CES 2021 | Gigabyte says "Yes" to AMD with Gaming A5 and A7 laptops powered by Ryzen 5000H and RTX 3070 Mobile, also offers G5 and G7 featuring Core i7-10870H for "slashies"
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Apart from introducing upgraded Aorus and Aero lineups, Gigabyte also announced new G and A series laptops designed for mid-range gamers. Despite sporting the mid-range gaming tag, the G and A series have a lot of muscle power under the hood thanks to new offerings from Intel, AMD, and NVIDIA.
The Gigabyte A5 and A7 feature the latest AMD Ryzen 5000H Cezanne APUs options including the Ryzen 9 5900H, Ryzen 7 5800H, and the Ryzen 5 5600H. Both the A5 and A7 offer FHD IPS panels with either 144 Hz or 240 Hz refresh rates and a 72% NTSC color gamut coverage. For the GPU, Gigabyte offers RTX 3070 Mobile and RTX 3060 Mobile options depending on the SKU.
Gigabyte is offering a good port selection and the same Windforce cooling system found in the Aorus series. Buyers also get Realtek 2.5G LAN and Intel AX200 Wi-Fi 6 connectivity. However, the battery capacity seems to be a tad low at just 48.96 WHr.
On the Intel side of things, Gigabyte is offering the G5 and G7 models primarily aimed at the younger casual gaming crowd colloquially called "slashies". Accordingly, these laptops are aimed at those who juggle multiple roles across both work and play.
The G5 and G7 share a lot of the specifications with the A5 and A7 series apart from the CPU and GPU. The G5 offers Core i7-10870H and Core i5-10500H processor options while the G7 comes with the Core i7-10870H only. Unlike the A5 and A7 variants, the G5 and G7 make do with an RTX 3060 Mobile as the default GPU option.
Gigabyte didn't offer any pricing and availability information yet but said that the new Gaming series laptops are now available for pre-order across all sales channels.
Gigabyte Press Release