ASUS ROG Zephyrus M unveils with upgraded thermal design and 3X battery life

Building from the success of the GX501, the new ASUS ROG Zephyrus M (GM501) series is variated on several key aspects including the centrally placed RGB Keyboard with Aura Sync, 3x better battery life and a new Optimus mode that allows the GPU to be switched off manually to increase usage further when not gaming. Featuring the ROG Exclusive Active Aerodynamic system, ROG infused Liquid crystal polymers to increase the fan size by 33%, airflow by 15% and the fan blades to 71. This is further boosted by the Hyper-Cool design with Duo-Copper Thermal solution, 12-volt fan and Anti-Dust Thermal tunnels for maximum cooling efficiency. With this improved thermal design, the Zephyrus M is now able to fit in a full powered GTX1070P inside its ultra-thin chassis.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus M unveils with upgraded thermal design and 3X battery life

The Zephyrus can be configured with an 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8850 Hexa-Core Processor, 2TB HDD and 512GB PCIEx4 Nvme SSD, 32GB of DDR4 RAM and a 144Hz IPS Panel with G-Sync. The I/O ports are complete with HDMI 2.0, USB Type C with Thunderbolt, multi-USB 3.1 Type A ports and the usual Headphone/Headset/Microphone jack.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus M (GM501) (2018) key specs:

Display15.6-inch 1080p 144Hz LED screen display with Anti-Glare Panel, 72% NTSC, G-sync and 178˚ wide-viewing angle display
CPU2.2Ghz Intel Core i7-8750H (Maximum Turbo: 4.10Ghz)
StorageUp to 1TB HDD + 512GB SSD
CameraHD Web Camera
Audio3.5W speakers with Smart AMP technology
Array microphones
Operating systemWindows 10 Pro / Windows 10 Home
ConnectivityWiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2×2 MU-MIMO
Bluetooth 4.2
SecurityKensington lock
Ports(1) USB 3.1, Type-C
(4) USB 3.0, Type-A
(1) audio/microphone jack
(1) HDMI 2.0
Dimensions38.4 x 26.2 x 1.75 – 1.99 cm.
Weight2.45 kgs.
Battery5.5-hour battery life, 230W power adaptor
PriceP119,995 – i7, 16GB RAM, GTX 1060 6GDRR5 VRAM, 1TB+256GB SSD
P149,995 – i7, 16GB RAM, GTX 1070 8GDRR5 VRAM, 1TB+512GB SSD

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