If you are looking to purchase high quality, affordable laptops the Asus Vivobook Series is an excellent choice.
Asus VivoBook series offers laptops with the latest specs (Intel 10th Gen Processors and AMD Ryzen 4000 series) and features without breaking the bank.
In case you have higher budget you check out the premium Zenbook series.
Asus has recently (July 2020) launched these new Vivobook models in in India.
These offer either a 15-inch or 14-inch display and have the latest Intel 10th Generation Processors or AMD Ryzen 4000 Processor.
Let’s check out the features offered by the Asus VivoBook series starting with the new 14 Inch VivoBook S14.
ASUS VivoBook S14 (Amazing Power and Performance)
The new Asus VivoBook S14 comes with one of the most powerful processors that you will find in a thin laptop with 8 Cores and 8 threads.
The laptop offers 14 inches Full HD LED-backlit IPS display with 1920*1080 pixels resolution and 3 sided Nano Edge Bezels.
Powering the laptop is an AMD Ryzen 7 4700U processor with a base clock speed of 2 GHz which can be boosted up to 4.1GHz, 8 Threads, 8 Cores, and 8MB Cache.
The integrated AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 Graphics card is excellent for casual gaming.
Ryzen 4700U is a performance beast, even better than the Intel Core i7 10th Gen, and will easily last many years without a need for the upgrade.
The laptop comes with 512GB NVMe PCIe 3.0 SSD and has blazing fast 8 GB of DDR4 RAM with 3200MHz clock speed.
It has a pre-loaded Windows 10 Home Operating System. The laptop weighs just 1.40 kg despite of having metallic body.
The battery life is around 12 hours and it even comes with fast charging support.
Further, the full-size backlit keyboard along with a glass-covered precision touchpad makes it easy to work.
Also, it offers a fingerprint sensor with the Windows Hello support. The laptop comes with a 720 pixels HD web camera.
As far as the connectivity is concerned it includes USB-Type A and USB-Type C ports, HDMI port, audio jack, and card reader.
The Asus VivoBook S14 is available at the online stores at the price of INR 73,890.
ASUS VivoBook 14 (10th Gen Intel Core i5)
This is a thin and lightweight Intel Core i5 laptop, recently launched by Asus.
The Asus VivoBook 14 comes with a 14-inch Full HD LED-backlit display with 1920*1080 pixels resolution and 60Hz refresh rate along with Anti-Glare Panel (45% NTSC – not too color accurate).
Powering the machine is the 10th Gen, Ice Lake, 10 Nm, Intel Core i5 1035G1 processor.
It has a base clock speed of 1.0 Ghz and a boost clock speed up to 3.6GHz. Also, it comes with 4 Cores, 8 Threads, and 6 MB Cache.
It is a good processor and can handle multiple tasks with ease.
With VivoBook 14 we get the Windows 10 Home Operating System pre-installed.
Also, it offers the basic NVIDIA GeForce MX110 (2GB GDDR5 VRAM) graphics card. The MX110 is not very powerful and not ideal for playing games but helps with daily use apps.
Furthermore, it offers 512 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD and has 8 GB of DDR4 3200MHz Dual Channel RAM. However, you cannot add more ram to this machine.
The easy to carry Asus VivoBook 14 weighs 1.6kg and has a thinness of about 23.1mm and has Nano Edge Bezels.
The battery capacity is low as it comes with a 33WHrs battery with 2-cell (battery is not too large). The full-size chiclet keyboard with a Precision touchpad is possessed by this laptop with 1.4mmkey travel.
Furthermore, it comes with USB-Type A and USB-Type C ports, HDMI port, audio combo jack, and SD card reader.
Additionally, It offer a fingerprint reader and a VGA web camera. The laptop has a built-in microphone and a built-in speaker.
The Asus VivoBook 14 is available at Amazon at a price tag of INR 51,551 and a year of manufacturer warranty.
15 Inch Display VivoBook Series Laptops
Apart from the above mentioned 14 Inch laptops, Asus has got 15 Inch VivoBook laptops.
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.
Let’s check out the two popular VivoBook laptops that are currently available with the latest configs.
The first one comes with the Intel Core i3 processor and 4GB RAM while the second offers a more powerful Intel Core i5 processor.
ASUS VivoBook 15 X512FA-EJ373T Specs, Features, Price, and availability:
The display comes with 15.6 inches Full HD LED Backlit with 1920*1080 pixels resolution and Anti-glare with 45% NTSC.
The storage offers 512GB NVMe PCIe SSD with an empty hard disk slot for up to 1TB expansion.
Also, it comes with just 4 GB RAM but you can easily buy and upgrade it to 12GB.
The thin and light laptop arrives with about 1.7 kg of weight and 5.7mm thin Bezels.
It includes the 37 WHrs, 2-cell battery which is not too large.
The full-size backlit keyboard with a 19mm 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.
Furtermore, the laptop offers a fingerprint sensor and 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 44,990.
Next, we have the more powerful VivoBook 15 laptop.
ASUS VivoBook 15 X509JA-EJ485T 15.6-inch Laptop’s features and availability:
The laptop has a 15.6 inches Full HD display with 1920*1080 pixels resolution(200 nits brightness).
Powering the laptop is the 10th Gen Intel Core i3 1035G1 Dual-Core processor than comes with the Intel UHD graphics.
The laptop is available in shiny Slate Grey color.
The storage option comes with a 1TB standard hard drive and comes with 4 GB of Ram.
The thin and light laptop appears with about 1.9kg of weight and 29mm height.
It includes the 30 WHrs 2-cell battery.
The Asus VivoBook 15 is available online at Amazon at the most reasonable price tag of INR 36,990.
ASUS VivoBook 15 X512FL-EJ512TS 15.6-inch Laptop:
The ASUS VivoBook 15 X512FL-EJ512TS comes with a simple but classic look with a stunning slate grey color.
The laptop has a 15.6 inches display that offers a Full HD screen and 1920 * 1080 pixels resolution.
It weighs around 1.75kg with a height of 20mm.
Powering the laptop is the 10th Generation i5 Intel Core (10210U) with 1.6GHz base clock speed and 4.0 Ghz Boost clock speed.
It runs on Windows 10 Operating System with 64 bit architecture.
As far as the memory is concerned it comes with 8GB DDR4 RAM (2666MHz) and storage of 1TB HDD (5400rpm) (which is slow considering most rivals offer an SSD in this price range).
The 37WHrs battery gives 7 hours of battery life.
This laptop comes with NVIDIA GeForce MX250 with 2GB GDDR5 VRAM graphic card.
The connectivity option comes with USB-Type A and USB-Type C ports, HDMI port, micro SD card reader. It also holds a built-in speaker and a built-in microphone.
The keyboard is chiclet with a numeric keypad and a precision touchpad.
The laptop is available online at the price of INR 64,879.