ASUS launches new gaming lineup: Introducing Zephyrus G16, Strix SCAR laptops, and ROG G22 desktop

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ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) introduced three new devices on Wednesday. The highlight is the ASUS ROG Zephyrus G16, which stands out as the first ROG laptop to feature an OLED panel with variable refresh rate (VRR) support.

Accompanying the Zephyrus G16 are the updated Strix SCAR 16 and SCAR 18 laptops, alongside the ROG G22 gaming desktop.

Zephyrus G16

The Zephyrus G16, designed for gaming, is equipped with the latest AI-Ready Intel Core Ultra 9 processor and NVIDIA’s RTX 4000 Series. It features a 16-inch OLED panel with a 0.2ms response time and 2.5K resolution, aiming to deliver immersive visuals. Its lightweight and portable design, weighing 1.85kg, ensures gamers can enjoy high performance on the go. Additionally, the G16 promises fast charging with its 90Wh battery, reaching 50% charge in under 30 minutes. Aesthetically, the Zephyrus G16 introduces the Slash Lighting array, allowing users to customize the streak across the lid.

Strix SCAR 16 & SCAR 18

The updated Strix SCAR 16 and SCAR 18 feature the latest 14th-generation Intel Core i9 processor and NVIDIA RTX 4090 or RTX 4080 GPUs. With a 16-inch Nebula HDR Display, 240Hz refresh rate, and advanced cooling technology, the Scar series enhances the gaming experience. It also includes a dedicated MUX switch with support for NVIDIA Advanced Optimus, optimizing GPU performance. These laptops support up to 64GB of DDR5 RAM and up to 4TB of PCIe Gen4x4 storage.

ROG G22 Gaming Desktop

The ROG G22 gaming desktop features an Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 graphics card. Its compact 10L chassis, combined with Aura Sync RGB compatibility, offers a visually stunning and immersive gaming setup.

Arnold Su, Vice President of ASUS India’s Consumer and Gaming PC division, expressed confidence in the new lineup’s ability to enhance gaming experiences. “The newly launched Zephyrus G16 and Strix SCAR 16/SCAR 18 will empower pro gamers with a decisive edge and offer casual players new gameplay experiences,” he stated.

The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G16 and ROG Strix SCAR 16/SCAR 18 are now available in India, with prices starting at ₹1,89,990 and ₹2,89,990 respectively, through various online and offline channels. Early buyers between February 14 and February 20 could receive a complimentary TUF Gaming H3 Gaming Headset with their order. Here’s a breakdown of the complete pricing for all the devices:

– ROG Zephyrus G16: ₹1,89,990

– ROG Strix SCAR 16: ₹2,89,990

– ROG Strix SCAR 18: ₹3,39,990

– ROG Gaming Desktop G22: ₹2,29,990

These devices are available online via ASUS e-shop, Amazon, and Flipkart, as well as through ASUS Exclusive Stores, ROG Stores, and other authorized retailers like Croma, Vijay Sales, and Reliance Digital.