Gigabyte Aorus X3 and X3 Plus gaming laptops unveiled

Aorus X3 line, a sub-14-inch Windows 8.1 device that is claimed to be the world's "most powerful and lightest" in its class.

Published Date
09 - Jun - 2014
| Last Updated
09 - Jun - 2014
 
Gigabyte Aorus X3 and X3 Plus gaming laptops unveiled

Gigabyte has introduced a new Aorus X3 line up of gaming laptop featuring - 13.3-inch X3 and 13.9-inch X3 Plus – touted as the “most powerful and lightest” in its class. Both the laptops run Windows 8.1/ 8.1 Pro.

First up is the Aorus X3. It has 13.3- inch QHD 2560x1440 Wide Viewing Angle LCD display. The laptop is powered by 4th Generation Intel Core i7-4710HQ Processor (2.5GHz-3.5GHz). Other features include Intel HD Graphics 4600, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M GDDR5 6GB, USB(3.0)*2, USB(2.0)*1, HDMI, mini Display port, RJ45, Mic-in, Earphone-out (SPDIF), SD Card Reader, DC-in Jack, Killer LAN Chip, LAN: 802.11ac, Bluetooth V4.0. 

The laptop measures 330(W) x 263.5(D) x 22.9(H) mm and weighs around 1.8 kg.

The X3 Plus has 13.9-inch QHD 2560x1440 Wide Viewing Angle LCD and 13.9-inch QHD+ 3200x1800 Wide Viewing Angle LCD display options. It is also powered by 4th Generation Intel Core i7-4710HQ Processor (2.5GHz-3.5GHz). Other features include Intel HD Graphics 4600, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M GDDR5 6GB, USB(3.0)*2, USB(2.0)*1, HDMI, mini Display port, RJ45, Mic-in, Earphone-out (SPDIF), SD Card Reader, DC-in Jack, HD Camera, Killer LAN Chip, LAN: 802.11ac, Bluetooth V4.0. 

You can check out specifications of both the laptops here

Specification
 X3X3 Plus
OSWindows 8.1
Windows 8.1 Pro
Windows 8.1
Windows 8.1 Pro
CPU4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-4710HQ Processor (2.5GHz-3.5GHz)4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-4710HQ Processor (2.5GHz-3.5GHz)
Display13.3" QHD 2560x1440 Wide Viewing Angle LCD13.9" QHD 2560x1440 Wide Viewing Angle LCD
13.9" QHD+ 3200x1800 Wide Viewing Angle LCD
System Memory8GB DDR3L 1600 2 slots (Max 16GB)8GB DDR3L 1600 2 slots (Max 16GB)
ChipsetMobile Intel® HM87 Express ChipsetMobile Intel® HM87 Express Chipset
Video GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4600
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 870M GDDR5 6GB
Supports NVIDIA® Optimus™ Technology
Intel® HD Graphics 4600
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 870M GDDR5 6GB
Supports NVIDIA® Optimus™ Technology
StorageM.2 SSD 128GB/256GB/512GB, 2slot
*The storage size may differ between different countries and regions. Please confirm with the local dealers or retailers for the latest specifications.
M.2 SSD 128GB/256GB/512GB, 2slot
*The storage size may differ between different countries and regions. Please confirm with the local dealers or retailers for the latest specifications.
Keyboard TypeBacklit Keyboard
Individual Macro Keys
Backlit Keyboard
Individual Macro Keys
Optical Disk DriveN/AN/A
I/O PortUSB(3.0)*2, USB(2.0)*1, HDMI, mini Display port, RJ45, Mic-in, Earphone-out (SPDIF), SD Card Reader, DC-in JackUSB(3.0)*2, USB(2.0)*1, HDMI, mini Display port, RJ45, Mic-in, Earphone-out (SPDIF), SD Card Reader, DC-in Jack
AudioSpeaker*2Speaker*2
CommunicationsLAN: Killer LAN Chip
Wireless LAN: 802.11ac
Bluetooth: Bluetooth V4.0
LAN: Killer LAN Chip
Wireless LAN: 802.11ac
Bluetooth: Bluetooth V4.0
WebcamHD CameraHD Camera
SecurityKensington LockKensington Lock
BatteryLi Polymer 73.26WhLi Polymer 73.26Wh
Dimensions330(W) x 263.5(D) x 22.9(H) mm330(W) x 263.5(D) x 22.9(H) mm
Weight~1.8 kg~1.8 kg