ROG Zephyrus G15 (2021) vs. ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020)

Here is a side by side comparison between ROG Zephyrus G15 (2021) and ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020) specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

ROG Zephyrus G15 (2021) vs. ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020)

The ROG Zephyrus G15 (2021) features the 35W Zen 3 8-core AMD Ryzen 7-5800HS up to 8-core AMD Ryzen 9-5900HS with the boost speed up to 4.60 GHz. While the ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020) features the 35W Renoir (Zen 2) 8-core AMD Ryzen 7-4800HS up to 8-core AMD Ryzen 9-4900HS with the boost speed up to 4.40 GHz.

If you want to know more what's the difference between the 15.6″ ROG Zephyrus G15 (2021) and the 15.6″ ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020) , we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

ROG Zephyrus G15 (2021) vs. ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020): Specs Comparison

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ROG Zephyrus G15 (2021)

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ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020)

Availability
Released20212020
ROG Zephyrus G15 (2021) Price
ROG Zephyrus G15 Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 240Hz Pantone Validated FHD Display, GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q, AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe SSD, Gig+ Wi-Fi 6, Windows 10 Home, GA502IV-PH96
ROG Zephyrus G15 Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 240Hz Pantone Validated FHD Display, GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q, AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe SSD, Gig+ Wi-Fi 6, Windows 10 Home, GA502IV-PH96
By ASUS
$1,299.00
2021 ASUS ROG Zephyrus G15 15 Premium Gaming Laptop 15.6" FHD IPS 144Hz AMD 8-Core Ryzen 7 4800HS(>I7-9750H) 16GB DDR4 1TB SSD GTX 1660Ti 6GB Backlit WiFi Win 10 + Delca 32GB MicroSD Card
2021 ASUS ROG Zephyrus G15 15 Premium Gaming Laptop 15.6" FHD IPS 144Hz AMD 8-Core Ryzen 7 4800HS(>I7-9750H) 16GB DDR4 1TB SSD GTX 1660Ti 6GB Backlit WiFi Win 10 + Delca 32GB MicroSD Card
By ASUS
$1,279.00
Asus ROG Zephyrus 15 2021 Premium Gaming Laptop I 15.6" FHD 144Hz IPS I AMD 4-Core Ryzen 7 3750H(> i7-8750H) I 16GB DDR4 512GB SSD I GTX 1660 Ti MAX-Q 6GB Backlit KB Win 10 + Delca 32GB Micro SD Card
Asus ROG Zephyrus 15 2021 Premium Gaming Laptop I 15.6" FHD 144Hz IPS I AMD 4-Core Ryzen 7 3750H(> i7-8750H) I 16GB DDR4 512GB SSD I GTX 1660 Ti MAX-Q 6GB Backlit KB Win 10 + Delca 32GB Micro SD Card
By ASUS
$1,029.00
ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020) Price
ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020) Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz FHD Display, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q, AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD, Gig+ Wi-Fi 6, Windows 10 Home, GA502IU-ES76
ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020) Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz FHD Display, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q, AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD, Gig+ Wi-Fi 6, Windows 10 Home, GA502IU-ES76
By ASUS
$1,147.80
Was: $1,299.99
ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020) Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 240Hz FHD, GeForce RTX 2060, AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD, Windows 10 Pro, GA502IV-XS76 (Renewed)
ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020) Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 240Hz FHD, GeForce RTX 2060, AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD, Windows 10 Pro, GA502IV-XS76 (Renewed)
By ASUS
$1,499.00
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DisplayROG Zephyrus G15 (2021)ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020)
Size15.6 Inches15.6 Inches
Info
  • 15.6” WQHD 165Hz
    16:9 2560 x 1440 165Hz 3ms 100% DCI-P3 Non-touch IPS Level Anti-Glare FreeSyncPantone Validated
  • 15.6” FHD 144Hz
    16:9 1920 x 1080 360Hz 3ms 62.5% sRGB 47.34% Adobe RGB Non-touch IPS Level Anti-Glare FreeSync
  • 15.6-inch Non-glare Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS-level panel, 240Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB, Pantone® Validated, adaptive sync
  • 15.6-inch Non-glare Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS-level panel, 144Hz, adaptive sync
ExteriorROG Zephyrus G15 (2021)ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020)
Size Comparison
Dimensions13.98” x 9.57” x 0.78” (355 x 243 x 19.9 mm)
  • Width: 36.0cm (14.17”)
  • Depth: 25.2cm (9.92”)
  • Height: 1.99cm (0.78”)
Weight4.19 lbs (1.90 kg)2.1kg
Colors
Eclipse GrayMoonlight White
Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size backlit keyboard
    1.7 mm key travel 20M key press lifetime N-Key Rollover
  • Hotkeys 
    Volume down volume up mute Armoury Crate
  • Touchpad
    20% larger 40% faster lower latency
  • Backlit chicklet keyboard
  • Hotkeys: Volume up / Volume down / Microphone mute / ROG Armoury Crate
  • N key rollover
Ports
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
    with DisplayPort™ 1.4 and Power Delivery.
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b
  • 1 x 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack
  • 1 x MicroSD card reader
  • 1 x Kensington lock
  • 1 x RJ-45 jack
  • 1 x DC-in
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
    with DisplayPort™ 1.4 and Power Delivery.
  • 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b
  • 1 x 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack
  • 1 x Kensington lock
  • 1 x RJ-45 jack
Internal SpecsROG Zephyrus G15 (2021)ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020)
Processor
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800HS
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.80 → 4.40 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 35W
  • AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HS
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.00 → 4.60 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 35W
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 4800HS
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.90 → 4.20 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 8MB L3 Cache, 35W
