ASUS ROG Flow X13, XG Mobile eGPU: Prices, Availability in the Philippines

The thinnest gaming laptop is landing in the country

ASUS Philippines officially unveiled the thinnest ROG laptop yet — the ROG Flow X13 — and its XG Mobile eGPU accessory. They’re coming to the country a lot sooner than you expect.

The ROG Flow X13 is the gaming brand’s ultraportable gaming laptop with a thin and lightweight profile compared to other gaming laptop lines. It features a 13.4-inch display, AMD chips, an NVIDIA GeForce GPU, and a 62Wh battery capacity with support for up to 100W fast charging via USB Type-C.

ROG Flow X13 specs:

  • 13.4-inch 16:10 UHD WQUXGA (3840 × 2400) IPS Touch display
    60Hz refresh rate, 116% sRGB, Pantone Validated
    Scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass
    4.9mm slim side bezels
  • AMD Ryzen 7 or 9 mobile processor options
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Laptop GPU (4GB GDDR6 VRAM)
  • Onboard LPDDR4X RAM 4266MHz 8GB or 16GB x 2 Dual channel
  • 1 x M.2 2230 PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD 512GB/1TB
  • 720p HD webcam
  • White light backlit chiclet keyboard, supports n-key, 1.7mm key travel distance
  • 2 x Speakers, Dolby Atmos & Hi-Res Audio (HRA) certifications
    w/ support for Smart Amp & Two-way AI Noise Cancelation
    Array microphone
  • Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), Bluetooth v5.1 (*BT version may change with OS upgrades)
  • 1 x ROG XG Mobile interface (PCIe 3.0 x8)
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C (DisplayPort 1.4 + PD support)
  • 1 x Audio combo jack (mic-in & headphone)
  • 1 x HDMI (HDMI 2.0b support)
  • Windows 10 Home
  • 62Wh battery
    100W USB Type-C power adaptor
    Supports USB Type-C Fast Charge up to 100W
  • 299 x 222 x 15.8 mm, 1.3 kg

The ASUS ROG Flow X13 will be available in different configurations and price tags, with their respective release dates. The top-of-the-line is the SuperNova Edition, which comes in with a specialized metal nameplate with an iridescent shine in the ultraviolet shade. It packs the ROG Flow X13-exclusive – Ryzen 9 5980HS chip, and this limited-time offer is complete with a ROG XG Mobile GC31S (RTX 3080) and the new Xbox Wireless Controller for its first owners.

ROG Flow X13 Supernova Edition GV301QH-K5245T:
13″ 4K 60Hz / R9-5980HS / 32GB LPDDR4x RAM / 1TB PCIE G3 SSD / GTX 1650 4GDDR6
Price: PHP 189,995
Bundle: ROG XG Mobile GPU GC31S (RTX 3080), ROG Chakram Core Gaming Mouse, ROG 13” Sleeve, Xbox Wireless Controller
Availability: March 2021

ROG Flow X13 GV301QH-K5113T:
Specs: 13″ 4K 60Hz / Ryzen 9 5900HS / 8GBx2 LPDDR4x RAM / 1TB PCIE G3 SSD / GTX 1650 4GB GDDR6
Price: PHP 99,995
Bundle: ROG Chakram Core Gaming Mouse, ROG 13” Sleeve, ASUS Active Pen
Availability: February 2021

ROG Flow X13 GV301QH-K5303T:
Specs: 13″ 4K 60Hz / Ryzen 7 5800HS / 8GBx2 LPDDR4x RAM / 1TB PCIE G3 SSD / GTX 1650 4GB GDDR6
Price: PHP 89,995
Bundle: ROG Chakram Core Gaming Mouse, ROG 13” Sleeve, ASUS Active Pen
Availability: March 2021

The XG eGPU accessory that’s meant to complement the Flow X13 features an NVIDIA GeForce 3000 series GPU, which is more than enough for gaming and heavy tasks. Unlike other external GPUs in the market, the accessory only weighs 1kg and comes with its own case for safety. They will be available as a separate purchase starting Q2 2021 with these configurations and price tags:

ROG XG Mobile GC31S:
Specs: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 16GB GDDR6 (150w)
Price: PHP 89,995

ROG XG Mobile GC31R:
Specs: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6 (140w)
Price: PHP 69,995

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