Asus has announced the Asus ROG Strix G15 Advantage Edition and Asus ROG Strix G17 Advantage Edition gaming laptops. The announcement comes in dramatic fashion with the launch of AMD’s latest generation of Radeon mobile graphics. AMD launched its new Radeon mobile graphics at the Computex 2021 event. Now these new gaming laptops from Asus will come with AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX CPU and newly launched Radeon RX 6800M GPU.
With this announcement, Asus has become the first company to use AMD’s highest-end mobile CPUs and mobile GPUs in its Asus ROG Strix G15 Advantage Edition and Asus ROG Strix G17 Advantage Edition. The price and sale date of both these laptops have not been revealed yet. The company says that the Asus ROG Strix G15 Advantage Edition will be available soon while the Asus ROG Strix G17 Advantage Edition will hit the market by the third quarter of this year.
Asus ROG Strix G15 Advantage Edition, Asus ROG Strix G17 Advantage Edition specifications
Both the Asus ROG Strix G15 Advantage Edition and Asus ROG Strix G17 Advantage Edition gaming laptops come in 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch display sizes. It has a refresh rate of 300Hz and a response time of 3ms. AMD FreeSync Premium technology has also been supported in their display. Both the laptops pack 90Whr batteries and each device claims to deliver 11.4 hours of video playback. Apart from this, fast charging support has been provided in both the laptops, which has the ability to charge the battery up to 50 percent within 30 minutes.
Both these laptop models have such a feature which has been named as AMD SmartShift. With this, it automatically adjusts the load on the CPU and GPU, and through this new technology, its performance increases by up to 15 percent. The devices are powered by AMD Ryzen 9 59000 HX octa-core CPU paired with the new Radeon RX 6800M GPU. It is based on the new RDNA 2 architecture. These include up to 32GB of RAM and up to 1TB of SSD storage. In terms of ports, HDMI 2.0, 3 USB Type-A slots, a USB C-Type port, an RJ45 LAN port and a 3.5mm audio jack are also provided. For connectivity, Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth v5.1 have been given. The Asus ROG Strix G15 Advantage Edition and Asus ROG Strix G17 Advantage Edition have two 4W speakers that come with Smart Amp technology and AI mic noise canceling feature as well. It also has an inbuilt array microphone.