ASUS is one of the top-three consumer notebook vendors, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets, smartphones and wearables.
on December 20 , 2017 ASUS launched its latest dedicated Esports gaming notebooks ROG Strix SCAR Edition, ROG Strix HERO Edition ,ROG Strix GL503 and ASUS Gaming FX503 to cater the increasing demand for competitive gaming in India. In India, the number of professional gamers has increased 5 times from 3 lakhs in 2014 to 15 lakhs in 2017 showing the enormous growth in gaming industry. With the rise in competitive gaming the need for competitive and powerful machines also increases and to meet this need of gaming enthusiast ASUS launched specialized gaming notebooks ROG Strix SCAR Edition, tailor-made for First-Person Shooters (FPS) to gain a competitive edge in FPS titles such as Counter-Strike® & ROG Strix HERO Edition, series built from the ground up for fearless Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) games such as League of Legends® and Dota® 2.
The company also unveiled the ROG Strix GL503 and ASUS Gaming FX503, for the casual and on the go gamers. these ASUS gaming laptops aim to provide a good gaming experience in an affordable range.
What is ROG ?
Republic of Gamers (ROG) is an ASUS sub-brand aiming to create high-quality gaming hardware and software. Formed in 2006, ROG offers a complete line of innovative products known for performance and quality, including motherboards, graphics cards, ROG laptops, desktops, monitors, audio equipment, routers, and peripherals. ROG participates in and sponsors several major international gaming events. The ROG gear has been used to set hundreds of overclocking records and it continues to be the preferred choice of gamers and enthusiasts around the world.
ROG Strix SCAR Edition
The ROG STRIX SCAR EDITION comes powered with INTEL i7 processor, up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 Series graphics and a superfast 7ms, 144Hz display. With a desktop-style keyboard layout, N-key rollover and fast-actuating keys, giving the gamers an increased precision. Also the keyboard has a customized lightning option or AURA RGB 4-zone customizable backlit anti-Ghosting keyboard with Overstroke Technology to add to the thrill of gaming. With its FPS( first person shooting) technology it is specialized in shooting games and tries to give a competitive edge in games like counter strike over the opponents.
The ROG Strix SCAR Edition is equipped with 7ms response time and 144Hz refresh rate wide view IPS display that work together to deliver smooth and accurate visuals and to eliminate motion and soon, Strix SCAR Edition will be available with up to 120Hz display with a 5ms response time.
ROG Strix Hero Edition Asus Gaming Laptops
The ROG STRIX SCAR Edition also comes powered with the INTEL i7 processor, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 10 Series graphics and Windows 10. ROG Strix HERO Edition, series built from the ground up for fearless multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) games such as League of Legends® and Dota®. It comes with 120Hz wide-view display with 100% sRGB vivid color. It has a good and balanced screen ratio which enables viewing up to 178degree.
ROG STRIX GL503 and ASUS Gaming FX503
ROG STRIX GL503 and ASUS GAMING FX503 were also launched by the company. Both the laptops come equipped with INTEL i7 processor and windows 10. It aims to give amazing gaming experience at an affordable rate, it comes with four hotkeys and four customizable RGB-backlit. It also has an intelligent thermal design that employs heat pipes and dual 12V fans to automatically adjust the cooling system for optimized CPU and GPU performance. On the other hand the ASUS GAMING FX503 is a multi tasker. It also features a red-backlit, desktop style layout anti-ghosting keyboard for accurate gaming experience. Whether you need to multitask for work or school, kick back with movies or music, or game on the go —ASUS Gaming FX503 has the power to perform!
Availability & Pricing:
ROG Strix HERO Edition, SCAR Edition & Strix GL503 will be available at a starting price of INR 92990/- and will go upto INR 1,54,990
The Asus Gaming series FX503 will be available at a starting price of INR 69990/-
All new ROG and ASUS Gaming Laptops series will be available from December 20 in India across online and offline retail partners and distributors