ASUS announced the launch of its R558UQ notebook in India, an upgraded variant of the R558UR premium notebooks.
The notebook features 7th Gen Intel processors. They are available in two models, namely Core i7 Model and Core i5 Model, priced INR 59,990 and INR 48,990 respectively
Both the models showcase the next gen USB type C connectivity and advanced graphics NVIDIA GeForce 940MX (N16S-GTR) with a performance, almost two times if compared with its competitors, ASUS claims.
The ASUS R558UQ boasts of a 15.6’//LED Back-lit, Ultra Slim 200nits, Full HD display with resolution 1920×1080, Anti-Glare, NTSC: 45 percent which has a much higher pixel density than what is offered by most of the competitors in the market.
The notebook has a memory of DDR4 8GB for i7 and DDR4 4GB for i5 models with a dedicated upgradable memory door on the bottom side and armed with the ASUS’ exclusive Splendid technology for visual enhancement.
Peter Chang, regional head – South Asia & Country Manager – System Business Group – ASUS India, said, “The demand for the mainstream notebooks has been steadily increasing over the years and hence this segment will be one of our key focus areas this year.”
Both the R558UQ i7 and i5 models come with SATA 1TB 5400RPM 2.5′ HDD storage, VGA web camera (Fixed type), a Chiclet keyboard coupled with ASUS Smart Gesture and ASUS Splendid software.
The R558UQ i7 models and i5 models will be available across all leading online and offline retail outlets from January 09, 2017. The R558UQ i7 model is available in Glossy Dark Brown IMR and the i5 model is available in Matt Golden, Glossy Dark Brown, Red and Dark Blue hues.