ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 vs. ROG Zephyrus M16

Here is a side by side comparison between ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 and ROG Zephyrus M16 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 vs. ROG Zephyrus M16

The 2020 ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 features the 45W 10th Generation Intel Comet Lake 6-core Intel Core i7-10750H up to 8-core Intel Core i7-10875H with the boost speed up to 5.10 GHz. While the 2021 ROG Zephyrus M16 features the 45W 11th Generation Intel Tiger Lake 8-core Intel Core i9-11900H with the boost speed up to 4.90 GHz.

If you want to know more what's the difference between the 15.6″ ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 (2020) and the 16″ ROG Zephyrus M16 (2021), we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 vs. ROG Zephyrus M16: Specs Comparison

ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 image

ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15

ROG Zephyrus M16 image

ROG Zephyrus M16

Key Features
What's new
  • Intel Core i9-11900H and Nvidia RTX 3070 - features the latest and most powerful processors with up to 48GB of DDR4 RAM and up to 2TB of PCIe Gen 4 storage.
  • New 16-inch Display - the first ROG Zephyrus M series features the new taller 16:10 16-inch display with 94% screen-to-body ratio, WQHD resolution, 165Hz/3ms adaptive sync, and 100% DCI-P3 ideal for gamers who also create.
  • 180° Ergolift - Open up more viewing angles with the 180° ErgoLift hinge.
  • Built-in Webcam - On top of the super-slim screen bezel, the new ROG Zephyrus laptop now included
  • Better Charging Capability - Supports USB-C Charging up to 100W power delivery and Quick Charge from 0 to 50% in 30 minutes.
  • Intelligent Cooling - features thermal grizzly liquid metal thermal compound, 84-blade Arc Flow fans, customized self-cleaning cooling 2.0, and comprehensive 6 heat pipes coverage.
AvailabilityASUS ROG Zephyrus M15ROG Zephyrus M16
Released20202021
Release InfoAnnounced on May 11, 2021
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 Price
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 (GU502LU-BI7N4) Gaming Laptop, 15.6" FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10750H Upto 5.0GHz, 16GB RAM, 512GB NVMe, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660Ti, HDMI, Thunberbolt, Wi-Fi, BT, Windows 10 Home
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 (GU502LU-BI7N4) Gaming Laptop, 15.6" FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10750H Upto 5.0GHz, 16GB RAM, 512GB NVMe, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660Ti, HDMI, Thunberbolt, Wi-Fi, BT, Windows 10 Home
By ASUS
$1,239.70
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 15.6" 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) Gaming Laptop, Intel Core i7-10750H, 16GB Memory, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, Windows 10, Prism Black
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 15.6" 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) Gaming Laptop, Intel Core i7-10750H, 16GB Memory, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, Windows 10, Prism Black
By ASUS
$1,499.99
Newest Asus ROG Zephyrus M15 15.6" FHD 240Hz IPS Premium Gaming Laptop, 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10750H, 16GB RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 8GB GDDR6, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10
Newest Asus ROG Zephyrus M15 15.6" FHD 240Hz IPS Premium Gaming Laptop, 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10750H, 16GB RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 8GB GDDR6, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10
By ASUS
$1,649.00
ROG Zephyrus M16 Price
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 (GU502LU-BI7N4) Gaming Laptop, 15.6" FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10750H Upto 5.0GHz, 16GB RAM, 512GB NVMe, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660Ti, HDMI, Thunberbolt, Wi-Fi, BT, Windows 10 Home
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 (GU502LU-BI7N4) Gaming Laptop, 15.6" FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10750H Upto 5.0GHz, 16GB RAM, 512GB NVMe, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660Ti, HDMI, Thunberbolt, Wi-Fi, BT, Windows 10 Home
By ASUS
$1,239.70
Asus ROG Zephyrus G15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz QHD (2560 x 1440), AMD R9-5900HS, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Wi-Fi 6, USB-C, GeForce RTX 3060 Graphics, Windows 10, 16G 3200 RAM 512G PCIe SSD + 32G WOOV SD
