Asus VivoBook 15 laptops offer the latest specs and are affordable. We have earlier covered the new VivoBook 14 and the premium Zenbooks Notebooks. In this article, we are looking at the latest 15 Inch Vivobook models launched in India.
You may want to buy the 15 inch model for the larger display and ease of getting things done when using the split-screen mode.
All of the VivoBook 15 Notebooks come with a 15.6 Inch display, are available with OLED or standard IPS panels. Powering these are the latest Intel 11th Gen or AMD Ryzen 5000 series processors.
Let's start with one of the most affordable VivoBook 15 available in the market.
ASUS VivoBook K15 - OLED Display, Intel Core i3 11th Gen (Price – ₹ 46,499)
ASUS Vivobook K15 thin and light OLED laptop comes loaded with the new Intel 11th Gen dual Core i3 processor with 4 threads and 6 MB cache.
The notebook has a bigger 15.6 inches FHD (1920*1080p) with an LED-backlit OLED Pantone validated IPS panel display.
Also, it has 400 nits peak brightness, 100% DCI-P3, and 85% screen-to-body ratio. This is one of the best display laptops that you can buy for under Rs. 50,000 price range.
The laptop runs Windows 10 Home OS with lifetime validity. Also, has pre-installed Office Home and Student 2019. It is upgradable to Windows 11.
Moreover, it pairs 8 GB DDR4 RAM (3200 MHz), expandable up to 12 GB. The storage comes with 256 GB NVMe PCIe 3.0 SSD. Also, it includes Intel integrated UHD graphics card.
The notebook weighs 1.8 kg and has 17.9 mm of thickness. The backlit chiclet keyboard with Num-Key adds extra attractiveness to the laptop.
Further, it packs a 3-cell 42 WHr battery that claims to work for up to 8 hours on a single charge.
The port section comprises - HDMI 1.4, USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C, Micro SD card reader, 2 USB 2.0, and 3.5 mm combo jack.
For wireless connectivity, it supports WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0. It has a 720p HD webcam and a built-in microphone. Also includes speakers that offer an immersive audio experience.
Considering the price it is a fantastic laptop and is ideal for students, working professionals and for home-usage.
- Great specs at affordable rate
- Fast and powerful performance
- Better display quality
- Battery Backup could have been better
VivoBook K15 OLED - Powered By 11th Gen Intel Core i5
The OLED Display K15 is also available with the Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor that comes with a base clock speed of 2.4 GHz and a boost clock speed of 4.2 GHz. The i5 has 4 Cores and 8 threads with an 8 MB Cache. It is much faster than the Intel Core i3 that has dual cores.
Further, the NoteBook comes with 16 GB of DDR4 Ram with 3200 MHz clock speed and also has got 512 GB of NVMe SSD storage.
Rest all the specs are the same as we have seen in the Intel Core i3 based ZenBook K15 OLED.
The K15 OLED is available for Rs. 67,990 nearly an Rs. 20,000 premium over the Intel Core i3 model. If you don't have a very high-performance requirement - can opt for the cheaper version but if you do coding or some other intensive work the Intel i5 model is a better choice.
Note - All the Laptops in the Article will get a Windows 11 Update from the company.
ASUS VivoBook Ultra 15 - Intel Core i5 11th Gen, Nvidia GPU, 8 GB Ram and 256 GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Price: ₹ 71,990
If you are looking for a laptop with large storage and a big display the VivoBook Ultra 15 is a good choice.
The Asus Vivobook Ultra 15 packs Intel's latest 11th gen processor making it faster than Intel's 10th Gen processor-based machines. Also, the single-core performance on the 11th Gen processors is much better than the 10th Gen Intel processors. It is prudent to pick the latest 11th Gen Intel processor-based machines at the moment.
The 15 inches display has thin bezels. The device offers a wide viewing angle and comprehensive color production.
This laptop is the best choice for work-from-home employees and students.
Specification for Asus Zenbook Ultra 15:
- Processor - 11th gen Intel Tiger Lake Core i5-1135G7 chipset with 2.4 GHz base clock, 4.2 GHz maximum frequency, 4 cores, 8 threads, 8 MB cache.
- Graphics Card - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce MX330 GDDR5 2GB VRAM.
- Operating system - Windows 10 Home (Lifetime validity).
- Display - 15.6 inches LED FHD backlit IPS anti-glare display, 1920 * 1080 pixels resolution, 250 nits brightness.
- Graphics card - Integrated Intel UHD graphics.
- RAM - 8 GB DDR4 RAM (3200 MHz), Ram is expandable upto 16 GB.
- Storage - 1 TB SATA HDD (5400 rpm) storage and a 256 GB SSD.
