 2020 to 29April 2020.


Commenting on the announcement, ASUS Indian business head Consumer and Gaming PC SYS Business Group Asus India Arnold Su said, “At a time when the world is undergoing so much stress, we aim to encourage gamers to utilise their time productively, thus enabling them to cope with the change in the usual routine. By staying indoors and avoiding social gatherings is perhaps the safest and easiest way to curtail the spread of the virus. However, everyone could use a bit of healthy competition to boost their spirits and enjoy this time at home and the objective of this gaming tournament is exactly this. Am sure post such testing times, we shall soon be enjoying spirited offline tournaments. Until then, I urge the steadily expanding gaming community to stay home and enjoy The ROG Showdown!”

The ROG Showdown tournament is all set to begin with CSGO scheduled from 3  to 5th April 2020, for which registrations have begun as well. The winner will win a whopping prize pool of $300 worth of steam wallet codes. This would be followed by several other tournaments across different titles like PUB G, R6, and LOL. The tournament would also offer plenty of participation opportunities for squads, teams, and individuals.

A close look at Asus Rog’s 2020 spring line-up

The one industry that has remained almost unscatched amid the Coronavirus shutdown is Gaming industry. It has been emerging by the day and technology companies haven’t forgotten to tap into this booming market.


ASUS is one such tech-giant that has been proactive in providing solutions to the gaming community with all its technical prowess. Its gaming arm, Republic of Gamers recently announced its updated gaming laptops for 2020. Apart from that even this year’s models have had some critical upgrades, facilitating gamers and content creators alike. Asus was also one of the firsts to partner up with gaming giants like Tencent to smoothen the processes of their ROG gaming phones.

ROG addressed a problem that has long afflicted folks in the gaming sector by redesigning and streamlining upgrades.  The upcoming laptops entail new additions into all the of Asus gaming laptops like the ROG Zephyrus, ROG Strix and TUF series. Also, the company also announced the ROG Zephyrus Duo 15, the company’s first gaming laptop with two screens.

Asus ROG Zephyr

All the forthcoming gaming laptops in the 2020 will come loaded with Pantone-validated display panels and will come powered by 10th Generation Intel processors. They are also Wi-Fi 6 certified. In addition to that, Asus claims that they will also have a longer battery life, with approximately 20-30% increase in battery backup.

Here is a detailed look at what all gaming laptops are going to be launched by Asus soon :-

ROG Zephyrus S15

The new Zephyrus S15 gets a more traditional keyboard and mouse layout that works better in tight quarters and on laps. As with Zephyrus S17, augmented AAS coupled with CPU-cooling liquid metal thermal compound pre-applied at the factory allows the S15 to offer configurations topping out with the RTX 2080 SUPER GPU. The S15 is rigged with a 300Hz panel with a 3 ms response time.

The compact chassis includes space for dual M.2 SSDs that can be configured in a blazing-fast RAID 0 array, as well as a Thunderbolt 3 port for professional speed over USB-C.

ROG Zephyrus S17

The new Zephyrus S17 offers a 17.3-inch display with a 300 Hz refresh rate and 3 ms grey-to-grey response time. Performance is looked after by an RTX 2080 SUPER GPU and a 10th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU. The AAS cooling solution opens a large intake vent beneath the system when the lid is raised.

ROG Zephyrus M15

The ROG Zephyrus M15 is directed towards those who look for value and performance, with a range of configurations that make it an easy choice for a wide audience. Display options including 240Hz and 144Hz FHD panels and a 4K UHD display let users pick the screen that best fits their needs. GPU options range from the affordable yet capable GeForce GTX 1660 Ti up to the RTX 2070 GPU. The Zephyrus M15 is powered by a 10th Gen Intel Core i7 processor.

ROG Strix SCAR 15/17

The ROG Strix SCAR 17 offers a 300Hz IPS-level panel in two different sizes. With an Intel processor up to the latest Core i9-10980-HK and up to the RTX 2080 SUPER GPU, Strix SCAR 17 makes use of 32GB of 3200MHz DDR4 RAM to handle most games with ease.

The SCAR series also gets customisable RGB LED lighting effects. A wraparound light bar underneath the front and side edges of the chassis casts a wide glow and complements the keyboard backlighting and illuminated RGB logo on the laptop’s lid, all of which can be customized and coordinated with ROG Aura Sync.

