ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 and ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 gaming laptops were unveiled at the virtual “Dare to Be First” conference. Both new laptops use Intel Core 11th-generation H-series processors. In addition, ASUS also announced the ASUS ROG Flow X13, ROG Zephyrus M16, ROG Zephyrus G14, ROG Zephyrus G15, ROG Strix G15, ROG Strix G17, TUF Dash F15, TUF Gaming A15, TUF Gaming A17, TUF Gaming F15 and TUF Gaming F17 Gaming laptop.
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 specifications
The new ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 premium gaming laptop is equipped with a rising optical-mechanical keyboard, which can provide better heat dissipation. The new AAS Plus cooling system lifts the keyboard at an angle of 5 degrees, opening wide vents, allowing the new Arc Flow fan to quietly suck cooling air into the laptop. Zephyrus S17 is powered by the 11th generation Intel Core i9-11900H processor, which can use up to 90W of power in a short pulse time. In addition, there are as many as Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 GPUs, which can reach 140W through Dynamic Boost. Up to 16GB of onboard RAM and 2TB of SSD storage.
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 has a 17.3-inch QHD DDS panel with a refresh rate of 165Hz. Connection options include Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.2, two USB Type-C ports, three USB Type-A ports, HDMI 2.0, 3.5 mm microphone jack combination, SD reader, LAN RJ-45 jack . It has a 90Whr fully charged battery that can be quickly charged and can push it to 50% of full power in just 30 minutes. It also supports USB Type-C charging up to 100W. The weight of the gaming laptop is about 2.6kg.
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 specifications
In addition to the Asus ROG Zephyrus S17, the company also launched the Asus ROG Zephyrus M16 gaming laptop. It has a 16-inch WQHD display in a 15-inch ultra-thin chassis. The display has a 165Hz refresh rate, 3ms response time, adaptive synchronization, 16:10 aspect ratio, Pantone-proven colors in a 100% cinema-grade DCI-P3 color gamut, and Dolby Vision support.
ASUS Zephyrus M16 is equipped with the latest processor and supports up to the 11th generation Intel Core i9-11900H. There are as many as GeForce RTX 3070 GPUs that can provide high frame rates. Zephyrus M16 can also be used with the new GeForce RTX 3050 Ti notebook GPU. Onboard up to 48GB of RAM and up to 2TB of SSD.
ROG smart cooling function keeps Zephyrus M16 cool, and there is a six-speaker system and dual-force cancellation woofer that provide excellent sound quality. The laptop supports Dolby Atmos technology. The 3D microphone array can capture clear audio, and the two-way AI noise cancellation can eliminate background noise.
Zephyrus M16 is only 19.9 mm thick and weighs about 1.9 kg. The laptop can run on Windows 10 Pro and has a Stealth Type keyboard with one-zone RGB or white backlight. Connection options include Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.2, 720p HD webcam, one Thunderbolt 4 port, one USB Type C port, two USB Type-A ports, microSD slot, HDMI 2.0, 3.5 mm combo jack, Kenningston lock, RJ45 Jack. ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 also has a 90Whr battery, which claims to provide up to 10 hours of video playback, and has fast charging technology that can replenish it to 50% of the power in 30 minutes.
The company has not announced the price and time to market for the two laptops. They should vary from region to region. Asustek announced that it will not launch a new ROG notebook in the Indian market in the near future, which is also applicable to Zephyrus S17 and Zephyrus M16.