  • AMD Ryzen™ 9 4900HS
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.30 → 4.40 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 8MB L3 Cache, 35W
Integrated Graphics
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800HS
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores, 2000 MHz
  • AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HS
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores, 2100 MHz
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 4800HS
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    7 Graphics Cores, 1600 MHz
  • AMD Ryzen™ 9 4900HS
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores, 1750 MHz
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060
    6GB GDDR6 VRAM, with ROG Boost up to 1525MHz at 80W (95W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070
    8GB GDDR6 VRAM, with ROG Boost up to 1390MHz at 80W (100W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080
    8GB GDDR6 VRAM, with ROG Boost up to 1345MHz at 80W (100W with Dynamic Boost).
ROG Zephyrus G15 GA502IV
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060
    6GB GDDR6 VRAM (Boost Clock: 1285MHz, 65W).
ROG Zephyrus G15 GA502IU
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660 Ti
    6GB GDDR6 VRAM (Boost Clock: 1435MHz, 60W).
Memory
16GB 32GB48GB
Dual-Channel LPDDR4 3200MHz Memory.
1 x 16GB Onboard Memory and 1 x SODIMM slot
Up to 32GB DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM
Storage
512GB1TB2TB
M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0.
2 x M.2 SSD slots, supports RAID-0.
512GB1TB
M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0
ConnectivityROG Zephyrus G15 (2021)ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020)
Wi-FiIntel® Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)Intel® Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 5.0
Ethernet Gigabit LAN
Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
  • Gigabit LAN
    Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
BatteryROG Zephyrus G15 (2021)ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020)
Size90 Wh (4-cell Lithium-ion)76 Wh Li-Polymer
Power Supply
  • 200W
      ø6.0 mm power adapter.
  • 100W
      USB-C power adapter.
180W power adaptor
Support Type-C PD 3.0 up to 65W.
SoftwareROG Zephyrus G15 (2021)ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020)
OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
Armoury Crate
Armoury CrateGameFirst VIGameVisualSonic Studio III
Camera & AudioROG Zephyrus G15 (2021)ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020)
CameraNo Built-in camera.
Audio
  • 4 x 2W woofer with Smart Amp Technology.
  • 2 x 2W tweeter.
  • Supports Dolby Atmos.
  • 3D array microphone.
  • Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation
  • 2 speakers with Smart AMP technology
  • Array Microphones
MiscROG Zephyrus G15 (2021)ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020)
Security
  • One-Touch Login
    Fingerprint on the power button.
  • Kensington Lock Slot
ROG Zephyrus G15 (2021) Price
ROG Zephyrus G15 Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 240Hz Pantone Validated FHD Display, GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q, AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe SSD, Gig+ Wi-Fi 6, Windows 10 Home, GA502IV-PH96
ROG Zephyrus G15 Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 240Hz Pantone Validated FHD Display, GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q, AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe SSD, Gig+ Wi-Fi 6, Windows 10 Home, GA502IV-PH96
By ASUS
$1,299.00
2021 ASUS ROG Zephyrus G15 15 Premium Gaming Laptop 15.6" FHD IPS 144Hz AMD 8-Core Ryzen 7 4800HS(>I7-9750H) 16GB DDR4 1TB SSD GTX 1660Ti 6GB Backlit WiFi Win 10 + Delca 32GB MicroSD Card
2021 ASUS ROG Zephyrus G15 15 Premium Gaming Laptop 15.6" FHD IPS 144Hz AMD 8-Core Ryzen 7 4800HS(>I7-9750H) 16GB DDR4 1TB SSD GTX 1660Ti 6GB Backlit WiFi Win 10 + Delca 32GB MicroSD Card
By ASUS
$1,279.00
Asus ROG Zephyrus 15 2021 Premium Gaming Laptop I 15.6" FHD 144Hz IPS I AMD 4-Core Ryzen 7 3750H(> i7-8750H) I 16GB DDR4 512GB SSD I GTX 1660 Ti MAX-Q 6GB Backlit KB Win 10 + Delca 32GB Micro SD Card
Asus ROG Zephyrus 15 2021 Premium Gaming Laptop I 15.6" FHD 144Hz IPS I AMD 4-Core Ryzen 7 3750H(> i7-8750H) I 16GB DDR4 512GB SSD I GTX 1660 Ti MAX-Q 6GB Backlit KB Win 10 + Delca 32GB Micro SD Card
By ASUS
$1,029.00
ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020) Price
ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020) Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz FHD Display, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q, AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD, Gig+ Wi-Fi 6, Windows 10 Home, GA502IU-ES76
ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020) Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz FHD Display, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q, AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD, Gig+ Wi-Fi 6, Windows 10 Home, GA502IU-ES76
By ASUS
$1,147.80
Was: $1,299.99
ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020) Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 240Hz FHD, GeForce RTX 2060, AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD, Windows 10 Pro, GA502IV-XS76 (Renewed)
ROG Zephyrus G15 (2020) Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 240Hz FHD, GeForce RTX 2060, AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD, Windows 10 Pro, GA502IV-XS76 (Renewed)
By ASUS
$1,499.00
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ROG Zephyrus G15 (2021): Key Features

Introduction Video

Power meets portability in the versatile ROG Zephyrus G15, which features up to a Ryzen™ 9 5900HS CPU and GeForce RTX™ 3080 GPU. A 15” WQHD 165Hz/3ms display and Dolby Atmos audio from six speakers provides a deeply immersive gaming experience.

The ROG Zephyrus G15 puts premium Windows 10 Pro gaming in an ultraslim 1.9kg chassis. Performance is fast and smooth with up to an AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HS CPU and GeForce RTX™ 3080 GPU. Up to a WQHD 165Hz/3ms gaming panel balances speed with rich detail to draw you deep into the action. Lush Dolby Atmos audio from six speakers immerses you in surround sound to enrich every entertainment experience.

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