Asus Vivobook 14 (2023) with 13th Gen Intel CPU officially launched in Nepal

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The Asus Vivobook 14 2023 edition is the latest iteration of the Vivobook series, offering a range of exciting updates and improvements over its predecessor, the VivoBook 14 2022. With upgraded processors, displays, RAM, and storage options, as well as enhanced design features, the Vivobook 14 (2023) is an excellent choice for students, professionals, and anyone in need of a portable mainstream laptop. Here are the features of the Asus Vivobook 14 (2023), along with its official price and availability in Nepal.

ASUS Vivobook 14 (2023) Overview:

Design and Display

The general-purpose laptop features a 14″ anti-glare FHD screen with a 16:9 aspect ratio. It has an IPS-level panel for wide viewing angles, a 180° lay-flat hinge, and vibrant colors, with options for 45% NTSC and 100% sRGB coverage. There is an even cheaper non-IPS option available in some regions. Regardless, all the models of the Asus Vivobook 14 (2023) come with TÜV Rheinland certification for low blue light emissions, promoting eye comfort during extended use. With an 82% screen-to-body ratio, the laptop offers an impressive visual experience.

It is available in multiple color options, such as Quiet Blue, Transparent Silver, and Terra Cotta, allowing users to choose a style that suits their preferences. It has a sleek design and solid build quality, measuring 17.9mm thick and weighing around 1.40 kg.

Asus Vivobook 14 2023 Design


The 2023 model of the Asus Vivobook 14 features the latest 13th Gen “Raptor Lake” mobile processors from Intel. Asus also provides models with 12th-generation CPUs, which are generally cheaper and feature updated designs compared to last year’s model.

You can configure the laptop with up to Core i7-1355U — a 10-core CPU with a base frequency of 1.7 GHz and a turbo boost up to 5.0 GHz. Additionally, it has 12 threads and a 12MB cache, offering decent multitasking capabilities. As for GPU, there are two options: Intel Iris Xe graphics for models with Intel Core i5 and i7 models and Intel UHD graphics for the Core i3 variants.

Memory and Upgradability

By default, Asus ships the Vivobook 14 (2023) with 4GB and 8GB of DDR4 of soldered memory. Fortunately, you get an additional SO-DIMM slot so you can add an 8GB stick. This allows for a total system memory of up to 16GB, providing improved multitasking and performance capabilities.

WebCam and Keyboard

The camera setup on the laptop consists of a 720p HD webcam that allows for high-definition image capturing. Additionally, it features a privacy shutter, which provides physical cover over the camera when it’s not in use.

It has a chiclet-style keyboard with a 1.4mm key-travel distance and an optional white backlight, providing illumination for the keys in low-light conditions. The laptop includes a precision touchpad. Additionally, some models of the VivoBook 14 come with a NumberPad feature, integrating a touch-sensitive numeric keypad into the touchpad.

Audio and Connectivity

The Asus VivoBook 14 sports SonicMaster technology for improved audio quality, with built-in speakers providing impressive sound. It also includes a built-in array microphone that reduces background noise and supports Cortana voice recognition, enabling hands-free interaction with the virtual assistant.

The laptop offers wireless configuration of up to Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax) with Bluetooth 5.3, providing compatibility with Bluetooth-enabled devices. Also, for wired connection, it has a USB 2.0 Type-A port, a USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C port, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, an HDMI 1.4 port, a 3.5mm combo audio jack, and a DC-in port for power supply.

Battery and Power

The laptop keeps a 45W AC adapter with a 19V DC output, supporting a universal input range of 100~240V AC. It also features a 42WHrs, 3S1P, 3-cell Li-ion battery, ensuring reliable and efficient power for extended usage.

Asus Vivobook 14 (2023) Specification

  • Design & Build: 12.79″ x 8.42″ x 0.70″ ~ 0.70″, 1.40 kg
  • Color Options: Quiet Blue, Transparent Silver, Terra Cotta
  • Display: 14″ anti-glare IPS level panel, LED Backlit, 250nits, 45% NTSC / 100% sRGB color gamut
  • Resolution: FHD (1920 x 1080), 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Screen-to-body ratio: 82 %
  • Keyboard: Chiclet Keyboard, 1.4mm Key-travel, Backlit (Optional)
  • Touchpad: Precision Touchpad, Support NumberPad
  • Processor: Up to 13th Gen Intel Core i7-1355U Processor 1.7 GHz (12MB Cache, up to 5.0 GHz, 10 cores, 12 Threads)
  • RAM: 4/8GB DDR4 on board, 8GB DDR4 SO-DIMM (up to 16GB)
  • Storage: Up to 1TB M.2 NVMe™ PCIe 4.0 SSD
  • Graphics: Intel Iris Xe / Intel UHD
  • Audio: SonicMaster, Built-in speaker and array microphone with Cortana voice-recognition support
  • Battery: 42 Watt-hours, 3S1P, 3-cell Li-Ion battery
  • Power Supply: 45W AC Adapter
  • Webcam: 720p HD camera with privacy shutter
  • Security: Fingerprint scanner
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6E(802.11ax) (Dual band) 1*1 + Bluetooth® 5.3 Wireless Card
  • I/O Ports: 1x USB 2.0 Type-A, 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C, 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 1x HDMI 1.4, 1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack, 1x DC-in
  • Read the full specifications of the Asus Vivobook 14 (2023) with Core i5 processors here.

Asus Vivobook 14 (2023) Price in Nepal and Availability

The Asus VivoBook 14 2023 is available in Nepal from a variety of retailers— Nagmani International, the official distributor of Asus Products in Nepal, Hukut, and others. The price of the Asus Vivobook 14 (2023) starts at Rs. 90,000 for the 12th Gen Intel Core i5 version, while the 13th Gen version is priced higher at Rs. 93,000.

Asus Vivobook 14 (2023) Price in Nepal (Official) Availability
X1404VA: 13th Gen Core i5-1335U, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 14″ FHD Rs. 93,333 ITTI

  • 2 years warranty
  • Freebies
X1404ZA: 12th Gen Core i5-1235U, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 14″ FHD Rs. 91,111 Nagmani

  • 2 years warranty
  • Freebies
    • Meanwhile, check out our review of the Asus Vivobook 15 (K513).