ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces First 15-inch Strix Series Gaming Laptop ROG GL502

ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces First 15-inch Strix Series Gaming Laptop ROG GL502
The first Strix Series gaming laptop delivers portable performance with a bright and lively chassis

KEY POINTS
·         ROG Strix GL502 delivers an awesome gaming experience with NVIDIA® GeForce GTX 970M graphics
·         Quad-core Intel® Core i7 processor, 6GB DDR4 RAM, and 128GB SSD delivering powerful gaming performance
·         Exclusive GameFirst III technology that prioritises network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming
·         Compact, lightweight design makes GL502 ultraportable to game anywhere
·         Bright and bold chassis with neon orange highlights and highlighted ‘WASD’ keys

Singapore (18 May 2016) — ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced the availability of the ROG Strix GL502, a compact, portable 15.6-inch gaming laptop for top quality gaming anywhere. Equipped with the latest quad-core Intel® Core™ i7 processor and a dedicated NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 970M GPU, the ROG Strix GL502 is a gaming powerhouse that delivers smooth performance and highly-detailed graphics with even the latest and most demanding titles. Combined with its lightweight and ultra-portable design, the ROG Strix GL502 enables users to enjoy high-end gaming anywhere. With its signature bright neon orange highlights, the ROG Strix GL502 is targeted at young and upcoming gamers with its affordable price tag, but still delivers top quality gaming notebook products. The ROG Strix GL502 is available at $2,498 at all ASUS brand stores and authorised retailers from today.

The Strix is the latest recruit into the ROG brand, a series of specialised gaming gear designed for the rebel in all of us, Strix embodies ROG’s premier performance, innovative technology and leading quality, but with its own confident and dynamic attitude. Featuring bold designs and bright colours, this exciting new series possesses a spirit of fierce individualism that charges every gaming experience with thrilling energy. The ROG Strix equips players with the necessary speed and agility to dominate their game.

Powerful, Portable Gaming Experience
The ROG Strix GL502 is an incredibly powerful gaming system with a compact and lightweight design. At just 23.5mm high and weighing only 2.2kg, the ROG Strix GL502 fits easily into a backpack or any bag for high-end gaming on-the-go. Powered by the latest-generation quad-core Intel® Core i7 processor and 8GB of high-performance DDR4 RAM, the ROG Strix GL502 delivers amazing performance with the latest games. With a hybrid storage 128GB SSD together with 1TB HDD, it has sufficient storage for large game collections and blazingly fast performance, so gamers spend more time in the action and less time waiting on load screens.

With a 15.6-inch, non-glare in-plane switching (IPS) Full HD display, the ROG Strix GL502 provides incredibly detailed graphics, accurate colours, and wide 178-degree viewing angles. With a dedicated graphics card of NVIDIA® GeForce GTX 970M with 6GB of DDR4 VRAM and full Microsoft DirectX® 12 support, this ensures that the latest and most graphically intensive games are able to run smoothly, even on their highest settings.

Furthermore, the ROG Strix GL502 has an exclusive cooling system that uses copper heat-pipes and dual fans to cool the CPU and GPU independently. This design maximises the cooling efficiency for system stability during even the longest and most intense gaming sessions.

Designed For Gamers
The ROG Strix GL502 has a specially designed chiclet gaming keyboard with scissor-switch keys that offer 1.6mm of travel distance for tactile keystrokes. It also features highlighted WASD keys, so gamers can position their hands in the right spot on the keyboard quickly.

Pre-built inside the laptop is an Exclusive GameFirst III technology that prioritises network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming. Gamers can choose from four preset packet priority modes — Optimisation, Game, Media Streaming, and File Sharing — ensuring the best networking performance for different types of activities.

AVAILABILITY & PRICING
The ROG Strix GL502 is available at $2,498 at all ASUS brand stores and authorised retailers from today.



Specifications
Processor
Quad Core Intel® Core i7-6700HQ Processor 2.6GHz (6M Cache, up to 3.5GHz)
Operating System
Windows 10 Home (64-bit)
Graphics
NVIDIA® GeForce GTX 970M
Display
15.6-inch LED Full HD (1,920x1,080)
Memory
DRAM DDR4 16GB

Storage
1TB SATA 7200RPM 2.5' HDD
128GB SATA3 M.2 SSD
Connectivity
1x HDMI 1.4 Port
1x Headphone-out & Audio-in Combo Jack
1x RJ45 LAN Port
1x Mini Display Port 1.2
1x USB 3.1 Type-C (Generation 1) Port
3x USB 3.0 Ports
LAN
802.11ac
10/100/1000 Mbps
Power Supply
180W AC Adapter
64WHr 4-cell Lithium Ion Battery
Size
39.0 x 26.6 x 2.35 cm
Weight
2.24kg
Warranty
2 Years International Warranty








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