GIGABYTE's new AERO 15 & 17 laptops are built for professional creators

Gigabyte Aero 15
Gigabyte Aero 15 (Image credit: GIGABYTE)

What you need to know

  • GIGABYTE announced the AERO 15 OLED and AERO 17 HDR laptops.
  • Both laptops are built for image editing, graphic design, and other types of creation.
  • The laptops are listed online now but do not appear to be for sale at this time.

GIGABYTE announced two new AERO laptops, the AERO 15 OLED and the AERO 17 HDR. Both laptops run on 11th Gen Intel processors ranging up to the Intel Core i9-11980HK. Those next-gen CPUs are paired with up to an NVIDIA RTX 3080 GPU.

Built for creators, both laptops feature Pantone Color dual-certified displays. The AERO 15 has 100% DCI-P3 coverage, while the AERO 17 covers 100% Adobe RGB. The displays are also both X-Rite color calibrated and have VESA DisplayHDR 400 True Black ultra-high-contrast certification.

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OSWindows 10 ProWindows 10 HomeWindows 10 ProWindows 10 Home
CPUUp to Intel Core i9-10980HKUp to Intel Core i9-10980HK
GPUUp to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080Up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
RAM2x DDR4-3200, max 64GB2x DDR4-3200, max 64GB
StorageRow 4 - Cell 1 Row 4 - Cell 2
Display15.6-inch, 4K HDR AMOLED, 100% DCI-P3, X-RITE + Pantone Color dual-certified17.3-inch, 4K HDR IPS, 100% Adobe RGB, X-RITE + Pantone Color dual-certified
Ports3x USB 3.2 Gen1 (Type-A), 1x Thunderbolt™ 4 (Type-C) (Optional), 1x HDMI 2.1, 1x mini DP 1.4, 1x 3.5mm, Headphone/Microphone Combo Jack, 1x UHS-II SD Card Reader (Optional), 1x DC-in Jack, 1x RJ-453x USB 3.2 Gen1 (Type-A), 1x Thunderbolt™ 4 (Type-C) (Optional), 1x HDMI 2.1, 1x mini DP 1.4, 1x Headphone out, 1x Microphone in, 1x UHS-II SD Card Reader (Optional), 1x DC-in Jack, 1x RJ-45
Battery99 Whr99 Whr

To help power the internals and displays, the laptops feature 99 Whr batteries. GIGABYTE says that the laptops will last up to eight hours, though that will vary depending on usage.

The GIGABYTE AERO 15 and 17 are listed now on GIGABYTE's website but don't seem to have pricing or availability details at this time.

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