Asus has launched a new gaming laptop, ROG Strix GL553, under the Republic Of Gamers (ROG) series. ROG is number one in gaming laptops with 40% of global market share.
Asus ROG Strix is a 15.6-inch laptop with Full HD 1080p, 60 Hz IPS display with the wide-view display. It comes with a matte finish so that there is no glare or reflections and a better visual experience.
For starters, powering the machine is the latest 7th generation Intel Kaby Lake processors. The users can choose between either Intel Core i5-7300 HQ or Core i7-7700 HQ processor. Moreover, the base variant will come with 8 GB of DDR4 2400 GHz RAM whereas the upper models have 16 GB variants too.
For those intensive users who need even more RAM, they can upgrade it upto 32 GB. The new ROG laptops uses the 10 series graphic card from Nvidia. There are different models using either the GTX 1050 or the more powerful GTX 1050 Ti.
Buyers can choose between 2/4 GB of DDR5 memory GTX 1050 or 4 GB DDR5 memory GTX 1050i. Both graphics cards are good enough to run intensive games at high frame rates.
Further, it comes with 64 bit Windows 10 preloaded. Also, the base model has 1 TB 7200 RPM HDD and the more expensive variants comes with super fast SATA SSD options of 128/256 GB.
More Features, Battery and Price
Just like every gaming laptop, Asus ROG Strix is slightly bigger and heavier than all those super thin and light Ultrabooks. It weighs 2.5 KG and measures 383x255x21mm. Additionally, it has a 48 WHr battery, which will give 3-4 hour battery backup that is average for a gaming laptop.
Furthermore, it has a webcam at the front and Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0, one USB 3.0 port, one USB3.0 Type-C port, and a USB 2.0 port.
Also, we have an HDMI port, 3.5mm jack, and a card reader slot.
ROG Strix has a specially designed keyboard with 30 Key rollover keys and full keyboard with 2.5 mm key travel. what’s more, it has an intelligent thermal design that let the users adjust the fan speeds to maximize the cooling efficiency of the laptop as the gaming laptop usually heat up very fast.
The laptop is available for a price tag of Rs. 94,990 in India.
Also, we hope Lenovo launches its Legion series laptops and Dell launches the new Inspiron 7000 series laptops in India. All these laptops offer very similar specs at a similar price tag.
For all those who want to buy a great gaming laptop under 1 lakh rupees, 2018 must be an awesome year with plenty of options.
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