During the recent launch of the ASUS T300 Chi, the company also announced the local availability of the ROG G Series G551 gaming laptop featuring the latest mobile Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA 900-series GeForce GTX graphics.
The design of the G551 is pretty sleek and simple with its matte-black brushed aluminum finish and illuminated ROG logo on the device’s lid. The G551’s keyboard is one-piece chiklet style keyboard with specially-marked WASD keys as well as full LED backlighting.
The G551 features a 15-inch IPS LED display with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, a quad-core Intel Core i7-4710HQ processor (2.5GHz to 3.5GHz w/ Turbo Boost), an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M GPU with 4GB of GDDR5 VRAM, 16GB of 1600MHz DDR3L RAM, a 1TB 7200RPM 2.5-inch SATA HDD, and a 6-cell 56Wh battery.
The new gaming laptop also comes with ASUS Trinity Display technology which lets users connect up to three external displays to the G551 although it only has two video output ports – an HDMI 1.4 port and a Mini DisplayPort 1. Other ASUS exclusive features that come with the G551 include SonicMaster Premium and ROG AudioWizard.
The ASUS ROG G Series G551 is now avialable at all ASUS authorized re-sellers nationwide for an SRP of Php69,995. It currently comes in only one configuration which we’ve detailed below for your reference.
ASUS ROG G Series G551 Gaming Laptop Specifications:
|Processor||Intel® Core™ i7-4710HQ|
|Memory||DDR3L 1600 MHz 16GB|
|Display||15.6” AG FHD IPS LED backlight (1920 x 1080)|
|Graphics Card||NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 960M with 4GB GDDR5 VRAM|
|Storage||SATA 1TB 7200RPM 2.5′ HDD|
|Optical Drive||DVD Super-Multi / Blu-ray read|
|Camera||Built-in HD camera and array mic|
|Dimension and Weight||38.2(W) x 25.5(D) x 3.2(H) cm, 2.7 Kg (for 6-cell Battery)|