ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17, ROG Zephyrus M16, TUF Gaming F17/15, TUF Dash F15: Price, Specs, Availability in the Philippines

Gaming unleashed

ASUS has launched the newest gaming machines from their Republic of Gamers (ROG) line of laptops and TUF Gaming lineup. The ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17, ROG Zephyrus M16, TUF Gaming F17/15, and TUF Dash F15 delivers the latest and greatest specs made for hardcore gaming.

These are powered by the latest Intel 11th-generation CPUs and NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPUs. As these machines are made for gaming, they will be equipped with a proper cooling system, mechanical keyboard keys, vibrant displays, huge internal storage and RAM, and Dolby Atmos speakers.

ROG Zephyrus S17

Unique to this machine is its Rising Optical Mechanical Keyboard design which adds a 5-degree tilt to improve airflow by 25% as well as to provide comfort while typing or gaming. With AAS Plus Technology and ROG Intelligent Cooling with redesigned Arc Flow fans, the machine will run cool even on heavy tasks.

ROG Zephyrus S17 specs:

  • 17.3-inch UHD IPS display, 3840 x 2160 px
    120Hz refresh rate
  • 17.3-inch WQHD DDS display, 2560 x 1440 px
    165Hz refresh rate
  • Intel Core i9-11900H CPU
    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060/3070/3080 GPU
    6GB/8GB/16GB GDDR6
  • Intel Core i7-11800H CPU
    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060/3070/3080 GPU
    6GB/8GB/16GB GDDR6
  • 8GB/16GB DDR4 RAM
  • M.2 NVMe PCIe 1TB/2TB SSD internal storage
  • HD camera
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax), Bluetooth 5.2
  • 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack
    6 speakers with smart AMP and Dolby Atmos
  • 1 Thunderbolt 4 USB Type-C
  • 1 USB 3.2 Gen2 USB Type-C
  • 3 USB 3.2 Gen2 USB Type-A
  • 1 HDMI 2.0
  • 1 SD card reader
  • 1 RJ-45
  • Per-key RGB lighting
  • Optical mechanical switch keyboard
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Windows 10 Home
  • 90Wh battery

ROG Zephyrus M16

A new prism aesthetic design makes the latest addition to the Zephyrus M line stand out. It also comes with a Pantone Validated screen, Dolby Vision support, and cinema-grade DCI-P3 color gamut while still maintaining a thin and light form factor.

ROG Zephyrus M16 specs:

  • 16-inch WQXGA IPS display, 2560 x 1600 px
    165Hz refresh rate, Pantone Validated screen
    Dolby Vision support, cinema-grade DCI-P3 color gamut
  • Intel Core i9-11900H CPU
    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060/3070 GPU
    6GB/8GB GDDR6
  • Intel Core i9-11800H CPU
    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060/3070 GPU
  • 6GB/8GB GDDR6
  • 8GB/16GB DDR4 RAM
  • 1TB/2TB PCIe4 SSD internal storage
  • 720p HD camera
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax), Bluetooth 5.2
  • 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack
    6 speakers with dual force-canceling woofers with Dolby Atmos
  • 1 Thunderbolt 4 USB Type-C
  • 1 USB 3.2 Gen2 USB Type-C
  • 2 USB 3.2 Gen2 USB Type-A
  • 1 HDMI 2.0
  • 1 microSD card reader
  • 1 RJ-45
  • Stealth type keyboard
  • one-zone RGB
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • 90Wh battery

TUF Gaming F17/15

The TUF Gaming line brings gaming to budget-conscious gamers without missing the great specs and features. The new models got a redesign and bump up specs together with a 144Hz refresh rate screen and the latest Intel CPUs and NVIDIA GPUs.

TUF Gaming F17 specs:

  • 17-inch FHD IPS display, 1920 x 1080 px
    144Hz refresh rate
  • Intel Core i7-11800H CPU
    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 GPU
    4GB GDDR6
  • 16GB DDR4 RAM
  • 512GB PCIe3 SSD internal storage
  • 720p HD camera
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax), Bluetooth 5.2
  • 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack
    2 speakers with DTS software
  • 1 Thunderbolt 4 USB Type-C
  • 3 USB 3.2 Gen1 USB Type-A
  • 1 HDMI 2.0
  • 1 RJ-45
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • 90Wh battery

TUF Gaming F15 specs:

  • 15-inch FHD IPS display, 1920 x 1080 px
    144Hz refresh rate
  • Intel Core i7-11800H CPU
    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050/3050Ti GPU
    4GB GDDR6
  • Intel Core i5-11400H CPU
    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050/3050Ti GPU
    4GB GDDR6
  • 8GB/16GB DDR4 RAM
  • 512GB/1TB PCIe3 SSD internal storage
  • 720p HD camera
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax), Bluetooth 5.2
  • 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack
    2 speakers with DTS software
  • 1 Thunderbolt 4 USB Type-C
  • 3 USB 3.2 Gen1 USB Type-A
  • 1 HDMI 2.0
  • 1 RJ-45
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • 90Wh battery

TUF Dash F15

New variants of the TUF Dash F15 come with the new 11th-generation Intel CPUs and NVIDIA GPUs and still maintains its budget-conscious price and slim form factor but still delivering great battery life and performance.

TUF Dash F15 specs:

  • 15-inch FHD IPS display, 1920 x 1080 px
    144Hz refresh rate
  • Intel Core i7-11370H CPU
    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 GPU
    4GB GDDR6
  • Intel Core i5-11370H CPU
    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 GPU
    4GB GDDR6
  • 8GB DDR4 RAM
  • 512GB PCIe3 SSD internal storage
  • 720p HD camera
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax), Bluetooth 5.1
  • 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack
    2 speakers with DTS software
  • 1 Thunderbolt 4 USB Type-C
  • 3 USB 3.2 Gen1 USB Type-A
  • 1 HDMI 2.0
  • 1 RJ-45
  • Windows 10 Home
  • 76Wh battery

The ROG Zephyrus line will be available in stores starting the 3rd quarter of 2021 and reservations may already be made in participating stores nationwide.

In August, the Zephyrus S17 will be coming with the following items upon purchase: ROG Ranger Backpack, ROG Delta Headset, ROG Chakram Core Gaming Mouse, a Type-C PD Adapter, and a pre-installed Windows Office Home & Student 2019. It is priced starting at PHP 184,995.

By end of July 2021, the Zephyrus M16 will be coming with the following items upon purchase: ROG Backpack, ROG Delta Headset, ROG Chakram Core Gaming Mouse, a Type-C PD Adapter, and a pre-installed Windows Office Home & Student 2019. Price starts at PHP 129,995.

The TUF Gaming F17/15 and the TUF Dash F15 are already available for purchase at ASUS Concept Stores, ROG Concept Stores, Asus Estore, ROG Official Flagship Store at Lazada and Shopee, and authorized dealers nationwide. These also come with TUF Gaming backpacks upon purchase. The TUF Gaming F17 is priced at PHP 69,995 while the TUF Gaming F15 is priced starting at PHP 56,995. The TUF Dash F15 is priced starting at PHP 54,995.

Nathaniel Trillana
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