ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 (GA401IU and GA401IV)

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV and GA401IU are the company’s latest ultra-slim Gaming laptops. This good quality gaming laptop is integrated with the latest features.

The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 series laptop is currently among the most powerful 14-inch gaming laptops in the market.


The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 is not just about the specs, thermals, performance and the display screen, but also about a lightweight and durable magnesium design, quad-speakers, a big battery with dual-charging methods and fast wireless features.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 Key Features and Specs.

  • 14-inch Non-glare Full HD IPS Display, 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro
  • AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS Processor
  • Up to 32GB DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM
  • 512GB / 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 with 6GB GDDR6 VRAM (GA401IV) or NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660 Ti with 6GB GDDR6 VRAM (GA401IU)
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • quad-speakers With Dolby Atmos technology
  • 1 x USB 3.2, 1 x HDMI 2.0b, 1 x USB Type C, 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
  • Support Type-C PD 3.0 up to 65W Battery.

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14

Design

The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 series sports an entirely new design unlike the existing Zephyrus chassis, this laptop is the smallest yet durable Zephyrus gaming laptop.

There are mainly two variants of ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 differentiated by the included graphics card, namely the G14 GA401IV and the G14 GA401IU.

These two models are almost same, however, there is a slight difference between the two.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV and GA401IU new design looks and feels more professional than the traditional gaming laptop designs.

it is made from a fingerprint-resistant magnesium-aluminum alloy similar to Razer Blade lineup.

Furthermore, this sleek and light weighted laptop weighs 3.5 pounds and measures 12.7 x 8.7 x 0.7 inches, hence, the worthy of the name world’s lightest gaming laptop.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 lid come with the ErgoHinge design which raises the keyboard slightly upwards to an angle for a better typing experience.

Similarly, half of the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 top lid is covered in a cool dot matrix pattern that hides a unique light show, thus, giving the premium and unique look.

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The striking dot matrix design on the lid is made with a precision CNC milling process that creates 6,536 perfectly spaced perforations in an incredibly small surface area.

Likewise, this dot anime matrix pattern is customization backlit LED that illuminates in white. However, this design is only present on the G14 GA401IV.

ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IU only sports a more cleaner exterior without the LED lighting.

The lid also house the 14-inch display which is surrounded by very slim bezels on the  top, right and left, but a bit wider bezel at the bottom which is probably to create enough room for the ErgoHinge.

Furthermore, the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 chassis is built with a full Backlit chicklet keyboard which allows full-size functionality.

Display

Both the ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV and GA401IU comes with a 14-inch non-glare Full HD with IPS-level panel.

It also feature a resolution of 1920 x 1080 with a refresh rate of 120Hz.

Similarly, the ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 series also comes with a  WQHD disply option with 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution.

This option also sports a refresh rate of 60Hz with 100% sRGB, hence, offering vibrant colors, and brightness to make up for an excellent display for gamer, and other users.

Furthermore, all display options also comes with Pantone validated. The panels also has adaptive sync technology, which syncs the GPU with the display’s refresh rate for smoother image renders.

Performance

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 series comes with the best processor and graphics card to enhance the best gaming experience.

Both devices are built on an AMD Ryzen 4000 Core H hardware platform. This processors are AMD’s newly announced with the ability to offer performance up to a Ryzen 4800HS.

Similarly, the ROG Zephyrus G14 series processor is built on 7nm with up to 8 core and 16 threads which combines together offer a more premium performance than in its predecessor.

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Furthermore, to perfect the performance, the laptops comes with the best supporting graphics card.

Although, both devices are integrated with the NVIDIA® GeForce graphics card however, the ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV comes with the NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 with 6GB of VRAM.

Similarly, the GeForce RTX™ 2060 GPU also clocks up to 1298MHz at 65W with ROG Boost, so the G14 moves from fast-paced gaming to content creation in an instant.

However, the ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IU comes with the NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660 Ti and 6GB of VRAM which boost 1435MHz clock.

Furthermore, to support the gaming experience, this laptops is packed with up to 32GB RAM capacity and  1TB of SSD storage.

The ROG Zephyrus G14  is a window 10 laptop with the best users experience and accessibility.

Keyboard

This laptop is the company’s first ever ROG gaming laptop to feature a Windows Hello-compatible fingerprint login located on the power button right at  the top of  the keyboard.

Similarly, the laptop comes with few dedicated hotkeys that puts volume, microphone mute, and ROG Armoury Crate software within easy reach.

Furthermore, the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 keyboard also boast of fast-actuating key switches, like the N-Key rollover and Overstroke technology, which helps registers every keystroke for faster responsiveness.

Other Features

ASUS Zephyrus G14 offers a 65Wh Li-Polymer battery rated to last up to 16 hours on a charge.

The 180W power adaptor offers fast charge feature which according to ASUS will help you boost the battery to 70 percent in 49 minutes.

The ROG Zephyrus G14 devices also comes with the WiFi 6 with Gig+ performance, hence, it both promises seamless connectivity.

Similarly, the ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 is equipped with 2 channels of 0.7W tweeter, Array Microphones with Dolby Atmos technology for incredible sound. Likewise, the two channels 2.5W speakers comes with Smart AMP technology.

Furthermore, it also offers a 2 x USB 3.2, 2xType-C ports, an HDMI 2.0 port, an audio jack and a Kensington lock slot.

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Above all, ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 also comes with ample connectivity ports and most of them are the latest versions, so, G14 connectivity option is good.

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 Price and Availability

The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 price starts at $1028 for the GA401IU model and $1072 for the (GA401IV modesl.

You can to buy the ASUS Laptop at leading online stores in your country.

Similarly, the G14 is also available on ASUS’s official store and other third-party e-commerce platforms like Amazon.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 Specs

Here are a few specs of the ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 (GA401IU) and (GA401IV).

General Features

  • OS: Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS
  • GPU: NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 (GA401IV), NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660 Ti (GA401IU)
  • Memory: Up to 32GB DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM
  • Colours: white and grey
  • Dimension: 12.7mm x 8.7mm x 0.7 inches.
  • Weight: 1.6kg

Display & Keyboard

  • Display: 14-inch Non-glare  IPS Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS-level panel, 120Hz, 100% sRGB, Pantone®Validated, Adaptive sync, 14-inch Non-glare Full HD (1920 x 1080) 60Hz, 100% sRGB, Pantone® Validated, 14-inch Non-glare WQHD (2560 x 1440) IPS-level panel, 60Hz, 100% sRGB, Pantone® Validated, Adaptive sync
  • Keyboard: Backlit chicklet keyboard
  • Pointing Device: Yes

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: Up to 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0
  • Optical Storage: –
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Ports & Connectivity

  • Webcam: No
  • USB Ports: 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A.
  • HDMI: HDMI 2.0b
  • Thunderbolt Ports: –
  • DisplayPort: USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
  • VGA: –
  • Ethernet (RJ-45): –
  • SD Slot: –
  • Mic/Headphone: Yes
  • WLAN: Intel® Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0
  • NFC: –
  • Docking Connector: –
  • Mobile Broadband: –

Other Features

  • AniMe Matrix
  • 180W power adaptor
  • GameFirst VI
  • Armoury Crate
  • GameVisual
  • Dolby Atmos technology
  • Kensington lock
  • 180W power adaptor

Battery

  • Battery: Support Type-C PD 3.0 up to 65W
  • Use Time: up to 16 hours

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