•  Date Published: 24 Nov 2021
  • Intel Core i5-10500H
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (Laptop, 75W)
  • 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
  • 512GB SSD
  • 8GB DDR4
  • 1.86 kg (4.1 lbs)


  • Thin and light chassis
  • Two M.2 NVMe slots and up to 64GB of dual-channel memory
  • Lack of PWM-adjusted brightness (AUO B156HAN13.0)
  • Good price


  • Lacks an SD card slot and Thunderbolt 3 support
  • Uncomfortable input devices
  • Underdesigned cooling solution
  • Covers only 50% of sRGB (AUO B156HAN13.0)
  • Slow pixel response times, despite the 120Hz refresh rate (AUO B156HAN13.0)


  • 512GB SSD
  • M.2 Slot
  • 1x 2280 M.2 NVMe slot + 1x 2280 M.2 NVMe/SATA slot  See photo
  • RAM
  • 8GB DDR4
  • OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Body Material
  • Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum
  • Dimensions
  • 359 x 254 x 21.7 mm (14.13" x 10.00" x 0.85")
  • Weight
  • 1.86 kg (4.1 lbs)
  • Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A
  • 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 2x USB Type-C
  • 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI
  • [email protected]
  • Ethernet LAN
  • GB Lan
  • Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth
  • 5.1
  • Audio jack
  • 3.5 mm combo
  • Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • HD ([email protected])
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • 2x 2W, Nahimic 3
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Gifts
  • 32GB Micro SD Card

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Some games you can play on this laptop

Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 (Laptop, 75W) 180 FPS 149 FPS 84 FPS 56 FPS