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Asus introduced the laptop almost as thin as MacBook Pro, but more powerful and cheaper

Asus has announced the start of sales of laptops ROG Zephyrus. According to the manufacturer, ROG Zephyrus — the thinnest gaming laptop with graphics card Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080. The thickness of the device is 16.9 mm vs 15.5 mm for the MacBook Pro.

The configuration of the new Asus includes Intel Core i7-7700HQ and display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 15.6 inch, supporting refresh rates of 120 Hz and the technology of adaptive synchronization Nvidia G-Sync.

The advantages of the ROG Zephyrus manufacturer considers exclusive cooling system Active Aerodynamic System. One of its features is that when the laptop is opened, and opened a special air intake, allowing it to increase airflow and improve cooling.

Keyboard device is able to recognize up to 30 simultaneous keystrokes and endowed with the Aura RGB backlight. The touchpad is to the right of the keyboard unit. Backlight on it is allocated the function keys are enabled by pressing the hot key.

The equipment ROG Zephyrus also includes USB connector-C used Thunderbolt 3 and USB 3.1, and four USB ports 3.1. New product weighs almost 2.2 kg 1.83 kg the 15-inch MacBook Pro.

The price of the ROG Zephyrus GX501VI-XS74 with SSD of 512 GB is $2699. In August will add the range model with graphics Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 and SSD capacity of 256 GB for $2299. For comparison, the MacBook Pro is the top-end configuration is available for $2799, the version with 256 GB of flash memory is available for $2399.

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