2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 vs. 2020 ROG Zephyrus G14: Full specs comparison

We have comprehensively compared the specifications for the 2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 and 2020 ROG Zephyrus G14 models. The report includes detailed information regarding both models' CPU, memory, storage, battery life, display quality, and other features.

2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 Pros

We couldn't find any advantages of 2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 over 2020 ROG Zephyrus G14.

2020 ROG Zephyrus G14 Pros

We couldn't find any advantages of 2020 ROG Zephyrus G14 over 2021 ROG Zephyrus G14.

Key Similars

Similar characteristics share between 2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 and 2020 ROG Zephyrus G14.

Similar CPU performance

Both laptops has a similar multi-core CPU performance score.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 - AMD Ryzen 9-5900HS
7,162
2020 ROG Zephyrus G14 - AMD Ryzen 9-4900HS
6,956
2020 ROG Zephyrus G14 - AMD Ryzen 7-4800HS
6,597
2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 - AMD Ryzen 7-5800HS
6,454
Supports the same maximum memory size of up to 32GB

Both laptops supports up to 32GB of system memory.

Max system memory size
2021 ROG Zephyrus G14
32 GB
2020 ROG Zephyrus G14
32 GB
Uses the same memory type and speed

Both laptops supports the same 3200MHz DDR4 RAM.

Memory type and speed
2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 - DDR4
3,200 MHz
2020 ROG Zephyrus G14 - DDR4
3,200 MHz
Upgradable memory

Both laptops come with available RAM slots that allow you to replace or upgrade when needed.

Memory2021 ROG Zephyrus G142020 ROG Zephyrus G14
Slots
x1
x0,1
TypeDDR4DDR4

Prices

Here are the latest price updates and offers for both devices.

2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 Price
Asus 2022 ASUS ROG Zephyrus 14'' Flagship Gaming Laptop, AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS(8 Cores), GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6, 144Hz 100% sRGB Pantone, Backlit Keyboard, White (16GB RAM | 512GB PCIe SSD)
Asus 2022 ASUS ROG Zephyrus 14'' Flagship Gaming Laptop, AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS(8 Cores), GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6, 144Hz 100% sRGB Pantone, Backlit Keyboard, White (16GB RAM | 512GB PCIe SSD)
By ASUS
$919.99
ASUS - ROG Zephyrus G14 14" Gaming Laptop - AMD Ryzen 9 - 16GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 - 1TB SSD - Moonlight White
ASUS - ROG Zephyrus G14 14" Gaming Laptop - AMD Ryzen 9 - 16GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 - 1TB SSD - Moonlight White
By ASUS
$1,428.00
ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 Gaming Laptop, 14'' FHD 144Hz Display, AMD Ryzen 7-5800HS, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6G Graphics, 16GB RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Win 11 Pro, White, 32GB USB Card
ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 Gaming Laptop, 14'' FHD 144Hz Display, AMD Ryzen 7-5800HS, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6G Graphics, 16GB RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Win 11 Pro, White, 32GB USB Card
By ASUS
$1,099.00
2020 ROG Zephyrus G14 Price
2020 ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 14" VR Ready FHD Gaming Laptop,8 cores AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS(Upto 4.2 GHzBeat i7-10750H),Backlight,HDMI,USB C,NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650,Gray,Win 10 (24GB RAM|1TB PCIe SSD)
2020 ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 14" VR Ready FHD Gaming Laptop,8 cores AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS(Upto 4.2 GHzBeat i7-10750H),Backlight,HDMI,USB C,NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650,Gray,Win 10 (24GB RAM|1TB PCIe SSD)
By Asus
$1,117.91
ASUS 2020 ROG Zephyrus G14 14in VR Ready FHD Gaming Laptop,8 cores AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS(Upto 4.2 GHzBeat i7-10750H),Backlight,HDMI,USB C,NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650,Gray,Win 10 (8GB RAM|512GB PCIe SSD)
ASUS 2020 ROG Zephyrus G14 14in VR Ready FHD Gaming Laptop,8 cores AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS(Upto 4.2 GHzBeat i7-10750H),Backlight,HDMI,USB C,NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650,Gray,Win 10 (8GB RAM|512GB PCIe SSD)
By ASUS
$1,296.00
2020 ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 14" VR Ready FHD Gaming Laptop,8 cores AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS(Upto 4.2 GHzBeat i7-10750H),Backlight,HDMI,USB C,NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650,Gray,Win 10 (16GB RAM|512GB PCIe SSD)
2020 ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 14" VR Ready FHD Gaming Laptop,8 cores AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS(Upto 4.2 GHzBeat i7-10750H),Backlight,HDMI,USB C,NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650,Gray,Win 10 (16GB RAM|512GB PCIe SSD)
By ASUS
$929.00

