ASUS VivoBook S15 Launched: A New Sensation in Nepali Market?

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VivoBook is a large group of ASUS laptops manufactured by a Taiwan-based multinational company, ASUS Tek Computer Inc. Specifically, VivoBook S15 (S531FL) is a Windows 10 Pro laptop falling under ASUS VivoBook S series which can be used in gaming, multimedia, and several other sectors. The laptop truly is one of the best for the price tag it comes with. Be sure to read till the end as an exclusive offer is awaiting our readers.

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The VivoBook S15 was first released in May 2019 and people are growing fond of it. This laptop offers strong performance in sleek chassis along with its solid speaker and comfortable keyboard. Moreover, it includes a GeForce® MX250 graphics card which makes it a good gaming laptop. There’s much more to it. This laptop comes with a uniquely colourful design. It has two models: one packed with Intel Core i5-8265U processor and another with Intel Core i7-8565U.

Let’s discuss their specs and prices in Nepal.

ASUS VivoBook S15 :

Specifications

ModelS531 S531FL, i5-10210U
Display15.6” LED-backlit Full HD (1920 x 1080) 16:9 Frameless four-sided NanoEdge display with 88% screen-to-body ratio IPS-level wide-view technology
Dimensions35.72(W) x 23.03 (D) x 1.8(H) cm
Weight1.8kg
Operating systemWindows 10 Pro
ProcessorIntel® Core i5-10210U processor 1.6GHz quad-core with Turbo Boost (up to 4.2GHz) and 6MB cache
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce MX250 2GB GDDR5 VRAM
Memory8GB/16GB 2400MHz DDR4
Storage512GB SSD
KeyboardFull-size backlit, with 1.4mm key travel Intelligent palm-rejection; Precision touchpad (PTP) technology supports up to four-finger smart gestures
AudioASUS SonicMaster stereo audio system with surround-sound; smart amplifier for maximum audio performance Array microphone with Cortana voice-recognition support 3.5mm headphone jack Certified by Harman Kardon
I/O Ports1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
2 x USB 2.0
1 x Standard HDMI
1 x Audio combo jack
1 x MicroSD card reader
1 x DC-in
Battery and PowerFast charging: 60% in 49 minutes 42wh 3-cell lithium-prismatic battery 65W power adapter (Output: 19V DC, 4.74A, 90W) Plug Type: ø4 (mm) (Input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz universal)
Wi-Fi/ BluetoothIntel Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax) Intel Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) Bluetooth V4.2 / V5.0
Other features720p webcam ASUS Original Backpack & mouse Colors: Silver, Gun Metal, Cobalt Blue, Moss Green

ASUS VivoBook S15 : Specifications

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ModelS531, S531FL, i7-10510U
Display15.6” LED-backlit Full HD (1920 x 1080) 16:9 Frameless four-sided NanoEdge display with 88% screen-to-body ratio IPS-level wide-view technology
Dimensions35.72(W) x 23.03 (D) x 1.8(H) cm
Weight1.8kg
Operating systemWindows 10 Pro
ProcessorIntel® Core i7-10510U processor 1.8GHz quad-core with Turbo Boost (up to 4.9GHz) and 8MB cache
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce MX250 2GB GDDR5 VRAM
Memory8GB/16GB 2400MHz RAM DDR4
Storage256GB PCle SSD + 1TB HDD
KeyboardFull-size backlit, with 1.4mm key travel Intelligent palm-rejection; Precision touchpad (PTP) technology supports up to four-finger smart gestures
AudioASUS SonicMaster stereo audio system with surround-sound; smart amplifier for maximum audio performance Array microphone with Cortana voice-recognition support 3.5mm headphone jack Certified by Harman Kardon
I/O Ports1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A 2 x USB 2.0 1 x Standard HDMI 1 x Audio combo jack 1 x MicroSD card reader 1 x DC-in
Battery and PowerFast charging: 60% in 49 minutes 42wh 3-cell lithium-prismatic battery 65W power adapter (Output: 19V DC, 4.74A, 90W) Plug Type: ø4 (mm) (Input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz universal)
Wi-Fi/ BluetoothIntel Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax) Intel Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) Bluetooth V4.2 / V5.0
Other features720p webcam ASUS Original Bagpack & mouse Colors: Silver, Gun Metal, Cobalt Blue, Moss Green

 Display, Graphics and Performance

ASUS ViviBook S15 S531 has an impressive frameless four-sided NanoEdge display with a 15.6” LED-backlit Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS level panel with IPS-level wide-view technology. It comprises NVIDIA GeForce MX250, 2GB GDDR5 VRAM as a graphic card which gives a performance that is less than optimal. But there’s no doubt that this laptop is good for gaming as it has dedicated graphics. To support the graphic gaming and others, the laptop has Intel® Core™ i7-10510U processor along with 1.8GHz quad-core, Turbo Boost (up to 4.9GHz) and 8MB cache. The operating system is powered by Windows 10. The laptop has fast overall performance and with it, you can work effectively and comfortably at any hour of the day.

Battery and Other Features

People are usually found to be concerned about the battery life of a device before buying it. So, the middling battery life of VivoBook S15(S531FL) might disappoint you a bit but look at its price, it’s not a bad deal. You still get good performance and exciting features which are likely to compensate for its bad aspects.

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Some other features of it are that it has an improved screen pad, the device accepts face recognition as security, and its sleek chassis and comfortable keyboard are plus points to it. The middling battery life is disappointing too but overall, S15 is a good laptop with high potential.    

ASUS VivoBook S15 Price in Nepal and Availability:

TechSathi Offer: ASUS VivoBook S15(S531) is available for our readers at Price NPR. 113,470 (for i5-10210U) & NPR. 133,360 (for i7-10510U) for a limited time. To claim the offer call/Viber/Whatsapp 9823860455.

Asus VivoBook S15 Price in Nepal

The market price for ASUS S15 S531FL, i5-10210U is Rs. 116,470 & for ASUS S15 S531FL, i7-10510U is Rs.136,360. As we are providing our readers with an exclusive and exciting offer, you can now buy these laptops with a discount of 3K on each model i.e. Rs. 113,470 for i5 & Rs. 133,360 for i7. You can buy these at Nagmani International, the authorized dealer/reseller of ASUS in Nepal. These laptops come with 2 years of International Warranty as well.

Verdict: Is ASUS VivoBook S15 worth buying?

ASUS VivoBook S15 (S531) is an unconventional daily usage laptop with unique colour blocking design. It is compact, portable, and fashionable. It’s fast overall performance, amazing sleek chassis, improved screen pad 2.0 and unique colors are its game-changing aspects. Gaming, working, being involved in multimedia and everything else can be done effortlessly with this laptop. It is probably a perfect affordable device to meet our requirements and provide us with a good company. So, suggesting you purchase this laptop won’t be a bad thing to do.

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