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Asus’ latest ROG Zephyrus laptops have 11th Gen Intel H-series and Nvidia 30-series GPUs

Asus has unveiled two new ROG laptops with the Zephyrus S17 and Zephyrus M16.

ROG Zephyrus S17 (2021)

Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 (2021)

The Zephyrus S17 is the more premium offering in Asus’ ROG lineup with a rising optical-mechanical keyboard and a new design compared to last year’s model.

The keyboard lifts up at a 5-degree angle for improved typing comfort, while also opening wide vents for better airflow.

Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 (2021)

The Zephyrus S17 has a 17.3-inch screen with either a QHD display at 165Hz or a UHD display at 120Hz. Both display options offer DCI-P3 100% and Pantone Validated.

Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 (2021)

Powering the laptop is the new 11th Gen Intel H-Series processors along with up to 8 or 16GB of onboard RAM but supports up to 48GB of RAM.

Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 (2021)

GPU options include the Nvidia RTX 3060, 3070 or 3080 cards. Storage options include up to a 2TB SSD that supports RAID 0.

The battery is a 90 Wh cell with a 280W power adapter and supports USB-C Power Delivery 3.0 up to 100W, there’s also Wi-Fi 6 support and Bluetooth 5.2.

Ports include:

  • 1 USB-C Thunderbolt 4
  • 1 USB-C 3.2 Gen 2/ DisplayPorts 1.4/PD 3.0
  • 1 USB-C 3.2 Gen 2
  • 2 USB-A 3.2 Gen 2
  • 1 HDMI 2.0b
  • 1 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 1 SD card reader
  • 1 Ethernet

Asus says the new Zephyrus S17 will be launching in late Q2 in North America but pricing hasn’t been announced.

ROG Zephyrus M16

Asus ROG Zephyrus M16 (2021)

Below the S17 is the new Zephyrus M16, which is essentially a revamped version of the M15.

The M16 features a 16-inch WQHD display in a 15-inch chassis. Powering the laptop is the 11th Gen Intel Core H-Series processors along with up to an Nvidia RTX 3070 GPU.

Storage options include up to a 2TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD along with up to 48GB of RAM. There’s Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2 and 6 speakers with Dolby Atmos.

Ports include:

  • 1 USB-C Thunderbolt 4
  • 1 USB-C 3.2 Gen 2/ DisplayPorts 1.4/PD 3.0
  • 1 USB-A 3.2 Gen 2
  • 1 USB-A 3.2 Gen 1
  • 1 HDMI 2.0b
  • 1 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 1 MicroSD card reader
  • 1 Ethernet
  • 1 Kensington Lock

The battery is a 90Wh cell with Fast Charge technology.

Just like the S17, the Zephyrus M16 will be launching in late Q2 in North America but no pricing hasn’t been announced.

Source: Asus

By Sachin Bahal

Sachin is a talented and versatile writer with a passion for technology and loves to write about gaming, entertainment, tech and more. He started TheCanadianTechie back in 2012 to become the ultimate, independent source for tech enthusiasts or “techies”.

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