Best Asus Laptops In Kenya And Their Prices For 2023

Asus is one of the respectable Laptop Brands here in Kenya. There are many Asus models that you can buy in Kenya according to your needs and budget. In this article, we have prepared a list of the best Asus portable PC models for you. Keep reading to the end to find out which suits you better

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Best Asus Laptops In Kenya And Their Prices For 2023
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In the PC world, Asus was well known to everyone. Despite being far behind Lenovo, HP, and even Acer in global computer sales, the Taiwanese brand is nonetheless significant, particularly in Kenya.

Although it may seem large, the Asus range is actually not that difficult to understand. While the Zenbook series consists of ultraportable computers, the Vivobook is a traditional portable PC. In addition, Asus established a subsidiary brand called the Republic of Gamers (ROG), which focused on gaming products. Among gamers, the ROG portable PCs have a particularly strong reputation.

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Which Asus Laptop should you buy based on your needs and budget? To save you time, we have researched on the  collection of the best models

ASUS ROG FLOW X16 2022 (GV601)

The  Asus ROG Flow X16 (2022)  has a lot of positive qualities, especially for a gaming laptop: a simple design and clean finishing, a stunning touch screen that can be used in all directions, and enough power but also controlled heating. Its objective is to be functional and not merely a gaming computer. It can be utilized in office automation since it has a comfortable keyboard and a long-running distance. It brings about a 16-inch QHD display with a refresh rate of 165 Hz. This panel is especially lovely and has excellent color calibration. It comes with an AMD Ryzen 7 to 9 processor, a graphics card up to the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Ti, and up to 32 GB of DDR5 RAM, depending on the configuration.

 Key Specs

  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060/RTX 3070 Ti
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Storage: 1TB SSD
  • Display: 16-inch, 1440p, 165Hz, touchscreen Mini LED
  • Battery: 7:05
  • Size: 14 x 9.6 x 0.8 inches
  • Weight: 4.63 pounds

ASUS ROG ZEPHYRUS G15 2021 (GA503)

The Zephyrus G15 boasts a 15-inch chassis that is especially thin and attractive. The 15-inch screen has a 1440p resolution and 165 Hz refresh rate, which is still more than enough for gaming without significantly affecting game fluency. The screen is, moreover, perfectly calibrated, which will thrill graphic designers.AMD and Nvidia have been combined in this laptop by Asus so that you will find a Ryzen 9 5900HS processor paired with an RTX 3080 graphics card (or 3060 depending on the configuration chosen).

 Key Specs

  • 15.6-inch QHD 165hz non-touchscreen
  • AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS
  • 16GB RAM (soldered)
  • 1TB storage
  • No webcam
  • Wi-FI 6 with Gig+ (802.11ax)
  • 90Wh battery
  • 200W adapter

ASUS ROG STRIX SCAR 15 2022 (G533Z)

 The Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 exhibits an assumed gamer style, especially with its clear polycarbonate, which may not be to everyone's taste. The laptop computer weighs 2.3 kg with all of its components packed inside. The responsiveness of each key on the keyboard is adequate for use in games. Above all, Asus provides a wide range of effects because the Armory Crate software is available. There are many features available to modify it. The computer is notable for its components in addition to aesthetic factors. Depending on the selected version, this conceals an RTX 3070 Ti or 3080 Ti graphics card and a fairly current Intel Core i9-12900H SoC.

Key Specs

  • CPU: Intel Core i9 12900H (6P, 8E cores)
  • RAM: 32GB DDR5-4800
  • GPU: Nvidia RTX 3070 Ti
  • Screen: 15.6-inch LCD, 16:9, 1440p with 240Hz refresh
  • Storage: 1TB PCIe 4.0 SSD
  • Networking: Wi-Fi 6E, 2.5G Ethernet
  • Size and weight: 13.94(W) x 10.2(D) x 1.07(H) inches, 5.07 lbs plus 1.9 lbs power brick
  • Battery size: 90Wh
  • Ports: Two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A, One USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C, one Thunderbolt 4 (with power delivery), full HDMI 2.1, Ethernet, headset jack, DC-in

