ASUS Launches Latest NVIDIA® GeForce® Graphics Gaming Notebook ROG G751 at SITEX 2014
Singapore (26 November, 2014) — ASUS, a global leader in the new digital era, today announces the availability of the Republic of Gamers ROG G751 equipped with top notch gaming performance. It would be made available at SITEX retailing from $2,198 onwards. Also launched at SITEX are multiple products with various promotions and freebies that seek to transform and improve the digital experience for business, work and play.
First available at SITEX 2014, ASUS will be launching the first Republic of Gamers ROG G751 notebook to feature the latest NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX970/980M graphics card delivering advanced performance for PC gaming enthusiasts. Capable of delivering gaming desktop level of performance, the ROG G751 is fitted with an ASUS TurboMaster GPU-overclocking technology that enables the laptop to drive fast and memory-heavy games and applications. Another star product is ASUS’s first small form factor full functioning gaming desktop – ROG G20 is a compact 12.5 litre case. It houses an Intel® Core™ i7 processor and an NVIDIA® GeForce® GTXTM 780 DDR5 standard desktop graphics card providing HD-gaming performance and entertainment. Equipped with a dual-fan function, it provides top notch gaming performance with efficient heat management. Any purchase of ROG G20 exclusively at the SITEX show will receive a complimentary Assassin’s Creed Unity game (worth $74.90).
For notebook users looking for a combination of beauty and powerful performance, the ultra-slim and light series, ASUS Zenbook comes with a new, refreshed model of the 13-inch UltrabookTM Zenbook UX303 which provides maximum mobility for its users working on-the-go.
Furthermore, available on sale is the ASUS MeMO Pad 8 with an ultra-thin design that measures at 7.45mm at its thinnest edge and weighs at just 299g making it incredibly portable and easy to use with one hand. The Padfone S is the latest addition to the ASUS’ 2-in1 smartphone tablet hybrid family also available at the SITEX Show with a complimentary selfie stick (worth $19).
Star Products To Look Out For
Featuring a gamer-centric stealth fighter-inspired design, the ROG G751 gaming notebook delivers advanced performance for PC gaming enthusiasts with a 4th-generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors and the latest NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 970M/980M graphics card. ROG G751 has a matte, anti-glare full HD 1,920 x 1,080 IPS display with wide 178-degree viewing angles for minimal colour shift even when viewed from extreme angles. Furthermore, the ROG G751 possess an iconic thermal design with dual rear vents designed to direct heat away from the user, thereby demonstrating an exceptional level of thermal efficiency with minimal noise.
Similar to its predecessors, the ROG 751 retains the classic F-22 raptor-inspired lines that were used in the previous G Series. Moreover, its aluminium finishing and illuminated ROG logo gives it a sporty and active touch. Capable of displaying gaming desktop level of performance, the ROG G751 is also fitted with an exclusive ASUS TurboMaster GPU-overclocking technology that enables the laptop to drive fast and memory-heavy games and apps. Specially designed for gamers, the ROG G751 comes with dedicated game keys for instant access to Steam and one-click gameplay recording to optimise the gaming experience.
The ROG G751JY will also come with a Leap Motion Controller which is sleek, light, and small – just 3″ long, but it has a wide 150° field of view, and transforms the space above into a 3D interface for your hands. The Leap Motion Controller captures the movement of your hands and fingers so you can interact with your computer in a whole new way. Swipe, pinch or grab in the air and magically see your actions on your screen (worth $149).
ROG G751 will be available in two models, ROG G751JT and ROG G751JY retailing at $2,198 and $2,898 respectively. Any purchase of the ROG G751 comes bundled with the ROG handset, mouse and backpack (worth $397).
ROG G20 Gaming Desktop
Available at SITEX, the ROG G20 Gaming Desktop is ASUS’ first powerful smallest form factor gaming desktop. Having won numerous awards such as the Best Choice of the Year Award and Best Choice Golden Award at Computex, Taiwan, the ROG G20 gaming desktop proves that despite being a small
form factor, it will not disappoint. It features a compact 12.5 litre case with an Intel® Core™ i7 processor and an NVIDIA® GeForce® GTXTM 780 3GDDR5 standard desktop graphics card that provides an undisruptive HD-gaming performance and entertainment for every gamer.
