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Within a lightweight and ultra-slim metal frame, the new ROG Zephyrus M fuses well-rounded performance with an exhilarating Windows 10 gaming experience. The latest 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 CPU and NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 GPU blaze through serious work and play, while up to 1TB of RAID 0 SSD storage provides ultra-fast load times across a vast library of games and apps. Immerse yourself in the 240Hz/3ms IPS-level display with super-narrow bezels, and go deeper with Hi-Res ESS Sabre audio.

DESIGN

SLEEK, STRONG, AND ULTRA-SLIM

The impressively lightweight form belies heavyweight power. At 18.9mm thin and 1.9kg, the Zephyrus M GU502 is 25% thinner and 45% lighter than typical 15’’ laptops. But it refuses to compromise between work and play, delivering dynamic performance and refined styling that’s truly the best of both worlds. Its sleek, reinforced metal chassis makes it resilient against everyday use and wear, while the subtle, soft-touch skin along the palm rest keeps it looking clean and professional for work anywhere.

PERFORMANCE

SPECTACULAR VISUALS MIX SPEED AND PRECISION

Speed, power, and portability achieve a perfect balance in the well-rounded ROG Zephyrus M. Its ultra-slim frame houses a powerful 9th gen Intel® Core i7-9750H CPU with NVIDIA GeForce RTX™ 2060 graphics that can reach 1435MHz at 90W in Turbo mode. With up to 32GB of DDR4-2666 RAM and 1TB of speedy RAID 0 SSD storage, you can blaze through everyday work and multitasking faster, with lightning-fast load times even for heavy duty apps and large games. The ROG Zephyrus M slices through anything you throw at it.

BATTERY LIFE

DO MORE ON THE MOVE

Longer battery life makes true portability a reality in the versatile ROG Zephyrus M. Unplug and take full advantage of its easy-to-carry form factor with up to 8 hours of battery life* on a single charge. NVIDIA Optimus technology improves efficiency by intelligently turning off the discrete GPU when dedicated graphics power isn’t required, giving you more battery life for everyday work and productivity without slowing gaming performance.

PD

TAP INTO PORTABLE TYPE-C POWER

USB Power Delivery supports secondary charging from portable power packs, so you don’t have to fight for a socket when the battery gets low. Fast-charging support reverses the direction, using up to 3A to quickly rejuvenate smartphones and other devices. If you’re not loading the CPU or discrete GPU with intensive tasks, you can use a smaller adapter up to 65W that lightens your load on the road.

DISPLAY

TRUE COLOR AND SPEED ON DISPLAYE

Outstanding colors and smooth gameplay unite in the vibrant 240Hz/3ms IPS-level display. The 15.6-inch panel is framed by slim 6.2-mm bezels, creating an 81% screen-to-body ratio that feels expansive. Combining full sRGB coverage with wide viewing angles makes the screen ideal for showcasing visual projects and media. The fast 240Hz refresh rate enables true high-FPS gameplay, while the 3ms grey-to-grey response time ensures crisper, clearer graphics even during intense, fast-paced matches.

AUDIO

HEAR ESS SABRE AUDIO ROAR

Rarify your headphone experience by plugging in to the premium ESS® Sabre HiFi digital-to-analog converter (DAC) with Hi-Res Audio certification. The DAC delivers broader dynamic range with less distortion, giving you richer, clearer highs and lows, and you can immerse deeper with virtual 7.1-channel surround sound. Sans headset, the Zephyrus M’s Smart Amp-powered speakers let you to turn up the volume for more bass and dynamic range, without damaging the cones or compromising sound quality.

KEYBOARD

THE KEYS TO CUSTOMIZATION

Type in style with a desktop-inspired keyboard made for gaming. Function keys are spaced and grouped for easy identification alongside dedicated hot keys that keep essential commands within easy reach. Full N-Key rollover ensures that simultaneous presses register correctly, increasing precision. Highlight key controls for different games and workflows with per-key RGB customization*, and coordinate colors and visual effects across all of your compatible peripherals with Aura Sync.

COOLING

INTELLIGENT COOLING IMPROVES YOUR EXPERIENCE

ROG’s Intelligent Cooling philosophy mixes the right features and system settings to ensure the best experience for each chassis and components, no matter what you’re doing. The Zephyrus M’s self-cleaning thermal module ejects dust to improve longevity, dual n-Blade fans spin 83 blades each to increase airflow, and ultra-thin fins expand the surface area for heat dissipation. ROG Armoury Crate software seamlessly switches between operating modes to optimize performance and acoustics for the task.

I/O PORTS

COMPREHENSIVE CONNECTIVITY

The ROG Zephyrus M has the connections you need for work and play. Alongside the USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C™ with DisplayPort™ 1.4 and Power Delivery, there’s a Type-A port for ultra-fast data transfers, and two USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports for must-have gear. HDMI 2.0 supports 4K UHD output at up to 60Hz for big-screen gaming and entertainment. Surf the web with 802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi, or connect to Gigabit Ethernet to get the lowest latency for serious multiplayer matches and LAN parties.

EXCLUSIVE SOFTWARE

UNIFIED SYSTEM TUNING AND PERSONALIZATIONG

ROG Armoury Crate unifies system and lighting controls to put essential settings at your fingertips in a single utility. You can easily define and customize Scenario Profiles that automatically make adjustments when you launch your favorite titles.

BUNDLED PERIPHERALS

GEAR UP AND GO

Arm yourself with a full collection of gaming gear and accessories. Stream anywhere with the ROG GC21 external camera, capable of capturing Full HD footage at 60 FPS. Keep superior precision and control close at hand with the Aura Sync-compatible ROG Strix Impact optical gaming mouse. Get clearer audio and voice chat with the Cerberus V1 headset, featuring 60-mm neodymium-magnet drivers for immersive sound. And carry it all with you to go in a durable 15” ROG backpack.