Strix SCAR 15/17 also features the ROG Keystone II, a small NFC-enabled device that docks into the side of the chassis. It can be customised to launch the Armoury Crate game library, a specific operating mode, or any game or app when inserted. The Keystone II can also provide access to a secret, encrypted Shadow Drive (exclusive to Windows 10 Pro) and trigger a stealth mode that mutes audio and minimises all apps when removed.

The ROG Strix SCAR 15 gets a 15.6-inch display offers the same tournament-grade 300Hz refresh rate with an undeniable Strix SCAR look. It is powered by up to a 10th Gen Core i9 CPU and up to the RTX 2070 SUPER GPU.

ROG Strix G15/17

Both Strix G15 and Strix G17 are powered by 10th Gen Intel processors up to a Core i7. GPU options range up to the RTX 2070 SUPER GPU and drive high-refresh-rate displays tailored to today’s most popular esports titles. Strix G17 and Strix G15 have 144 Hz displays as standard, but both are also available with an even faster 240 Hz panel.

We are excited about the lineup and we shall keep you posted on developments.

ASUS announces availability of ROG G701 in India

Merging style, functionality and gaming in a slim and stylish laptop, ASUS yesterday announced the availability of ROG G701 in India. A powerful laptop with components that include an overclockable NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics for incredible virtual-reality (VR) gaming performance, and a wide-viewing-angle 4k UHD laptop display that features NVIDIA G-SYNC technology for smooth and detailed gaming visuals. It also has an anti-ghosting keyboard with 30-key rollover technology for total gaming control.

Priced at  Rs.3,49,990 ROG G701 is engineered for ultimate speed and unrivaled performance, with an unlocked Intel Core i7 processor and a VR-ready NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPU. G701 boasts overclocked DDR4 DRAM at 2800MHz, HyperDrive RAID 0 and NVMe and PCIe technologies for blazing-fast storage speeds, and a 120Hz panel with NVIDIA G-SYNC technology. G701 is finished with a premium Bio-Armor design and the new ROG Armor Titanium with plasma copper colour scheme.

Compacted in a 33.5 mm chassis, it comes in a new and distinguishing Bio-Armor design with “Armor Titanium” and “Plasma Copper” color scheme. Along with its aesthetic appeal it gives maximum performance with its powerful 7th generation Intel Kabylake Core i7 CPUs, with GPU memory of 8GB GDDR5X and up to 64GB of fast 2800 Mhz DDR4 memory. Endowed with the fastest SSDs in the market, with its Trinity Display Technology with 4K2K output, the machine is capable of giving three displays simultaneously using HDMI, Thunderbolt and mini Display connectors. Adding to the experience, its ESS audio DAC offers unmatched audio performance.

The system also comes with an ROG gaming center dedicated button. The ROG Gaming Center is a portal to ROG utilities, apps and tools. It’s a one-stop interface for monitoring and fine-tuning system components; for managing various game profiles, keyboard profiles and macros, Splendid Display and Audio Equalizer profiles; and for setting internet packet prioritization.

Last but not the least, amalgamating, aesthetics and functionality, its asymmetric keyboard termed as ‘C Part’, with palm rest layout, makes ASUS ROG G701 is one of the most ergonomically designed laptop that lets users type and use the touch pad and keypad with greater comfort.

ASUS Republic of Gamers showcases latest gaming lineup at IFA 2017

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today unveiled the brand-new ROG Chimera gaming laptop and ROG Strix XG35VQ curved monitor, and introduced the latest powerful lineup of ROG gaming gear in Europe at the Join the Republic showcase at IFA 2017.

Chimera is the world’s first gaming laptop with an ultra-responsive 144Hz wide-view display and a seven-ms gray-to-gray response time, delivering smooth and seamless visuals never seen before on a laptop. ROG Strix XG35VQ is a 35-inch UWQHD (3440×1440) curved monitor with a 100Hz refresh rate and a 21:9 aspect ratio.

The Join the Republic showcase also featured dedicated areas for AAA gaming and esports, highlighting the ROG commitment to creating the best gaming products for every type of gamer, and giving visitors the opportunity to try the latest ROG products firsthand.

“Gamers have different needs, and this is what Join the Republic is all about: offering the best solution to every gamer, regardless of their gaming preferences,” said Global Marketing Director of Republic of Gamers, Derek Yu. “We’re all very excited to bring this incredible lineup of ROG gaming gear to IFA this year” he further adds.

Products displayed in the AAA-themed area include laptops like the Chimera, ROG Zephyrus, ROG GX800; ROG Strix XG35VQ and ROG Swift PG27VQ curved monitors; motherboards such as ROG Zenith Extreme, ROG Rampage VI Extreme, and ROG Strix X299-E Gaming; and the powerful ROG GT51 desktop. The AAA area also featured a Powered by ASUS showcase and a case mod display.