- Ports - USB 3.2 gen Type-A 1, USB 3.2 gen Type-C, HDMI, micro SD card reader.
- Keyboard - Full size backlit keyboard
- Battery - 4 Hours Battery Life
- Camera - 720p HD webcam
- Dimension - Weight: 1.8 kg, Thinness: 19.9 mm
- Dominant execution with Tiger Lake chipset.
- Big Storage Space
- Expandable Ram
- Average battery life
ASUS VivoBook Ultra 15 - AMD Ryzen 5700U
The abovementioned laptop is also available with the AMD Ryzen 5700U processor that comes with 8 Cores and 8 threads architecture and has an 8 MB cache. The processor is much better than the Intel Core i5 or even the Intel Core i7 for multi-tasking.
Furthermore, the Notebook comes with integrated AMD Radeon Graphics instead of the Nvidia MX 330. In terms of performance, this will be a better machine than the Intel version and is also cheaper.
All the other specs are the same as the above machine. The price for the AMD Ryzen 5700U based VivoBook Ultra 15 is Rs. 66,990.
ASUS VivoBook 15 - Rs. 39,990 (Core i3, 8 GB Ram, 256 GB Storage) - Most Affordable VivoBook
The display comes with 15.6 inches Full HD LED Backlit with 1920*1080 pixels resolution and an Anti-glare with 45% NTSC.
Powering the machine is the new 11th Gen Intel Core i3-1115G4 Dual Core Processor. The notebook offers a 256 GB NVMe PCIe SSD with an empty hard disk slot for up to 1TB expansion.
Also, it comes with just 8 GB RAM (3200 MHz) but you can easily buy and upgrade it to 20GB. The thin and light laptop arrives with about 1.75 kg of weight and 5.7mm thin Bezels.
It includes 37 hours, a 2-cell battery which is not too large. We can expect a battery backup of 4 to 6 hours depending on the usage.
The full-size backlit keyboard with a 19 mm full-size key pitch and 2-degree ErgoLift Hinge (so you can work comfortably with the laptops anywhere) and a numeric keypad increases the functional usage of the machine.
Furthermore, the laptop comes with Microsoft Office 2019 and MS Windows 10 (upgradable to Windows 11. It has an HD web camera, essential for your virtual meetings.
The connectivity option includes USB-Type A and USB-Type C ports, HDMI 1.4, Combo audio jack, and micro card, reader. This thin and light Asus VivoBook is available at a reasonable price of INR 39,990.
Verdict - If you have a lower budget and want a fast machine that can work all day for home, students or office work the - VivoBook 15 is a fine choice.
Let's Talk Gaming - Oled Display and Crazy Fast Ryzen Processor, Nvidia RTX Graphics card.
ASUS Vivobook Pro 15 OLED (2021) - Ryzen 7 and RTX 3050:
Price – ₹ 1,04,511
ASUS has added some amazing laptops in the Vivobook series in India with OLED displays and power-packed processors. Asus Vivobook Pro 15 OLED (M3500QC-L1262TS) is one of them.
Previously, We wrote about the Asus VivoBook 14 with an OLED display that is excellent for work.
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 - Specs, Features and Details
The Vivobook Pro 15 has 15.6 inches FHD (1920*1080p) OLED Pantone validated display. In addition, it has 600 nits brightness, 0.2 ms response time, and 100% DCI-P3 color gamut. Also, it has an 84% screen-to-body ratio.
Moreover, powering the machine is the interestingly powerful AMD Ryzen 7 5800H processor with 8 cores and 16 threads architecture. It clocks at 3.2 GHz and can boost up to 4.4 GHz. Also, it has 20 MB of cache memory.
To carry out graphical intensive tasks, it has Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 GPU with 4 GB GDDR6 VRAM and also supports Nvidia studio driver.
Further, the notebook pairs 16 GB DDR4 RAM onboard (3200 MHz) [Non-Expandable] and 1 TB M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 SSD.
The beautifully designed laptop weighs 1.65 kg and measures 19 mm thickness. Also, it includes a backlit chicklet keyboard with NumPad and a one-touch fingerprint sensor.
Furthermore, it has a 720p HD webcam with a privacy shutter. It supports WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 for wireless connectivity. The port section includes - HDMI 1.4, USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C, 2 USB 2.0, and 3.5 mm combo jack.
The company claims that the 3-cell 63 WHr battery will deliver up to 8 hours of battery backup on a single charge.
Notably, the device packs a build-in speaker supported by Harmon/Kardon and a built-in array microphone.
- Sturdy build with classic look
- Ryzen 5800H is Crazy Fast
- Amazing display quality
- Huge Storage
- Non Expandable Ram
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