Availability

2021 ROG Zephyrus G142020 ROG Zephyrus G14
Released20212020
Release DateAnnounced on January 13, 2021 (CES 2021)Announced at CES 2020 on January 06, 2020.
Generations

Exterior

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Size Comparison
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Dimensions
  • 12.76 x 8.66 x 0.70” (324 x 220 x 17.9 mm) 
    Regular ROG Zephyrus G14 models
  • 12.76 x 8.66 x 0.78” (324 x 220 x 1.99 mm)
    ROG Zephyrus G14 with AniMe Matrix™ models
  • Width: 32.4cm (12.75”)
  • Depth: 22.2cm (8.74”)
  • Height:
    • Regular: 1.79cm (0.70”)
    • AniMe Matrix™: 1.99cm (0.78”)
Weight
  • 3.53 lbs (1.60 kg) 
    Regular ROG Zephyrus G14 models
  • 3.75 lbs (1.70 kg)
    ROG Zephyrus G14 with AniMe Matrix™ models
  • Regular: 1.6kg
  • AniMe Matrix™: 1.7kg
Colors
Eclipse Gray Moonlight White
Black White
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size backlit keyboard
    ROG Overstroek Calibrated Keystrokes N-Key Rollover Fast-Actuating Key Switches
  • Fingerprint login on the power button
  • Gaming Hotkeys
    Volume down volume up mute Armoury Crate
  • Precision Touchpad
  • Backlit chicklet keyboard
  • Hotkeys: Volume up / Volume down / Microphone mute / ROG Armoury Crate
  • N key rollover

Display

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Size14 Inches14 Inches
Info
  • 14” WQHD 120Hz
    16:9 2560 x 1440 IPS-level panel 120Hz 100% DCI-P3 Pantone® Validated Adaptive Sync
  • 14” FHD 144Hz
    16:9 1920 x 1080 IPS-level panel 144Hz 100% sRGB 75.35% Adode RGB Pantone® Validated Adaptive Sync
  • 14-inch Non-glare WQHD (2560 x 1440) IPS-level panel, 60Hz, 100% sRGB, Pantone® Validated, adaptive sync
  • 14-inch Non-glare Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS-level panel, 120Hz, 100% sRGB, Pantone® Validated, adaptive sync
  • 14-inch Non-glare Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS-level panel, 60Hz, 100% sRGB, Pantone® Validated

Ports

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2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 Ports
Image Source: ASUS
Left (4)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.0b
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 1 x power port
Right (4)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 2 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x lock slot
2020 ROG Zephyrus G14 Ports
Image Source: ASUS
Left (4)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.0b
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 1 x power port
Right (4)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 2 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x lock slot

