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Asus Launches 4 New Gaming Laptops: Asus ROG Strix G15/ G17 And Scar 15/ 17

Asus is amongst the top gaming laptop manufacturer and it has come up with four new gaming devices – Asus ROG Strix G15/ G17 and Scar 15/ 17. These laptops are part of Asus’s Republic of gamers series. These laptops come with many gamer-oriented improvements and features enabled to improve the overall gaming experience. The laptops come with intelligent cooling solutions, triple SSD storage, Wi-Fi 6, NanoEdge Display, and many more features.

All four models have Thermal Grizzly a liquid metal compound that Asus claims reduces CPU temperature by up to 12° and also helps in operating at the highest operating frequency for long. The Intelligent Cooling system in place is designed to accommodate effective fans and heatsinks along with special liquid crystal polymer (LCP) fans with super-slim n-blades, anti-dust technology.

Also Read: Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 With RTX 2060 Max-Q Graphics and 120Hz Display Launched In India

Asus ROG Strix G15/ G17 Specifications And Features

Asus ROG Strix G15 G17

The Asus ROG Strix G15 and G17 have just a single difference which is their screen size. All other features are individually available in both the display size options with different variants. The Asus ROG Strix G15 features up to a 15.6-inch IPS-level FHD display with a 240Hz refresh rate. While the Asus ROG Strix G17 features up to 17.3-inch IPS-level FHD display with a 240Hz refresh rate.

The laptops run on i5/ i7 10th Gen Intel Core Processor. The GPU in place is starting from NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650Ti GDDR6 4GB for G15 while the G17 has a 6GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660Ti GDDR6 in its starting variant. While for both the top variant has 6GB of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GDDR6. Both the variants have up to 32 GB of DDR4 SO-DIMM RAM. While the storage in place is 1.5 GB PCIe Gen3 SSD in three separate drives.

For wired connectivity, the laptop has 3 USB3.2 port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB3.2 Type-C port, an HDMI port, and a LAN jack. For wireless connections, the laptop has 802.11AX Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0 with RangeBoost. The laptop houses up to 66WHrs 4-cell Li-ion 15.4V battery.

The keyboard in place is a Backlit Chiclet Keyboard with RBG color on every key. The laptops also have two 3.5W Speakers with Smart AMP Technology. Coming to dimensions, the Asus ROG Strix G15 measures 36(W) x 27.5(D) x 2.5 (H) cm and weighs 2.30 kgs while the Asus ROG Strix G17 measures 39.9(W) x 29.3(D) x 2.6 (H) cm and has a weight of 2.85kgs.

Asus ROG Strix Scar 15/ 17 Specifications And Features

Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 17

The Asus ROG Strix Scar series is part of the premium gaming laptops range of laptops from Asus. Scar 15 and 17 unlike Strix G15 and G17 have many other differences apart from the screen size. The screen size for the Scar 15 starts from 15.6-inch IPS-level FHD display with a 240Hz refresh rate. While for Scar 17, 15.6-inch IPS-level FHD display with a 300Hz refresh rate. While the display goes up to 17.3-inch IPS-level FHD display with a 300Hz refresh rate.

The Scar 15 and 17 runs on an i7/ i9 10th Gen Intel Core Processor. For Scar 15 the GPU options are- 6GB NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GDDR6 to 8GB NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super GDDR6 in the top variant. While the Scar 17 comes in the single 8 GB NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super GDDR6 GPU option. Both the variants have up to 32 GB of DDR4 SO-DIMM RAM. While the storage in place is 2 GB PCIe Gen3 SSD in three separate drives.

For wired connectivity, the laptop has 3 USB3.2 Gen 1 ports, a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB3.2 Type-C port, an HDMI port, and a LAN jack. For wireless connections, the laptop has 802.11AX Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0 with RangeBoost just like Strix G15/ G17. The laptop houses a 66WHrs 4-cell Li-ion 15.4V battery.

The keyboard in place is a Backlit Chiclet Keyboard with RBG color on every key. The laptops also have two 3.5W Speakers with Smart AMP Technology. Coming to dimensions, the Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 measures 36(W) x 27.5(D) x 2.5 (H) cm and weighs 2.57 kgs while the Asus ROG Strix Scar 17 measures 39.9(W) x 29.3(D) x 2.6 (H) cm and has a weight of 2.99kgs.

Asus ROG Strix G15/ G17 and Scar 15/ 17 Pricing And Availability In India

The Asus ROG Strix G15 is available at a starting price of Rs. 79,990 in India from Flipkart.

While the Asus ROG Strix G17 is available on Amazon India at a starting price of Rs. 1,04,990. Only select variants are available on Amazon currently while the others are expected to be available from the 3rd week of August.

The Asus ROG ROG Strix Scar 15 will be made available in India from 3rd week of September for Rs. 1,44,990. So far there is no information regarding where it can be bought from.

The Asus ROG Strix Scar 17 hasn’t been officially launched in the country yet. It is said to release in the 3rd week of September. The pricing of the laptop will be revealed in the coming days by the company.


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