If you are a budding enthusiast youtuber or an entrepreneur looking for the best laptop for yourself which is nearly perfect in every aspect, then maybe Asus vivobook s15 is what you are looking for. Asus recently launched its new VivoBook S15(s510) laptop in India which comes with top-notch hardware and a very premium design that raises the bar for mainstream laptops.Let us have a look on some of the cardinal feature offered by this new laptop and the reasons why you should consider it, before going for any other laptop.
For a laptop that offers you a lot and at the same time being lightweight is a bliss.Asus vivobook S15 weighs only 1.7kg which actually very favorably if you travel a lot.Talking about the display, it is housing a 15.6-inch display Full-HD display that is framed by an ultra-slim bezel that is just 7.8mm wide, giving it a class-leading 80% screen-to-body ratio. The display also has a wide 178° viewing angle and a high 700:1 contrast ratio for deep blacks.It has got a pretty fresh but a very minimalistic which is appreciated by a lot of people.
Besides everything, performance is something that matters the most for a grandiose number of people.Vivobook S510 comes with latest Intel 8th gen core i5 and i7 processor, coupled with Nvidia’s latest MX 150 series graphics, which translates to improved 4K video playback performance with power efficiency improved upto 60% from its predecessors.The MX150 is based on the 16nm GP108 chip, It is an effort to bring Powerful visual performance to the masses who need enough GPU for smooth 4K video playback and for the gamers.
Now talking about the memory, it comes with upto 16 GB DDR4 RAM and 1TB HDD & expands upto 2TB HDD option with 128GB SSD & expand Up to 512GB M.2 SATA3 SSD which can handle your stuff very dexterously.
The ASUS VivoBook S15 features two side-firing speakers that are powered by Asus SonicMaster audio technology.I have personally used Asus laptops that come with SomicMaster audio, and it sounds really amazing.Users can also optimize their audio using ASUS AudioWizard software that offers intuitive presets like Music, Movie, Recording, Gaming, and Speech Mode.ASUS has a dedicated group of sound and music-obsessed engineers called the “Golden Ear Team” who specialize in optimizing the audio systems for their notebooks.
Having all the bells and whistles of a apical laptop but not the battery life is terrible, thankfully it is not the case with the new vivobook S15.It comes with a 42WHrs, 3-cell Li-ion Battery Pack and Asus claims it has 8 hr battery life and Superbattery technology which gives 3X times battery lifespan & rapidly charge to 60% in just 49min.
A fingerprint scanner is one of the most highlighting features of Asus vivobook S15 and personally, I liked it a lot.Biometric Security is an exigency nowadays.It is Mounted on the top right corner of the touchpad that works with Windows 10 “Hello” security login feature. This lets you to quickly and conveniently login and unlock your PC. This is actually an important feature to ensure the your data security in the event of any accidental loss.This is something that I think will be soon adopted by all other manufacturers in the industry.
Other things that matter
Asus claims it to be extremely comfortable for typing due to its design that features wide, separated keys.In addition to that is has a backlit keyboard for convenient typing in dark environments.
Ports and Connectors
This is simply a necessity for a creator to have a wide variety of ports present in their laptops, no buddy likes to carry tons of connectors and cables with them wherever they go. ASUS VivoBook S15 has a full set of ports that let it connect to just about any existing device. From a convenient full-sized HDMI port that connects easily to most TVs and projectors using easily available HDMI cables, to a next-gen USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port.
Touchpad with Gesture Support
The touchpad of vivobook is smooth to the touch. It also supports Windows 10’s precision touchpad and multi-gesture input with up to 4-finger gestures, making it easy to switch applications or screens.One of the good thing about this touchpad is that it also has palm rejection ability so that it will ignore accidental presses by your palm while typing.
Taking about the pricing of it,the Asus vivobook S15 is priced at a pretty decent price for what we get with it.Here are the prices of all the available models.
Vivobook S K510 (I5/8GB/1TB/GT940MX Graphic) starts from 54,990 INR
Vivobook S S510 (I5/8GB/1TB/MX150 Graphic) starts from 59,990 INR
Vivobook S S510 (i7/16GB/1TB+128GB SSD/MX 150 Graphic) starts from 79,990INR
My Personal thoughts
I am also a budding youtuber and an application developer so, to conclude, here I would like to add few of my personal thoughts on this laptop.I have personally used Asus laptops in past and one thing that I like about it is their build quality is incredible and they are known for it.Things that I liked the most about this new notebook that is most advantageous to me are-
Design-Asus build quality, modernistic thin bezels, and lightweight.
Biometric security-Fingerprint scanner is the most appreciated feature of it.And nowadays it is crucial for data security.
Performance-It can deliver great performance considering the hardware that it offers.