Asus G15 Vs Asus M16: Which Do You Really Need?

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Laptop companies have decided to constantly release gaming laptops due to the new mobile processors produced by intel. The ASUS m16 especially comes with Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3000 GPUs (up to a 3070). As a result, the M16 is an unusual gaming laptop with unique specs. The G15, on the other hand, has a fast GPU due to the advanced thermal system that comes with it. As a result, it is quieter and quicker than the previous designs by ASUS. This makes it a better gaming experience. The M16 has additional viewing angles with its 180° flexible ErgoLift hinge, and an embedded Webcam which is at the top of its ultra-slim screen bezel.


Unlike its predecessor, the G15 does not come with a LED panel, but it has a good feel. Although the plain white lid makes it look a little boring to look at. The m16 and the G15 have the same chassis build; the only difference is that G15 comes with a plain white lid, while the M16 comes in white or black variants.  The Asus M16 has 5 USB ports, one type-A USB 3.2 Gen 2 and one thunderbolt 4 port, while the G15 has 3 type-A USB Gen 2, one USB 3.2 type C and no thuderbolt port. In addition, they have a 16:10 screen ratio.

The m16 have 4 speakers, while the G15 has 2 speakers; they both have a mic combo and headphone jack. Both have 512GB SSD.


The G15 is a 15.6-inch laptop that comes with a 2k display and a 165Hz refresh rate. It covers the total per cent of the sRGB in terms of the colour gamut and displays about 336 nits. The M16 has a QHD display and an aspect ratio of 16:10, which is very hard to find in most gaming laptops. It makes it not only better as a gaming laptop but also for content creation.

The G15 was also lacking in the brightness department, averaging only 280 nits, which is much dimmer than the 333-nit average.


The ASUS M16 has a sound performance system like the G15. The CPU generally stabilizes after few minutes of use. The m16 is built on the 11th gen intel tiger lake H45 hardware platform and a Core i9-11900H processor, while the g15 comes with AMD Ryzen 9 5900 HS.

The M16 has a thermal compound (thermal greyish liquid metal), Flow fans with an 84-blade Arc a, self-cleaning custom-made cooling 2.0, and the comprehensive six heat pipes system.

The audio controls in every Asus laptop, combines with Two-Way AI Noise Cancellation section in Armoury Crate. It’s here where you can adjust the noise cancelling levels for both the mic and the speakers.

Keyboard and Touchpad

The G15 and the M16 have similar keyboard features with a soft and rubbery feel, with good bounce. Both keyboards have a traditional look, with no extra column of function keys or Numpad. Instead, there are media keys on the top left of the keyboard, and the arrow keys can also function for the Home/End/PgUp/PgDn. It is one of the best keyboards in the windows market, and typing is a seamless experience.

The Asus m16 comes with no touchpad, but the G15 does. It is smooth, flawless, and huge. It is excellent for swift gestures, tracking, swift swipes and very quiet clicks, unlike most laptops with large click pads. It also comes with a finger sensor right on the power button.


The Asus G15 come with a 90Wh model. The Asus G15 battery is better than the m16, as the m16 comes with a 200w battery. However, it is a lighter and smaller version than past models. The m16 battery charges up within 2 hours. It fast charges for 30 minutes up to 100w.

Final Verdict

Although the design of these laptops cannot be compared to premium laptops, they come with liquid metal cooling, 165 Hz displays and RTX GPUs, which is good for productivity. The g15 is a gaming and stylish laptop that withstands workload. The m16 is a good laptop, too. Coming with the 11th-gen i9 + RTX 3070, it is a quiet laptop that would satisfy your gaming, content and multimedia needs. If you don't like yours you can trade in laptop for cash with us and spend it towards a new one.

The entire package of both laptops will satisfy the need you are looking for in a gaming laptop. They similarly share some features such as internal designs, build designs, placement of the IO in front of the left edge, and good audio.

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