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ASUS Launches The VivoBook S14 and VivoBook S15

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ASUS isn’t stopping with its VivoBook series, as the company has introduced two more laptops under the VivoBook portfolio. These laptops share near identical hardware, but differ in terms of screen size.

Featuring the company’s latest NanoEdge display, the VivoBook S14 and S15 has an 88% screen-to-body ratio. It’s given a more compact chassis footprint, allowing it to weigh just 1.4KG and 1.8KG respectively. They both have full HD resolutions.

In terms of performance, they both feature 8th Generation Intel Core processors – a choice between a Core i5-8265U or a Core i7-8565U. Both models can pack up to 16GB of LPDDR3 RAM, and even up to 1TB of NVMe PCIe storage. For graphics, customers can to go with the integrated Intel’s UHD Graphics 620 variant, or the one with an Nvidia GeForce MX250 2GB GDDR5 discrete GPU.

VivoBook S14 and VivoBook S15 both have a metal chassis that comes in Moss Green, Punk Pink, Cobalt Blue, Transparent Silver or Gun Metal. These are also the first in the VivoBook range to feature the VivoBook logo on the lid to appeal to the younger market. Besides that, each VivoBook also comes with specialised colour-themed stickers that go with the laptop’s colour.

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Connectivity wise, the VivoBooks have:

  • USB 3.1 Type-C Gen2 Port
  • USB 3.1 Type-A Port
  • USB 2.0
  • HDMI Port
  • Combo Audio Jack
  • SD Card Reader

Additionally, the trackpad has been replaced with the company’s new ScreenPad 2.0 technology, together with Wi-Fi 6, as well as an IR camera to allow for hands-free face login – Windows Hello. For audio, it utilises the Harman Kardon-certified audio system.

Where battery life is concerned, the VivoBook S14 has either a 42Wh or 47Wh lithium-polymer battery. As for the VivoBook 15, it features a 42Wh lithium-polymer battery. ASUS has managed to pack in the fast charging that enables a 60% charge in just 49 minutes.

For the full specifications of the VivoBook S14 and S15, refer to the table below:

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VivoBook S14 (S431FL / S431FA)

ProcessorIntel® Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz quad-core with Turbo Boost (up to 4.6GHz) and 8MB cacheIntel® Core i5-8265U processor 1.6GHz quad-core with Turbo Boost (up to 3.9GHz) and 6MB cache
Operating systemWindows 10 ProWindows 10 Home
Display14-inch LED-backlit FHD (1920 x 1080) panel with 16:9 aspect ratioFrameless four-sided NanoEdge display with 86% screen-to-body ratio178° wide-view technology
GraphicsFor S431FL: NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 with 2GB GDDR5 VRAMFor S431FA: Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 620
MemoryUp to 16GB 2133MHz LPDDR3
Storage 256GB / 512GB/ 1TB PCIe SSD
Wireless802.11ax Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (GIG+)802.11ac Intel® Wi-Fi 5Bluetooth® 5.0
Connectivity1 x USB 3.1 Type-C (USB-C) Gen 2 (Up to 10Gbps) 1 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1 1 x USB 2.0 1 x HDMI 1 x Combo audio jack1 x SD card reader
Keyboard and touchpadFull-size keyboard with 1.4 mm key travel and optional backlightIntegrated NumberPad (only on Transparent Silver models)Palm rejection technologyPrecision Touchpad (PTP) technology with four-finger smart gesture recognition
AudioASUS SonicMaster with surround sound and smart amplifier technologyArray microphone with Cortana voice recognitionCertified by Harman Kardon
Software ASUS SplendidASUS Tru2Life VideoASUS AudioWizard
BatteryFast charge to 60% capacity in 49 min47Wh 2-cell lithium-polymer batteryFor S431FL: 65W power adapterFor S431FA: 45W power adapter
ColorsMoss Green / Punk Pink / Cobalt Blue / Transparent Silver / Gun Metal
Size18.0 x 323.3 x 213.7 mm
Weight1.4 kg

VivoBook S14 (S432FL / S432FA)