Asus ROG Zephyrus G15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz QHD (2560 x 1440), AMD R9-5900HS, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Wi-Fi 6, USB-C, GeForce RTX 3060 Graphics, Windows 10, 16G 3200 RAM 512G PCIe SSD + 32G WOOV SD
By ASUS
$2,009.39
ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo SE 15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 300Hz IPS Type FHD Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Windows 10 Home, GX551QM-ES76
ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo SE 15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 300Hz IPS Type FHD Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Windows 10 Home, GX551QM-ES76
By ASUS
$2,430.00
DisplayASUS ROG Zephyrus M15ROG Zephyrus M16
Size15.6 Inches16 Inches
Info
  • 15.6-inch 4K UHD (3840x2160) IPS-level panel, 60Hz, 100% Adobe RGB, Pantone® Validated
  • 15.6-inch Full HD (1920x1080) IPS-level panel, 240Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB, Pantone® Validated
  • 15.6-inch Full HD (1920x1080) IPS-level panel, 144Hz
16” WQXVGA 165Hz Display
16:10 Aspect Ratio 2560 x 1600 IPS 165Hz refresh rate 3ms response time Patone Validated 100% DCI-P3
ExteriorASUS ROG Zephyrus M15ROG Zephyrus M16
Size Comparison
DimensionsBrushed Black models
  • 14.17” x 9.92” x 0.74” (360 x 252 x 18.9 mm)
Prism Gray / Black
  • 14.17” x 9.92” x 0.78” (360 x 252 x 19.9 mm)
13.98” x 9.57” x 0.78” - 0.88” (355 x 243 x 19.9 - 22.3 mm)
Weight4.18 lbs (1.9 kg)4.19 lbs (1.9 kg)
Colors
Brushed BlackPrism Gray
Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Backlit chicklet keyboard
  • Brushed Black: Per-key RGB lighting
  • Prism Gray / Black: One-zone RGB lighting
  • Aura Sync
  • Hotkeys: Volume up / Volume down / Microphone mute / ROG Armoury Crate
  • N key rollover
  • Full-size backlit chicklet keyboard
    1.7 mm key travel Overstroke technology Aura Sync N key rollover
  • Hotkeys
    Volume up Volume down Microphone mute ROG Armoury Crate
  • Integrated Fingerprint Sensor
  • Trackpad - 20% larger and more accurate glass precision trackpad.
Ports
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3
    with USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, DisplayPort™ 1.4 and Power Delivery.
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b
  • 1 x 3.5mm Audio jack (ESS Hi-Fi DAC)
  • 1 x Audio jack mic-in
  • 1 x Kensington lock
  • 1 x RJ-45 jack
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 4
    with USB 4 Type-C, DisplayPort™ and  100W Power Delivery 3.0.
  • 1 x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2
    Supports DisplayPort™ and  100W Power Delivery 3.0.
  • 1 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 2
  • 1 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 1
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b
  • 1 x RJ-45 jack
  • 1 x MicroSD Card Reader 4.0
  • 1 x 3.5mm Audio jack
  • 1 x Kensington lock
Internal SpecsASUS ROG Zephyrus M15ROG Zephyrus M16
Processor
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 5.10 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.50 → 4.90 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
Integrated Graphics
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
Discrete GraphicsROG Zephyrus M15 GU502LW
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2070 with 8GB GDDR6 VRAM (Boost Clock: 1360MHz, 90W)
ROG Zephyrus M15 GU502LV
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2060 with 8GB GDDR6 VRAM (Boost Clock: 1450MHz, 90W)
ROG Zephyrus M15 GU502LU
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660 Ti with 6GB GDDR6 VRAM (Boost Clock: 1690MHz 80W)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Ti
    Supports ROG Boost up to 1585MHz at 60W (75W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 - 6GB GDDR6
    Supports ROG Boost up to 1525MHz at 80W (95W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 - 8GB GDDR6
    Supports ROG Boost up to 1390MHz at 80W (100W with Dynamic Boost).
MemoryUp to 48GB DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM
16GB on-board memory.
Up to 48GB DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM
1 x 16GB on-board memory and 1 x SO-DIMM slot up to 32GB of DDR4 SDRAM.
Storage
  • Single
    • 512GB1TB
      M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD
  • Dual
    • 512GB+512GB1TB+1TB
      M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD
      Supports RAID 0.
  • Single
    • 512GB1TB
      M.2 NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD
  • Dual
    • 512GB+512GB1TB+1TB
      M.2 NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD
      Supports RAID 0.
ConnectivityASUS ROG Zephyrus M15ROG Zephyrus M16
Wi-FiIntel® Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)Intel® Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1Bluetooth 5.2
