With the swarm of new laptops being announced at CES, we have yet another one aimed at the gaming market, with the latest launch coming from Gigabyte. The new “Sabre 15” and “P56” laptops have been designed with gamers and enthusiasts in mind. While many claim the “gaming” laptop tag, gigabyte have produced a high spec laptop with the P56 featuring 7th gen Intel Core i7 processor and GTX 1070 graphics. If that wasn’t enough, they have also equipped a 15.6” UHD display with a resolution of 3840 x 2160. No details regarding the pricing or availability on these new entries, however we would most likely expect a release around March/spring time. For more details, keep reading below for the full press release.
Gigabyte Press Release
GIGABYTE introduces two new class-leading 15.6” gaming laptops, the P56 and Sabre 15. Furthermore, GIGABYTE showcases two main sectors here at the 2017 CES, with “gaming series” and “thin and light” professional laptops.
Introducing the 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 Processor and GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti/1050 Graphics
The time for change is here as GIGABYTE introduces new “Kaby Lake” processors with its next generation laptops. The new 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 Processor sure outperforms its predecessor in every aspect, with increased clock speed and increased graphics core. 4K or UHD has been an increasing trend in recent years, as the new Core™ i7 Processor also includes HEVC10b and VP9 decoding capabilities for smooth 4K processing. With the current range of GeForce GTX 10 series graphics, comes the introduction of the GeForce GTX 1050 Ti/1050, providing further options for gamers and professionals.
GIGABYTE proudly announces its new family members, the Sabre 15 and P56, Designed to meet emerging gamers and enthusiasts with best in class features.
P56 | The Enthusiast Upgraded
A gaming enthusiast only aims for victory and the P56 delivers just that. The P56 provides enthusiasts with not only ultra smooth performance but also with tools to victory. All packed in a portable quality chassis. Equipped with the next gen Intel® 7th Gen Core™ i7 7700HQ processor and the all-powerful GeForce®GTX 1070 graphics. The main core of the P56 is set to drive all the latest games, not at just 1080P but even at higher resolutions with the optional 15.6” UHD 3840×2160 display.
Sabre 15 |Your Weapon of Choice for 1080p Gaming
With the ever increasing popularity in eSports, new gamers are emerging rapidly, wanting to experience the sensation of PC gaming (at home or on the go). GIGABYTE introduces the Sabre 15 for emerging or casual players without sacrificing performance.
As the name implies, Sabre is a type of backsword that is usually curved, with an added hand guard, providing great attack and defense capabilities. GIGABYTE has chosen this name to further emphasize the superiority of balanced performance in this new laptop series. Besides the new 7th gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor. The Sabre 15 is also equipped with the newly announced GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti 4GB / GTX 1050 2GB graphics, gamers can now fully enjoy the latest performance from the pascal architecture, with fluid gaming graphics at 1080p for most recent game titles. The keyboard plays a big role in winning or losing a game, that is why the Sabre 15 comes with optimized 2.2mm travel scissor type keys, for that extra feel and precision. To top that off, the Sabre 15 features RGB backlight keyboard with 16.8 million colors (optional).
If gamers want to maximize the potential use of the UHD display, there is the optional UHD Blu-ray drive for the eye candy entertainment experience. The P56 comes with a rare Island style per-key backlit RGB keyboard that lights up to gamers preference with 16.8 million color selections and multiple pattern choices. Welcome the one powerful port, the Thunderbolt 3 (USB Type-c), now comes with the P56, for all-in-one high speed, high bandwidth connection. All these powerful components working together sure drains the battery life, that is why the P56 comes with a whopping 91 Wh battery to drive the laptop while unplugged. The P56 gives gamers a very good reason to step it up a notch in gaming.
The already powerful P55 and P57 are no slouch. Both gets a refreshed processor and retaining the new GeForce® 10 series graphics. The entry level P15 and P17 both also gets a processor refresh, in order to meet the demanding market for performance.