ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17, Zephyrus M16 gaming laptops with 11th-Gen Intel Core CPUs launched

ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 and Zephyrus M16 are the latest gaming laptops from the brand.

Highlights
  • ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 and Zephyrus M16 gaming laptops have been unveiled.
  • The laptops come with Intel Core 11th-Gen H-series processors, up to 2TB SSD storage, Wi-Fi 6 connectivity.
  • ASUS hasn’t revealed the pricing and availability of the laptops yet.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 and ROG Zephyrus M16 gaming laptops were announced at the ‘For Those Who Dare’ launch event on Tuesday. These come with Intel Core 11th-Gen H-series processors, up to 2TB SSD storage, Wi-Fi 6 connectivity, and a new cooling system for heat dissipation during gaming. The ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 sports a 17.3-inch QHD DDS display with a 165Hz refresh rate, while the ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 ships with a slightly smaller 16-inch WQHD display but carries a 165Hz refresh rate. However, ASUS hasn’t revealed the pricing and availability of both laptops just yet. They may vary depending on regions. The company has mentioned these laptops will launch in the Indian market soon.

Separately, ASUS has announced that the latest Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti and GeForce RTX 3050 GPUs will be available on the ROG Zephyrus M16, ROG Flow X13, ROG Zephyrus G15, ROG Zephyrus G14, TUF Dash F15, TUF Gaming A15, ROG Strix G15, ROG Strix G17, TUF Gaming A17, TUF Gaming F17, and TUF Gaming F15 gaming laptops.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 specifications

The ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 sports a 17.3-inch QHD DDS display with a 165Hz refresh rate. It is powered by the 11th gen Intel Core i9-11900H processor that is capable of up to 90W power in short bursts paired with up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 GPU that reaches 140W with Dynamic Boost. It packs up to 16GB RAM and 2TB SSD storage. The laptop comes with a rising optical-mechanical keyboard for better heat dissipation. The new AAS Plus cooling system lifts the keyboard at a 5-degree angle and the opening wide vents allow the new Arc Flow fans to quietly pull cooling air into the laptop.

Connectivity features include Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, 3.5mm audio jack with mic, two USB Type-C ports, three USB Type-A ports, HDMI 2.0, SD reader, and  LAN RJ-45 jack. The ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 has a 90Whr battery with fast-charging support that is claimed to charge up to 50 percent in just 30 minutes. It also has support for USB Type-C charging up to 100W.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 specifications

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ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 sports a 16-inch WQHD display, present inside a 15-inch ultra-slim chassis. It has a 165Hz refresh rate, 3ms response time, 16:10 aspect ratio, Dolby Vision, Adaptive Sync, DCI-P3 colour gamut, and Dolby Vision support. It is powered by up to 11th gen Intel Core i9-11900H processor, up to GeForce RTX 3070 GPU ( Also available with new GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU), 48GB RAM, and 2TB SSD storage. The laptop packs a 90Whr battery that is claimed to offer up to 10 hours of video playback, 720p HD webcam, a six-speaker setup with dual force-cancelling woofers for immersive sound quality, intelligent cooling, Dolby Atmos and a 3D mic array that captures clear audio and two AI noise cancellation removes background noise.

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The ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 boots Windows 10 Pro and has a Stealth Type keyboard with one-zone RGB or white backlight. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.2, single Thunderbolt 4 port, one USB Type-C port, two USB Type-A ports, microSD card slot, HDMI 2.0, 3.5mm audio jack. RJ45 jack and Kensington lock.