UPDATE – 14 Sep 245PM: ASUS ROG Zephyrus is now available for pre-order. Read more for details.
ORIGINAL STORY – 12 SEPT: Few weeks ago, it has come to our attention that the new ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX510 ultra slim gaming laptop will be making its way into our market within this month. Today, we have learned that the laptop will be released in Malaysia with a price tag of RM 15,999.
This particular information was revealed in the ASUS Malaysia’s product guide for September and October 2017 on its official website. True to our previous report, the document stated that ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 for Malaysian market is indeed equipped with Intel Core i7-7700HQ, 24GB DDR4 RAM, and 1TB PCIe3 x4 NVME M.2 solid state drive.
Originally launched at Computex 2017, let’s not forget the laptop’s NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q graphics card which provides the graphical power to the laptop’s 15.6-inch 120Hz IPS display. Not surprisingly, the high speed display panel also supports NVIDIA G-Sync technology.
The product guide also revealed that each purchase of ROG Zephyrus will be accompanied with free ROG Centurion 7.1 gaming headset and ROG Gladius II gaming mouse which are valued at RM 1,969 in total. Additionally, there is also a pair of VIP tickets to the grand final of ROG Masters International that will take place in KLCC this November.
Despite this revelation, the exact release date for ROG Zephyrus is still not yet known at the moment. We have reached out to ASUS Malaysia for further information, so stay tuned.
(Source: ASUS Malaysia)
As it turns out, the gaming laptop will be launched in Malaysia later this week. Moments after we published this article, ASUS Malaysia has sent us this media invite and has confirmed that more information regarding ROG Zephyrus release in our market will be presented at this launch event.
UPDATE – 14 Sep 245PM
The new ASUS ROG Zephyrus is now open for pre-order immediately through ASUS Authorized dealers throughout Malaysia. Additionally, the free ROG Centurion 7.1 gaming headset, ROG Gladius II gaming mouse, and VIP tickets to ROG Masters 2017 International Grand Finals are only available for the first 12 pre-order customers.
ASUS Malaysia will contact these future Zephyrus owners directly, if they managed to one of the first 12 pre-order customers. Gamers can generally expect to get their hand on the new ultra slim gaming laptop by end of September.