2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15 specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15

Availability

2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15
Released2021
Release DateAnnounced on January 13, 2021 (CES 2021)
Generations
2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Price
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2024) Gaming Laptop, 15.6” FHD 144Hz Display, NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2050, AMD Ryzen™ 5 7535HS, 8GB DDR5, 512GB PCIe® Gen4 NVMe™ SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Windows 11, FA506NF-ES51
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2024) Gaming Laptop, 15.6” FHD 144Hz Display, NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2050, AMD Ryzen™ 5 7535HS, 8GB DDR5, 512GB PCIe® Gen4 NVMe™ SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Windows 11, FA506NF-ES51
By ASUS
$649.99
$699.99 7% OFF
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz FHD IPS-Type, AMD Ryzen 5 4600H, GeForce GTX 1650, 8GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, Gigabit Wi-Fi 5, Windows 10 Home, FA506IH-AS53
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz FHD IPS-Type, AMD Ryzen 5 4600H, GeForce GTX 1650, 8GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, Gigabit Wi-Fi 5, Windows 10 Home, FA506IH-AS53
By ASUS
$795.00
Asus TUF Gaming A15 Laptop 15.6" FHD 144Hz (100% sRGB) AMD Zen4 Octa-core Ryzen 9 7940HS (Beats i9-12900H) 16GB RAM 1TB SSD GeForce RTX 4060 8GB Graphic RGB Backlit USB4 Win11 Gray + HDMI Cable
Asus TUF Gaming A15 Laptop 15.6" FHD 144Hz (100% sRGB) AMD Zen4 Octa-core Ryzen 9 7940HS (Beats i9-12900H) 16GB RAM 1TB SSD GeForce RTX 4060 8GB Graphic RGB Backlit USB4 Win11 Gray + HDMI Cable
By Asus
$1,249.00
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2023) Gaming Laptop, 15.6” FHD 144Hz, 100% sRGB Display, GeForce RTX 4060, AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS, 16GB DDR5, 1TB PCIe SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Windows 11, FA507NV-EH74
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2023) Gaming Laptop, 15.6” FHD 144Hz, 100% sRGB Display, GeForce RTX 4060, AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS, 16GB DDR5, 1TB PCIe SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Windows 11, FA507NV-EH74
By ASUS
$1,189.99
$1,399.99 15% OFF
Asus TUF Gaming A15 Laptop | 15.6" FHD 144Hz 100% sRGB | AMD Zen4 8-core Ryzen 9 7940HS (>i9-12900H) | 64GB DDR5 2TB SSD | GeForce RTX 4060 8GB Graphic | RGB Backlit USB4 Win11Pro Gray + HDMI Cable
Asus TUF Gaming A15 Laptop | 15.6" FHD 144Hz 100% sRGB | AMD Zen4 8-core Ryzen 9 7940HS (>i9-12900H) | 64GB DDR5 2TB SSD | GeForce RTX 4060 8GB Graphic | RGB Backlit USB4 Win11Pro Gray + HDMI Cable
By Asus
$1,499.00

Exterior

2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15
Dimensions14.13 x 10.08 x 0.90 - 0.96 inches (359 x 256 x 22.8 ~ 24.5 mm)
Weight5.07 lbs (2.30 Kg)
Colors
Graphite Black Eclipse Gray
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Chiclet keyboard with isolated Numpad key.
  • RGB backlight with ASUS AURA RGB with four modes:
    Static Breathing Color Cycle Strobing
  • Overstrike technology can withstand over 20 million presses.

Display

2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15
Size15.6 Inches
Info
  • 15.6” FHD 60Hz
    1920 x 1080 16:9 anti-glare sRGB:62.50% Adobe:47.34% 60Hz IPS-level Adaptive-Sync
  • 15.6” FHD 144Hz
    1920 x 1080 16:9 anti-glare sRGB:62.50% Adobe:47.34% 144Hz IPS-level Adaptive-Sync
  • 15.6” FHD 240Hz
    1920 x 1080 16:9 anti-glare sRGB:100.00% Adobe:75.35% 240Hz IPS-level Adaptive-Sync

Ports

2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15
Ports
2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Ports
Image Source: ASUS
Left (7)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4
  • 2 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.0b
  • 1 x RJ-45
    1 Gbps
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 1 x power port
Right (2)
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x lock slot

Internal Specs

2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15
Processor
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.20 → 4.40 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 45W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A151
AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800H1,334100.00%
01,334

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A151
AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800H7,098100.00%
07,098
Integrated Graphics
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800H
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores, 2000 MHz
Memory
8GB 16GB 32GB
Dual Channel DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM
2 x SO-DIMM sockets for expansion.
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)
Storage
512GB 1TB
M.2 NVMe™ PCIe® 3.0 SSD
2 x M.2 NVMe™ PCIe® Slots

Connectivity

2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15
Wi-FiIntegrated Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 ax (2x2))
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2
EthernetGigabit LAN
Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.

Battery

2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15
Size90 Wh
4-cell lithium-polymer battery
Battery Life
  • Up to 13.5 hours of web browsing
  • Up to 14.5 hours of video playback
Power Supply200W power adaptor
Plug type :ø6.0 (mm) 20V/10A, supports fast charging 50% in 30 minutes.

Software

2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15
OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
Armoury Crate

Camera & Audio

2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15
CameraFront-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.

Misc

2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15
Security
  • Kensington lock
  • FTPM (Firmware-based Trusted Platform Module)

Key Features

2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15
At Glance
Released in Early
2021
16:9
15.6”
1080p 240Hz
Weight
5.07 lb
2.30 kg
Powered By
AMD Ryzen 7-5800H
8C/16T, 3.20 → 4.40 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,334
Single Core
Geekbench 5
7,098
Multi-Core
With integrated
AMD Radeon™ Graphics
8 Graphics Cores, 2000 MHz
Upgradable up to
32GB
3200 MHz DDR4
2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Ports
Nvidia GeForce
RTX 3070
8GB GDDR6

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Our analysis and reviews

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What we like

Reasons to like about 2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15.

Supports Windows 11

The 2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

Requirements2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorAMD Ryzen 7-5800H
4GB RAM8GB → 32GB
64GB Drive512GB → 4TB
2 Cores CPU8 cores
Great battery life of up to 14.5-hours

According to ASUS, the 2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15 lasts up to 14.5 hours of battery life.

  • Up to 13.5 hours of web browsing
  • Up to 14.5 hours of video playback
Upgradable storage

The 2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15 comes with two M.2 slots that you can easily upgrade and install an additional SSD to expand the storage on the device. Learn more

Storage Slots2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15
M.2x2
Upgradable memory

The 2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15 has two RAM slots which you can use to add or replace with a larger one if it isn't already at the maximum size that the system chipset support. Learn more

Memory2021 ASUS TUF Gaming A15
Slotsx2
TypeDDR4
Speed3200 MHz
Supports discrete graphics

Configurable up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6