ASUS Republic of Gamers unveils astonishing line up of three gaming laptops and more at CES 2021
At their virtual CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2021 launch event Asus ROG (Republic of Gamers) has announced a line-up three new gaming laptops with each one packing a stand-out feature. These new laptops include the ROG Flow X13 gaming laptop that comes with an external GPU, the dual-screen ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE gaming laptop, and Strix SCAR 17 gaming laptop.
Alongside gaming laptops, Asus ROG has unveiled other gaming devices too, these include a 32-inch ROG Swift 4K 144 Hz gaming monitor with HDMI 2.1 for console and PC gaming, the ROG Claymore II gaming wireless keyboard as well as the ROG Gladius III wireless gaming mouse
Here’s a detailed look at the products announced by ASUS Republic of Gamers at CES 2021.
ROG Flow X13
The ultraportable beast
The ROG Flow X13 is a 13-inch gaming laptop powered by up to an AMD Ryzen 9 5980HS mobile processor CPU and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics. The Flow X13’s forte is portability as the laptop features a flip design that allows the screen to be flipped 360° for use in various scenarios.
The Flow X13 will offer two 16:10 aspect ratio display option a 120 Hz FHD panel (for those into gaming) or a high-res 4K touch screen panel that packs support for stylus input and is protected by gorilla glass (for those buying the laptop for productivity).
The laptop can be paired with XG Mobile, an external GPU with NVIDIA RTX 3080 graphics, to enhance the functionality of the laptop.
ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE
The dual-screen beast
The ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE is a 15 inch powered by up to an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX mobile processor CPU and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 graphics. Justifying the ‘duo’ in its name, the laptop packs a secondary screen that the company calls the ROG ScreenPad Plus. The second screen will increase usable on screen space, enhancing user experience while carrying out productivity tasks and while gaming.
The Zephyrus Duo 15 SE will offer two high refresh rate display options with both packing 100% sRGB color space coverage; a 120 Hz 4K display or a 300 Hz FHD display with a 3 ms response time. Both panels are PANTONE Validated and feature thin-bezel designs and support Adaptive-Sync technology.
ROG Strix SCAR 17
The 360 Hz beast
The ROG Strix Scar 17 is a 17 inch gaming laptop powered up to GeForce RTX 3080 graphics and up to an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX mobile processor CPU. The laptop supports up to 64 GB of dual-channel DDR-3200 MHz memory.
The Scar features a revamped cooling system that ensures that the temps are low at peak performance and lowering noise levels by 3 dB, compared to the previous generation Scar laptops.
The Scar 17 is a portable gaming machine packing the world’s fastest laptop display, a 360Hz FHD panel with a 3 ms response time. The laptop offers an optional 165Hz WQHD panel combines fluidity with higher detail and a DCI-P3 color gamut.
ROG Swift PG32UQ
Experience 4K at 140Hz
The ROG Swift PG32UQ gaming monitor is one of its kind, featuring a 144 Hz IPS panel with a 1ms moving picture response time (MPRT) and 4K visual support at up to 120 Hz. The laptop packs Display Stream Compression (DSC) technology that allows PG32UQ to support up to 4K 144 Hz visuals via a single DisplayPort 1.4 connection.
The monitor supports G-Sync and is DisplayHDR 600 compliant. The display has 160% sRGB and 98% DCI-P3 color gamut support.
ROG Claymore II
ROG’s first optical keyboard
The ROG Claymore II is an optical mechanical keyboard- the first from Asus that feature ROG RX Blue Optical Mechanical Switch. These keyboards employ a hollow-square stem design and embedded RGB LEDs for all-around per-key lighting. The keyboard features 2.4 GHz RF wireless connections ensure lag-free connectivity, and packs a USB C port for charging as well as wired connectivity.
The ROG optical switches have a 100-million-keypress lifespan that ensures extreme durability and deliver a lower response time than standard mechanical switches.
The Claymore II comes with a magnetic wrist rest and a detachable numpad that can be attached to either side of the 80% keyboard to suit personal preferences.
ROG Gladius III Wireless
The ROG Gladius III is an ergonomic wireless gaming mouse that features a 19,000 dpi sensor. The mouse features Push-Fit Switch Socket II that supports both 3-pin mechanical and 5-pin Omron optical micro switches allowing users to tailor the mouse to their personal preference.
A wired version of the ROG Gladius III is also available.