Monday, 29 May 2017

Asus announces VivoBook Pro 15, VivoBook S15 Windows 10 laptops

Besides the ZenBook Flip S convertible and ZenBook Pro laptop, Asus also introduced VivoBook Pro 15 and VivoBook S5 Windows 10 laptops at Computex 2017. 

The VivoBook Pro 15 is one of the most affordable laptops to feature NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1050 graphics and packs a lot of power inside. The VivoBook S15 (S510) on the other hand is a toned down model with an affordable price tag, and includes NanoEdge display, with a slim 7.8mm bezels.

The VivoBook Pro features 15.6-inch screen and comes with the option of Full HD or 4K UHD. It can be configured with 7th Generation Intel Core i5/i7 H-series processor (up to i7-7700HQ quad-core processor), up to 16GB DDR4 RAM, up to 2TB HDD and up to 512GB SSD. It includes 1 x USB 3.1 port, a USB 3.1 Type-C port, 2 x USB 2.0 ports, Ethernet jack, HDMI port, headset jack and SD card reader.

It also features Harman Kardon-tune audio, including two speakers with large 8cc audio chambers and smart amplifier technology, fingerprint scanner for login via Windows Hello, WiFI 802.11ac, backlit keyboard, intelligent dual-fan cooling system and support for Asus Pen.

The VivoBook S15 (S510) is a toned down model and has a 15.6-inch display, but will be offered with HD (1366 x 768 pixels) or Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution. It also has NanoEdge display with minimal bezel giving a screen to body ratio of 80 percent. The laptop sports a premium aluminum chassis that is 17.9mm thick, weighs 1.5kg and comes in Icicle Gold finish.

It packs NVIDIA GeForce 940MX graphics and can be configured with 7th generation Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors (up to Core i7-7500U), up to 16GB DDR4 RAM, up to 2TB HDD and up to 512GB SSD. Connectivity ports include a USB 3.0 port, 2 x USB 2.0 ports, HDMI port, SD card reader and headset jack. It also comes with fingerprint scanner, WiFi 802.11ac and an optional backlit keyboard.

The Asus VivoBook Pro 15 prices start at $799 (Rs. 52,000), and VivoBook S15 starts at $499 (Rs. 32,200) and will hit the market this summer.

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