ASUS announced its product road map for India in Mumbai. Showcasing a wide range of products in the lifestyle and gaming categories, ASUS unveiled its first chassis, the GT 501 case under the TUF banner along with the ASUS RT AX88U, the first router to run on the 802.11ax Wi-Fi standard. The TUF Gaming GT501 and AX88U router goes on sale next month in India and will be available only thru select partners.
ASUS, pioneers in innovation and cutting edge technology demonstrated its patent software, ASUS Aura RGB to showcase how stable and immersive it is versus its competitors. Aura RGB provides a nearly endless spectrum of colours, patterns and even the ability to link lighting to music, in-game action, or CPU/GPU temperatures. The PC on display to demonstrate AURA Sync to the media had all the latest components, most of which were part of the way forward for ASUS’s components business.
The following products were showcased at the event:
ASUS Zenbeam S2 Projector:
An ultra-portable short throw LED projector, successor to the ASUS S1 projector. The ASUS Zenbeam S2 weighs approximately 497g and has a brightness of 500 lumens with a native resolution of 720p. The S2 packs a 6000 mAh battery that delivers up to 3.5 hours of operation on a single charge. It doubles up as a power bank to charge a mobile device when not in use. The S2 can effortlessly project up to 120” crisp and bright displays from a distance of 3m.
AiMesh AX6100 WiFi System (RT-AX92U 2 Pack):
The world’s first triband mesh WiFI system supporting the latest 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) standard. With OFDMA and MU-MIMO, AiMesh AX6100 WiFi System enables more efficient, stable, and faster transmission even when multiple devices are transmitting data at the same time. The RT-AX92U 2-Pack is 2.7X faster than normal 802.11ac 4x4 routers and offers Coverage up to 5,500 sq. ft. AiProtection Pro protects all the connected devices on your home network and advanced parental controls allow you to manage the family's internet usage. Availability: May 2019 at Rs 25,000
ASUS RT AX88U:
The ASUS RT AX88U is a dual-band router that runs on the 802.11ax WiFi standard. The router boasts 4 antennas + 8 LAN ports to support more clients at the same time. Equipped with AiProtection Pro, powered by Trend Micro, blocks internet security threats for all your connected smart devices. Compatible with ASUS AiMesh WiFi system for seamless whole-home coverage. Availability: April 2019 at Rs 28,000
TUF Gaming GT501 Case:
ASUS’s first Mid-Tower Computer Case supports up to EATX Motherboards. Metal front panel with custom TUF Gaming spatter pattern, and 4mm-thick, smoked, tempered-glass side panel to showcase your build’s internals. Equipped with three 120mm Aura Sync RGB-illuminated fans and one 140mm rear PWM fan, plus up to seven fan-mounting points for targeted airflow. It's fitted with two ergonomic, woven-cotton handles, rigorously tested to support up to 30kg – so it's both easy and safe to transport your completed build. Availability: April 2019 at Rs 12,500 plus taxes
ROG Thor 850P:
ASUS’s Platinum 850W power supply, THOR was demonstrated in the GT501 TUF Case. Externally, Aura Sync RGB illumination and an integrated OLED information panel enable unique customization and monitoring options for your ROG gaming rig. Under the hood, high-quality capacitors, a 135mm Wing-blade fan, and large heatsinks allow the ROG Thor 850W to achieve LAMBDA A+ and 80 PLUS Platinum certifications, making it ideal for PC enthusiasts who demand performance perfection. Comes with a 10-year worldwide warranty.
ROG Delta is the world's first gaming headset with the industry-leading, hi-fi-grade ESS 9218 quad DAC, which delivers impeccably clear and detailed sound. It features a USB-C connector and comes with a USB-C to USB 2.0 adapter to let you game on your PC, console and mobile device without changing headsets. With ROG Delta, the exclusive ASUS Essence drivers have been updated with Audio Signal Diversion technology, giving them a circular wall that helps separate high, low and medium frequency sounds, reducing interference between frequency ranges for purer and clearer audio. The world's first gaming headset to feature rainbow circular RGB lighting and is Aura Sync compatible. Availability: April 2019 at Rs 15,000
ROG Balteus Qi
ROG Balteus Qi is a gaming mouse pad that brings the convenience of Qi wireless charging to the desktop. Its large, portrait-oriented surface offers ample room for playing in comfort while powering up compatible devices, and its micro-textured finish is optimized for ultrafast tracking. Featuring 15 individually customizable Aura Sync RGB lighting zones, get ready to play your way, your style.
ROG Ryujin 360
ROG Ryujin is the flagship all-in-one cooler for high-end builds designed to deliver the best thermal performance. Featuring Noctua Industrial PPC fans for cooler and quieter operation, plus an embedded fan in the pump housing for additional cooling to the VRM and M.2, ROG Ryujin keeps your system running its absolute best.
ASUS Expedition motherboards are made for non-stop action, engineered with non-stop durability to prevent damage from moisture, corrosion and over-voltages — for immense longevity. The EX-A320M-Gaming is an AMD chipset supports AMD Ryzen processors, 7th Generation A-series accelerated processing units (APUs) and Athlon CPUs. It is a VR ready motherboard targeting consumers and game café owners and is ASUS AURA RGB compatible. Positioned as a value for money Motherboard, it is priced at Rs 5,000
ASUS FX HDD
ASUS FX External Hard Drive is the world's first 2.5” HDD with Aura Sync lighting, USB 3.1 Gen1 data transmission speed, 256-bit AES encryption, and a capacity of either 1 TB for an extremely reliable backup solution. Featuring a futuristic design and exclusive Aura Sync LED lighting, ASUS FX gives any gaming setup a dashing look.