Internal Specs

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Processor
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800HS
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.80 → 4.40 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 35W
  2. AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HS
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.00 → 4.60 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 35W
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 7 4800HS
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.90 → 4.20 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 8MB L3 Cache, 35W
  2. AMD Ryzen™ 9 4900HS
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.30 → 4.40 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 8MB L3 Cache, 35W
Integrated Graphics
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800HS
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores, 2000 MHz
  2. AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HS
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores, 2100 MHz
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 7 4800HS
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    7 Graphics Cores, 1600 MHz
  2. AMD Ryzen™ 9 4900HS
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores, 1750 MHz
Memory
16GB 32GB
Dual-Channel DDR4 3200MHz Memory.
1 x 8GB or 16GB Onboard Memory and 1 x SODIMM slot
16GB 32GB
Dual-Channel DDR4 3200MHz Memory.
1 x 8GB or 16GB Onboard Memory and 1 x SODIMM slot
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce GTX™ 1650
    4GB GDDR6 VRAM, with ROG Boost up to 1515MHz at 50W (65W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060
    6GB GDDR6 VRAM, with ROG Boost up to 1382MHz at 60W (80W with Dynamic Boost).
ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060
    6GB GDDR6 VRAM (Boost Clock: 1285MHz, 65W).
ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IU
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660 Ti
    6GB GDDR6 VRAM (Boost Clock: 1435MHz, 60W).
Storage
512GB 1TB
M.2 NVMe™ PCIe® 3.0 SSD
1 x M.2 2280 slot.
512GB 1TB
M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0

Connectivity

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Wi-FiIntel® Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)Intel® Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1Bluetooth 5.0

Battery

2021 ROG Zephyrus G142020 ROG Zephyrus G14
Size76 Wh
4-cell Li-ion battery
76 Wh Li-Polymer
Battery Life
  • Up to 12.5 hours
    Video playback.
  • Up to 13.7 hours
    Web browsing.
  • Up to 10.7 hours
    Video playback.
  • Up to 9.5 hours
    Web browsing.
Power Supply
  • 180W
      ø6.0 mm power adapter.
  • 100W
      USB-C power adapter.
180W power adaptor
Support Type-C PD 3.0 up to 65W.

Software

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OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
Armoury Crate GameVisual
Armoury Crate GameFirst VI GameVisual

Camera & Audio

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Camera
  • No Built-in camera.
  • Support external ROG GC21 camera support 1080p@60Hz.
  • No Built-in camera.
  • Support external ROG GC21 camera support 1080p@60Hz.
Audio
  • Speakers
    • 2 x 2.5W speaker with Smart Amp Technology.
    • 2 x 0.7W tweeter.
    • Supports Dolby Atmos.
    • 2.85x Louder Volume.
    • 1.71x More Bass.
    • 2.82x Dynamic Range.
  • Microphones
    • Built-in array microphone.
    • Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation.
  • 2 x 2.5W speakers with Smart AMP technology
  • 2 x 0.7W tweeter, Array Microphones
  • With Dolby Atmos technology

Misc

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Security
  • One-Touch Login
    Fingerprint on the power button.
  • Kensington Lock Slot
  • One-Touch Login
    Fingerprint on the power button.
  • Kensington Lock Slot

Key Features

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At Glance
Released in
2021
16:9
14”
1440p 120Hz
Weight
3.53 lb
1.60 kg
Up to
AMD Ryzen 9-5900HS
8C/16T, 3.00 → 4.60 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,356
Single Core
Geekbench 5
7,162
Multi-Core
With integrated
AMD Radeon™ Graphics
8 Graphics Cores, 2100 MHz
Upgradable up to
32GB
3200 MHz DDR4
2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 Ports
Nvidia GeForce
RTX 3060
6GB GDDR6 60W TGP
Released in
2020
16:9
14”
1440p 60Hz
Weight
3.52 lb
1.60 kg
Up to
AMD Ryzen 9-4900HS
8C/16T, 3.30 → 4.40 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,080
Single Core
Geekbench 5
6,956
Multi-Core
With integrated
AMD Radeon™ Graphics
8 Graphics Cores, 1750 MHz
Upgradable up to
32GB
3200 MHz DDR4
2020 ROG Zephyrus G14 Ports
Nvidia GeForce
RTX 2060
6GB GDDR6

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