The notebook is available in two variants, namely Core i7 Model and Core i5 Model, and comes with a price tag of Rs 59,990 and Rs 48,990 respectively.
Both the models sport a 15.6-inch Full HD display with a screen resolution of 1920x1080 pixels and a brightness of 200nits. The notebooks come with NVIDIA GeForce 940MX (N16S-GTR) graphics card and USB Type C connectivity port. The Core i7 model boasts a DDR4 8GB RAM and is equipped with an Intel Core i7-7500U processor clocked at 2.7GHz, while the Core i5 model sports a DDR4 4GB of RAM and is powered by Intel Core i5-7200U processor clocked at 2.5GHz. The models come with a dedicated upgradable memory door on the bottom side.
Both the R558UQ i7 and i5 models come with SATA 1TB 5400RPM 2.5' HDD storage, VGA web camera (Fixed type), a Chiclet keyboard. On the connectivity front, the device support Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, one USB 2.0, one USB 3.0, one USB Type C, one VGA port, and one HDMI port.
Commenting on the launch Peter Chang, Regional Head - South Asia & Country Manager â€“ System Business Group - ASUS India, said, "The demand for the mainstream notebooks has been steadily increasing over the years and hence this segment will be one of our key focus areas this year.â€
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