ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2021) vs. ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)

Here is a side by side comparison between ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2021) and ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020) specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2021) vs. ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)

The ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2021) features the 45W AMD Zen 3 8-core AMD Ryzen 7-5800H with the boost speed up to 4.40 GHz. While the ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020) features the 45W Renoir (Zen 2) 6-core AMD Ryzen 5-4600H up to 8-core AMD Ryzen 9-4900H with the boost speed up to 4.40 GHz.

If you want to know more what's the difference between the 15.6″ ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2021) and the 15.6″ ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020) , we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2021) vs. ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020): Specs Comparison

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ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2021)

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ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)

Availability
Released20212020
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2021) Price
2021 FlagshipAsus TUF A15 Gaming Laptop 15.6" 144Hz FHD IPS AMD Octa-Core Ryzen 7 4800H(Beats I7-9750H) 16GB DDR4 1TB SSD NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti RGB Backlit KB Win 10 + iCarp HDMI Cable
2021 FlagshipAsus TUF A15 Gaming Laptop 15.6" 144Hz FHD IPS AMD Octa-Core Ryzen 7 4800H(Beats I7-9750H) 16GB DDR4 1TB SSD NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti RGB Backlit KB Win 10 + iCarp HDMI Cable
By ASUS
$1,299.00
Was: $1,379.00
2021 Asus Tuf A15 Premium Gaming Laptop I 15.6" FHD 144Hz I AMD Octa-Core Ryzen 7 4800H (>i7-9750H) I 32GB DDR4 1TB SSD 1TB HDD I GTX 1660 Ti 6GB Backlit Webcam Win 10 + Delca 32GB Micro SD Card
2021 Asus Tuf A15 Premium Gaming Laptop I 15.6" FHD 144Hz I AMD Octa-Core Ryzen 7 4800H (>i7-9750H) I 32GB DDR4 1TB SSD 1TB HDD I GTX 1660 Ti 6GB Backlit Webcam Win 10 + Delca 32GB Micro SD Card
By ASUS
$1,729.00
2021 ASUS TUF A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6" Full HD 144Hz Screen, AMD Ryzen 7 4800H Processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10 Home, KKE Mousepad
2021 ASUS TUF A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6" Full HD 144Hz Screen, AMD Ryzen 7 4800H Processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10 Home, KKE Mousepad
By ASUS
$1,149.00
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020) Price
2020 Flagship ASUS TUF A15 Gaming Laptop 15.6” FHD 144Hz IPS AMD 6-core Ryzen 5 4600H (>i7-9750H) 32GB RAM 512GB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD GTX 1650 4GB RGB Backlit HD Webcam Win10 + iCarp Wireless Mouse
2020 Flagship ASUS TUF A15 Gaming Laptop 15.6” FHD 144Hz IPS AMD 6-core Ryzen 5 4600H (>i7-9750H) 32GB RAM 512GB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD GTX 1650 4GB RGB Backlit HD Webcam Win10 + iCarp Wireless Mouse
By ASUS
$1,199.00
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz Full HD IPS-Type Display, AMD Ryzen 5 4600H, GeForce GTX 1650, 8GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, RGB Keyboard, Windows 10 Home, Bonfire Black, FA506IH-AS53
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz Full HD IPS-Type Display, AMD Ryzen 5 4600H, GeForce GTX 1650, 8GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, RGB Keyboard, Windows 10 Home, Bonfire Black, FA506IH-AS53
By ASUS
$925.00
ASUS TUF TUF506IU-ES74 Gaming A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz Full HD IPS-Type, AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, 16GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, 90WHr Battery, RGB Backlit KB, Windows 10 Home
ASUS TUF TUF506IU-ES74 Gaming A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz Full HD IPS-Type, AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, 16GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, 90WHr Battery, RGB Backlit KB, Windows 10 Home
By ASUS
$1,359.00
DisplayASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2021)ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)
