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Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA

Specifications

Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA (Aero 15 Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q - 8192 MB, Core: 855 MHz, Memory: 1500 MHz, GDDR6, ForceWare 431.11, Optimus
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4-2666, dual channel, 2 of 2 slots occupied, max. 64 GB
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 3840 x 2160 pixel 282 PPI, Samsung SDCA029, OLED, UHD, glossy: yes
Mainboard
Intel HM370
Storage
Intel SSD 600p SSDPEKKW512G8L, 512 GB 
, PCIe, slots: 2x M.2 Type 2280, 433 GB free
Soundcard
Realtek ALC255 @ Intel Cannon Point-LP PCH - cAVS (Audio, Video, Speech)
Connections
4 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: combined audio port, Card Reader: SD card reader (UHS-II)
Networking
Killer E2600 Gigabit Ethernet Controller (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650x Wireless Network Adapter (200NGW) (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 20 x 356 x 250 ( = 0.79 x 14.02 x 9.84 in)
Battery
94.24 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD (720p)
Additional features
Speakers: 2x 2-watt speaker, Keyboard: chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 230-watt power supply, Control Center, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.214 kg ( = 78.1 oz / 4.88 pounds), Power Supply: 722 g ( = 25.47 oz / 1.59 pounds)
Price
2700 EUR

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 82.32% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 9 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 83%, features: 69%, display: 86% mobility: 78%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 67%

Reviews for the Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA

83.9% Gigabyte Aero 15 XA Laptop Review: With OLED panel and 4K in a new design | Notebookcheck
While Gigabyte has discreetly changed the design of its Aero notebooks, it remains true to its previous line. With the Aero 15 OLED XA, buyers are greeted by a slim and powerful notebook with many connections. We find out in our test what performance exactly you can expect.
Gigabyte AERO 15 OLED XA Review
Source: The Tech Revolutionist English
The Gigabyte AERO 15 OLED XA is no doubt an excellent notebook for professional and creativity work. It has shown its capabilities when running popular creativity software, while being able to make use of dedicated GPU hardware to accelerate many tasks for improved productivity. Moreover, its beautiful 4K Samsung AMOLED display also makes this device good for both work and media consumption.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/30/2019
80% Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED is a solid performer with a gorgeous OLED panel, it's comfortable to type on and it's all wrapped in a sleek, 0.8-inch package. However, its use of the Microsoft Azure AI could have been utilized better, and the bottom-bezel webcam isn't helping anyone. For $2,779, you can get the Alienware m15, which boasts an even more colorful panel, longer battery life and a webcam that's located where it's supposed to be (on top). However, the Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED still holds its own among the best gaming laptops, due to its solid power and stunning display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/30/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Gigabyte AERO 15 OLED XA Review
Source: The Tech Revolutionist English
The Gigabyte AERO 15 OLED XA is no doubt an excellent notebook for professional and creativity work. It has shown its capabilities when running popular creativity software, while being able to make use of dedicated GPU hardware to accelerate many tasks for improved productivity. Moreover, its beautiful 4K Samsung AMOLED display also makes this device good for both work and media consumption.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/29/2019
90% Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED review
Source: Techradar English
The Areo 15 OLED's new 4K HDR screen is better than anything we've seen as a color-calibrated portable work display or high-resolution on-the-go gaming monitor. This vibrant screen is a bonus on an already powerful, compact and reasonably priced laptop.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/13/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA review: One of the best displays on a gaming laptop today
Source: Hardware Zone English
That said, there's still a lot to like about the laptop. Aside from the absolutely stellar display, you get a tasteful aluminum chassis in black that feels like quality stuff. There's also a wide selection of connectors, including a Thunderbolt 3 port and UHS-II SD card reader, both items that creative professionals will want.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/12/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 75% performance: 80% mobility: 85% workmanship: 85%
80% Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED review: Full, Australian review
Source: PC World English
And that’s kind of the heart of it. The display on the new Aero 15 OLED isn’t just gorgeous. In many ways, it’s kinda the only thing really worth talking about. Even by the standards of laptop refreshes, this is a pretty minor revision. There are plenty of other content creation laptops out there that run the same 9th-Gen Intel Core processors or Nvidia RTX graphics. There aren’t that many out there with OLED screens. If having that OLED screen actually matters to you, you’ll probably want to put some serious consideration into whether it’s worth paying the premium. What you’re getting here is good but, at the same time, most of the differences and evolution that the Aero 15 OLED offers are only skin deep.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/19/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Review: Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED
Source: Hexus English
Aero 15 OLED is Gigabyte's most stunning 15.6in laptop to date. Our review sample, priced at a lofty £2,499, comes to market carrying a component list that's cutting-edge in almost every regard.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/18/2019
80% Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA review: One of the best displays on a gaming laptop today
Source: Hardware Zone English
That said, there's still a lot to like about the laptop. Aside from the absolutely stellar display, you get a tasteful aluminum chassis in black that feels like quality stuff. There's also a wide selection of connectors, including a Thunderbolt 3 port and UHS-II SD card reader, both items that creative professionals will want.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/17/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 75% performance: 80% mobility: 85% workmanship: 85%

