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For the last few years, we have seen the rise of RGB illumination in almost everything. Some of them do look subtle while others seem quite unnecessary. As in the case with the computer world, there are quite a number of available options when it comes to RGB, but if you are going for a laptop, then the options become somewhat much less.
If you are deciding to get a laptop where you will be able to play the most AAA segment games and also it will help you to perform your day to day activities then there are quite a few numbers of options available right now. However, if alongside the performance, you also want to showcase its aesthetics then this article can show you the best RGB Laptop currently available in the market.
We would split our selection into three different segments namely, Budget RGB Gaming Laptop, Best Value for Money RGB Gaming Laptop and last but not least, Best RGB Laptop. Here, we would provide a few models which will be best in its segment. Before continuing further, it should be cleared that, an RGB backlit keyboard is also counted as an RGB illumination.
Best Budget RGB Gaming Laptop
To start with the first segment, we have listed two laptops which according to us, can be considered as the best Budget RGB Gaming Laptops.
Asus ROG Strix Hero Edition Gaming Laptop (GL503GE-ES52)
Asus ROG Strix Hero Edition is currently priced at $769 and in this price range this might be the best RGB illuminated Laptop currently available that comes with not only nice aesthetics but also packs solid performance.
Under its hood, it comes equipped with Intel Core i5-8300H Processor, that is backed by 8GB of DDR4 RAM along with Nvidia GTX 1050Ti (4GB) GPU. It also comes with 128GB PCIe NVMe SSD + 1TB FireCuda SSHD for your storage purpose.
Now if we discuss about the display, then I guess is the best one can have at this price point is that it comes with a slim 0.9” profile and lightweight 5.6 lbs body with dragon scale pattern. 15.6” 120Hz 3ms full HD IPS-Type panel. And finally, to complement its features, it comes equipped with four customizable RGB-backlit zones and also comes with Asus AURA Sync that lets you connect other RGB illuminated accessories allowing you to have an awesome RGB experience. Check Full Specs Here.
Asus GL503GE-RS71 Strix Scar
The Asus Strix Scar GL503GE-RS71 is a pretty mean machine one can get their hands on within $879. More or less it is quite similar in terms of features like RGB illumination, connectivity, display, etc.
However, the main difference that makes this one more mean machine is the configuration that it offers with that extra $100. It comes with Intel Core i7-8750H that is backed by 8GB DDR4 memory and NVIDIA GTX 1050Ti GPU. Check Full Specs Here.
Dell G5 15 FHD Gaming Laptop
Dell G5 is another one in the budget segment that can be considered a nice combination of performance and aesthetics. Priced at under $900 it comes equipped with 9th Gen Intel Quad-Core i5-9300H along with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 and 8gigs of DDR4 RAM.
In terms of storage it offers, 128GB PCI-e Solid State Drive along with 1 TB HDD that makes sure you don’t run out of storage space. It also comes 802.11ac 2×2 WiFi and Bluetooth 4.2; 1x HDMI 2.0, 3x SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A including 1x with PowerShare.
In terms of aesthetics, it does come with a 4-zone RGB backlit full-size, spill-resistant WASD keyboard with a numeric keypad and a 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-glare LED Backlight Non-touch Narrow Border IPS Display. Check Full Specs Here.
Best Value for money RGB Gaming Laptop
In this segment, we are listing a few models that according to us, is currently the Best value for money RGB Gaming Laptop.
Asus ROG Strix G 2019
The best RGB Gaming Laptop in this segment is the Asus ROG Strix G (2019). Priced at $1085, it is able to deliver powerful performance as well as stunning aesthetics. It comes equipped with the Intel Core i7-9750h 9th generation Hexa-Core processor, along with 16gig of DDR4 RAM. It is also coming with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 4GB GDDR5.
Further, in terms of storage, it is coming with 512GB SSD along with 17.3” Full HD 1920×1080 IPS with 120Hz refresh rate. And aesthetically, it comes with a beautiful illuminated RGB keyboard that comes with the Strix G’s keys feature and it allows translucent edges and transparent WASD caps that are further accompanied by an optional wraparound light bar that adds style to the outer rim of the chassis.It allows you to connect other Aura Sync-compatible devices to have an awesome RGB illumination. Check Full Specs Here.