Under its hood, ROG G20 takes on the advantage of the natural convection of its thermal design that has a hidden airflow tunnel and quiet dual blowers that boasts an efficient heat management and near-silent operation, measuring 25dB when idle. It takes on an Avant-garde design, with aggressive lines to represent the lean mean machine and a matte black finishing giving a touch of sophistication. With its customisable lighting effects, it can showcase up to eight-million colours to match any mood. Furthermore, the ROG G20 can be connected to 4K/UHD displays for higher resolution gaming performance.
The ROG G20 gaming desktop will be available at $2,699 with a complimentary Assassin’s Creed Unity Game (worth $74.90) at SITEX.
The award winning ultra slim and light weight Zenbook series notebook has a new addition, the Zenbook UX303. The new Zenbook UX303 combines beauty and power with its stunning new thin and light design, fashionable colour, and classic Zenbook design detailing, indeed an Ultrabook™ with a difference. Measuring an incredible 3mm thin at the front edge and tapering to just 9mm at the rear, the precision-crafted all-aluminium Zenbook UX303 has razor-thin edges and a gently-curved profile that make it both practical and attractive for users constantly on-the-go. The high-performance 4th-generation up to Intel® Core™ i7 processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GT840M graphic card delivers silky-smooth performance.
The 3200 x 1800 QHD+ display is the notebook with the highest resolution screen providing stunningly-crisp, vibrant and lifelike images. Furthermore the 300cd/m2 brightness and 770:1 contrast ratio give Zenbook UX303 outstanding clarity in any lighting conditions, and the high-fidelity touch actuators — which are more than twice as sensitive as the industry standard — provide ultra-responsive and precise touchscreen control for navigation or drawing.
The Zenbook UX303 will be available at SITEX from $1,098 onwards.
Other Models To Look Out For
P50AD Small Form Factor Desktop
The P50AD desktop is ASUS’ small form factor desktop range with Windows OS, providing top notch performance in a compact 11 litre case. Powered with the 4th Intel® Core® processor, it delivers up to 15% better performance enabling users to switch seamlessly between applications of Web surfing, animated-PowerPoint making and home video creating. It also houses a NVIDIA® GeForce® GT720 graphics card providing vivid images on any screen. Moreover its low energy consumption makes it environmentally friendly as well as decreasing the noise level by 4 times.
Users are able to charge their USB-compatible devices even when the PC is shut down with 50% faster charging speed, providing ultimate convenience. The HDMI output port lets you connect P50AD to an HDTV to supersize your entertainment. Furthermore, with the Sonic Master audio technology it provides excellent audio enjoyment to complement the incredible entertainment experience.
The P50AD desktop is available for pre-orders at $899 exclusively at SITEX. Customers who pre-order will receive a Denon Cocoon Portable Speaker (worth $549) while stocks last.
Transformer Book T100
The award-winning Transformer Book T100, a 10.1-inch ultraportable laptop with an updated Intel® Atom™ ‘Bay-Trail’ quad-core processor and a detachable HD 1,366 x 768 display that can be used as a standalone Windows 8.1 tablet. With a slim design and durable finish, the Transformer Book T100 remains one of the lightest ultra-portables in the market, weighing at a combined weight of 1.07kg. The Transformer Book T100 is also pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 with full versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, the perfect productivity solution for both school and work.
Equipped with a dual storage of 32GB EMMC and 500GB HDD, the Transformer Book T100 will be retailing at a reduced price of $569 (original price $599).
The award winning ZenFone mobile series was just launched in Singapore earlier this year with LTE functionality. Positioned as the most affordable 5-inch LTE smartphone in the market, the ZenFone 5 LTE comes with a 5-inch 1,280 x 720 HD IPS display, a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 400 quad-core processor and an Adreno™ 305 graphics processor. The ZenFone 5 LTE display is made of Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 for added toughness and damage resistance, while an anti-fingerprint coating provides extra protection against scratches and fingerprint smudges.
The ZenFone 6 offers a HD display that measures six inches across the diagonal – allowing users to see much more of what they want. Made to optimise mobile entertainment, the ZenFone 6’s large HD screen is complemented with the exclusive ASUS SonicMaster audio technology. This provides users with a truly immersive mobile entertainment for movies or games. Featuring a fast and energy-efficient Intel® Atom™ Z2580 processor running at 2.0GHz, the ZenFone 6 is also fitted with a 13-megapixel rear camera as well as a 2-megapixel front camera for selfies and high resolution video calls.
