GIGABYTE Redefines Portable Pro Computing with the AERO 15

👤by Tim Harmer Comments 📅03.05.2017 01:20:18
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May 2nd 2017 - GIGABYTE proudly announces its all-new AERO 15, sitting in its lineup of slim, performance laptop PCs. Set to appear on store shelves in May, this 1.9cm thick powerhouse crafted from the finest of materials boasts an X-Rite™ Pantone® Certified 15.6” display panel shoehorned into a frame with near-borderless 5mm thick bezels.

The AERO 15 offers high performance with graphics power courtesy of the NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060, and a 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ CPU paired with dual-channel DDR4-2400 RAM. Storage is courtesy of dual M.2 PCIe x4 SSDs, enabling blazing transfer speeds and instantaneous response times. Thunderbolt™ 3 with transfer speeds up to 40Gbps also makes an appearance in the shape of a USB Type-C connector with 5V/3A output.

Ultra-slim 5mm Bezel | Thin and Light

The stand-out feature of the AERO 15 is its display. Despite having a footprint as small as a traditional 14” laptop, it offers a 15.6” display. This engineering feat results in the world’s thinnest screen bezels, measuring only 5mm wide. Furthermore, portability and a slim form factor has been paramount in the development process, with the AERO 15 coming in at 1.9cm thick and 2.1kg – ensuring go-anywhere mobility and flexibility paired with massive processing power.

Outstanding Battery Life

Don’t find yourself stranded with an empty battery - the AERO 15 offers you up to 10h, or a full work day’s battery life, thanks to its massive 94Wh battery. Further flexibility is offered by the AERO 15’s slim and light AC adapter – featuring a USB charging port for your mobile devices.

X-Rite™ Pantone® Certified Displays – up to 4K

X-Rite™ Pantone® is a world-renowned authority on color, partnering with GIGABYTE to ensure true display color reproduction. Each AERO 15 display panel is fully calibrated to X-Rite™ Pantone® standards prior to shipping. The AERO 15 comes with a Full HD IPS panel, offering true-to-life project-to-print colors. A 4K option, equally X-Rite™ Pantone® certified, is set to be made available during Q3 2017.

GIGABYTE Fusion Keyboard | Uniquely Usable – Including RGB Backlighting

The AERO 15 not only comes with a full-size keyboard with tactile feedback for maximum usability, but is also the first to feature a 16.8 million color per-key RGB backlight to a professional laptop. You can bind macros to each key, boosting productivity, just as easily as you can control the lighting effects with the bundled GIGABYTE Fusion software.



Stand out from the crowd – choose from 3 colors

No expense has been spared when it comes to the look and feel – the AERO 15 chassis and cover are all machined from aluminum, using state of the art technology in chassis manufacturing, the CNC (Computer Numerical Control) is an automation of precise machine tools which creates well-detailed chassis.

The AERO 15 celebrates individuality – choose from three colors, ranging from sober and stylish Black to flamboyant and stand-out Green via a fiery, edgy Orange/Black combination. Each back cover also houses another unique GIGABYTE design feature, the Nano-Imprint Lithography triangle, adding yet another touch of exclusive feel to the CNC-machined cover.

Make Earth Green Again

GIGABYTE’s core values are embodied by its corporate slogan “Upgrade Your Life.” As part of this, GIGABYTE consistently strives to be a sustainable business caring for our planet and ensuring prosperous living conditions for future generations. As part of the Make Earth Green Again program, GIGABYTE participates in the United Nations environmental project Plant-for-the-Planet, which aims to plant one trillion trees by year 2020. As of 2017, 14 billion trees had been planted. By registering your laptop, purchased in 2017 or onward, GIGABYTE and Plant-for-the-Planet will not only plant a tree, but also issue a certificate in recognition of your support.

New Aero 15 Configurations:[/url]
- NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 GDDR5 6GB Graphics
- 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ Processor
- Ultra-slim 5mm bezel
- X-Rite™ Pantone® Certified Display
- FHD 1920x1080 WVA High-Res Display
- UHD 3840x2160 WVA High-Res Display (optional, 2017 Q3)
- Thunderbolt™ 3
- 2x M.2 PCIe SSD / 2x DDR4 Memory
- 94Whr Battery with Long Battery Life
- Dual 4K output with HDMI 2.0 & mini DP 1.3
- Dimension: 356(W) x 250(D) x 19.9 (H) mm / 2.1kg


Additional information and full technical specifications can be found at http://www.gigabyte.eu/Laptop/AERO-15. The AERO 15 can be purchased from SCAN at the current price of £1899.98.

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