ASUS launched ROG Flow X13 ultraportable 2-in-1 alongside two more gaming laptops at CES 2021

At the all-digital event at CES 2021, ASUS has announced the launch of the ROG Flow X13 gaming laptop with external GPU, the dual-screen ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE gaming laptop, as well as a beefy Strix SCAR 17 gaming laptop.

These laptops feature refreshed hardware, including the newly announced AMD Ryzen 5000-series mobile CPUs and NVidia GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs. At the time of unveiling, ASUS didn’t reveal when these laptops will make it to the Indian market; however, they are expected soon.


The ASUS ROG Flow X13 is an ultraportable 2-in-1 laptop wherein its 13.4-inch display can be flipped 360 degrees. The Flow X13 harnesses AMD Ryzen 9 5980HS mobile processor with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 graphics. The Flow X13 is said to offer up to 10-hour battery life charging via USB Type-C charger, which can charge the battery to 60 percent in just 39 minutes.

The laptop comes in 120Hz FHD or high-res 4K display options and features a 16:10 aspect ratio. It also supports Adaptive-Sync and Pantone Validation. There are two down-firing speakers for audio, tuned with Dolby Atmos.

The Flow X13 can be paired with the newly launched XG Mobile external GPU, which also includes a dedicated USB 3.2 Gen 2 Link. The unit also has a built-in 280W power supply that can power the ROG Flow X13, eliminating the need to carry another power adapter.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE

The ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE is offered with a secondary screen called ROG ScreenPad Plus by the company. The laptop is underpinned by up to an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX mobile processor mated to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 graphics.

The Zephyrus Duo 15 SE can be had in either a 120Hz 4K display with 100 percent Adobe RGB color space coverage or a 300Hz FHD display with a 3ms response time and 100 percent sRGB color space coverage.

In terms of other features, the Zephyrus Duo 15 SE is equipped with two-way AI Noise-Cancellation, Dolby Atmos, and Active Aerodynamic System Plus (AAS+) cooling system.


The ROG Strix SCAR 17 can be specified with up to AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX mobile processor and up to GeForce RTX 3080 graphics. It is armed with up to 64GB dual-channel DDR-3200 MHX memory.

The laptop is offered with a 360Hz FHD panel with a 3ms response time besides an optional 165Hx WQHD panel with DCI-P3 color gamut. A 90Wh battery is touted to offer 12 hours of video playback on a single full charge. The battery derives juice via a 100-watt USB Type-C charger capable of fast charging.

The ROG Strix SCAR 17 is equipped with a quad-speaker design and Dolby Atmos sound. Also, there is a built-in two-way AI Noise-Cancelation feature.

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