ASUS has announced two new lines from its popular VivoBook S laptop series – ASUS VivoBook S14 (S433) and S15 (S533). These ultraportable laptops are available in two sizes, 14-inch and 15.6-inch, complete with Intel CPUs and Nvidia Geforce MX GPUs.
VivoBook S14 and S15
|Asus VivoBook S14||Asus VivoBook S15|
|CPU||Intel® Core™ i7-10510U Processor 1.8 GHz (8M Cache, up to 4.9 GHz)||Intel® Core™ i5-10210U Processor 1.6 GHz (6M Cache, up to 4.2 GHz)|
|Display||14” LED-backlit Full HD (1920 x 1080) 16:9 Frameless four-sided NanoEdge display with 85% screen-to-body ratio 178° wide-view technology; anti-glare IPS panel display; NTSC: 45%||15.6″ LED-backlit Full HD (1920 x 1080) 16:9 Frameless three-sided NanoEdge display with 86% screen-to-body ratio178° wide-view technology; anti-glare IPS panel display; NTSC: 45%|
|Operating system||Windows 10 Home||Windows 10 Home|
|Graphics||Intel® HD Graphics 520 Integrated GPUNVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 Discrete GPU||Intel® UHD Graphics Integrated GPUNVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 Discrete GPU|
|Main memory||8GB 2666 MHz DDR4 on board||8GB 2666 MHz DDR4 on board|
|Storage||Intel® Optane™ Memory H10 with Solid State Storage(32 GB Optane™ + 512 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD)||Intel® Optane™ Memory H10 with Solid State Storage(32 GB Optane™ + 512 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD)|
|Wireless||Intel® WiFi 6 GIG+ (802.11ax)Bluetooth® 5.0||Intel® WiFi 6 GIG+ (802.11ax)Bluetooth® 5.0|
|Camera||HD camera||HD camera|
|I/O ports||1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type A 1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C™2 x USB 2.0 1 x HDMI 1.41 x Audio jack combo 1 x Micro SD card reader||1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type A 1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C™2 x USB 2.0 1 x HDMI 1.41 x Audio jack combo 1 x Micro SD card reader|
|Audio||Array microphone with Cortana voice-recognition support 3.5 mm headphone jack Certified by Harman Kardon||Array microphone with Cortana voice-recognition support 3.5 mm headphone jack Certified by Harman Kardon|
|Battery||Fast charging: 60% in 49 minutes 50 Wh 3-cell lithium-polymer battery 65 W power adapter Plug Type: ø4 (mm)(Output: 19 V DC, 3.42 A, 65 W)(Input: 100-240 V AC, 50/60 Hz universal)”||Fast charging: 60% in 49 minutes 50 Wh 3-cell lithium-polymer battery 65 W power adapter Plug Type: ø4 (mm)(Output: 19 V DC, 3.42 A, 65 W)(Input: 100-240 V AC, 50/60 Hz universal)”|
|Keyboard||Backlit Chiclet Keyboard||Backlit Chiclet Keyboard|
|Colors||Dreamy Silver / Indie Black / Gaia Green / Resolute Red||Dreamy Silver / Indie Black / Gaia Green / Resolute Red|
|Dimensions||Height: 1.59 cm (0.62”); Width: 32.49 cm (12.79”); Depth: 21.35 cm (8.40”)||Height: 1.61 cm (0.63”); Width: 35.98 cm (14.17”); Depth: 23.38 cm (9.2”)|
|Weight||1.4 kg (3.08 lb)||1.8 kg (3.97 lb)|
|Retail Price||RM 3,699 (available on 30th June onwards)||RM 3,199 (available on 30th June onwards)|
|Bundle in Box||ASUS Backpack, Limited Edition VivoBook stickers||ASUS Backpack, Limited Edition VivoBook stickers|
|Warranty||2 years global||2 years global|
The VivoBook S14 and S15 feature diamond-cut edges and metallic textured finishes. They also come in multiple array of colours that suit the user’s personality. Opening up the laptop, you’ll find the Enter key with colour-blocked edges too.
Powered with up to Intel Core i7 processors and Nvidia GeForce MX250 discrete graphics, the VivoBook S lineup is paired with up to 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and a large 512GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD with 32GB Intel Optane Memory.
Connectivity wise, the laptop features Wi-Fi 6 that delivers faster and more stable Internet connections and data transfers.
Anodized diamond-cut chamfered edges give the slim chassis an even more svelte appearance and make it easier to open the lid, while the new VivoBook logo highlights the simple but extraordinary craftsmanship of this beautiful laptop.
Detailing in on the colours available, users will be available to choose from four different colours:
- Resolute Red
- Gaia Green
- Dreamy Silver
- Indie Black
These colours are draped onto the all-metal chassis of the new VivoBook S lineup, complete with diamond-cut chamfered edges. In the box, you will also find unique limited edition stickers for you to further personalize your VivoBook.
Weighing from just 1.4KG and 1.59mm thickness, the Asus VivoBook S14 and S15 takes up less space on your desk and in your backpack. The display features thin bezel NanoEdge displays with an Full HD panel with 60Hz refresh rate.
Pricing and Availability
The Asus VivoBook S14 and S15 will be priced as below, they come with an Asus backpack and a 2-year global warranty.
- Asus VivoBook S14 – RM3,699
- Asus VivoBook S15 – RM3,199
The first 30 buyers of the Asus VivoBook S15 will also be able to enjoy RM100 off at Asus online stores on Lazada and Shopee. Just use the voucher code “ASUSVS100” upon checkout. This one-day only promo will only be valid on the 30th of June.
To learn more about the VivoBook S14 and S15, check out Asus Malaysia’s official Facebook page and official website below. Or you can check out our review of the VivoBook S15, right here.
ASUS VIVOBOOK DANCE CHALLENGE
ASUS Malaysia is also inviting Malaysians to join the ASUS VIVOBOOK DANCE CHALLENGE contest and win prizes! Just post your version of the VivoBook Dance challenge, and the most creative person with the best dance moves will win a brand new ASUS VivoBook S15 (S533).
CONTEST PERIOD: 30th June 2020 – 15th July 2020, 11.59pm (Wednesday)
Steps to Participate:
- Download the song from: https://filetransfer.io/data-package/ZMD74hwg
- Record your own #VivobookDanceChallenge Dance
- Upload it to Instagram, making sure it is set to public.
- TAG @AsusMalaysia and also TAG 3 friends
- Add the hashtags #VivoBookDanceChallenge #BeUniqueBeStylish #VivoBook to your caption & post!
- Most Creative Dance: 1x Vivobook S15 Laptop
- Most LIKES: 3x ASUS ZenPower Slim
‘ASUS SAY IT!’ Product Review Campaign
Get your reward now by helping others to pick their laptop! Just write a review of your purchased ASUS laptop and you’ll receive Grab Food Voucher (worth RM40), also a chance to win in the lucky draw!
How to participate:
- STEP 1: Purchase any series of ASUS consumer, gaming and business laptops on Lazada & Shopee Malaysia, sold by ASUS authorized dealers.
- STEP 2: Leave a constructive review under the product page where you made the purchased.
- STEP 3: Submit your review and necessary details and documents.
- STEP 4: Done!
- Basic Prize: Grab Food Voucher (worth RM40)
- Lucky Draw Prize: Special Bluetooth Speakers