The Gigabyte Aero 14 OLED (2023) is a laptop that packs a lot of power into a compact package. It features an Intel Core i7-13-700H 14-core, 20-thread processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 graphics, and a 14 inch, 2880 x 1800 pixel OLED display with a 90 Hz refresh rate. But the laptop measures just 0.67 inches thick and weighs just under 3.3 pounds.
First announced during CES in January, the new Gigabyte Aero 14 OLED is now available for purchase.
If you’re wondering whether Gigabyte had to make any compromises, the answer appears to be yes – the laptop features 16GB of non-replaceable LPDDR5 memory and a 63 Wh battery that I wouldn’t expect to last long during a gaming or content creation session, even if Intel and NVIDIA both say their latest chips are more energy efficient than their predecessors.
But the notebook comes with a 130W USB Type-C power adapter that should make it fairly easy to plug in at home or on the go.
The system has an M.2 2280 slot for PCIe Gen 4 NVMe solid state storage, a single-color backlit keyboard, stereo 2W speakers with DTS:X audio, a 1080p IR webcam with support for face recognition, support for WiFi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2, and:
- 2 x Thunderbolt 4 ports
- 1 x HDMI 2.1 port
- 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A port
- 1 x 3.5mm audio jack
- 1 x microSD card reader
- 1 x USB Type-C power input
The Gigabyte Aero 14 OLED measures 311 x 221 x 17mm (12.3″ x 8.7″ x 0.67″) and weighs 1.49kg (3.28 pounds).
If you’re looking for something with a little more horsepower and don’t mind getting a larger screen as part of the deal, Gigabyte’s new Aero 16 OLED supports up to an Intel Core i9-13900H processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 graphics, 32GB of RAM and a 4K/60Hz OLED display. It sells for $2099 and up.
This article was first published January 5, 2023 and most recently updated March 7, 2023.