Size15.6 Inches15.6 Inches
Info
  • 15.6” FHD 60Hz
    1920 x 1080 16:9anti-glaresRGB:62.50%Adobe:47.34%60HzIPS-levelAdaptive-Sync
  • 15.6” FHD 144Hz
    1920 x 1080 16:9anti-glaresRGB:62.50%Adobe:47.34%144HzIPS-levelAdaptive-Sync
  • 15.6” FHD 240Hz
    1920 x 1080 16:9anti-glaresRGB:100.00%Adobe:75.35%240HzIPS-levelAdaptive-Sync
  • 15.6" (16:9) LED-backlit FHD (1920x1080) 144Hz Anti-Glare IPS-level Panel with 45% NTSC
  • 15.6" (16:9) LED-backlit FHD (1920x1080) 60Hz Anti-Glare IPS-level Panel with 45% NTSC
  • 15.6" (16:9) LED-backlit FHD (1920x1080) 144Hz Anti-Glare IPS-level Panel with 72% NTSC
  • With Adaptive-Sync
ExteriorASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2021)ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)
Size Comparison
Dimensions14.13 x 10.08 x 0.90 - 0.96 inches (359 x 256 x 22.8 ~ 24.5 mm)14.16” x 10.07” x 0.89 ~ 0.98” (359.8 x 256 x 22.8 ~ 24.9 mm)
Weight5.07 lbs (2.30 Kg)2.3 kg
Colors
Graphite BlackEclipse Gray
  • Fortress Gray
  • Bonfire Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Chiclet keyboard with isolated Numpad key.
  • RGB backlight with ASUS AURA RGB with four modes:
    StaticBreathingColor CycleStrobing
  • Overstrike technology can withstand over 20 million presses.
  • Chiclet keyboard with isolated Numpad key
  • RGB backlight with ASUS AURA RGB with four modes:
    • Static
    • Breathing
    • Color Cycle
    • Strobing
  • Overstroke technology can withstand over 20 million pressed.
Ports
  • 1 x USB-C
    Supports USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) and DisplayPort 1.4.
  • 3 x USB-A
    Supports USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
  • 1 x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b
  • 1 x Audio jack
  • 1 x Kensington lock slot
  • 1 x AC adapter plug
  • 1 x Type-C USB 3.2 (Gen 2) with display supportDP1.4
  • 2 x Type-A USB 3.2 (Gen 1)
  • 1 x Type-A USB2.0
  • 1 x RJ45 LAN for LAN insert
  • 1 x HDMI, HDMI support 2.0b
  • 1 x COMBO audio jack
  • 1 x AC adapter plug
Internal SpecsASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2021)ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)
Processor
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.20 → 4.40 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 45W
  • AMD Ryzen™ 5 4600H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 3.00 → 4.00 GHz, 3MB L2 Cache, 8MB L3 Cache, 45W
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 4800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.90 → 4.20 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 8MB L3 Cache, 45W
  • AMD Ryzen™ 9 4900H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.30 → 4.40 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 8MB L3 Cache, 45W
Integrated Graphics
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800H
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores, 2000 MHz
  • AMD Ryzen™ 5 4600H
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    6 Graphics Cores, 1500 MHz
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 4800H
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    7 Graphics Cores, 1600 MHz
  • AMD Ryzen™ 9 4900H
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores, 1750 MHz
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060
    6GB GDDR6, Dynamic Boost up to 1630 MHz at 90W (95W with Dynamic Boost)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070
    8GB GDDR6, Dynamic Boost up to 1510 MHz at 90W (95W with Dynamic Boost)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2060, with 6GB GDDR6 VRAM
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660TI, with 6GB GDDR6 VRAM
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650Ti, with 4GB GDDR6 VRAM
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650, with 4GB GDDR6 VRAM
Memory
8GB 16GB 32GB
Dual Channel DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM
2 x SO-DIMM sockets for expansion.
Up to 32GB Dual Channel DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM
2 x SO-DIMM socket for expansion.
Storage
512GB 1TB
M.2 NVMe™ PCIe® 3.0 SSD
2 x M.2 NVMe™ PCIe® Slots
Storage Slots
  • 1 x SATA HDD slot
    Not available on 90Wh battery models.
  • 2 x M.2 NVMe slots
    Only one NVME slot on GTX1650 and 1650Ti models.
 
ConnectivityASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2021)ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)
Wi-FiIntegrated Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 ax (2x2))Integrated Wi-Fi 5 (802.11 ac (2x2))
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2Bluetooth 5.0
EthernetGigabit LAN
Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
Gigabit LAN
Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
BatteryASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2021)ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)
Size90 Wh
4-cell lithium-polymer battery
  • 90 Wh lithium-polymer battery Battery
  • 48 Wh lithium-polymer battery Battery
Battery Life
  • Up to 13.5 hours of web browsing
  • Up to 14.5 hours of video playback
  • Up to 12.3 hours of video playback
    Tested on 90Wh battery models.
  • Up to 8.7 hours of web browsing
    Tested on 90Wh battery models.
Power Supply200W power adaptor
Plug type :ø6.0 (mm) 20V/10A, supports fast charging 50% in 30 minutes.
  • 150W power adaptor
    Plug type :ø6.0 (mm) 20V/7.5A.
  • 180W power adaptor
    Plug type :ø6.0 (mm) 20V/9A.
  • 230W power adaptor
    Plug type :ø6.0 (mm) 19.5V/11.8A.
SoftwareASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2021)ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)
OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
Armoury Crate
Armoury Crate
Camera & AudioASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2021)ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)
CameraFront-facing camera
Top-mount front camera, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD).
Front-facing camera
Top-mount front camera, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD).
Audio
  • Speakers
    • Two speakers with four cut-outs
    • 2 x 2W speakers
    • DTS:X™ Ultra technology
      Delivers high-fidelity 7.1-channel virtual surround sound for theater-quality audio with stereo headsets.
  • Microphone
    • Built-in array microphone
    • Advanced Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation.
  • Two speakers with four cut-outs
  • DTS:X™ Ultra technology
    Delivers high-fidelity 7.1-channel virtual surround sound for theater-quality audio with stereo headsets.
MiscASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2021)ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)
Security
  • Kensington lock
  • FTPM (Firmware-based Trusted Platform Module)
  • Kensington lock
  • FTPM (Firmware-based Trusted Platform Module)
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2021) Price
2021 FlagshipAsus TUF A15 Gaming Laptop 15.6" 144Hz FHD IPS AMD Octa-Core Ryzen 7 4800H(Beats I7-9750H) 16GB DDR4 1TB SSD NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti RGB Backlit KB Win 10 + iCarp HDMI Cable
2021 FlagshipAsus TUF A15 Gaming Laptop 15.6" 144Hz FHD IPS AMD Octa-Core Ryzen 7 4800H(Beats I7-9750H) 16GB DDR4 1TB SSD NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti RGB Backlit KB Win 10 + iCarp HDMI Cable
By ASUS
$1,299.00
Was: $1,379.00
2021 Asus Tuf A15 Premium Gaming Laptop I 15.6" FHD 144Hz I AMD Octa-Core Ryzen 7 4800H (>i7-9750H) I 32GB DDR4 1TB SSD 1TB HDD I GTX 1660 Ti 6GB Backlit Webcam Win 10 + Delca 32GB Micro SD Card
2021 Asus Tuf A15 Premium Gaming Laptop I 15.6" FHD 144Hz I AMD Octa-Core Ryzen 7 4800H (>i7-9750H) I 32GB DDR4 1TB SSD 1TB HDD I GTX 1660 Ti 6GB Backlit Webcam Win 10 + Delca 32GB Micro SD Card
By ASUS
$1,729.00
2021 ASUS TUF A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6" Full HD 144Hz Screen, AMD Ryzen 7 4800H Processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10 Home, KKE Mousepad
2021 ASUS TUF A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6" Full HD 144Hz Screen, AMD Ryzen 7 4800H Processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10 Home, KKE Mousepad
By ASUS
$1,149.00
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020) Price
2020 Flagship ASUS TUF A15 Gaming Laptop 15.6” FHD 144Hz IPS AMD 6-core Ryzen 5 4600H (>i7-9750H) 32GB RAM 512GB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD GTX 1650 4GB RGB Backlit HD Webcam Win10 + iCarp Wireless Mouse
2020 Flagship ASUS TUF A15 Gaming Laptop 15.6” FHD 144Hz IPS AMD 6-core Ryzen 5 4600H (>i7-9750H) 32GB RAM 512GB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD GTX 1650 4GB RGB Backlit HD Webcam Win10 + iCarp Wireless Mouse
By ASUS
$1,199.00
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz Full HD IPS-Type Display, AMD Ryzen 5 4600H, GeForce GTX 1650, 8GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, RGB Keyboard, Windows 10 Home, Bonfire Black, FA506IH-AS53
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz Full HD IPS-Type Display, AMD Ryzen 5 4600H, GeForce GTX 1650, 8GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, RGB Keyboard, Windows 10 Home, Bonfire Black, FA506IH-AS53
By ASUS
$925.00
ASUS TUF TUF506IU-ES74 Gaming A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz Full HD IPS-Type, AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, 16GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, 90WHr Battery, RGB Backlit KB, Windows 10 Home
ASUS TUF TUF506IU-ES74 Gaming A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz Full HD IPS-Type, AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, 16GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, 90WHr Battery, RGB Backlit KB, Windows 10 Home
By ASUS
$1,359.00
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ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2021): Key Features

Introduction Video

Geared for serious gaming and rocking a slick new style, TUF Gaming A15 is a feature-packed gaming laptop with the power to carry you to victory.

Its new GeForce RTX™ 3070 GPU delivers fluid gameplay on up to a 240Hz display with 100% sRGB, while the potent AMD Ryzen™ 7 CPU is bolstered by improved cooling that amps CPU performance and keeps acoustics stealthy. A long-lasting 90Wh battery coupled with TUF’s military-grade durability keeps you on your best game anywhere.

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