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Slim Yet Mighty

After redefining ultra-slim gaming laptops with the original Zephyrus, ROG brings hardcore Windows 10 Pro gaming to an even thinner design framed by super-narrow bezels. ROG Zephyrus S uses innovative engineering to cool its GeForce RTXTM 2080 GPU and 9th Gen Intel® Core i7 processor, so you can immerse yourself in its no-compromise 240Hz/3ms display with Pantone® Color Validation.


The new standard for
ultraportable gaming

Clever design and expert craftsmanship are required to put high-end chips into the slimmest gaming laptop ever. At just 15.35~16.15mm thin with a GeForce RTX 2080 GPU and the latest Intel® Core i7 processor, ROG Zephyrus S is portable but powerful enough for life on the go. In one fluid motion of hidden scissor-door hinges, it transforms from svelte sidekick to gaming powerhouse.

Slimpeccable design

Silky scissor-door hinges

Expanding cooling intake

Super narrow bezels

Finished to perfection

The metal body is a symphony of clean lines and refined design. Brush strokes slash the lid, diamond cuts chamfer the edges, and the iconic logo glows ROG red. Two-stage anodizing contrasts stealthy surfaces with gleaming accents, echoing distinctive Zephyrus styling that looks as cutting-edge as the hardware inside.

Super narrow bezels

While the slender bezels surrounding the display melt away, they also make the chassis more compact. Zephyrus S is 19mm narrower than its predecessor despite having the same 15.6” screen size. The smaller footprint fits more comfortably into crowded bags and tight spaces, and it also leaves more room for your mousing hand.



Super-narrow bezels draw you deeper into the action on the 240Hz IPS-level display. The blazing fast refresh rate makes gameplay incredibly smooth with minimal input lag, while the 3ms gray-to-gray response time produces sharper visuals with no blurring. With the full sRGB color gamut and wide viewing angles, ROG Zephyrus S blends speed and beauty without compromise. Or opt for the HDR display option, which enables richer colors, brilliant whites, and deeper blacks via local dimming. The HDR display also extends battery life with Panel Self Refresh and Static Display Refresh Rate Switch technologies that cut active power consumption by up to 13%.

* Actual specifications may vary depending on the configuration.

refresh rate
response time
sRGB gamut
viewing angle

Pantone® Color Validation

Precise colors are paramount for artists, designers, and other content creators who work and play on the same machine. That's why the display is carefully calibrated at the factory. ProArtTM TruColor Technology guarantees that each one meets stringent Pantone® Color Validation requirements for color accuracy


Potent performance rivals desktops

Don’t be fooled by its lithe body; ROG Zephyrus S has ample power for AAA games, VR experiences, and serious creative work. The six-core 9th Gen Intel® Core i7 CPU delivers desktop-like performance, while the all-new NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 GPU enables photorealistic graphics thanks to real-time ray tracing technology and AI-enhanced image processing. ROG Boost ramps the GPU up to 1330MHz at 90W in turbo mode, with 8GB of GDDR6 VRAM clocked at 6151MHz, and both can be overclocked. An NVMe SSD up to 1TB offers speedy storage for your growing game library and professional portfolio.

Windows 10 Pro
RTX 2080

Powerful six-core CPU

Zephyrus S features the latest Intel® Core i7 -9750H. Its six cores and 12 threads via Hyper-Threading provide enough multithreaded muscle for effortless gaming with simultaneous recording and live-streaming. Intel Speed Shift and Turbo Boost balance power and efficiency, pushing the processor up to 4.2GHz for quad-core loads and 4GHz with all six at full throttle.


Available with up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTXTM graphics, ROG Zephyrus S is on the leading edge of GPU technology. The revolutionary NVIDIA TuringTM architecture mixes traditional CUDA cores for programmable shading with RT cores for ray tracing and Tensor cores for AI. Together, they enable more realistic lighting, shadows, and reflections in real time to make games more immersive.

High-speed HyperDrive storage

Games, applications, and large files load at warp speed on the NVM Express® (NVMe®) SSD. ROG HyperDrive storage uses up to four* PCI Express® (PCIe®) lanes to achieve amazing throughput. Up to 1TB of storage leaves loads of space to install everything you might want to play, with plenty of room left for the rest of your life.

*PCIe configuration and performance varies by model and capacity. Check specifications for details.

Dual-channel DDR4 memory

Zephyrus S uses DDR4 memory optimized for high speed and low power consumption. The dual-channel config is clocked at 2666MHz, yielding an 11% performance increase over 2400MHz RAM. With up to 24GB under the hood, there’s enough RAM to multitask while gaming.



