Taiwan-based Asus has announced two notebooks, namely the VivoBook S14 (S430) and VivoBook S15 (S530) in India. The VivoBook S14 and S15 are equipped with narrow bezels around the display. Both the Windows 10 laptops will be available in five colour choices.
VivoBook S14 and VivoBook S15 Specifications and Features
The VivoBook S14 and S15 promise an immersive viewing experience thanks to the NanoEdge display design with thin bezels. The S14 is equipped with a 14-inch display and it offers a screen-to-body ratio of 84 percent. On the other hand, the S15 has a 15-inch display that offers a screen to body ratio of 86 percent. Both the devices offer a wide viewing experience and Full HD resolution.
The VivoBook S14 (S430) and VivoBook S15 (S530) come with full-sized backlit QWERTY keyboards. Asus says the ErgoFit hinge delivers a comfortable desktop-keyboard feel.
The VivoBook S14 weighs 1.4 kg whereas the VivoBook S15 tips the scales at 1.5 kg. With rapid charging technology onboard, the new ASUS laptops require only 50 minutes to reach 60 percent battery capacity. For a safer charging experience, the Taiwanese company has included support for Battery Health Charging technology that maintains the health of the batteries.
The VivoBook S14 (S430) and S15 (S530) are powered by up to Intel Core i7 processors and Nvidia GeForce MX150 discreet graphics. For security, the VivoBook S14 and S15 feature optional fingerprint sensors that are embedded under the touchpad. When it comes to connectivity, the S14 and S15 notebooks are equipped with ports such as USB Type-C, USB 3.1 Type-A, USB 2.0, HDMI, 3.5mm audio jack and microSD. Both the notebooks carry support for dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac.
VivoBook S14 and VivoBook S15 Pricing and Release Date
Flipkart will be exclusively selling the VivoBook S14 (S430) with a price tag of Rs 54,990 from November 1st . Asus exclusive stores will begin the sales of the VivoBook S15 (S530) from November 15th for Rs 69,990. These notebooks can be availed in colors like Firmament Green, Star Grey, Silver Blue, Gun Metal and Icicle Gold. The Firmament Green model has a textured woven design around the keyboard, whereas the Icicle Gold model has a brushed metal finish with diamond-inspired motifs.