Dell Alienware R4
Alienware line-up are can be considered as the first to dedicate laptops that is meant for serious gaming and Alienware R4 is no exception. It comes equipped with Intel 6-Core i7-8750H and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 as a GPU. It is accompanied by 16gigs of DDR4 RAM.
It offers a nice combination of connectivity features that include 2 USB Type-A (USB 3.1 Gen 1), 1 USB 3.1 Gen 2, 1 HDMI 2.0, 1 Mini DisplayPort 1.3, 1 Thunderbolt 3. Aesthetically it is beautiful. It comes with Alienware TactX keyboard and RGB-LED enabled AlienFX lighting on the keyboard as well as its side illuminated panels. Currently it available for $1189. Check Full Specs Here.
HP Omen Gaming Laptop 17-cb0070nr
OMEN series laptop by HP is specially designed for gaming. They are quite nicely designed as well. However, not only do they have a unique design, but they also come with a nice hardware configuration.
Priced at $1349, the OMEN 17-cb0070nr is coming equipped with Intel i7-9750H that is backed with 16gigs of DDR4 RAM and accompanied by Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GPU. If anyone is familiar with the computer hardware, they can easily realize how well this one can perform.
Further, it is coming with a 512GB M.2 drive along with a 17.3-Inch diagonal FHD IPS WLED-backlit edge-to-edge display (1920 x 1080) with 144Hz refresh rate. Apart from the configuration, it is beautifully designed and further to complement that design it also comes with island-style white legend 4-zone lighting RGB backlit keyboard with numeric keypad. Check Full Specs Here.
Best RGB Gaming Laptops
In this segment, I will list down the best and top models that are currently available and provides awesome performance and aesthetics.
AORUS are slowly coming in the market of gaming laptops and the AORUS 15-WA-F74ADW can be an excellent example. It comes equipped with Intel Core i7-9750H (2.6Ghz-4.5GHz) along with Nvidia RTX 2060.
In terms of storage, this one is offering you with M.2 NVMe PCIe 512GB Intel 760P SSD along with 15.6″ Thin Bezel LG FHD 144Hz 1920×1080 IPS Anti-Glare display LCD, Killer wireless-AC 1550, Nahimic 3D Audio Bluetooth V5.0 + LE, HDMI2.0, mini-DP 1.3.
Aesthetically it looks stunning and to add a little extra flavour, it has Aorus fusion 16.7 million colour per-zone RGB Keyboard that is able to produce nice RGB illumination. Check Full Specs Here.
Razer Blade 15
If you are looking for a compact mean machine that is slim and lightweight but can produce powerful performance, then the Razer Blade 15 might be the one you are looking for. Razer Blade 15 is one of the smallest 15.6” gaming laptops and is an example of a perfect balance of power and portability. Priced at $2,599.99, this a beauty to have.
It almost has a bezel-less 15.6” Full HD display stretches edge-to-edge that has a refresh rate of 144Hz. Under the hood, it is powered by 8th gen Intel Core i7 6-Core processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q GPU that is backed by 16gigs of RAM.
In terms of storage, it is offering 512GB of SSD along with some popular software from Razer like Razer Synapse 3 that allows users to control the RGB illumination. It is having a precision-crafted aluminium chassis which complement the aesthetics very well. Check Full Specs Here.
ROG Mothership GZ700
As the name suggests, the GZ700 form ROG is really the mother of a gaming laptop in theory. Priced at $6498, that is according to us quite high, it offers few unique features and also capable to handle almost anything a user throws at it.
It comes equipped with Intel Core i9-9980HK that can be overclocked accompanied by NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 8GB GDDR6. It is backed by 64gigs of DDR4 RAM. In the case of storage, it offers three 512GB SSD in RAID0 configuration.
There is more to it, it also comes with 17.3” 144Hz Full HD IPS Type Display that is compatible with NVIDIA G-SYNC. It also has a detachable desktop-style keyboard with per-key RGB lighting that can be used wireless or wired via USB-C. Check Full Specs Here.
Above here we have listed those models which we think might be worth to have a look at them if one is considering buying a laptop that is able to deliver superior performance and is also able to have a standpoint of its own.