Mar 17, 2019
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ASUS presents VivoBook 14 (X420) and VivoBook 15 (S512)

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ASUS today announces the availability on the Italian market of the new VivoBook 14 (X420) and VivoBook 15 (S512) notebooks .

The new laptops of the VivoBook family present the innovative NanoEdge Frameless display , with ultra-thin frames on all four sides and an incomparable screen / body ratio of up to 88% for a visual experience without boundaries.
An innovative feature, as it allows to give a wider display in a smaller chassis, effectively reducing the size of the laptop and making it extremely compact.

Both models are powered by an Intel® CoreTM processor up to the eighth generation with a dedicated graphics card and have the ErgoLift hinge designed to automatically tilt the keyboard into the most comfortable typing position, thus replicating the feeling of using a desktop keyboard.

Unrivaled viewing experience with the display NanoEdge Frameless
The design NanoEdge Frameless with incredibly thin frames on all four sides (5.7 mm thick) gives VivoBook 14 (X420) and VivoBook 15 (S512), a screen / body ratio 87% and 88% respectively.
Both models feature resolution up to Full HD, wide-view technology and exceptional color reproduction for realistic images from any location. The display gives notebooks a small footprint that makes the device much more comfortable and portable, without sacrificing the size of the screen.

The lightest VivoBook

VivoBook 14 (X420) is the lightest and most compact notebook among all 14-inch VivoBook models: it measures only 32.2 x 21 x 1.77 cm with a weight of 1.4 kg.

Powerful and dual-storage Intel Core CPU

VivoBook 14 (X420) and VivoBook 15 (S512) are notebooks for everyday use, perfect for productive multitasking, multimedia editing or occasional gaming. The two devices integrate an Intel® CoreTM processor up to the eighth generation and a dedicated graphics card, able to guarantee remarkable performance. VivoBook 15 (S512) also features dual-storage technology : it integrates an SSD up to 512 GB and an HDD up to 1 TB.

In addition, both VivoBooks provide Wi-Fi dual-band 6 (802.11ac), with connection speeds of up to 867Mbps – 6 times greater than 802.11n – for seamless video streaming and smooth browsing. Finally, the two models have Bluetooth® 4.2.

Comfort in the first place

VivoBook 15 (S512) has an optional fingerprint sensor integrated into the touchpad that, with a simple touch, provides access to Windows Hello in an easy and safe way. The keyboard is made of a sturdy one-piece structure with comfortable keys – 1.3mm key travel for VivoBook 14 (X420) and 1.4mm for VivoBook 15 (S512) – and it is also available in a backlit version , which makes it the perfect device for working in low light environments. Thanks to the ErgoLift hinge , comfort is assured, especially in the case of long typing periods.

Its unique design, designed to automatically tilt the keyboard when the laptop is opened, offers maximum typing comfort, reproducing that of a typical desktop keyboard. There are numerous connectivity options, including USB Type-CTM (USB-CTM) input, USB 3.1Gen 1 Type-A and USB 2.0, HDMI output and a microSD card reader for complete compatibility with today’s devices, displays and projectors included.
Both VivoBook models are equipped with a high quality battery that lasts all day and a life cycle up to 3 times longer than normal lithium ion batteries. Quick charging technology allows users to charge a completely empty 60% battery in just 49 minutes.

The technology ASUS Battery Health Charging makes it the safest charging process, with measures designed to reduce the growth rate of the battery during charging to ensure that the battery remains in good condition for longer.

Availability and prices

VivoBook 14 (X420) and VivoBook 15 (S512) are available in Transparent Silver , in all the main sales channels, in different configurations, with a recommended retail price starting from – respectively – € 479.00 and 529, € 00 , VAT included.

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