Ethernet
  • Gigabit LAN
    Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
Gigabit LAN
Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
BatteryASUS ROG Zephyrus M15ROG Zephyrus M16
Size90 Wh
4-cell Li-ion battery
Battery Life
  • Up to 7 hours and 47 minutes
    Web Browsing.
  • Up to 8 hours and 41 minutes
    Video Playback.
Up to 10 hours
Video Playback.
Power Supply
  • 230W power adaptor
    Propriety charger.
  • Supports charging via USB-C
    Supports USB Type-C PD 3.0 up to 65W.
  • 240W power adaptor
    Propriety charger.
  • Supports charging via USB-C
    Supports USB Type-C PD 3.0 up to 10W.
SoftwareASUS ROG Zephyrus M15ROG Zephyrus M16
OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
Armoury CrateGameFirst VIGameVisualSonic Studio III
Armoury Crate1M Xbox Game Pass GameVisual Scenario Profiles
Camera & AudioASUS ROG Zephyrus M15ROG Zephyrus M16
Camera
  • No Built-in camera.
HD Front-facing camera
720p (1280 x 720) camera.
Audio
  • 2 speakers with Smart AMP technology
  • Array Microphone
  • 2 x 2W tweeter
  • 4 x 2W woofer with Smart Amp Technology
  • Audio by Dolby Atmos
  • Built-in array microphone
  • AI mic noise-canceling
MiscASUS ROG Zephyrus M15ROG Zephyrus M16
SensorsFingerprint sensor on power button
Security
  • BIOS Administrator Password and User Password Protection
  • Kensington Lock
  • Fingerprint Authentication
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 Price
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 (GU502LU-BI7N4) Gaming Laptop, 15.6" FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10750H Upto 5.0GHz, 16GB RAM, 512GB NVMe, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660Ti, HDMI, Thunberbolt, Wi-Fi, BT, Windows 10 Home
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 (GU502LU-BI7N4) Gaming Laptop, 15.6" FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10750H Upto 5.0GHz, 16GB RAM, 512GB NVMe, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660Ti, HDMI, Thunberbolt, Wi-Fi, BT, Windows 10 Home
By ASUS
$1,239.70
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 15.6" 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) Gaming Laptop, Intel Core i7-10750H, 16GB Memory, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, Windows 10, Prism Black
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 15.6" 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) Gaming Laptop, Intel Core i7-10750H, 16GB Memory, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, Windows 10, Prism Black
By ASUS
$1,499.99
Newest Asus ROG Zephyrus M15 15.6" FHD 240Hz IPS Premium Gaming Laptop, 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10750H, 16GB RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 8GB GDDR6, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10
Newest Asus ROG Zephyrus M15 15.6" FHD 240Hz IPS Premium Gaming Laptop, 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10750H, 16GB RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 8GB GDDR6, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10
By ASUS
$1,649.00
ROG Zephyrus M16 Price
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 (GU502LU-BI7N4) Gaming Laptop, 15.6" FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10750H Upto 5.0GHz, 16GB RAM, 512GB NVMe, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660Ti, HDMI, Thunberbolt, Wi-Fi, BT, Windows 10 Home
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 (GU502LU-BI7N4) Gaming Laptop, 15.6" FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10750H Upto 5.0GHz, 16GB RAM, 512GB NVMe, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660Ti, HDMI, Thunberbolt, Wi-Fi, BT, Windows 10 Home
By ASUS
$1,239.70
Asus ROG Zephyrus G15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz QHD (2560 x 1440), AMD R9-5900HS, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Wi-Fi 6, USB-C, GeForce RTX 3060 Graphics, Windows 10, 16G 3200 RAM 512G PCIe SSD + 32G WOOV SD
Asus ROG Zephyrus G15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz QHD (2560 x 1440), AMD R9-5900HS, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Wi-Fi 6, USB-C, GeForce RTX 3060 Graphics, Windows 10, 16G 3200 RAM 512G PCIe SSD + 32G WOOV SD
By ASUS
$2,009.39
ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo SE 15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 300Hz IPS Type FHD Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Windows 10 Home, GX551QM-ES76
ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo SE 15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 300Hz IPS Type FHD Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Windows 10 Home, GX551QM-ES76
By ASUS
$2,430.00
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