Asus has launched a range of new gaming laptops in India as part of its ROG and TUF range, featuring mid-range Nvidia RTX 4000 series GPUs. The Intel-based models include the new ROG Strix G16 and ROG Strix G18, ROG Flow Z13, ROG Flow Z13 Acronym, ROG Zephyrus G16, and TUF Gaming F15 and F17. The AMD models include the ROG Strix G17, ROG Flow X13, ROG Zephyrus G14, TUF Gaming A15 and 17, and finally a full AMD solution with a Ryzen CPU and Radeon GPU, the TUF Gaming A16 Advantage Edition. This completes Asus’ gaming laptop portfolio for 2023, as the company launched its premium lineup earlier in March.
Asus ROG and TUF gaming laptops price in India, availability
All new models will be available through online stores such as Asus’ own e-shop, Flipkart and Amazon, as well as the company’s offline stores. Customers can also purchase them from popular offline retail chains such as Croma, Vijay Sales, Reliance Digital and other authorized Asus dealers. These are the starting prices for all models:
- Asus ROG Strix G18 – Rs. 1,69,990
- Asus ROG Strix G17 – Rs. 1.59.990
- Asus ROG Strix G16 – Rs. 1,44,990
- Asus ROG Flow X13 – Rs. 1,74,990
- Asus ROG Flow Z13 – Rs. 2.09.990
- Asus ROG Flow Z13 Acronym – Rs. 2,84,990
- Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 – Rs. 1,49,990
- Asus ROG Zephyrus G16 – Rs. 1,69,990
- Asus TUF Gaming F15 – Rs. 1,15,990
- Asus TUF Gaming A15 – Rs. 1,05,990
- Asus TUF Gaming A17 – Rs. 1,34,990
- Asus TUF Gaming A16 Advantage Edition – Rs. 1,39,990
Asus ROG Strix G18, ROG Strix G17, ROG Strix G16 specifications
The Asus ROG Strix G18 and ROG Strix G16 have similar specs and features, the main differences being the screen size and keyboard layout. They have low-profile designs with bold graphics on the lid and keyboard, along with RGB lighting along the back. They can be configured with up to an Intel Core i9-13980HX CPU and up to an Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 GPU. Other specs include 16 GB DDR5 RAM, 1 TB PCIe Gen 4.0 SSD (with an extra slot), and a 90 Wh battery. You can choose a ‘ROG Nebula Display’ with a resolution of up to QHD with a refresh rate of 240 Hz, Nvidia G-Sync and a brightness of 500 nits.
Available in a single Eclipse Gray color, the Asus ROG Strix G17 features an AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX CPU and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 GPU. This model can accommodate up to 32 GB of DDR5 RAM. It has a more discreet design and the RGB lighting strip is on the front of the laptop to help differentiate it from the Intel models.
Asus ROG Flow X13, ROG Flow Z13, ROG Flow Z13 Acronym Specs
The Asus ROG Flow X13 weighs only 1.3 kg and has a 360-degree rotatable hinge for the 13.4-inch screen. The latter can be configured with up to QHD resolution, 165 Hz refresh rate and G-Sync. The touchscreen display also gets Corning Gorilla Glass DXC protection. The laptop can be equipped with up to an AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS CPU and up to an Nvidia GeForce RTX 4060 GPU. The laptop also supports Asus’ XG Mobile external graphics card solution.
Meanwhile, the Asus ROG Flow Z13 is a gaming tablet with a 13.4-inch ROG Nebula display with touch input and weighs 1.1kg. It can be specified with up to an Intel Core i9-13900H CPU, up to an Nvidia GeForce RTX 4060 GPU and a 1TB SSD. The tablet comes with a detachable RGB backlit keyboard. ROG Flow Z13 Acronym is a special edition tablet designed in collaboration with German boutique clothing brand Acronym. It comes in a single configuration and has a futuristic, cyberpunk-esque design language.
Asus ROG Zephyrus G14, G16 specs
The Asus ROG Zephyrus G16 is a thin and light gaming laptop with a weight of about 2 kg and a thickness of 19.9 mm. It features six speakers, a 90WHr battery, and a 16-inch ROG Nebula display. It can be specified with up to an Intel Core i9-13900H CPU and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 4060 GPU.
On the other hand, the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is an AMD solution with an ‘AniMe Matrix’ display on the lid, which can be customized to display a virtual pet or even mini-games. It has a starting weight of 1.65 kg and is 18.5 mm thin. You can get it with up to an AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS CPU and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 4060 GPU.
Asus TUF Gaming F15, TUF Gaming A15, TUF Gaming A17, TUF Gaming A16 Advantage Edition
The Asus TUF Gaming F15 is the company’s line of rugged gaming laptops with MIL-STD-810H certification, Nvidia’s Advanced Optimus technology, and a mini-LED RGB backlit keyboard. It is available in a Mecha Gray color and features an Intel Core i9-13900H CPU and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 4060 GPU.
Finally, the Asus TUF Gaming A15 and TUF Gaming A17 are similar to the F15, but have an AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS CPU. The Asus TUF Gaming A16 Advantage Edition is a unique product in that it has an AMD CPU and an AMD Radeon RX 7600S GPU, with support for AMD’s Smart Shift technology, which we’ve seen before on some models like the Dell G5 15 SE (Review ).