The ZenFone 5 LTE and ZenFone 6 will be retailing at $269 and $299 respectively. Exclusive only at SITEX, a complimentary selfie stick (worth $19) will be given for every purchase of the ZenFone 5 LTE or ZenFone 6 with any ASUS authorised retail partners.
The unique two-in-one design features leading technology such as 4G LTE-Advanced connectivity, including carrier aggregation, to deliver ultra-fast mobile data speeds. The Qi wireless charging support also makes charging the PadFone S easy and convenient. Powered by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 801 quad-core 2.3GHz processor, the PadFone S provides an incredible performance with a large battery offering two-times battery life. Promising ultimate flexibility and mobility, the 5-inch full HD Android 4.4
(KitKat) smartphone docks into the PadFone S Station, transforming it into a 9-inch tablet and apps running are resized to fit the tablet’s larger display. Built with dual front speakers, the ASUS PadFone S provides rich and immersive sounds to complement its large screen, for an incredible entertainment experience all-in-one device.
Available in black and white colours, the PadFone S smartphone and PadFone S station will be retailing at $449 and $199 respectively at SITEX. A complimentary selfie stick (worth $19) will be given for every purchase of the PadFone S at SITEX, while stocks last.
MeMO Pad 8
The ASUS MeMO Pad 8 (ME581CL) is the latest Android tablet that features the next generation 64-bit Intel® Atom™ “Moorefield” quad-core processor. Designed to be lightweight, the MeMO Pad 8 comes with an ultra-thin design measuring 7.45mm at its thinnest edge and weighs just 299g making it incredibly portable and easy to use with one hand. It features the latest Android 4.4 KitKat operating system, as well as the ASUS ZenUI interface. With Wi-Fi, LTE and NFC capabilities and Miracast functionalities, the 8-inch MeMO Pad 8 is an ideal portable wireless entertainment hub. Furthermore, the use of Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 provides the toughness and durability of the tablet to withstand bumps and knocks.
The MeMO Pad 8 will be retailing at $499 in pearl white, powder pink and metallic blue colours.
Featuring the next gen 64-bit Intel® Atom™ Intel quad-core processor, the ASUS Fonepad 8 (FE380CG) combines powerful performance with energy efficiency, giving this latest 8-inch Android tablet a smooth performance and incredible 12 hours of battery life. The Fonepad 8 has the largest viewing area of any 8-inch phablet in the market, as it features a 72.2% screen-to-body ratio for a larger display area. With dual SIM function, the Fonepad 8 ensures that users remain connected at all times. Furthermore, with full 3G telephony support, the Fonepad 8 is ideal for voice calls, using the built-in noise cancelling digital microphone or an optional Bluetooth headset.
Available in black, white, gold and red colours, the Fonepad 8 will be retailing at $299.
ASUS products will be available for sale at the following booths:
Hall 5: 5A18, 5B20, 5D60
Hall 6: 6B01, 6C10, 6C01, 6D01, 6E30, 6E40
SITEX Show Promotion Activities
Purchase the ROG G751 and receive a bundled package with ROG headset, mouse and backpack (worth $397) exclusively at SITEX. Promotion is not conjunction with any other promotions.
A purchase of ROG G20 at $2,699 will receive a complimentary Assassin’s Creed Unity Game (worth $74.90), while stocks last. Promotion is not conjunction with any other promotions.
Pre-order the P50AD desktop exclusively at SITEX 2014 to receive a free Denon Cocoon Portable Speaker (worth S$549), while stocks last. Promotion is not conjunction with any other promotions.
Any purchase of Zenfone 5 LTE or Zenfone 6 exclusively at SITEX will receive a complimentary selfie stick (worth $19), while stocks last. Promotion is not conjunction with any other promotions.
Any purchase of PadFone S exclusively at SITEX will receive a complimentary selfie stick (worth $19), while stocks last. Promotion is not conjunction with any other promotions.
Transformer Book T100
Transformer Book T100 will be retailing at a reduced price of $569 (original price $599).
ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning, motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, 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 and smartphones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,256 awards in 2013 and is widely credited with revolutionising the PC industry with its Eee PC™. ASUS has more than 13,600 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 4,500 engineers. Company revenue for 2013 was approximately US$14 billion.