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The colorful ASUS VivoBook S14 and S15 announced from RM3199

by Vyncent ChanSeptember 19, 2019
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ASUS’ latest laptops has just hit the deck, offering the 8th Gen Intel Core U processors in sleek designs measuring just 18mm thin. But the highlight of these laptops are not the size or the hardware in them, but the design. The ASUS VivoBook S15 (S531FL) is offered in a total of five colors, while the ASUS VivoBook S14 (S431FA) comes in two colors.

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Available in colors like Moss Green, Punk Pink and Cobalt Blue, the ASUS VivoBook S15 is the perfect laptop to make a statement. The ASUS VivoBook S15 comes with a 15.6″ display while the VivoBook S14 sports a 14″ display, as you might expect. Both laptops sport the NanoEdge displays with up to 88% screen-to-body ratio for a compact footprint.

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Above the display lies an IR camera for the most seamless login process you have ever experienced. Integrated with Windows Hello, all you need to do is glance at the camera and your laptop will be unlocked.

Interestingly, ASUS equipped the ASUS VivoBook S14 with arguably better specifications than the VivoBook S15, as you can see below:

ASUS VivoBook S15 and S14 Specs

ASUS VivoBook S15 ASUS VivoBook S14
CPU Intel Core i5 8265U, 4C/8T @ up to 3.9 GHz Intel Core i7 8565U, 4C/8T @ up to 4.6 GHz
RAM 4GB DDR4 (upgradeable with 1x SO-DIMM) 8GB LPDDR3 on-board
GPU Intel UHD Graphics 620
NVIDIA GeForce MX250 2GB GDDR5
Intel UHD Graphics 620
Storage 512GB PCIe SSD
1 x 2.5″ SATA3 slot
512GB PCIe SSD
Intel Optane H10
Connectivity 802.11ac Intel WiFi 5
Bluetooth 4.2
1 x USB 3.0 (USB-C)
1 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
1 x HDMI
1 x Combo audio jack
1 x mciroSD card reader
802.11ax Intel WiFi 6
Bluetooth 5.0
1 x USB 3.1 (10 Gbps) (USB-C)
1 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 2.0
1 x HDMI
1 x Combo audio jack
1 x mciroSD card reader
Battery 42 Wh 3-cell lithium-prismatic battery
Fast charge: 60% in 49 mins
90W power adapter
47 Wh 2-cell li-po battery
Fast charge: 60% in 49 mins
45W power adapter
Size 357.2 x 230.3 x 18.0 mm 323.3 x 213.7 x 18.0 mm
Weight 1.8 kg 1.4 kg
Colors Moss Green, Punk Pink, Cobalt Blue, Transparent Silver, Gun Metal Transparent Silver, Gun Metal
Price RM3199 RM3899

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These laptops should appeal to the younger crowd who would appreciate the vibrant colors and design of the new VivoBook S laptops. Which color would you pick?

Pokdepinion: Well, Cobalt Blue is definitely my choice!

About The Author
Vyncent Chan
Technology enthusiast, casual gamer, pharmacy graduate. Strongly opposes proprietary standards and always on the look out for incredible bang-for-buck.

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