In the esports-themed area, ROG products displayed include several gaming laptops such as ROG Strix SCAR Edition, ROG Strix Hero Edition, ROG Strix GL503, ROG Strix GL702VI and ROG Strix GL702ZC; motherboard such as ROG Strix X399-E Gaming and ROG Strix X299-E Gaming; and the sleek ROG Strix GD30 desktop.

All ROG gaming products featured in the showcase will be on display at the ASUS Sales and Media Lounge at Berliner Freiheit on 1-2 September and 4-5 September 2017 from 9:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. Visitors to IFA 2017 are invited to visit the lounge to experience the latest ASUS innovations for themselves.

ROG laptops:-

ROG Chimera

ROG Chimera is the world’s first gaming laptop to have an ultra-responsive 17.3-inch full HD wide-view display with G-SYNC technology for a 144Hz refresh rate and 7ms response time. Powered by the factory-overclocked Intel Core i7-7820HK processor that reaches incredible speeds of up to 4.3GHz out of the box, it enables gamers to play AAA games at maxed-out settings. Together with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics that can reach a maximum boost clock of up to 1974MHz, and Windows 10, Chimera is an unmatched gaming powerhouse.

Chimera brings together the best of laptop and console gaming with built-in Xbox Wireless, gamers can effortlessly connect their favorite Xbox accessories to the PC without the need for multiple adapters, and without having to swap controllers when switching between console and PC.

ROG Zephyrus

ROG Zephyrus offers a super-slim body packed with hardware that rivals high-end gaming desktops –  NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics with Max-Q design; a seventh Generation Intel Core processor; an optional 120Hz wide-view display; the ROG Active Aerodynamics System to maintain powerful cooling and unbeatable acoustic efficiency; and an RGB keyboard — all in a sleek 16.9–17.9mm chassis.


The ROG GX800 gaming laptop delivers 4K UHD visuals and uncompromised performance with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI graphics and an exclusive liquid-cooling dock that enables extreme overclocking of the graphics cards, CPU and DRAM. Featuring a MechTAG (Mechanical Tactile Advanced Gaming) keyboard, mechanical switches and customizable RGB LED-backlit keys, this laptop is sure to deliver uncompromised desktop-like gaming.

ROG Strix SCAR Edition

ROG Strix SCAR Edition was built with special attention to FPS gamers looking for a competitive edge. Available in 15-inch and 17-inch models and featuring Windows 10 Pro, Strix SCAR Edition is powered by the latest Intel Core i7 processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10 Series graphics. The display on Strix SCAR Edition has a super-fast five millisecond response time and 120Hz refresh rate that work together to deliver smooth and accurate visuals and to eliminate motion blur, and an even faster 144Hz, seven-ms display option will soon be available. Strix SCAR Edition also comes with a desktop-style keyboard layout, fast-actuation keys, and N-key rollover to provide absolute precision during the game.

ROG Strix Hero Edition

Engineered for the best MOBA experience, ROG Strix Hero Edition features powerful Intel Core i7 processors, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10 Series graphics and Windows 10 Pro. A 120Hz wide-view display decimates lag and motion blur, so the whole game world is clearer and smoother, and a 100 percent sRGB color gamut provides consistent light intensity and improved contrast, color accuracy and fidelity. Strix Hero Edition comes equipped with a desktop-style keyboard with N-key rollover for fast, precise response, and a 20 million key-press lifecycle for outstanding keyboard durability.

ROG Strix GL503 and GL703

All-around performers, the 15-inch ROG Strix GL503 and 17-inch ROG Strix GL703 are powered by the newest Intel Core i7 processor, up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics, and Windows 10 Pro, equipping the gamer to control the competition. Both laptops also offer up to 32GB of fast DDR4 2400MHz memory and include a VR-ready GeForce GTX 1060 GPU that delivers smooth and stutter-free gameplay for unforgettable virtual-reality experiences.

ROG Strix GL702VI

ROG Strix GL702VI features NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics, Windows 10 Pro, the latest 7th Generation Intel Core i7 processor, a tremendous 120Hz G-SYNC panel, and a four-zone Aura RGB keyboard. Loaded with premium components and styled to impress, Strix GL702 is the all-conquering companion for every gaming adventure.

