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Asus ROG Zephyrus vs Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch Retina Display

Asus ROG Zephyrus vs Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch Retina Display

Asus, a brand that always focused on producing quality products, comes the ROG Zephyrus. And the classic Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch Retina from the luxury brand always focused on excellent products which may not be everyone’s favorites but still stands on top of the crowd. It’s rare that some of the competitors outrank Apple in terms of the product price. But this time, we have a new opponent that costs almost $700 more than the Apple product. But that doesn’t mean Apple has given up, they have pretty high-priced products out there as we all know, except they do not provide that many features that everyone craves for.

Anyways, for someone who wants to buy a new laptop that has excellent hardware, performs at their level best, and has almost all the features that they need, these two beasts are good choices. If you want to know which one of them is better and which one should you chose for a certain need, the below-given specs and descriptions might help you out. So go through them and decide which one of these laptops fits your needs and choose it.

Product Name

Asus ROG Zephyrus

Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch Retina Display

Product Image Asus ROG Zephyrus Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch Retina Display
Price $2,697.00 $1,999.00
Our Rating 8.6 8.9
Brand Asus Apple
Category Laptops Laptops


Announced Date June, 2017
Release Date Available. Released 2017, August


Dimensions 37.9 x 26.2 x 1.69-1.79cm 1.8x35.89x24.71cm
Weight 2,2kg 2.04 kg
Colors Black


Display Type LED backlight LED-backlit retina display with IPS technology
Size 15.6" 15.4-inch
Resolution Full HD, 1080 x 1920 pixels 2800x1800p, 220 ppi
Display Features 72% NTSC color gamut, Real 120Hz Input, WideView, anti-glare, 16:9 Retina, Millions of colors, 300 nits brightness, 900:1 contrast ratio, Standard color gamut (sRGB)


Chipset Mobile Intel HM175 Intel Core
CPU Intel Core i7-7700HQ (2.8 GHz-3.8GHz, 6MB) 2.2GHz quad-core Intel Core i7, Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz, with 6MB shared L3 cache
GPU NVIDIA GeForce Max-Q GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5) IntelĀ® Iris Pro Graphics
RAM 16 / 24 GB DDR4 SDRAM 16GB of 1600MHz DDR3L onboard memory
Storage 256GB / 512 GB / 1TB M.2 SSD 256GB PCIe-based onboard SSD


OS Windows 10 Pro 64bit macOS Sierra


Primary HD Web Camera No Back Camera
Secondary 720p FaceTime HD camera
Video 720p
Camera Features HD


WLAN Integrated 802.11 AC (2x2), 10/100/1000 Base T 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth Built-in Bluetooth V4.1 Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
USB 1x Type C USB3.1 Thunderbolt, 4x USB 3.0 port(s) Type A Two USB 3 ports (up to 5 Gbps)
Ports 1x HDMI, Support HDMI 2.0, 1x Microphone-in/Headphone-out jack Native Mini DisplayPort output, HDMI video output, Two Thunderbolt 2 ports (up to 20 Gbps), Two USB 3 ports (up to 5 Gbps), SDXC card slot, MagSafe 2 power port


Technology Used Li-Polymer Lithium-Polymer
Capacity 4 Cells 50 Whrs Up to 9 hours wireless web, Up to 9 hours iTunes movie playback, Up to 30 days of standby time
Fast Charging


3.5mm Jack
Loud Speaker
Features Built-in Stereo 2 W Speakers And Array Microphone, ASUS Sonic Studio, Supports Windows 10 Cortana with Voice Support for Apple iPhone headset with remote and microphone, Support for audio line out (digital/analog)

Other Features

Optical Drive No