Asus ROG Ally X with double battery launched

Asus ROG Ally X review

Portable gaming computers are all the rage right now and Asus wants to milk the most of this opportunity. They have launched Asus ROG Ally X, which has double the battery capacity and increased memory to 24GB compared to the current variant. This will go on sale on 1st of July for about $850.

Asus ROG Ally X review

While Asus has still equipped with the AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme processor that is also present in the previous ROG Ally, the battery capacity has been doubled to 80Wh, allowing for longer play times while keeping the weight at just 70-grams. In addition, the motherboard of Asus ROG Ally X has been revised to improve airflow, and a third new vent on the top has been added to improve heat dissipation performance, lowering the touch panel temperature by 6°C.

In addition, the ROG triangle texture on the back of Asus ROG Ally X has been revamped to improve grip. The angle of the button layout has been changed to allow for more natural input. The L/R triggers and bumper are also angled to allow for more natural operation when you place your fingers on them.

The joystick on the new Asus ROG Ally X has been replaced with a new part that has passed a durability test of 5 million times. In addition, the D-Pad has been improved to allow accurate 8-way input in fighting games and retro games. The case color has been changed to black.

Asus ROG Ally X specifications include 24GB of LPDDR5X-7500 memory, 1TB NVMe SSD storage, a 7-inch glossy LCD display with a 1,920 x 1,080 pixel resolution and touch capabilities, and Windows 11 Home OS.

The interface selection of Asus ROG Ally X includes USB4, USB 3.1 Type-C, microSD card slot, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.4, audio input/output, fingerprint/accelerometer/gyro sensors, etc. Battery life is approximately 11.7 hours. The device measures 280.6 x 111.3 x 24.7-36.9mm and weighs approximately 678g.