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Asus VivoBook S15, ZenBook UX430 launched: Specs, price and more

At their ‘Beyond The Edge’ event, Asus has unveiled the Asus VivoBook S15 and also featured the Asus ZenBook UX430. The Asus VivoBook S15 features minimal bezels and the Asus ZenBook UX430 is the thinnest ZenBook so far.

Both of these are conventional notebook laptops with Windows 10. The Asus VivoBook S15 is a 15.6-inch laptop backed by 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor. With dedicated NVIDIA graphics, the VivoBook S15 comes with 16GB RAM with 128GB Solid State Drive (SSD) storage.

Asus VivoBook S15 Specifications

Asus VivoBook S15

The Asus VivoBook S15 comes in a metallic icicle gold finishing. It packs a 15.6-inch NanoEdge full HD (1920 x 1280p) resolution display with 178-degree angle viewing. The Asus VivoBook S15 sports minimal bezels and has an 80% screen-to-body ratio.

In terms of hardware, the Asus VivoBook S15 comes in two variants i.e. 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8550U and i5-8250U processor. The notebook features NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics with 1TB hard drive and 128GB SSD for faster booting and processing. Packing 16GB DDR4 memory, 1 USB 3.0 and 2 USB 2.0 ports, a Type-C reversible port, SD card reader, 3.5mm earphone jack, and an HDMI port.

Running Windows 10 OS, the Asus VivoBook S15 features a fingerprint sensor on the trackpad that allows you to securely login using Windows Hello. The notebook also comes with a backlit keyboard for working in any lighting conditions.

About the Asus ZenBook UX430

ZenBook UX430 product

Apart from the Asus VivoBook S15, the Asus ‘Beyond the Edge’ event also featured the Asus ZenBook UX430. The ZenBook UX430 features a 14-inch display with full HD resolution. This notebook also comes with minimal bezels and with a weight of 1.25 KG, it is the lightest ZenBook from Asus.

With up to 8th Generation Core i7 processor, the Asus ZenBook UX430 comes with 16GB memory and 512GB storage. Claimed to come with a 9-hour battery life, the Asus ZenBook UX430 also features a NVIDIA GeForce MX-150 graphics.

Pricing and Availability

The Asus VivoBook S15 available starting from Rs. 59,990, while the Asus ZenBook UX430 is available starting from Rs. 74,990. While the ZenBook UX430 is already available, the VivoBook S15 will be on sale starting from October 1 online as well as offline.

Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.View Author posts