ROG's Intelligent Cooling philosophy mixes the right features and system settings to ensure the best experience for the chassis and components, no matter what you’re doing. In Zephyrus S, our innovative Active Aerodynamic System (AAS) opens additional vents to increase airflow by 22%, while the self-cleaning thermal module ejects dust to improve longevity. ROG Armoury Crate software seamlessly switches between operating modes to optimize performance and acoustics for the task.

self-cleaning fans
83 blades each
quad heatsinks


Slim chassis leave limited space for airflow, which can compromise performance for marathon gaming sessions, so our innovative Active Aerodynamic System opens a 5mm vent that helps increase airflow by 22%. Dual 12V fans draw cool air in from the expanding intake in the base and from vents perforating the panel above the keyboard. Exhaust is pumped through four outlets in the edges of the chassis, each one shaped to separate warm outflow from the layer of cool air flowing into the AAS.

Comprehensive cooling coverage

Five heatpipes snake beneath the surface to pull heat away from not only the CPU and GPU, but also the circuitry supplying them with power. This design keeps the power components under 80°C, which helps improve long-term reliability. The CPU and GPU connect to both shared and dedicated heatsinks to ensure efficient cooling for any workload.

More ultra-thin fins

Thermal energy is dissipated by four heatsinks in the flanks. Each one is lined with ultra-thin copper fins as slim as 0.1mm, allowing higher density and lower air resistance than typical fins that are twice as thick. There are 250 heatsink fins totaling 110,000mm2 of surface area, and the ones on the sides are angled slightly toward the back to direct warm air away from your mousing hand.

Self-cleaning cooling system

Keeping the heatsinks free of debris is critical to maintaining optimal thermal dissipation, so our engineers designed a special anti-dust tunnel that catches and channels particles outside the chassis to prevent them from collecting on the fins. This self-cleaning system helps ensure consistent cooling performance, which improves long-term stability and reliability.

More blades increase airflow

AeroAccelerator technology maximizes airflow inside the slender chassis. The carefully shaped aluminum intake shrouds use curved edges and raised guides to help the fans draw in more cool air. Once inside, it’s blasted toward the heatsinks by liquid-crystal-polymer blades that are 33% thinner than conventional designs. Zephyrus S achieves our highest-ever blade density with 83 per fan, improving airflow by up to 17%.

High-performance 12V fans

The dual fans run on 12V power that lets them spin faster, improving airflow compared to typical 5V fans. They draw air from the expanding AAS intake below and vents perforating the chassis above. Exhaust is pumped through four outlets in the edges of the chassis, each one with a subtle ramp that helps separate warm outflow from the layer of cool air flowing into the AAS.


Gaming laptops are versatile enough to tackle a range of tasks, but requirements vary wildly, so Intelligent Cooling adapts accordingly. It automatically switches between operating modes that optimize performance and acoustics for different games and applications. Turbo mode uses the highest fan speed and clocks to sustain maximum speed, Balanced mode adjusts the clocks and cooling to lower noise levels for gaming, and Silent mode runs even quieter for lighter work and entertainment.

* Unless otherwise stated, performance figures are based on theoretical performance. Actual figures may vary in real-world situations.


Military-grade toughness

ROG Zephyrus S passes stringent internal quality tests, including surviving multiple drops from a height of 76cm, so it’s tough enough to handle day-to-day hazards. It also meets demanding MIL-STD-810G standards for enduring shock, altitude, and extreme environmental conditions that would leave lesser laptops begging for mercy.

Bump and grind

Knocks and bumps are a fact of life on the road, but ROG Zephyrus S shrugs them off with ease. It passes the MIL-STD-810G test for shock bench handling, which requires surviving short falls to a desk in different orientations.

From sweltering to sub-zero

We test ROG laptops in punishing conditions, so you can be confident taking them anywhere. Zephyrus S meets MIL-STD-810G standards for sweltering heat and freezing cold, including baking at high temperatures for three days while running and a full week turned off.

Live the high life

Ultraportable proportions make ROG Zephyrus S perfect for globe-trotting gamers. With the laptop certified to run at a MIL-STD-810G-rated cabin altitude of 15,000ft, you can spend flights gaming or catching up on work. We also pass the non-operational transport test, which calls for a much higher altitude of 40,000ft—nearly 7.6 miles.


