ASUS has announced the launch of the ROG Flow X13 gaming laptop in India, and along with it, they launched their detachable XG Mobile external GPU. It features up to a AMD Ryzen 5980HS processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 GPU, and a proprietary PCIe 3.0×8 interface to connect the XG Mobile eGPU.
The ROG Flow X13 is an ultra-thin laptop with a convertible design and a 13.4-inch 16:10 Touch display. It can be configured with up to a Ryzen 9 5980HS CPU, a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 GPU, up to 16GB of LPDDR4X 4266MHz Dual channel RAM and up to a 1TB M.2 2230 NVMe PCIe 3.0 SSD.
The unique feature of the Flow X13 is its support for the XG Mobile eGPU, which comes in two options – either a 16 GB GeForce RTX 3080 or the 8 GB GeForce RTX 3070. The XG Mobile has an integrated 280W adapter, along with a wide selection of ports, including a 4 USB Ports, SD Card reader, 4 HDMI 2.0a and a gigabit ethernet port.
The specifications of the ROG Flow X13 (Supernova edition) is as follows:
|Specification||ROG Flow X13|
|Processor||Ryzen 9 5980HS|
|GPU||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650|
|Panel||13.4″ 16:10 Touch display,
UHD IPS 60Hz, 116% sRGB, pantone 4.9mm slim side bezels, Gorilla Glass OR 13.4“ 16:10 Touch display
|Memory||Onboard 2 x 16G LPDDR4X 4266MHz Dual channel|
|Storage||1 x M.2 2230 PCIe SSD 1TB|
|Camera||HD 720P Webcam|
|Keyboard||1.7mm travel distance/white backlight|
|I/O PORTs||1 x ROG XG Mobile interface (PCIe® 3.0 x8)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C (DisplayPort 1.4 + PD support)
1 x Audio combo jack (mic-in & headphone)
1 x HDMI (HDMI 2.0b support)
|Network Connectivity||Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), Bluetooth v5.2|
|Audio||2 x Speakers + Smart Amp Array microphone Hi Res / Dolby Atmos|
|Touchpad Size||104 x 62mm|
|Adapter||100W USB-C 75 x 75 x 28.8mm / 300g|
|Dimension/Weight||299.4 x 222.9 x 15.75 mm / 1.3 kg|
The ASUS ROG Flow X13 is available for purchase on Amazon, ASUS’s online and offline stores across India for Rs. 1,24,380. The XG Mobile eGPU with a RTX 3070 is priced at Rs. 69,990 and the XG Mobile eGPU with a RTX 3080 is priced at Rs. 139,990. ASUS also offers the ROG Flow X13 (Supernova Edition) bundled with the XG Mobile (RTX 3080) for Rs. 269,990.
Commenting on the launch, Arnold Su, Business Head, Consumer and Gaming PC, System Business Group, ASUS India, said:
The ROG Flow X13 and XG mobile make the most power packed duo, designed to fit the fast paced yet performance-oriented ecosystem of the users. Ever since its launch in India last month, we have received an overwhelming response and query on its availability. Consumers’ interest being the core of every decision we make at ASUS, we are hopeful that the new XG Mobile will take the gaming experience of our consumers to newer heights.