ASUS Republic of Gamers has unveiled its newest ROG Flow X13 ultraportable gaming laptop during the Consumer Electronics Summit (CES) 2021.
ROG Flow X13
During ROG’s “For Those Who Dare” virtual launch, they debuted the Flow X13 gaming laptop with the XG Mobile external GPU. The device is powered by up to an AMD Ryzen 9 5980HS mobile processor and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics. The energy efficient CPU helps prolong battery life. This gives the gaming laptop up to 10 hours of gaming on a full charge. It also comes with a lightweight, 100W USB-C PD charger that can charge the device up to 60% in just 39 minutes.
Having a flip design, the Flow X13’s screen can be flipped 360 degrees for use in various scenarios. It also comes with a 120Hz FHD panel or a high-res 4K panel that’s protected by tough Corning Gorilla glass. The screen also features a narrow frame design and support for touch and stylus input. It has a 16:10 aspect ratio, support Adaptive-Sync and are Pantone® Validated for superb color accuracy.
ROG Flow X13 Specifications
|Dimensions||29.9 x 22.2 x 1.58 ~ 1.58 cm (11.77″ x 8.74″ x 0.62″ ~ 0.62″)|
|Weight||1.30 Kg (2.87 lbs)|
|CPU||AMD Ryzen™ 9 5980HS/5900HS|
|GPU||NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650|
|RAM||32GB LPDDR4X on board|
|Storage||1TB M.2 2230 NVMe™ PCIe® 3.0 SSD|
WQUXGA (3840 x 2400) 16:10
Refresh Rate: 60Hz
|Audio||· Built-in array microphone|
· 2x 1W speaker with smart AMP technology
|Keyboard||Backlit Chiclet Keyboard|
|I/O Ports||· 1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack|
· 1x HDMI 2.0b
· 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
· 2x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C support DisplayPort / power delivery
· 1x ROG XG Mobile Interface
|Operating System||Windows 10 Pro/Home|
|Battery||62WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ion|
TYPE-C, 100W AC Adapter
|Other Features||· 720P HD camera|
· XG Mobile eGPU (NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080)
The new gaming laptop can be paired with the XG Mobile. It is an external GPU with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 graphics. When connected, the XG Mobile gives the Flow X13 a graphical prowess that’s equivalent to full-sized gaming desktop computer. The external GPU comes with a proprietary connector which have a dedicated 63Gbps bandwidth that’s exclusive to graphics. This results in a significantly higher performance than a Thunderbolt eGPU.
The XG Mobile will also include a dedicated USB 2.3 Gen 2 link. This feeds an I/O hub with extra connectivity and an integrated 280W AC adapter. This power both the XG Mobile and Flow X13 so that users don’t need to carry an additional power brick.
Availability and Pricing
No news of when the ROG Flow X13 will hit our shores, as well as its price range. ASUS ROG Philippines, however, will be announcing its first sets of AMD Cezanne laptops and when they will hit the market.