Gamers, get your wallets ready – Asus has just announced two new ROG Zephyrus laptops during CES 2023, and both are likely to quickly take the ranks of the best gaming laptops you can buy in 2023.
The two new laptops in question are the ROG Zephyrus G16 and M16, both high-end premium devices with a unique set of features and specifications.
Let’s start with the ROG Zephyrus G16, which is going to be Asus’ flagship for this generation of hardware, taking the place of the popular Zephyrus G15 in recent years. He is
It will come in several different variants, each priced differently, but the most premium configuration includes Intel’s latest Raptor Lake mobile CPU and a selection of Nvidia’s 40-series RTX graphics cards.
The specs are still impressive as we move down the list. We have up to 32GB of DDR5-4800 memory (upgradable to 48GB with the use of a single SO-DIMM slot), a maximum storage capacity of 2TB, and plenty of connectivity, including Thunderbolt 4 and DisplayPort 2.0.
While impressive on the inside, the G16 doesn’t seem to disappoint on the outside. Again, different configurations are available, but the 16-inch screen can come in either IPS QHD, IPS QHD, or IPS FHD mini-LED, and the refresh rates can be as high as 240MHz in QHD or 165Hz in FHD.
With these specs, this laptop is likely to be one of those beefy gaming beasts that needs to always stay plugged in, but Asus promises a 90Wh battery with USB-C charging up to 100W for gaming on the go a little more.
Coming up next is the ROG Zephyrus M16, which comes with refreshed specs and many similarities to the G16. It also hosts the latest Intel Core i9 CPU alongside Nvidia’s RTX 40-series GPUs. The display options are almost the same, with customers able to choose between a 16-inch QHD+ mini-LED panel or an IPS panel, both with 240MHz refresh rates. The mini-LED panel has 1,024 local dimming zones and is likely to be very bright, seeing as it has VESA DisplayHDR 1000 certification. This should result in some great HDR gaming.
The M16 marks an upgrade over the G16 in terms of memory – you can get up to 64GB of dual-channel DDR5-4800 memory. Storage options max out at a 2TB M.2 PCIe 4.0 SSD. The laptop is sleek and slim, with a 92% screen-to-body ratio, and can be outfitted with Asus’ AniMe Matrix if you choose to pay for it.
In addition to the above, Asus also announced the ROG Swift PG27 OLED monitor, the ROG Zephyrus Duo, and the updated ROG Zephyrus G14. Although the exact prices and release dates have not been revealed yet, we expect to hear more about it soon when these laptops are ready to ship.