ASUS ROG Strix Scar 16/18, Strix Scar 17, Zephyrus M16 and Zephyrus Duo 16 launched in India

ASUS India, Republic of Gamers (ROG) has launched new additions to its Strix and Zephyrus line-up – ROG Strix Scar 16 & 18, Upgraded ROG Strix Scar 17, Zephyrus M16 and Zephyrus Duo 16.

These gaming laptops are powered by the latest 13th gen Intel core processor or AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX, delivering top-of-the-line gaming and content creation experiences. ASUS’ motto of ‘In search of Incredible’ is evident in the power, performance, and style of these devices. The laptops were successfully unveiled at the CES 2023 and are now available in India.

ROG Strix Scar 16 & 18

These laptops have been updated with a new design, including a sleek black lid and keyboard with customizable Armour Caps that can be 3D printed. The laptops also have Aura Sync accents, RGB lighting, and per-key personalization on the keyboard.

They are powered by the latest Intel CPU, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4000 series GPU with MUX Switch, and DDR5 RAM, and offer high framerates and a QHD 240Hz display with Adaptive Sync. The 18′ display provides extra screen space for content creation or viewing.

Quick specifications: ROG Strix Scar 16 & 18
ROG Strix Scar 17

The Strix Scar 17 has a sleek black design on the lid and keyboard deck, with Aura Sync accents on the metallic ROG logo and per-key RGB lighting on the keyboard.

The laptop is powered by an AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX Mobile Processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 Laptop GPU with MUX Switch, and DDR5 RAM, allowing for high framerates on a QHD 240Hz display with Adaptive Sync.

Quick specifications: ROG Strix Scar 17

Zephyrus M16

The Zephyrus M16 has a center-mounted 16″ display with a 92% screen-to-body ratio and super narrow bezels, maximizing screen real estate with a sharp QHD resolution, 240Hz/3ms panel, and G-Sync/Adaptive Sync support. The display’s ROG Nebula Display HDR features 100% DCI-P3 color gamut coverage, Pantone Validation, Dolby Vision, and up to 1100 nits of peak brightness, making it ideal for gamers and content creators.

The laptop is powered by an up to 13th Gen Intel Core i9-13900H CPU paired with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 GPU and ultrafast DDR5-4800 RAM that can be expanded up to 64GB. The MUX switch with Advanced Optimus allows for easy switching between GPUs to maximize performance or battery life. The laptop also features a new Full-HD webcam with 3DNR noise reduction, IR technology with Windows Hello support, and Anime Matrix customization.

Quick specifications: Zephyrus M16

Zephyrus Duo 16

The Zephyrus Duo 16 is a 16-inch gaming laptop with a dual-screen form factor that fits into a 15-inch chassis. The laptop has a unique design with a “Dark Tech” theme, including a sleek all-black chassis with dark metallic purple accents. It features the latest AMD Ryzen 7000 series Dragon Range processors, which are based on a chiplet design using AMD’s new Zen 4 architecture and TSMC’s 5nm processor manufacturing technology.

The laptop stays cool and quiet with the ROG Intelligent Cooling Ecosystem and has a large 90Whr battery that can be charged quickly using the included 330W adapter, the conventional DC plug, or both of the 100W PD charge enabled Type-C ports. The battery can charge up to 50% in just 30 minutes.

Quick specifications: Zephyrus Duo 16

Pricing and availability

The all-new ASUS Strix Scar 16 & 18 and the refreshed Strix Scar 17, Zephyrus M16 & Zephyrus Duo 16 are now available for:

  • ROG Strix Scar 16 – Rs. 279990
  • ROG Strix Scar 17 – Rs. 269990
  • ROG Strix Scar 18 – Rs. 279990
  • ROG Zephyrus M16 – Rs. 299990
  • ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 – Rs. 429990

You can purchase them from the following:

  • Online: ASUS e-shop/ Amazon/ Flipkart
  • Brand Store: ASUS Exclusive Stores/ ROG Stores
  • Multi-Brand Retailers: Croma/Vijay Sales/Reliance Digital & all ASUS authorized dealers

Commenting on the new range of gaming computers, Arnold Su, Business Head, Consumer and Gaming PC, System Business Group, ASUS India, stated,

ASUS ROG has been at the forefront of the gaming laptop revolution in India and has emerged as the No 1 Gaming brand in the country for the past 4 consecutive year. We believe in delivering ultimate experience to our consumers and the gaming community so that they don’t have to look any further. While capturing the essence of the previous models, we have pushed the game even further when it comes to the cutting-edge design, power and performance. Our new range of devices comes packed to the brim with the latest technological innovations that give competitive gamers an edge and casual players a whole new level of gameplay. We are positive that the newly launched devices will further to alleviate the gaming journey of the consumers in India.