ASUS ROG announces the first 8th Generation Intel Core gaming laptops in India

Abhishek Baxi

ASUS ROG (Republic of Gamers) has announced pre-orders for its 8th Gen Intel Core gaming laptops in India. Launched in 2006, Republic of Gamers (ROG) is an ASUS sub-brand focused on gaming laptops, peripherals, and accessories.

The GL503 and GX501 are powered by the latest 8th Gen Intel Core processor with latest NVIDIA GTX 10 series GPU. The laptops also feature patented Anti-Dust Cooling system that expels harmful dust particles to improve performance, stability, and durability.


The ROG GX501 (Zephyrus) is the world’s thinnest gaming laptop that’s powered by the latest 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Max-Q) graphics. The blade-inspired design has a profile that tapers from 17.9mm down to just 16.9mm at its thinnest point.

It sports a 15.6-inch FHD IPS panel with a 144Hz refresh rate and 3ms GTG response time for superfast visuals with minimal ghosting and motion blur.

ASUS ROG Strix GL503

The Strix GL503 is powered by the latest Intel 8th Generation i7 processor with NVIDIA GTX 1050Ti GPU and sports a display with 120Hz high refresh rate and 3ms gray-to-gray (GTG) response.

Both the ROG Strix GL503 and ROG GX501 are available for pre-order on Flipkart, Croma, and ASUS exclusive stores. While the ROG GL503 is priced at ₹109,990 ($1671), the ROG GX501 will be available for ₹299,990 ($4560).