Asus added one more notebook to it’s notebook line up on Tuesday with the launch of R558UQ laptop in india. It is the upgraded version of R558 that was Launched in last year. The R558UQ is improved in performance than previous version. The new Asus R558UQ is available in two variants , Core-i7 and Core-i5 with price tag 59,990 and 48,990 INR respectively.
“The demand for the notebooks has been steadily increasing over the years and hence this segment is one of our key focus on this year” said peter chang , Regional Head , South Asia and Country Manager , System Business Group , Asus India.
The New Asus R558UQ packs with 15.6″ Full HD (1920×1080 pixel) LED Blacklight display at 200 nits. Earlier mentioned that it is available in two variants , Higher edition of R558UQ powered by 2.7GHz intel Core-i7 7500U processor coupled with 8GB LPDDR4 RAM and lower edition of R558UQ powered by 2.5GHz intel Core-i5 7200U processor coupled with 4GB LPDDR4 RAM. While both features intel HD Graphics 620 is integrated graphics.
The Two New R558UQ variants have USB Type-C port and Nvidia GeForce 940MX (N16S-GTR) dedicated graphics with 2GB of LPDDR3 Video RAM like previous R558 . The notebook sports VGA Web cam , 1TB 5400RPM HDD and SD card reader support. The New R558UQ comes with one port each of USB 2.0 , USB 3.0 and USB 3.1 Type-C. The R558UQ also comes with a chiclet keyboard with Asus smart gestures and splendid software.
Thee New R558UQ notebook packs with 2 cell 38Whr Li-ion battery. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11ac , Bluetooth V4.0 , Ethernet jack , HDMI and a 3.5 mm Headphone jack. The Higher edition of R558UQ is available in Glossy Dark Brown IMR and the lower edition is Matt Golden , Glossy Dark Brown , Red and Blue Dark colour option.