CES 2019 is well on its way and it looks like Asus is keen to leave its mark at the event. After launching two AMD Ryzen 5 3550H-powered gaming laptops under its TUF Gaming, the company’s Republic of Gamers (ROG) brand has unveiled at total of seven new portable device. This includes three laptops under the Strix sub-brand, two under the Zephyrus sub-brand, the ROG G703 and the ROG Mothership. It should be noted that all seven devices are powered by mobile versions of the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20-Series of graphics cards.
Asus ROG Strix Scar II (GL504 and GL704)
Asus notes that the ROG Strix Scar II is designed for FPS gaming. It is available in 15.6-inch (GL504) and 17.3-inch (GL704) FHD displays with a refresh rate of up to 144Hz. Besides the difference in screen size, both laptops are more of less the same. Processor options include the Intel Core i7-8750H and the Intel Core i5-8300H. GPU options include the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 or the GeForce RTX 2060. Buyers can also opt for up to 32GB DDR4 RAM
Asus ROG Strix Hero II (GL504)
Asus says that the ROG Strix Hero II is optimised for MOBA gaming and features more subtle styling. It too is available with Intel Core i7-8750H and Core i5-8300H options, but it is only available with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GPU. It sports a 15.6-inch Full HD display with a refresh rate of up to 144Hz and is available with up to 32GB of RAM.
Asus ROG Zephyrus S (GX701 and GX531)
The ROG Zephyrus S is available in two variants, GX701 and GX531. The GX701 sports a 17.3-inch display, with the GX531 is equipped with a smaller 15.6-inch display. Both offer a Full HD resolution and a refresh rate of 144Hz. Both are powered by an Intel Core i7-8750H processor with up to 24GB DDR4 RAM. The ROG Zephyrus S GX701 is available with either an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080, GeForce RTX 2070, or GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card. The ROG Zephyrus S GX531 is only available with a GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card
Asus ROG G703
The Asus ROG G703 is only available in one variant and packs a 17.3-inch Full HD display with a refresh rate of 144Hz. It sports an Intel Core i7 8750H processor and is available with up to 64GB DDR4 RAM. It is available only with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 graphics card.
The Asus ROG Mothership
The Asus ROG Mothership was the highlight of ROG’s CES 2019 lineup. The device features a form factor similar to Microsoft’s Surface lineup with a detachable keyboard. It is also packed with top-of-the-line hardware such as an Intel Core i9-8950HK processor and an NVIDIA GeForce 2080 graphics card. To know more about the Asus ROG Mothership, click here.