Over the past few years, ASUS has been placing greater emphasis on PC gaming and as a result, the Republic Of Gamers (ROG) was founded in 2006 to highlight the most innovative hardcore hardware for truly dedicated gamers.
We manage to get a hands-on experience on the ASUS latest ROG gaming notebook, the ASUS G550JK and here are our first impressions on ASUS’ latest gaming laptop.
The unit comes in a huge box containing the G550JK notebook and the free bundles that comes with it.
For Php 69,995, the package already includes the following:
“¢ ASUS G550JK Notebook
“¢ ROG Gaming Mouse
“¢ ROG Cerberus Gaming headset
“¢ ROG Backpack
“¢ External SonicMaster Subwoofer
ASUS G550JK might be cheaper than other high-end gaming notebooks but still you get to experience premium materials and design details. Colors red and black match the theme of the ASUS ROG, the letters on the keyboard lights up as well as the power buttons and the ROG logo. This gaming device weighs in at 2.6kg with 28mm thickness, the ASUS G550JK makes a decent looking notebook with a sleek design and great build quality.
On the left side is an HDMI port, 2 USB 3.0 ports, mini-display port outputs and a single 3.5mm audio jack. Also the unit has the dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Gigabit Ethernet.
On the right side is a Blue-ray Writer for optical drive, 2-in-1 memory card reader and another USB 3.0 port.
The new G550JK gaming laptop features a brilliant Full HD IPS display, with wide 178-degree viewing angles and anti-glare coating for comfort during long gaming sessions and a matte finish with no touch compatibility.
ASUS definitely knows what most consumers want in a gaming laptop. Aside from the great design and build quality, ASUS tossed in free bundles on the ASUS G550JK making it a great deal not only for those who are wanting to have their first gaming notebook but for those who want to upgrade their gaming rig.
ASUS ROG G550JK Gaming Laptop Specifications
|Processors||Intel Core i7-4700HQ Processor|
|Chipset||Mobile Intel HM86 Chipset|
|Operating System||WIN8.1/WIN8.1 Professional|
|Memory||DDR3 1600 MHz up to 16GB|
|Display||15.6″ AG FHD LED backlight (1920 x 1080)|
|Graphics Card||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M with 4GB DDR5 VRAM|
|Storage||2.5″ SATA 750GB (7200 rpm)|
|Optical Drive||DVD Super-Multi / Blu-ray Combo / Blu-ray writer|
|Camera||Built-in HD camera and array mic|
|Dimension and Weight||38.3(W) x 25.5(D) x 2.77 (H) cm, 2.5 Kg (for 4-cell Battery)|
|Bundle Gifts||· Gaming Mouse, External Subwoofer, Gaming Backpack, Cerberus Gaming Headset|