 ASUS ZENBOOK S 13 OLED (UM5302)

 In terms of ultraportables, the ZenBook S 13 OLED is a tiny gem. It has a Beautiful Full HD OLED panel from Asus, always with precise color calibration. But given the cost of the PC, the refresh rate might have been high. Performance-wise, everything is running well owing to the Ryzen 7 6800U, which provides balanced use unless pushed to its limits. At this point, a significant amount of heating will be felt, which is typical for an ultraportable lacking an ARM chip. Last but not least, great battery life—a genuine indicator of a good ultrabook—allows users to go for almost 14 hours in various ways.

Key Specs

  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 6800U
  • RAM: 16GB LPDDR5 6400MHz
  • Storage: 1TB M.2 PCIe 4.0 SSD
  • Weight: 2.43 pounds (1.1kg)
  • Dimensions: 11.7 x 8.3 x 0.59 inches (296.2 x 210.8 x 14.99mm)
  • Battery: 67Whr
  • Display: 16:10 2.8K (2880 x 1800) OLED touchscreen, 0.2ms response time
  • Wi-Fi: Dual-band Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax) 2x2 LAN

 ASUS ZENBOOK 14 OLED (UX3402)

 Another extremely popular ultraportable from the Taiwanese company, which has specialized in providing especially stunning OLED screens, is the Asus Zenbook 14 OLED. A bigger 14-inch panel with a resolution of 2880 x 1800 pixels is available here. It has an Intel Core i7-1260P processor and up to 16 GB of RAM, depending on the configuration selected. The Intel Iris Xe chipset will need to be sufficient for ultraportable devices. It has two USB-C Thunderbolt 4 ports on the right and two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports on the left, making the connection generous.

Additionally, there is a MicroSD reader, a jack port, and an HDMI 2.0 port. Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 are also included, which is a good thing. It has an autonomy level of up to 9 hours, which is conventional but not extraordinary.

Key Specs

  • CPU; Intel Core i7-1260P
  • GPU; Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 (96EU)
  • Display; 14.0″, 2.8K (2880 x 1800), 90 Hz, OLED
  • Color accuracy; 2.4  2.2
  • HDD/SSD; up to 2000GB SSD
  • RAM; up to 16GB
  • OS; Windows 11 Home, Windows 11 Pro
  • Battery; 75Wh, 4-cell
  • Body material; Aluminum
  • Dimensions; 313.6 x 220.6 x 16.9 mm (12.35" x 8.69" x 0.67")
  • Weight;1.39 kg (3.1 lbs)

 ASUS VIVOBOOK S15 OLED (S533EA)

Undoubtedly, this machine's strongest point is the slab. OLED complies; it enjoys stunning contrasts and consistently accurate color calibration. The 11th generation Intel Core i5 and Intel Iris Xe chip perform admirably. Both the temperatures and the noise level are controlled. Daily use is still comfortable with a battery life of up to 8 hours, although performance is still behind that of ultrabooks. There is a USB 3.2 Gen 1 port, a USB-C 3.2 Gen 1 port, and an HDMI 1.4 port. Finally, there is a combo jack, a microSD card reader, and two somewhat old USB 2.0 connections. Of course, the chassis is inexpensive (plastic rather than aluminum), which makes sense, given the cost.

Key Specs

  • Laptop Class Desktop Replacement
  • Processor Intel Core i5-10210U
  • Processor Speed 1.6 GHz
  • RAM (as Tested) 8 GB
  • Boot Drive Type SSD
  • Boot Drive Capacity (as Tested) 512 GB
  • Screen Size 15.6 inches
  • Native Display Resolution 1920 by 1080
  • Touch Screen No
  • Panel Technology IPS
  • Variable Refresh Support None
  • Screen Refresh Rate 60 Hz
  • Graphics Processor Intel UHD Graphics
  • Wireless Networking Bluetooth, 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
  • Dimensions (HWD) 0.63 by 14.1 by 9.2 inches
  • Weight 3.97 lbs
  • Operating System Windows 10 Home
  • Tested Battery Life (Hours:Minutes) 15:45

 ASUS VIVOBOOK R415JA

 Finally, Asus has also considered everything if your budget is even lower. A dependable entry-level model is the Vivobook R415. It is a machine primarily used for workplace automation and the consumption of leisurely activities like watching movies and television shows. It has an Intel Core i3 processor from the 10th generation and 8 GB of RAM. It is still largely nomadic, with a 14-inch diagonal and 1.6 kg weight. As usual with Asus, the connection is good (4 USB ports, HDMI output, and microSD card reader).

