Asus ROG Zephyrus M15

Asus ROG Zephyrus M15 The Gaming Beast Full Review

Asus recently launched it’s brand new Asus ROG Zephyrus M15 in the USA, The Asus ROG Zephyrus M15 is one of the fantastic laptops from this series. 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 ROG Zephyrus M15 is the successor of Asus ROG Zephyrus M GU502 in the term of hardware and much more so let’s started and know more about it.

Specifications of Asus ROG Zephyrus M15

ModelROG Zephyrus M GU502GW
ProcessorIntel® Core™ i7-9750H
Display15.6-inch 4K UHD (3840×2160) IPS-level panel, 60Hz,
15.6-inch Full HD (1920×1080) IPS panel, 144Hz,
15.6-inch Full HD (1920×1080) IPS-level panel, 240Hz
GraphicNVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2070
8GB GDDR6 VRAM
RAM16GB DDR4 Expendable Up To 32GB
Storage256GB/512GB/1TB PCIe 3.0 SSD
Connectivity802.11ac Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.0
Ports and I/O1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type C DisplayPort
1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type A
2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type A
1 x HDMI 2.0b
1 x 3.5mm Audio Jack
1 x Audio Jack Mic-in
1 x RJ45
1 x Kensington Lock
KeyboardBacklit chiclet keyboard with RGB Lighting
Weight1.9 KG
Source:- Techtesters

Design and Build Quality

Asus ROG Zephyrus M15
Image Source:- Techtesters

The Asus ROG Zephyrus M15 is a compact design laptop it’s fragile and light in weight. The ROG Zephyrus M15 weighs only 1.9Kg which makes it pretty handy and easy to carry everywhere you want. The Asus ROG Zephyrus M15 has a sleek metal body design aimed at productivity-oriented tasks, and it looks perfect for that. The silver-blue and black color of this laptop is just an add on to its beautiful build and design.

The Asus claims that the laptop comes with military-grade durability standards, it’s not the sturdiest laptop, but at this price point, you can’t complain. It is the sturdiest laptop I have ever experienced at this price. Asus claims that it can easily handle drops from as high up as 10cm. It’s an excellent rating to have, but I haven’t done the drop test, so I cannot confirm that the claim made by Asus for the laptop holds up or not.

Coming back to the design of The Asus ROG Zephyrus M15, the laptop has thinner bezels which makes the laptop more attractive and result in the 15-inch display fits perfectly, which above the mark you’d expect. The Asus ROG Zephyrus M15 bezels are just perfect, and I love that.

The Asus ROG Zephyrus M15 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.

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Display

Asus ROG Zephyrus M15
Source:- Techtesters

The Asus ROG Zephyrus M15 comes with a decent size 15.6-inch Full HD (1920×1080) IPS panel, 144Hz, and having up to 87% screen-to-body ratio. The display has a 144Hz 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 M15 also has a 240Hz refresh rate display which also provides you excellent performance while playing games.

For the gamers Asus ROG Zephyrus M15 the high-resolution detail and wide color gamut of the 4K UHD display, which has a color accuracy across 100% of the Adobe RGB color space. Gamers can get silky smooth gameplay in frenetic shooters on the 240Hz/3ms FHD gaming panel. The ROG Zephyrus M15 has a 15.6-inch IPS panel which has slim 6.2-mm bezels, creating an 81% screen-to-body ratio that feels attractive.

The Asus ROG Zephyrus M15 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 M15 packed with a 10th gen Intel Core i7-10875H CPU processor and coupled with 16GB LPDDR4 RAM. The laptop comes with a 1TB PCIe SSD storage, that translates to impressive performance, and it doesn’t let you down.

The Intel Core i7-10875H 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 M15, 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 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10875H which actually a powerful processor which is a real powerhouse, The Intel Core i7-10875H has 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 2070 GPU With up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM support and 1TB SSD storage.

I/O and Ports

There are the right amount of I/O ports available in the Asus ROG Zephyrus M15. There is a USB-C, port, 2x USB 3.2 Type-A Gen 1 port, 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A Port, and a headphone and mic have a dedicated 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 M15 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 M15 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 that uses a different type of color light but it also has a downside that you can’t use multiple lights at the same time that is not that much big issue.

I used the 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 M15 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 M15 is an excellent choice for working professionals, and for students also who are looking for a laptop that lasts throughout the day. I have no issues recommending this laptop to people who need it for handling their productive tasks.

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