Gigabyte has announced its refreshed lineup of Aorus and Aero laptops at CES 2021 earlier this week. The upgraded laptops, including the Aorus 17G, Aorus 15G, Aorus 15P, Aero 17/17 HDR, and Aero 15 15/15 OLED, are equipped with NVIDIA’s new GEForce RTX 30 series of laptops GPUs paired with Intel 10th gen Core processors.
“GIGABYTE has been pushing the boundaries of laptop performance since 2012, the year we debuted the world’s first GTX-based laptop. We kept pushing the limits of what a laptop can do, bringing a series of portable powerhouses to not just gamers, but content creators as well. Today we did it again by placing performance above all and ended up delivering something more impressive yet compact!” said David Ding, VP of Sales & Marketing at GIGABYTE.
The top-end Gigabyte Aorus 17G gaming laptop features a large 17.3-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS display with a refresh rate of 300Hz, an Omron mechanical switch keyboard, and the company’s Windforce Infinity Cooling System. AS previously mentioned, 17G is powered by an Intel Core i7-10870H processor which can be paired with up to a GeForce RTX 3080 laptop GPU.
The smaller brothers of the Aorus 17G, the Aorus 15G and 15P, have pretty much the same specifications, including their 15.6-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) 240Hz IPS display, Windforce Infinity Cooling System, and Intel Core i7-10870H processor. The only difference between the two is that the 15G is equipped with a GeForce RTX 3080 laptop GPU while the 15P comes with an RTX 3070 laptop GPU.
Gigabyte’s new creator-focused Aero series laptops feature X-Rite Pantone color-calibrated displays and also feature Intel 10th Core processors coupled with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 series laptop GPUs. The Aero 17 HDR is equipped with a 17.3-inch 4K (3840×2160) IPS display that’s VESA DisplayHDR 400 certified and has a 100% Adobe RGB color gamut. It can be equipped with up to an Intel Core i9 processor paired with up to a GeForce RTX 3080 laptop GPU. The new standard Aero 17 laptop is equipped with a Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS display, up to an Intel Core i7 processor, and up to a GeForce RTX 3060 laptop GPU.
The Aero 15 OLED is particularly notable among the new laptops as it’s equipped with a 15.6-inch 4K (3840 x 2160) Samsung AMOLED display with VESA DisplayHDR 400 True Black certification and a 100% DCI-P3 color gamut. It’s equipped with an Intel Core i7-10870H processor coupled with up to a GeForce RTX 3060 laptop GPU. Lastly, the Aero 15 features a Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS display, an Intel Core i7-10870H processor, and a GeForce RTX 3070 laptop GPU.
Gigabyte has yet to announce the exact specifications/SKUs and pricing of the new Aorus and Aero models that will be available in the Philippines but more information should be available in the coming weeks.