Foreign Reviews

Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA Erstes Studio-Notebook mit OLED
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/07/2019

Comment

Model: Gigabyte has once again exceeded the expectations of many through the introduction of another high-performance laptop model bearing the name of Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA. The Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA is an Intel 9th generation laptop model, which is by happenstance the world’s only All Intel Inside model. Needless to say, further inspection is to be made in order to find out what does the novelty of being the world’s only All Intel Inside laptop model bring to the round table.

First and foremost, it is important to point out that the vision in the creation of the Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA is based on the very foundation of combining both power and lightness into a single model. In order to achieve the status for being a portable powerhouse in the industry and climb the ladders to the top spot, the Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA taps into the limitless potential of the 9th generation Intel Core i9-9980HK processor. The 9th generation Intel Core i9-9980HK is an octa-core processor with Hyper-Threading technology and a clock rate between 2.3 GHz and 4.8 GHz. The introduction of the new Thermal Velocity Boost technology enables the Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA to reach unprecedented performance upon demand. It is almost ascertained and guaranteed that users will never experience evident sluggishness or lethargy during the operation of the Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA.

The Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA also introduces an impressive cooling system, aptly named as the Supra Cool 2. Thanks to it, the Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA competently controls its temperature. The Supra Cool 2 cooling technology consists of a workforce of two 71-blade fans, 5 heat pipes, and 11 intake or exhaust vents which encourages overall heat dissipation of up to 30 % in total. The assembly of this particular workforce for the Supra Cool 2 cooling technology ensures that users can constantly be hooked onto the Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA for long hours, thus ensuring them to see through the completion of a particularly important task.

There are bound to be more interesting features and specifications to delve into for the Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA in general, but in conclusion, with these solid and well thought-out features that are mentioned above, it is clear as broad daylight that the Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XA has plenty to offer on the table for being the world’s only All Intel Inside laptop model.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q: High-End laptop graphics card based on the TU106 chip with 2,304 shaders and 8 GB GDDR6 VRAM. Offers reduced clock speeds to achieve a much lower power consumption. These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  
9750H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.6 - 4.5 GHz (4 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15.6":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
2.214 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


Gigabyte: GIGABYTE Technology is a Taiwan-based manufacturer of computer hardware products best known for its motherboards. Established in 1986, its major customers include custom boutique PC manufacturers such as Alienware. Secondary lines in the company's product portfolio include complete PCs, laptops, optical drives, LCD monitors, keyboards, mice, cooling components, mobile phones and high end mobile phone products (PDA phone, TV phone etc.), networking equipment, power supplies, and a line of barebone mid and full sized ATX computer cases. Gigabyte laptop reviews are rare and the global laptop market share low.

In the notebook sector, Gigabyte is a medium player and does not belong to the Top 10 manufacturers globally. There are many reviews on Gigabyte laptops with average ratings, but there are only few reviews on Gigabyte tablets. Gigabyte does not play a role in the smartphone sector (as of 2016).


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Stefan Hinum, 2019-08-23 (Update: 2019-08-23)