Taiwanese technology company Asus has today launched two new laptops that are targeted at PC users – VivoBook S14 and VivoBook S15. The VivoBook S14 and VivoBook S15 are available in two variants and are powered by the 8th generation Intel processors. Asus VivoBook S14 and VivoBook S15 have the ScreenPad 2.0 and are powered by Nvidia GeForce MX250 GPU. The new laptops in the VivoBook series come with the NanoEdge display design that we have seen in the Zenbook series. The newly launched gadgets come with a colourful design and have contrasting edges.
The Asus VivoBook S14 and VivoBook S15 are the first ever laptops by the series to some with ScreenPad 2.0, which is basically an upgraded version of the company’s touchscreen-equipped touchpad. The new laptops from the VivoBook series come with an ErgoLift hinge design that is claimed to provide a more comfortable typing experience to the user. The laptops also come with support for Wi-Fi 6, low-latency and faster connectivity experience. However, Asus has not revealed the price and availability details of the two laptops as of now. Here’s a look at the specifications of the VivoBook S14 and VivoBook S15 laptops:
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Asus VivoBook S14 specifications
The Asus VivoBook S14 features a 14-inch full-HD display that has an aspect ratio of 16:9 and a screen-to-body ratio of 88%. We should mention that the laptop can be configured with up to 8th gen Intel Core i7-8565U processor clubbed with up to 16GB of RAM. The storage space on the device is up to 1TB of PCIe SSD. The graphics options of the Asus VivoBook S14 vary between Intel UHD 620 and the Nvidia GeForce MX250. The latter has 2GB of GDDR5 VRAM.
The company has launched two variants of the laptop, namely the VivoBook S14 (S431) and the VivoBook S14 (S432). The ScreenPad 2.0 will only be available in the VivoBook S14 (S432). Another difference between the two variants in the battery capacity. While the VivoBook S14 (S431) houses a 47Wh 2-cell battery, the VivoBook S14 (S432) packs a 42Wh 3-cell battery. Both the variants come with fast charge support, however, only the latter comes with an extra USB 2.0 port.
Asus VivoBook S15 (S531/S532) specifications
Asus VivoBook S15 features a 15.6-inch LED-backlit full-HD display that has an aspect ratio of 16:9 and a screen to body ratio of 88%. The laptop can be configured with up to quad-core 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor clubbed with 16GB of RAM and 1TB of PCIe SSD. For graphics, you can choose between an integrated Intel UHD 620 and the Nvidia GeForce MX250 graphics card.
The latter has 2GB of graphics memory. There are two variants of Asus VivoBook S15 that are available. While the VivoBook S15 (S532) has ScreenPad 2.0 and comes with a 42Wh 3-cell lithium polymer battery, the VivoBook S15 (S531) comes without the ScreenPad 2.0.