Asus has showcased the ROG Strix GL553 gaming laptop at CES 2017. Now, the company has launched the gaming notebook in India starting at Rs. 94990. It is made of black aluminum body and has an illuminated ROG logo on top.
The laptop sports a 15.6 inch display and can be configured by seventh generation Intel Core i5-7300HQ and Core i7-7700HQ processors along with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti/1050 graphics. It comes with 16GB of RAM that is expandable to 32GB, and a 1TB HDD. The device features Cooling Overdrive system which Asus claims, offers customized fan speeds for better user-centric thermal management. Other gaming features include ROG’s latest Game Center, Audio Wizard and GameFirst IV networking technologies.
Asus ROG Strix GL553 specifications
- 15.6” Full HD (1920 x 1080) 60Hz IPS panel, 72% NTSC, 300nits,
Wide viewing Angles
- Intel Core™ i7/ i5-7300HQ Processor with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 with 2/4GB GDDR5
- 16GB/8GB 2400MHz DDR4 Memory, expandable Up to 32GB DDR4(Total 2 DIMM Slots)
- 1TB 7200rpm 2.5” HDD as standard
Optional SATAIII 128/256GB M.2 SSD
M.2 slot also supports PCIE 4x 3.0 SSD
- Windows 10
- 1x Gigabit Ethernet with GameFirst traffic management, 2x USB 3.0 with, Type-C port, USB 2.0, HDMI1x Headphone / mic
- Dimensions: 38.3 x 25.5 x 2.10; Weight: 2.4Kg
- 48 hours battery
Peter Chang, Regional Head – South Asia & Country Manager – System Business Group – ASUS India commented,
The product is aimed at the young professionals who enjoy regular-through-heavy gaming sessions and premium entertainment when on the go, and in their spare time. In order to ensure this, we included a powerful, yet efficient set of hardware into a highly portable device that is easy on the battery as well.