29 May 2019
The Taiwanese giant Asus took the stage at Computex 2019 to unveil their new stylish laptops. The company announced the next gen of VivoBook S14 and the VivoBook S15 laptops. Being the latest PCs both are running on the 8th gen Intel chipsets. With the new ZenBook series, the company announced ScreenPad 2.0. Fortunately, the ScreenPad is available for the S14 and S15 as well.
The Nvidia GeForce MX 250 is taking care of graphics. It also brings NanoEdge display of the premium ZenBook lineup. The other special features are ErgoLift hinge and Wi-Fi 6 support for better and speedy connectivity. Let's have a look at the specs sheet of both the latest VivoBooks.
The VivoBook S14 is featuring a 14-inches display with Full HD+ screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The display aspect ratio is 16:9 and the screen-to-body ratio is 88%. The top-tier model is running on the Core i7 8th gen Intel processor with up to 16GB RAM. You can choose up to 1TB SSD storage. As GPU you can either have Intel UHD 620 or Nvidia GeForce MX250.
The S14 is available in configurations. The base model number is S431 and it lacks ScreenPad 2.0 whereas the ScreenPad 2.0 is exclusive for the S432. Another prominent difference between the two PCs is the battery cell. The S431 is packed with 2-cell 47Wh battery whereas the S432 rely on the 3-cell 42Wh battery. Both support fast charging.
In terms of specs, the S15 is packed with slightly larger 15.6-inches display with Full HD+ screen resolution. The display aspect ratio and the screen-to-body ratio remains the same as the S14. The hardware options are also the same as the S14. The S15 is also announced in two models. The S531 comes with 2-cell 47Wh battery and lacks support for ScreenPad whereas the S532 has 3-cell 42Wh battery cell and ScreenPad 2.0.
At the moment the pricing and availability of VivoBook S14 and S15 are still in the dark. Stay tuned for more Computex 2019 news, we will keep you updated.