Asus launched ROG Strix GL553 in India, which was showcased in CES 2017. The laptop has 15.6-inch display with wide viewing angles. It will be coming in two variant – Intel Core i5-7300HQ and Core i7-7700HQ processors along with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti/1050 graphics. It has 16GB of RAM which can be expandable up 32GB. It has 1TB of internal storage and can run for 48 hours. The machine has customized fan speeds for better user-centric thermal management. It is made of black aluminum body. It comes with Game Center, Audio Wizard and GameFirst IV networking technologies.
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.
Asus ROG Strix GL553 specifications are
Processor: Intel Core™ i7-7700HQ/ i5-7300HQ
GPU: VD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 with 2/4GB GDDR5
VE: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti with 4GB GDDR5
Display: 15.6-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) 60Hz IPS panel, 72% NTSC, 300nits, Wide viewing Angles
RAM: 16GB/8GB 2400MHz DDR4 Memory, expandable Up to 32GB DDR4(Total 2 DIMM Slots)
Storage: 1TB 7200rpm 2.5” HDD as standard
Optional SATAIII 128/256GB M.2 SSD
M.2 slot also supports PCIE 4x 3.0 SSD
OS: Windows 10
Connectivity: 1x Gigabit Ethernet with GameFirst traffic management, 2x USB 3.0 with, Type-C port, USB 2.0, HDMI1x Headphone/ mic