Key Specs

  • ProcessorIntel Core i5-1035G1 4 x 1 - 3.6 GHz, Ice Lake U
  • Graphics adapterIntel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU)
  • Memory8 GB  
  • Display14.00 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, IPS, glossy: no
  • Storage512GB SSD
  • Connections2 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm
  • Networking802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.1
  • Sizeheight x width x depth (in mm): 19.9 x 325.4 x 216 ( = 0.78 x 12.81 x 8.5 in)
  • Battery, 2-cell
  • Operating system Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
  • CameraWebcam: Yes
  • Additional featured speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet

 ASUS ZENBOOK 17 FOLD OLED (UX9702)

 The Zenbook 17 Fold OLED is unquestionably unique, but not yet. Thanks to its sizable folding OLED screen, it may be used as an ultraportable or a very large tablet, depending on preference, thank The format of the 17.3-inch screen is 4:3. A small Bluetooth keyboard with a touchpad is also available from Asus to convert the tablet into an ultraportable device. When the tablet is folded, this deftly fits into the gap between the two edges of the screen. The software component is especially enjoyable since, thanks to flawless management, Windows adjusts the display instantly and swiftly based on the direction or the addition of the keyboard.

Key Specs

  • Laptop Class Detachable 2-in-1
  • Processor Intel Core i7-1250U
  • RAM (as Tested) 16 GB
  • Boot Drive Type SSD
  • Boot Drive Capacity (as Tested) 1 TB
  • Screen Size 17.3 inches
  • Native Display Resolution 2560 by 1920
  • Touch Screen Yes
  • Panel Technology OLED
  • Variable Refresh Support None
  • Screen Refresh Rate 60 Hz
  • Graphics Processor Intel Iris Xe Graphics
  • Wireless Networking Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2
  • Dimensions (HWD) 0.46 by 11.32 by 14.9 inches
  • Weight 3.31 lbs
  • Operating System Windows 11
  • Tested Battery Life (Hours:Minutes) 11:15

 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT ASUS LAPTOPS

History of the Asus Brand

Asus is a reputable Taiwanese business that was established in 1989. Its name is derived from "Pegasus," the English name of the legendary winged horse Pegasus. Asus manufactures smartphones, computer parts, and accessories like motherboards and graphics cards. The company is currently the sixth-largest laptop seller globally.

How Asus Laptops are Organized?

Since Asus has been selling laptops for some time, its selections have expanded. Overall, remember that the Zenbooks and Vivobooks are ultraportables and entry-level, respectively, while the ROG brand is exclusively for gaming.

 Different names within ROG correspond to various uses. Gaming PCs from TUF are reasonably priced. The Zephyrus is Asus's suggestion for more design-focused computers and less heavily branded gaming. The Strix and the Scar are the most potent devices and are wholly devoted to gaming. Asus has added new models, the Flow, to all of this that are more adaptable and perhaps more suited for creative people, especially with 360° hinges.

Lastly, Asus also makes Chromebooks, these reasonably priced computers that run ChromeOS.

 What are the features of the Asus laptops

In addition to other qualities, Asus laptops are renowned for the caliber of their OLED screens, which are consistently calibrated. Overall, the brand achieves a good balance between functionality, aesthetics, and cost. Compared to other brands, Asus PCs have a rather intriguing price-quality ratio. In addition, with its ROG brand, Asus has the good idea to offer much more sober designs on machines intended for gaming, commonly very marked "gaming" among competitors, with the sensuality of RGB and red and black colors.

 

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