The company announced its rebooted gaming laptop series with theduring in April. It only comes in one model, with a 1,920x1,080-pixel IPS display, a 256GB SSD and 16GB DDR4 SDRAM, for $1,800.
That price is higher than similarly equipped competitors, such as the HP, a narrow-bezel 4K display.and , which run closer to $1,500. Some of these rivals are configured with more storage, a mini DisplayPort connector to drive a G-Sync compatible monitor, and in the case of the
While the Odyssey can drive a monitor via the USB-C connection with an optional adapter -- or HDMI for that matter -- G-Sync doesn't work over USB-C or Thunderbolt because it's not directly on the GPU bus like a DisplayPort connection.
It also adopts a right-side touchpad, which can be an acquired taste (but it doesn't double as a numeric keypad like we've seen from Asus and Acer) and curved chicklet keycaps. It's a traditional 15-inch size but does weigh a little less than comparable models at 5.3 pounds/2.4 kg.