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ASUS launches N552 and N752 entertainment laptops

by Mark Tyson on 23 November 2015, 10:31

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ASUS has announced two new entertainment laptops; the 15.6-inch N552 and the 17.3-inch N752. Inside these machines ASUS has crammed a host of components that would probably be on many a laptop buyer's wish list including; up to a Skylake Core i7 CPU, up to an Nvidia GTX 960M GPU, up to 16GB DDR4 RAM, up to a 4K wide-gamut IPS display, up to 512GB fast PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD storage, and 10Gbit/s SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 2) with a USB Type-C connector – all wrapped up in an aluminium clad chassis.

On the topic of the N552 and N752 construction, ASUS has adorned these laptops with full aluminium lids and keyboard areas. On the lid you will see the signature ASUS 'Zen' style concentric rings plus ripple-effect design around the speaker grilles. The ASUS logo on the lid is gently illuminated. ASUS has equipped an ergonomic backlit keyboard with 1.8mm key travel in a rigid single piece frame.

The ASUS N552 and N752 offer 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch displays respectively. Whichever size you choose you can specify up to a 4K/UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS display. A wide colour gamut of up to 72% NTSC, 100% sRGB and 74% Adobe RGB is on offer from the panels fitted. ASUS has implemented its low blue light Eye Care technology to provide comfortable viewing over longer periods.

Rounding off the N552 and N752 entertainment appeal is ASUS SonicMaster audio, incorporating ICEpower technology. This combination provides "rich, clear, cinematic-quality surround sound from the powerful front-facing speakers," says the ASUS press release. ASUS AudioWizard provides six audio presets for quickly changing sound profiles to suit most content/environments.

We haven't yet been informed about the pricing and availability of the ASUS N552 and N752 Windows 10 entertainment laptops.

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costs the range of TITAN Z
costs the range of TITAN Z

That seems pretty standard if we're taking the Titan Z price to be $1.5K. Overpriced, sure, but not unusual.
A bit unsure about a 960m and 4k for gaming, if they were going 4K, why not have a option for a 980m.
And what about power usage.
Although a 4K IPS screen might be liked by other consumers, like photographers maybe.
Have to see a indepth review to know how it performs.
Hope asus has fixed their non-existent customer service situation, after some very bad experiences.
960M? Their website says 950M…With no TB3 as well, XPS is still at the top of my list, but I like that this laptop has more built-in ports (ethernet, miniDP, etc) to free up the type C. But 40Gb vs 10Gb/s…nah.

EDIT: Main page says 960M, Specs page says 950M with 2/4 GB DDR3…that moment when your normal ram is DDR4 and your GPU is DDR3 xD
The previous gen N series laptops were impressive. The market success of this nicely built new Skylake upgrade is going be decided based on its price. Considering more high-end ultraportable devices coming into the market, the price is going to be the deciding factor for a normal consumer.