Nagmani International, the official distributor for ASUS products in Nepal, has launched Asus VivoBook S15 S531FL. This ultrabook features a stylish design and equally appealing internal specs. Let’s take a look at the specs, features, expected price, and availability of Asus VivoBook S15 S531FL in Nepal.
Asus VivoBook S15 S531FL Overview
Design and Display
The first thing that you will notice on the VivoBook S15 is its color scheme. Asus has made use of the color-blocking technique in which contrasting colors are paired for an eye-catching design. The ultrabook is offered in five color options – Transparent Silver, Gun Metal, Cobalt Blue, Moss Green, and Punk Pink. However, the Punk Pink option is not available in Nepal. The VivoBook S15 flaunts a metal chassis with a tactile textured finish on top. The laptop is 18mm thick and weighs around 1.8kg.
It comes with a 15.6-inch LED-backlit display with an FHD resolution of 1920 x 1080. The aspect ratio here is 16:9. Its 5.2mm bezels contribute to the 88% screen to body ratio. Similarly, the viewing angle on this one is advertised at 178-degree.
Performance and Memory
Though Asus still offers the S15 with Intel’s 8th Gen processors, the one launched in Nepal features the 10th Gen Intel Core processors. You can choose between Core i5 10210U and Core i7 10510U. Both processors feature 4 cores and 8 threads, but the Core i7 has better clock speed (1.8 – 4.9 GHz) compared to the Core i5 (1.6 – 4.2GHz). Similarly, Core i7 has an 8MB cache which is better than 6MB cache on the i5.
The support for higher RAM speed on the Core i7 has been wasted as both variants come with 8GB of DDR4 RAM (2400MHz). The i5 variant has 512GB of PCIe SSD while the Core i7 enjoys dual-storage of 1TB HDD + 256GB PCIe SSD. For graphics, the VivoBook S15 comes with entry-level NVIDIA GeForce MX250.
Keyboard and TouchPad
VivoBook S15 features a full-size keyboard with a dedicated numeric pad. The ErgoLift hinge that can tilt the keyboard by 3-degree for better typing position. The keys are backlit for better typing experience in a dark environment. Asus has included Smart Pad 2.0 on this laptop, which means the user can also use the trackpad as a secondary screen. It comes with intelligent palm rejection, Precision Touchpad (PTP) technology, and four-finger smart gesture support.
Battery and Others
The VivoBook S15 packs in a 3-cell 42 Watt-hour battery with fast charging support. You get a 65W power adapter which is included in the box, that can charge the device from 0 to 60% inside 50 minutes. The ultrabook comes with two USB 3.1 Gen 1 Ports ( 1 x Type-C and 1X Type-A). Similarly, it includes two USB 2.0 ports, an HDMI port, an audio combo jack, a microSD card reader, and a DC-in port.
Getting to audio, the VivoBook S15 comes with Harmon Kardon certified sound system. The ASUS SonicMaster stereo audio system comes with a surround sound system and a smart amplifier. The array microphone supports Cortona voice-recognition. Similarly, the IR camera supports Windows Hello for facial unlock.
ASUS VivoBook S15 S531FL Specifications:
- Dimension: 14.06W x 9.06D x 0.7H-inches; 1.8kg (3.97 pounds)
- Display: 15.6-inches LED-backlit FHD (1920×1080) IPS-level wide-view panel; 16:9, 88% screen-to-body ratio; 178º wide-view
- Keyboard: Full-size; Backlit; 1.4mm key travel
- Processor: Intel Core i7-10510U (Up to 4.9GHz) / i5 – 10210U (Up to 4.2GHz)
- RAM: 8GB DDR4 RAM @2400MHz
- Graphics: 2 GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce MX 250 VRAM
- Battery: 3-cell 42 Watt-hours Li-prismatic battery
- Power Adapter: 65 Watts
– 512GB PCIe SSD (Core i5 Model)
– 1TB + 256GB PCIe SSD (Core i7 Model)
- Webcam: IR Webcam with Windows Hello support
- Ports: 1x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C, 1x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A, 2x USB 2.0, 1x Standard HDMI 2.0, 1x Audio combo jack, 1 x MicroSD card reader, 1x DC-in
Asus VivoBook S15 Price in Nepal and Availability
Asus VivoBook S15 S531FL is now available in Nepal with a price tag of Rs. 116,477 for the Intel Core i5 variant and Rs. 136,364 for the Core i7 variant. These laptops are up for sale on Nagmani International’s official website or different retail outlets throughout Nepal.
|Ultrabook Model||Price in Nepal||Availability|
|Asus VivoBook S15 (i5 – 10210U, 8GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD)||Rs. 116,477||Nagmani International|
|Asus VivoBook S15 (i7 – 10510U, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD + 256GB PCIe SSD)||Rs. 136,364|
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