Famed PC and smartphone maker, Asus has added another high-end laptop to its kitty. This time, it has announced world’s first gaming laptop with AMD Ryzen octa-core processor, named as Asus ROG Strix GL702ZC. This will be available exclusively on Flipkart from March 20.
The laptop boasts AMD’s FreeSync technology which keeps the display’s refresh rate in sync with the graphics card, offering a smooth gaming experience on its 17.3-inch Full HD IPS LCD display that comes with 178-degree viewing angles.
Its AMD Ryzen 7 1700 processor has eight cores and multithreading support, and is assisted by 4GB AMD Radeon RX580 graphics card that also offers support for virtual reality. The Asus Strix GL702ZC comes with 16GB DDR4 RAM and 256GB M.2 SSD, along with a 1TB HDD. The laptop also comes with a card reader built in.
For connectivity, the laptop offers Wi-Fi ac 2×2, Bluetooth 4.1, 1 USB 3.1 Type C Gen 2 port, 3 USB 3.0 ports, a 3.5mm headphone jack, 1 HDMI 2.0 port, 1 RJ45 port and 1 DisplayPort. Other than that it offers a backlit chiclet keyboard, Sonic Studio and Sonic Radar and an Array microphone.
Commenting on the launch, Arnold Su of Asus India, said, “With the addition of ROG ‘Strix GL702ZC’ in collaboration with AMD, we are extremely excited to offer the most powerful gaming experience to the gaming community in India. This is the world’s first and most powerful 8 Core AMD based gaming machine for smooth and shutter free gaming experience.”
“ROG is dedicated to the pursuit of extreme performance and the delivery of ultimate gaming experiences to champions worldwide. With the addition of the all new ROG Strix GL702ZC, the gaming beast & in collaboration with AMD, we are extremely excited to offer the most powerful gaming experience to the gaming community in India,” Su added.