The ROG Zephyrus G14 is among the finest laptops we noticed in 2020, partially as a result of its distinctive Ryzen 9 4900HS processor. Asus has up to date the Zephyrus G14 (plus its bigger sibling, the Zephyrus G15) with the most recent chips from AMD and Nvidia.
Along with the chip upgrades, each fashions have new show choices. The G14 now comes with a 144Hz panel. There’s a 2K 120Hz mannequin as effectively, which Asus says covers the total DCI-P3 colour gamut. The G15 has a 165Hz QHD show, additionally with one hundred pc DCIP-3 protection.
Asus has additionally added new animations to its Anime Matrix (the grid of LED lights that cowl the lid of the G14). There’s now a digital pet that may reside on the show and work together with you. That sounds very cute (and in addition doubtlessly odd-looking to onlookers).
The G15 has gotten a little bit of a redesign. It’s inherited the G14’s ErgoLift hinge, which lifts the keyboard deck barely off the bottom to enhance cooling (and conveniently disguise a number of the backside bezel). It additionally has an even bigger touchpad than its predecessor does — 20 % greater, to be exact. Asus additionally added a further microphone (there have been two, and there are actually three).
Each fashions have greater 90Wh batteries (and the G14’s battery life was already fairly good). Asus says you’ll recover from 10 hours to a cost from the G15. Each additionally function improved audio system with brand-new Dolby Atmos software and two-way AI noise cancellation. There are nonetheless no webcams to be seen, although.
The G14 and G15 will probably be obtainable in Q1 of 2021. Asus hasn’t but introduced whether or not pricing will change. Present fashions begin at $1,049.