ASUS VivoBook S
Always desired of a sleek, slim, light weight, convertible yet powerful to the core laptop, Asus makes your dream come true, by presenting VivoBook S. This latest beauty is yet another successful series from the Asus VivoBook known for the value and performance from the Taiwanese computer creator – ASUS.
The very first time your eyes fall on its amazing latest addition, the Icicle golden color takes your heart away, and can’t resist to feel the super quality finish giving it a premium look. Your hands would not stop to lift this 1.5 kgs, sleek laptop
Asus VivoBook S with Windows 10, sticks to its tag line ‘Beyond the Edge’ with 7.9mm thick edges, also called as NanoEdge Bezel gives a higher screen to body ratio of 80%. The Non-Reflective display screen comes with 178 degree wide-view technology with full HD (1920×1080) pixel for superior clarity clear visibility when viewed at sharp angles, to help group viewing.
The 700:1 contrast radio helps for great display of the high resolution photographs. The added feature of Asus VivoBook S15, S14 have Asus Tru2Life Video technology, that increases the contrast and sharpness in each and every video frame and gives a smooth playback.
The display has user friendly display modes that can be easily switched from Eye care, Vivid , Normal or Manual mode. The blue light emission is reduced by 30% when opted for the eye care mode. In the manual mode, the color can be adjusted manually, as per the need, especially for the professional photographers.
Asus VivoBook S Laptops have two side firing speakers, which has the Asus SonicMaster audio technology, giving the maximum sound output. The inbuilt Asus AudioWizard software gives 5 presets catering to the music, movie, recording gaming and speed.
When the Asus VivoBook is closed, the aluminum alloy lid protects the display screen, from any damage, comes with a plastic base, which matches with the lid. The Chiclet styled keyboard has well separated keys has ergonomic back light, to enable the user to use the keyboard in any kind of lighting environment. The advantage is that the characters markings have the backlight making it easier to trace and use the keyboard.
Asus VivoBook S comes with extra security with the touchpad which has built-in fingerprint. With Windows Hello, all it takes is a single touch to log in and unlock the notebook and is not necessary to key in the password every single time.
This latest addition to Asus is powered with Generation quad-core Intel Core i7-8550U and i5-8250U processor with up to 16GB DDR4 2133Hz memory and has NVIDIA® GeForce® MX150 graphics. In addition it has a dual storage of 1 TB hard disk drive (HDD), which increases the storage space to store multimedia files, music, movies. The 128 GB solid-state drive (SSD) is installed for faster booting and applications uploading.
If you are looking for transferring a movie Asus VivoBook S15 comes with reversible Type-C (USB-C ) port making it easier to connect with external devices, making data transfer super faster with USB 3.1 Gen 1. This laptop also comes with dual-band 2×2 802.11ac Wi-Fi accommodates data speed which is 6 times faster in comparison to the previous standard of 802.11n.
This lightweight beauty has 3 USB ports accommodating one USB 3.0 port and two USB 2.0 ports. There is provision in this laptop for the HDMI port and comes with Bluetooth 4.2 which provides easy connectivity to the television and projectors. The SD card reader is perfect for viewing of the photographs and videos from the cameras.
There is the 3.5mm audio jack, which enables the Asus VivoBook S15 to connect any premium headphones for maximum quality output.
With Lithium Polymer Battery, Asus VivoBook S15, has a battery life of up to 8 hours and the life span is 3 times longer when compared to the standard Lithium-ion cylinder battery in VivoBook S14. However ASUS Battery Health Charging Technology, extends the battery lifespan, while decreasing the battery expansion rate which in turn helps the battery to stay in good condition. This technology also gives a benefit of charging the battery faster to 60% in just 49 minutes.
If the laptop is continuously plugged in causing the battery to stay put charging at 98% to 100%, the battery will expand and impact the lifespan. Asus VivoBook S15 has imbibed two technologies to prevent this problem.
- Asus has used the SuperBattery, a special battery preservation technology, which increases the battery life span 3 times, compared to the standard battery, and this is achieved by limiting the maximum charge. The SuperBattery gets 900 charge cycles when compared to the popular notebook batteries, promptly charging from 0 to 60% of its capacity in 49 minutes.The battery’s operational life is increased in Asus VivoBook S with the Asus Battery Health Charging Application, where the Relative State of Charge (RSOC) can be set manually to 60%, 80% or 100%.