What you need to know
- The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 is now listed at Best Buy as "coming soon."
- The single model currently on offer is priced at $1,450 for a Ryzen 9 and GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q.
- This is our first look at ASUS' U.S. pricing for the Zephyrus G14.
ASUS' new ROG Zephyrus G14 is now listed at Best Buy (opens in new tab), giving us our first indication of U.S. pricing for the powerful gaming laptop. Though it's not on sale just yet, Best Buy has this particular model listed at $1,450. For the money, you're getting some of the Zephyrus G14's top specs, too.
The configuration shown on Best Buy's online store comes packed with a third-generation AMD Ryzen 9-4900HS processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q graphics. Those are both at the top end of what ASUS offers with the Zephyrus G14. In addition, you'll get 16GB of RAM and 1TB of SSD storage space.
This model also opts for the 1080p variant of the 14-inch display, though it's unclear if this is the 60Hz or 120Hz panel.
Once the ROG Zephyrus G14 is available, you'll be able to snatch one up in several different configurations. Here's a full look at the specs ASUS will offer on the laptop.
|OS||Windows 10 Pro|
1080p at 60Hz or 120Hz
1440p at 60Hz
|Processor||AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS|
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
|Security||Fingerprint (single sign-on), power button|
|Graphics||NVIDIA GTX 1650|
NVIDIA GTX 1650Ti
NVIDIA GTX 1660Ti Max-Q
NVIDIA RTX 2060 Max-Q
|Memory||Up to 32GB DDR4 3200MHz|
|Storage||Up to 1TB PCIe 3.0 SSD|
|Security||Built in fingerprint scanner|
|Ports||1 x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 PD|
1 x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2
2 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 1
1 x HDMI 2.0b
1 x 3.5mm headset jack
|Audio||2x 2.5W speakers with Smart AMP technology|
|Weight||1.6 kg (3.52 lbs)|
In his initial preview of the ASUS OG Zephyrus G14, Windows Central executive editor Daniel Rubino came away pretty impressed. The combination of AMD's latest mobile chips and NVIDIA's RTX graphics made it a powerful contender in our benchmark tests. A full review is still forthcoming.
Presumably, the ROG Zephyrus G14 will hit other retailers in the coming weeks. For now, however, you can keep an eye on Best Buy (opens in new tab) if you're looking to pick one up.
Gaming on the go
ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14
A Ryzen flagship
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 manages to take advantage of the latest chips from AMD and NVIDIA in a way that makes it a powerful contender for your gaming-on-the-go needs.
Dan Thorp-Lancaster is the Editor in Chief for Windows Central. He began working with Windows Central as a news writer in 2014 and is obsessed with tech of all sorts. You can follow Dan on Twitter @DthorpL and Instagram @heyitsdtl. Got a hot tip? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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