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Brigada: Adventures in Marogondon, Cavite



I was a guest and co-host for this segment of Brigada to feature Maragondon as the next travel and adventure destination near Manila. Go watch and discover what the town can offer for tourism.

Monday, November 30, 2015

ASUS Philippines launches R.O.G, ZenAIO PRO, ZenBook and VivoBook 4K laptops

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It was like Christmas when ASUS Philippines unveiled the next generation gaming notebook that is powered by Microsoft Windows 10. It got the high end specs and added with new features. Its not an ordinary ASUS notebook with fast processor, it’s the crowned king for the line of gaming notebooks and they call it the Republic Of Gamers Notebook, or ROG. A notebook with powerful machine that you need for your gaming lifestyle.

The new gaming laptop has the 6th generation Intel Core processor and comes with a new chassis and new hardware for gaming power for home play and mobile gaming. All new ROG notebooks are powered by Windows 10 and added with a 2 year warranty parts and services from ASUS.

ASUS ROG GAMING NOTEBOOKS
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The most impressive feature of the ROG notebooks are the RECORD KEY, gamers can now record their game play and also stream it live online.

ASUS is so ready to cater the gaming community, especially to those who publish and stream their gaming adventures for a feature, review and competition.

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They introduced the 6th generation Intel Core Processor i7. Multi tasking galore if you have this processor. Today, this is the cream of the crop when it comes to notebook processors.

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ROG notebooks are now equipped with this GameFirstIII feature, its like a turbo mode for internet connection. You can turn this on if you want to hog all the connection and increase your bandwidth for your online gaming.

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We tried the new ASUS ROG GL55VW by playing Mortal Kombat X… the game is fast and smooth. Its like we’re using a PS4 or XBOX ONE. Graphics and loading are so fluid and fast.


TECH SPECS

GL552VW
CPU 6th Gen i7-6700HQ
GPU GTX 960M 4G DDR5
Storage 1TB+128GSSD
RAM 4G+4G
Screen 15" FHD
ODD [SATA] 8.9"mm 8X Super Multi with Double Layer
OS Windows 10 (64bit)
WiFi 802.11ac+Bluetooth 4.0 (Dual band) -Intel WIDI
USB Port 1x USB 2.0
2x USB 3.0
1x USB3.1 Type C (gen 1)
Battery 48WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ion Battery Pack

SRP Php69,995.00

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Here are some close up photos of the ASUS ROG GL552VW

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Keyboards light up….. this is a good feature if you want to play games at low light environment.

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“1” is the record key button for the ASUS ROG GL552VW gaming notebook.

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G501JW
CPU 4th Gen i7-4750HQ
GPU GTX 960M 4G DDR5
Storage 1TB+128GSSD
RAM 4G+4G
Screen 15" 4K2K
ODD [SATA] 8.9"mm 8X Super Multi with Double Layer
OS Windows 10 (64bit)
WiFi 802.11bgn+Bluetooth 4.0 (Single band)
USB Port 3x USB 3.0
Battery 60WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack

SRP Php79,995.00

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GL552JX
CPU 4th Gen i7-4750HQ
GPU GTX 950M 4G DDR3
Storage 1TB
RAM 4G+4G
Screen 15" FHD
ODD [SATA] 8.9"mm 8X Super Multi with Double Layer
OS Windows 10 (64bit)
WiFi 802.11ac+Bluetooth 4.0 (Dual band) -Intel WIDI
USB Port 1x USB 2.0
2x USB 3.0
1x Type C (gen 1)
Battery 48WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ion Battery Pack

SRP Php59,995.00
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G501JW
CPU 4th Gen i7-4750HQ
GPU GTX 960M 4G DDR5
Storage 1TB+128GSSD
RAM 4G+4G
Screen 15" 4K2K
ODD [SATA] 8.9"mm 8X Super Multi with Double Layer
OS Windows 10 (64bit)
WiFi 802.11bgn+Bluetooth 4.0 (Single band)
USB Port 3x USB 3.0
Battery 60WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack
SRP Php79,995.00

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G752VL
CPU 6th Gen i7-6700HQ
GPU GTX 965M 2G
Storage 1TB
RAM 8G
Screen 17"FHD
ODD [SATA] 8.9"mm 8X Super Multi with Double Layer
OS Windows 10 (64bit)
WiFi 802.11ac+Bluetooth 4.0 (Dual band) -Intel WIDI
USB Port 4x USB 3.0
1x Type C (gen 1)
Battery 66WHrs, 3S2P, 6-cell Li-ion Battery Pack
SRP Php79,995.00

G752VT
CPU 6th Gen i7-6700HQ
GPU GTX 970M 3G
Storage 1TB+128GSSD
RAM 8G*2
Screen 17"FHD
ODD [SATA] 8.9"mm 8X Super Multi with Double Layer
OS Windows 10 (64bit)
WiFi 802.11ac+Bluetooth 4.0 (Dual band) -Intel WIDI
USB Port 4x USB 3.0
1x Type C (gen 1)
Battery 66WHrs, 3S2P, 6-cell Li-ion Battery Pack
SRP Php99,995.00
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G752VY
CPU 6th Gen i7-6700HQ
GPU GTX 980M 4G DDR5
Storage 1TB+256GSSD
RAM 24GB
Screen 17" FHD
ODD [SATA] 8.9"mm 9X Super Multi with Double Layer
OS Windows 10 (64bit)
WiFi 802.11ac+Bluetooth 4.0 (Dual band) -Intel WIDI
USB Port 4x USB 3.0
1x Type C (gen 1)
4x USB 3.0
1x Type C (gen 1)
4x USB 3.0
1x Type C (gen 1)
Battery 88WHrs, 4S2P, 8 cell Li-ion Battery Pack
SRP Php149,995

