Asus ROG Zephyrus G14

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 Full Review

Asus recently launched the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 and ROG Zephyrus G15 both the gaming laptops are a great level of performance. The ROG Zephyrus comes with a compact design, power pack performance, and insane battery life. So, here is my review of the Asus ROG Zephyrus.

The Asus Zephyrus G14 is a 14-inch powerful gaming laptop from the Asus, so let’s started and know more about it.

SPECIFICATIONS OF ASUS ROG ZEPHYRUS G14

Display14-inch Non-glare WQHD (2560 x 1440) IPS-level 60Hz panel,
14-inch Non-glare Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS-level 120Hz panel,
14-inch Non-glare Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS-level 60Hz panel.
ProcessorAMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS
GraphicNVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max Q,
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
RAM16 GB 3200 MHz RAM expandable up to 32GB
Storage512 GB PCIe SSD/ 1TB PCIe SSD
Connectivity802.11ax Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.0
Ports and I/O1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
1 x HDMI 2.0b
1 x 3.5mm headphone and microphone jack
1 x Kensington lock
Battery65 w/h with 180W power adaptor
KeyboardBacklit chicklet keyboard
WeightAnime matrix 1.7Kg

Pros

  • Killer performance
  • Excellent Battery life
  • Lightning-fast SSD
  • Bright 120Hz display
  • Light-weight

Cons

  • No Webcam
  • Poor Keyboard Lighting

DESIGN AND BUILD QUALITY

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14

The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is a compact design laptop with Anime Matrix LED Panel in the back. The Zephyrus G14 weight only 1.7 Kg which makes the laptop pretty handy and easy to carry anywhere you want. The Anime Matrix LED Panel is fully programmable it’s quite interesting you can set your business logo, name, pictures, anything that you want. If we talk about the build quality of Zephyrus G14. the Zephyrus G14 is well built and lightweight it is fully aluminum chassis which is well built.

Coming back to the design of The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14, the laptop has a truly unique Anime Matrix display which makes the laptop more attractive, The display is made up of 1,215 individual mini-LEDs that can be used to display custom images and animations that express your creativity and audio visualizations that match music playback, which above the mark you’d expect. The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 bezels are just perfect, and I love that.

The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 design and build quality are just perfect, and there is nothing that I can complain about. Asus has done an excellent job with this laptop as far as it’s design and build goes.

Display

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14

The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 comes with a decent size 14-inch WQHD (2560p×1440p) IPS panel, 60Hz, and having up to 85% screen-to-body ratio. The display has a 60Hz Refresh rate which gives an excellent performance, and it’s a nice display with acceptable viewing angles. The display doesn’t lose the color accuracy if you see the display from different angles, the viewing angles on this laptop are not up to the mark, and just fair in this laptop. The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 also has a 120Hz refresh rate display which also provides you excellent performance while playing games.

For the gamers, Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 the high-resolution detail and wide color gamut of the higher refresh rate and 2K resolution. The laptop offers more pixels-per-inch when compared to most of the 14-inch gaming laptops in the market, which has a color accuracy across 100% of the Adobe RGB color space. Gamers can get silky smooth gameplay in frenetic shooters on the Zephyrus G14. The ROG Zephyrus G14 has a 14-inch IPS panel which has thin bezels, creating an 85% screen-to-body ratio that feels attractive.

The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is offering a good display for those who Playing high games on their laptop. The display is wide enough to work on documents or browsing the web with ease. The display provides vibrant colors and good brightness, and if you want to take this laptop out in daylight, you won’t face any problems with display brightness, it’s pretty much attractive for that.

PERFORMANCE

The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 packed with the 4th Gen AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS CPU processor and coupled with 16GB LPDDR4 RAM. The laptop comes with a 1TB NVMe PCIe SSD storage, that translates to impressive performance, and it doesn’t let you down.

The AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS processor it’s a great choice, you wouldn’t find much difference while executing, your day to day tasks and workflows. In my long week usage of the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14, I didn’t experience any freezes, lags, or any annoyance with this laptop. The laptop can easily handle multiple Chrome tabs coupled with a video editing session in Adobe Premiere Pro and doesn’t let you down if you try to push it.

Now Let’s talk about the 4th Gen AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS which actually a powerful processor which is a real powerhouse. The AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS has a power full processor which gives you a next-level performance while playing games. If we talk about the gaming performances it’s a great experience it has also packed with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 MAX-Q GPU With up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM support.

Webcam

If you are gamer of streamer and you want a webcam for your streaming so there is bad news for you the Asus Zephyrus G14 did not have any webcam but that not a big because if a want good quality of stream you should consider a good quality external camera for streaming.

Battery

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14

The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 killer performance, It is a truly incredible gaming notebook in terms of battery life. After the Zephyrus continuously surfed the web over-connected to Wi-Fi with the display at 150 nits brightness, its battery died at 11 hours and 32 minutes. That makes it the longest-lasting gaming laptop you can buy right now.

I/O AND PORTS

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14

There are the right amount of I/O ports available in the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14. There is a USB-C, port, 3x USB 3 port, and a headphone mic combo port, I know that’s not too many, but it’s, enough for a laptop that is, as thin and sleek as this one, and having a USB-C port is a plus point. You will not feel any shortage of ports on this laptop, but if you feel so then, they’re a lot of USB-C dongles are available in the market that will bring more I/O and ports to your laptop.

KEYBOARD

If we talk about the keyboard the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 has a Chiclet keyboard which looks good and also the keys are easy to use day to day task and gaming also. The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 has a smooth trackpad but if you are gamer you should use the extra mouse for high experience for smooth gaming and easy to use. The Asus uses a backlit keyboard it also has a downside there is no RGB lighting that quite disappointing for the gamers.

If we talk about the power button the Zephyrus G14 it’s not only power button it is also a fingerprint sensor for unlocking windows which is quite good and you also get dedicate button of Asus armoury crate with volume buttons.

I used keyboard last few days and I haven’t found any issues in day to day tasks. The performance is impressive while using the keyboard.

Conclusion

The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is a fantastic laptop with impressive performance. Many laptops put in shame when it’s come to battery life, but that’s not the case with this laptop. This laptop had a great battery life that keeps up throughout the day, and that’s what we all look on a laptop, and it doesn’t disappoint you there. The laptop is powerful enough to handle all of your work needs with ease. The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is an excellent choice for working professionals, and for students also who are looking for a laptop that lasts throughout the day. At Price of $1,599.00, I have no issues recommending this laptop to people who need it for handling their productive tasks. If you are looking gaming laptops you can check out here Gaming Laptops

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