ROG Strix GL702ZC

The world’s first gaming laptop featuring the AMD Ryzen-seven processor, ROG Strix GL702ZC combines AMD’s revolutionary Ryzen platform with the ROG gaming design legacy and is designed to satisfy the needs of hardcore gamers and users with multimedia-heavy workloads. With a 17-inch wide-view display, and an anti-ghosting backlit keyboard for fast, accurate control, Strix GL702ZC is a finely-tuned weapon backed by eight-core power for a competitive edge.

ROG displays

ROG Swift PG27VQ

ROG Swift PG27VQ is a 27-inch 2K WQHD (2560X1440) 1800R curved monitor with an overclockable 165Hz refresh rate, ultra-fast one millisecond response time, and NVIDIA G-SYNC technology. It is also the first gaming monitor to feature ASUS Aura Sync lighting on the back design and synchronize the lighting with other AURA-enabled components and peripherals.

ROG Strix XG35VQ

The brand-new ROG Strix XG35VQ is a 35-inch UWQHD (3440×1440) curved monitor with a 100Hz refresh rate, Adaptive-Sync technology and a 21:9 aspect ratio. It features Aura Sync lighting on the back that can be synchronized with in-game audio, or with Aura Sync-enabled PC components, keyboards and mice — allowing for limitless customization possibilities.

ROG desktops


ROG GT51 is an extremely powerful gaming desktop PC featuring a 4.8GHz Intel Core i7-7700K processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 2-way SLI, and 64GB of fast DDR4 2800MHz memory resulting in a blistering performance and beautiful, stutter-free 4K UHD visuals. Its exclusive Aegis III three-way overclocking technology enables easy and safe processor, graphics card and memory overclocking, all for an even better gaming experience.

ROG Strix GD30

With a sleek black-and-white design and interchangeable front panels for customization, the ROG Strix GD30 gaming desktop is powered by the latest seventh Generation Intel Core i7 processors, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080Ti graphics, and a plug-and-play and hot-swap 2.5-inch SSD module that is ideal for esports. Its advanced thermal system provides improved airflow for better cooling and greater system efficiency. And the exclusive Aegis III software enhances the gaming experience by allowing gamers to easily track CPU and memory usage, monitor networking status and control fan speeds and Aura RGB lighting effects.

ROG motherboards

ROG Zenith Extreme

ROG Zenith Extreme supports the new AMD X399 chipset and Ryzen Threadripper CPU to deliver incredible gaming performance. Named after the highest point in the celestial body, the new Extreme brings advanced overclocking, cooling and customizable Aura Sync lighting together to push the limits of dream builds. Zenith Extreme is locked, loaded and ready to rip.

ROG Rampage VI Extreme

Cutting-edge specifications, intelligent cooling, and carefully crafted aesthetics: ROG Rampage VI Extreme artfully tames Intel’s X299 platform to deliver beastly performance and redefines what it takes to be a flagship motherboard.

ROG Strix X399-E Gaming

All X399 motherboards share the same core features, including one-touch intelligent overclocking, refined cooling control, advanced connectivity and improved RGB lighting; ROG Strix X399-E Gaming is devoted to a whole new generation of gamers who enjoy broadcasting their performance as much as they enjoy hardcore gameplay. With support for three dual-width graphics cards and dual NVMe SSDs, Strix X399-E Gaming can be easily scaled up or down to meet the gamer’s needs.

ROG Strix X299-E Gaming

ROG Strix X299-E gaming is set to make any gamer as agile as their ambitions, with superior SupremeFX audio for deeper in-game immersion, Aura Sync with an all-new addressable-RGB-strip header to unleash infinite lighting possibilities, and special mounts that make it easy to customize 3D-printed upgrades.

Powered by ASUS showcase

Powered by ASUS (PBA) is an alliance between ASUS and local PC builders, involving over 500 partners across more than 40 countries, and providing the greatest diversity of gaming system options for gamers. Some of the impressive results of the fruitful PBA program are ROG Zenith Extreme and ROG Strix X399-E Gaming, built by Caseking from Germany, and ROG Strix X299-E Gaming, built by Scan Computers from the UK. With the best ASUS components inside, users can rest assured that they have solutions with the best possible compatibility, safety, and durability.

Case mod display

The Join the Republic showcase also featured a perfect example of how the ROG product lineup makes the creativity of the case-modding community thrive: displayed in the AAA area, L3p Tou is the latest creation of 36-year-old Dutch modder Peter “L3p” Brands. It blends the incredible performance of an ROG Rampage VI Extreme gaming motherboard with a custom liquid cooling loop, addressable Aura RGB lighting and limited edition EK water block – all in an IN WIN Tou chassis.

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