ProcessorIntel® Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz quad-core with Turbo Boost (up to 4.6GHz) and 8MB cacheIntel® Core i5-8265U processor 1.6GHz quad-core with Turbo Boost (up to 3.9GHz) and 6MB cache
Operating systemWindows 10 ProWindows 10 Home
Display14-inch LED-backlit FHD (1920 x 1080) panel with 16:9 aspect ratioFrameless four-sided NanoEdge display with 88% screen-to-body ratio178° wide-view technology
GraphicsFor S432FL: NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 with 2GB GDDR5 VRAMFor S432FA: Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 620
MemoryUp to 16GB 2133MHz LPDDR3
Storage 256GB / 512GB/ 1TB PCIe SSD
Wireless802.11ax Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (GIG+)802.11ac Intel® Wi-Fi 5Bluetooth® 5.0
Connectivity1 x USB 3.1 Type-C (USB-C) Gen 11 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1 2 x USB 2.0 1 x HDMI 1 x Combo audio jack1 x microSD card reader
Keyboard and touchpadFull-size backlit keyboard with 1.4 mm key travelASUS ScreenPad 2.0:5.65-inch FHD+ (2160 x 1080) Super IPS display178° wide view technologyGlass-covered surface for fingerprint and smudge resistancePrecision Touchpad (PTP) technology with four-finger smart gesture recognition
AudioASUS SonicMaster with surround sound and smart amplifier technologyArray microphone with Cortana voice recognitionCertified by Harman Kardon
Software ASUS SplendidASUS Tru2Life VideoASUS AudioWizard
BatteryFast charge to 60% capacity in 49 min42Wh 3-cell lithium-polymer batteryFor S432FL: 90W power adapterFor S432FA: 45W power adapter
ColorsMoss Green / Punk Pink / Transparent Silver
Size18.0 x 322.4 x 211.7 mm
Weight1.4 kg
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VivoBook S15 S531FL / S531FA

ProcessorIntel® Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz quad-core with Turbo Boost (up to 4.6GHz) and 8MB cacheIntel® Core i5-8265U processor 1.6GHz quad-core with Turbo Boost (up to 3.9GHz) and 6MB cache
Operating systemWindows 10 ProWindows 10 Home
Display15.6-inch LED-backlit FHD (1920 x 1080) panel with 16:9 aspect ratioFrameless four-sided NanoEdge display with 88% screen-to-body ratio178° wide-view technology
GraphicsFor S531FL: NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 with 2GB GDDR5 VRAMFor S531FA: Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 620
MemoryUp to 16GB 2400MHz DDR4
Storage Dual storage with 256GB / 512GB/ 1TB PCIe SSD and 1TB / 2TB HDD
Wireless802.11ax Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (GIG+)802.11ac Intel® Wi-Fi 5Bluetooth® 4.2 or 5.0
Connectivity1 x USB 3.1 Type-C (USB-C) Gen 11 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1 2 x USB 2.0 1 x HDMI 1 x Combo audio jack1 x MicroSD card reader
Keyboard and touchpadFull-size keyboard with 1.4 mm key travel Touchpad with palm rejection technology and precision Touchpad (PTP) technology with four-finger smart gesture recognition
AudioASUS SonicMaster with surround sound and smart amplifier technologyArray microphone with Cortana voice recognitionCertified by Harman Kardon
Software ASUS SplendidASUS Tru2Life VideoASUS AudioWizard
BatteryFast charge to 60% capacity in 49 min42Wh 3-cell lithium-prismatic batteryFor S531FL: 90W power adapterFor S531FA: 45W power adapter
ColorsMoss Green / Punk Pink / Cobalt Blue / Transparent Silver / Gun Metal
Size180 x 357.2 x 230.3 mm
Weight1.8 kg

VivoBook S15 S532FL / S532FA

ProcessorIntel® Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz quad-core with Turbo Boost (up to 4.6GHz) and 8MB cacheIntel® Core i5-8265U processor 1.6GHz quad-core with Turbo Boost (up to 3.9GHz) and 6MB cache
Operating systemWindows 10 ProWindows 10 Home
Display15.6-inch LED-backlit FHD (1920 x 1080) panel with 16:9 aspect ratioFrameless four-sided NanoEdge display with 88% screen-to-body ratio178° wide-view technology
GraphicsFor S532FL: NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 with 2GB GDDR5 VRAMFor S532FA: Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 620
MemoryUp to 16GB 2400MHz DDR4
Storage 256GB / 512GB/ 1TB PCIe SSD
Wireless802.11ax Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (GIG+)802.11ac Intel® Wi-Fi 5Bluetooth® 4.2 or 5.0
Connectivity1 x USB 3.1 Type-C (USB-C) Gen 1 1 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1 2 x USB 2.0 1 x HDMI 1 x Combo audio jack1 x MicroSD card reader
Keyboard and touchpadFull-size keyboard with 1.4 mm key travel ASUS ScreenPad 2.0:5.65 inch FHD+ (2160 x 1080) Super IPS display178° wide view technologyGlass covered surface for fingerprint and smudge resistancePrecision Touchpad (PTP) technology with four finger smart gesture recognition
AudioASUS SonicMaster with surround sound and smart amplifier technologyArray microphone with Cortana voice recognitionCertified by Harman Kardon
Software ASUS SplendidASUS Tru2Life VideoASUS AudioWizard
BatteryFast charge to 60% capacity in 49 min42Wh 3-cell lithium-polymer batteryFor S532FL: 90W power adapterFor S532FA: 45W power adapter
ColorsMoss Green / Punk Pink Transparent Silver
Size180 x 357.2 x 230.3 mm
Weight1.8 kg

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