Asus today launched two new products in the ROG and TUF series lineup. Asus ROG Flow Z13 2-in-1 gaming tablet PC and 2022 TUF Dash 15 launched in India. The first was officially unveiled internationally in January of this year during CES 2022.
ROG’s latest addition aims to provide a blend of productivity and gaming in a portable form factor. Like other Asus TUF series laptops, the Dash F15 comes with a redesigned form factor. However, you still get the same standard military protection with the chassis. Both products are on sale today and are available through the company’s online store, Amazon and other offline retail partners.
The Asus ROG Flow Z13 is a 2-in-1 portable gaming tablet PC. The system form factor is almost the same as an iPad and comes with a detachable backlit keyboard accessory and a stylus. You also get 170° hinge that allows to keep the device flat on the surface and is ideal for creators. The device features Intel’s 12th generation i9 chipset and is equipped with the NVIDIA RTX 3050 Ti graphics card.
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The unique feature of the Asus ROG Flow Z13 is the presence of a Switch MUX. This allows the system to bypass all graphics load from the CPU and directly to the GPU. It allows the GPU to provide a performance boost, but at the expense of battery life.
Asus ROG Flow Z13 and TUF Dash 15 Pricing and Availability
The Asus TUF Dash 15 2022 is available in two color options – Off Black and Moonlight White. It comes with a starting price of Rs 90,990 for the base variant with Intel’s i5 chipset, while the top model with i7 is priced at Rs 1,64,990.
The Asus ROG Flow Z13, on the other hand, starts at Rs 1,36,990 for the base variant with Intel’s i5 processor. The main variant with i9 processor and NVIDIA RTX 3050 Ti costs Rs 1,91,990.
Asus ROG Flow Z13 specs
The Asus ROG Flow Z13 comes with a 13.4-inch touchscreen. The company offers it in FullHD and 4K resolutions. While models with FullHD models offer a 120Hz refresh rate, you only get 60Hz on the 4K display model.
The basic variant of the 2-in-1 gaming tablet PC comes with Intel’s 12th generation i5 chipset with integrated Intel Iris graphics. On higher-end models, ROG Flow Z13 comes with i7 chipsets with NVIDIA RTX 3050 and i9 with RTX 3050 Ti. You also get 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM with 512GB and 1TB SSD storage. The tablet PC offers an additional PCIe 2230 M.2 slot for storage expansion.
The tablet PC comes with a detachable backlit RGB keyboard that supports Asus Aura Sync. In terms of connectivity, you get a Thunderbolt 4 port, a USB Type-A port, a MicroSD card reader, and a USB Type-C port for charging and support for external displays.
It also has an 8MP rear camera and a 720p front lens for video calling. The Asus ROG Flow Z13 comes with a 56WHr battery and comes with a 100W charging adapter.
Asus TUF Dash F15 Specifications
The Asus TUF Dash F15 has a 15.6-inch IPS display with FullHD 144Hz or QuadHD resolution with 165Hz refresh rates. You can choose between two configurations – 12th Gen Intel i5 or i7 chipsets. The laptop comes with NVIDIA RTX 3050 in the lowest variant and RTX 3070 in the highest variant.
You also get up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB or 1TB of SSD storage. The RAM is even expandable up to 32 GB. In terms of connectivity, the laptop comes with standard RJ45 LAN, HDMI, Thunderbolt 4 and USB Type-C ports. While last year’s model lost a front-facing camera, the 2022 model adds a 720p webcam. Other features include an RGB backlit keyboard and support for Dolby Atmos.
The gaming laptop comes with a 76WHr battery and can be charged with either a 180W or 200W charger.