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CPU 6th Gen i7-6820HQ
GPU GTX 980M 8G DDR5
Storage 1TB+256GSSD
RAM 32GB
Screen 17" FHD
ODD [SATA] 9.5"mm 6X Blu-Ray (Read)
OS Windows 10 (64bit)
WiFi 802.11ac+Bluetooth 4.0 (Dual band) -Intel WIDI
USB Port 4x USB 3.0
1x USB3.1 Type C (gen 1)
Battery 88WHrs, 4S2P, 8 cell Li-ion Battery Pack
SRP Php179,995


ASUS ZEN AIO PRO Z240
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The new ASUS ZEN AIO PRO is like the gem of ASUS computers. Its an all in one PC with 23.8 inch screen, powered by 6th generation Intel Core i7 processor and gaming grade NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M graphics with up to 4GB video memory.
It also incldued a USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C Port, up to PCIe® 3.0 x4 M.2 SSD storage.
Equipped with 6 speaker ASUS SonicMaster Premium sound system

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Human and ZenAio size comparison.

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Its not a laptop….its an all in one desktop PC… its just a monitor with CPU and a USB keyboard or mouse // or you may connect it via Bluetooth.


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TECH SPECS

Z240ICGT
CPU i7-6700T
GPU GTX 960M 4G DDR5
Storage M.2 SATA SSD 512GB
RAM DDR4 2133MHz, 8G *2
Screen 23.8” Full HD 1920x1080 LED-backlit
OS Windows 10 (64bit)
WiFi 802.11bgn+Bluetooth 4.0 (Single band)
USB Port 1 x USB3.1 (Type-C)
4 x USB3.0
1 x USB2.0
2 x HDMI-out
1 x Microphone
1 x Headphone
1 x 2-in-1 card reader
1x Power Input
1x LAN
1x Kensington lock slot
Dimensions 585(W) x 434(H) x 52~190(D) mm
SRP Php 109,995



ASUS ZENBOOK UX3051LA/CA
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I’ve included this ASUS ZENBOOK to my Christmas wishlist, almost everyone in the room want this small notebook, it got the power we need, the environment of Windows 10, the sleek body and processor power just like our ZenFone smartphones and the mobility feature….we need this in our life…because its so beautiful and its very compact.

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Tech features:
Powered by 6th generation Intel Core processor i7
Windows 10
20.6 mm thin
metal finish body
15.6 VisualMaster multi touch display screen witg 4K UHD
with IPS tech for wide 178 degree viewing
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
4GB DDR5
256 GB PCI EXPRESS x4 SSD
96Wh lithium polymer battery

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UX501
CPU i7-4750HQ
GPU GTX 960M 4G DDR5
Storage 256GB SSD
RAM 12G
Screen 15" 4K2K
ODD [SATA] 8.9"mm 8X Super Multi with Double Layer
OS Windows 10 (64bit)
WiFi 802.11bgn+Bluetooth 4.0 (Single band)
USB Port 3x USB 3.0
Battery 60WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack
SRP Php89,995.00

UX305LA
CPU i5/ i7
GPU Intel HD graphics
Storage 512GB SSD
RAM 8GB
Screen 13" FHD/ QHD
ODD N/A
OS Windows 10 (64bit)
WiFi 802.11ac+Bluetooth 4.0 (Dual band) -Intel WIDI
USB Port 1x USB 2.0
2x USB 3.0
Battery 56WHrs, 3S2P, 6-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack
SRP Php 59,995 (i5 version) / 65,995.00 (i7 version)


X555UB
CPU i7-6500HQ
GPU NV940 2G
Storage 1TB
RAM 4GB
Screen 15" FHD
ODD [SATA] 8.9"mm 8X Super Multi with Double Layer
OS Windows 10 (64bit)
WiFi 802.11bgn+Bluetooth 4.0 (Single band)
USB Port 1x USB 2.0
2x USB 3.0
Battery 37WHrs, 2S1P, 2-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack
SRP Php 44,995.00



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Another version of ASUS NOTEBOOK with 4K

SRP PHP 41,000++

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They’ve shown to us the difference of two notebooks, left is the screen of the ASUS VIVOBOOK and at the right is a view of the 4K photo with a different screen specs.

ASUS rep. explains that the their laptops with 4K screen projects a much clearer, colorful, and bright live colors vs. the other screens of other brands.

ASUS really teases us what is the best laptop to buy this Christmas..Im sure you guys are now listing your wishlist, Don’t forget to visit an ASUS store to test drive and see these products first before you purchase it.

Take note that the gaming laptops and new laptops of ASUS are designed for different lifestyle….but its okay to have a gaming laptop with lots of power.. that is perfect for my video editing and desktop publishing jobs at home.

To know more:
visit
www.asusph.com

and Follow ASUS Philippines
https://www.facebook.com/ASUSph
https://www.facebook.com/ASUSROG

The blogger

Azrael Coladilla is the blogger and founder of Azrael's Merryland Blog. This blog started as a personal blog in 2003, and then converted the blog into a lifeblog about his interest and reporting about pop culture, lifestyle, entertainment, technology, food, travel, toys, outdoor adventure, internet and social media. Awarded as the 2009 Most Influential Blogger for Luzon, Philippines, awarded by the Philippine Blog Awards. He is the founder of several online communities - Manila Bloggers Network, PBNetwork PH, Oh My Food! community, Cavite Bloggers, Travel and Blog Community, and Philippine ToyCon. He loves to travel, explore, discover, eat new food, document and record his life, meet new people, do photography and collects Transformers toys.


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