Aura Sync beyond the gaming keyboard

The keyboard ensures precise input in the heat of battle, and it’s built to last. You can customize the backlight colors and effects to suit your style, and another configurable RGB zone illuminates the AAS intake at the back. Aura Sync harmonizes lighting across compatible ROG mice, headsets, and other peripherals to give your setup a cohesive look.

key presses
RGB lighting


Amp up your audio

ROG Zephyrus S puts audio at the forefront with dual speakers aimed right at you. Smart amplifier tech keeps them within thermal and excursion limits, so you can pump up the volume without harming the cones. The resulting output is louder, with more bass and range that help you hear every sound, and you can plug in a headset for even more immersion.

more volume
more bass

Immerse yourself in virtual surround sound

Clever software lets Zephyrus S simulate surround-sound environments for stereo headsets, putting you right in the middle of the action. This versatile capability works with not only analog cans, but also USB and VR headsets that typically don’t work with virtual surround sound.

Sonic Studio III enhances sound

Surround virtualization is one of several audio effects available through Sonic Studio III, which also lets you tune the output manually. It’s loaded with features for streaming and recording, including automatic volume stabilization for your voice, plus noise and echo cancelation that filter out unwanted background sounds.


Unified system tuning and personalization

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.

* Interface may vary by version.


Tap into Type-C charging*

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.

* USB Power Delivery is supported only on the GX531GX, GX531GW, GX531GV and GX531GM. Power pack and 65W adapter sold separately. * Charging time is based on laptop at idle. * Unless otherwise stated, performance figures are based on theoretical performance. Actual figures may vary in real-world situations.

100% Charged
65W adapter
60% Charged
ZenPower Pro PD
Web browsing
ZenPower Pro PD
Video playback


Connect all your devices

ROG Zephyrus S has all the connectivity needed for gaming on the go. Type-C (USB-C) ports are available at USB 3.2 Gen 2 and Gen 1 speeds, while Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 2 and USB 2.0 ports are perfect for a gamepad and mouse. HDMI 2.0b at the back supports 4K UHD displays up to 60Hz, so you can game and entertain on big-screen TVs.

3.5mm Audio Jack

USB 2.0 Type-A

USB 2.0 Type-A

USB 3.2
Gen 1 Type-C


USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C
with DisplayPort 1.2
and Power Delivery

USB 3.2
Gen 2 Type-A

HDMI 2.0b

Kensington lock

1 3.5mm Audio Jack

2 USB 2.0 Type-A

3 USB 2.0 Type-A

4 USB 3.2
Gen 1 Type-C

5 Power

6 USB3.1 Gen2 Type-C
with DisplayPort 1.2
and Power Delivery

7 USB 3.2
Gen 2 Type-A

8 HDMI 2.0b

9 Kensington lock


Gear up and rule the game

Bundle ROG Zephyrus S with an array of gaming peripherals and accessories. The stylish ROG Sleeve is specially designed to protect Zephyrus S, and features an inner pocket for your documents.

*Bundle options may vary per region

ROG Sleeve

Cerberus V1

ROG Gladius II

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  • The standard Asus test environment for battery life is as follows: Windows operating system, display module with 150 nits of brightness, lighting off, and other application settings.
  • Video Playback: Testing is done with Wi-Fi/Bluetooth off, Windows Power Plan set to Balanced, Taskbar Power Mode set to Battery Saver, system volume at 67%, and video at full screen, 1080p resolution
  • Web Browsing: Testing is done with Wi-Fi/Bluetooth, Windows Power Plan set to Balanced, Taskbar Power Mode set to Better Battery, and using the Weblooper Top50 website in Google Chrome to play the video with a refresh time of 10 seconds.
  • Factors that affect battery life include laptop configuration, power settings, and the way it is used. Battery capacity fades with its cycle count and age.
  • Quick-charging times apply when using the proper ASUS/ROG adapter included alongside the select model and the system is powered off (via the "shut down" command). In compatible scenarios, batteries can be recharged to 50% within 30 minutes under the optimal temperature range of 20-45 degrees Celsius. Charging times may vary +/- 10% due to system tolerance.
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  • The actual HDMI version of the products should be checked in the product specifications page respectively.
  • Unit with RJ45 port does not support “Power over Ethernet” (PoE), only support data transmission.
  • Products certified by the Federal Communications Commission and Industry Canada will be distributed in the United States and Canada. Please visit the ASUS USA and ASUS Canada websites for information about locally available products.
  • All specifications are subject to change without notice. Please check with your supplier for exact offers. Products may not be available in all markets.
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  • Unless otherwise stated, all performance claims are based on theoretical performance. Actual figures may vary in real-world situations.
  • The actual transfer speed of USB 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, and/or Type-C will vary depending on many factors including the processing speed of the host device, file attributes and other factors related to system configuration and your operating environment.
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