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Asus VivoBook 15 A Series

Asus VivoBook A512FL, i5 10210U, MX250Processor: Intel Comet Lake i5-10210U, Intel Core i3 i3-8145U, Intel Core i5 i5-8265U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620, NVIDIA GeForce MX250
Display: 15.60 inch
Weight: 1.67kg, 1.7kg, 1.8kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 85% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 70%, display: 70%, mobility: 60%, workmanship: 60%

 

Asus VivoBook 15 A512FL

Specifications

Asus VivoBook 15 A512FLNotebook: Asus VivoBook 15 A512FL
Processor: Intel Core i5 i5-8265U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX250 2048 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Average Score: 70% - average

Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

ASUS Vivobook Ultra A512 review - Slim, thin and light value-priced laptop for the masses
Source: Tech Nave English
In conclusion, the ASUS Vivobook Ultra A512 offers plenty of features in a slim and thin package that should suit most desktop replacement purposes like a student or professional (perhaps an accountant who likes fingerprint security and a built-in numeric keypad?). That being said, it isn’t really that premium, not suited for road warriors due to the short battery life or for the more hardcore gamers.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/21/2019
ASUS VivoBook Ultra A512 vs HP Pavilion 15-cs2010TX: Battle of the budget ultrabooks
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
Let’s not forget that the ASUS VivoBook Ultra A512 also comes with 4 distinct yet vibrant colors. It comes in my favorite Coral Crush, the sleek Peacock Blue, Slate Grey, and the very reflective Transparent Silver. The HP Pavilion 15-cs2010TX comes with only one color – silver.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/01/2019
70% [Review] Asus VivoBook Ultra A512 – Colourfully Chic
Source: Hitech Century English
As it stands, the Asus VivoBook Ultra A512 fulfills its aspirations of being an affordable workhorse notebook and features an excellent display and a decent processor though this is tempered by the need for more RAM, a plasticky chassis and middling battery life. If you are on the hunt for an affordable workhorse notebook that costs less than RM3,000 and can live with its modest foibles, the VivoBook Ultra A512 is right up your alley.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/12/2019
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 60% workmanship: 60%

Foreign Reviews

Trên tay ASUS Vivobook 15: Laptop sinh viên đáng sắm mùa tựu trường
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN

Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/14/2019

 

Asus VivoBook 15 A512FA-BQ113T

Specifications

Asus VivoBook 15 A512FA-BQ113TNotebook: Asus VivoBook 15 A512FA-BQ113T
Processor: Intel Core i3 i3-8145U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.7kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Average Score: 100% - very good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

100% Asus VivoBook 15 A512FA-BQ113T Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/06/2019
Rating: Total score: 100%

 

Asus VivoBook A512FL, i5 10210U, MX250

Specifications

Asus VivoBook A512FL, i5 10210U, MX250Notebook: Asus VivoBook A512FL, i5 10210U, MX250
Processor: Intel Comet Lake i5-10210U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX250 2048 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.67kg
Price: 800 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Foreign Reviews

Đánh giá chi tiết laptop ASUS VivoBook A512FL: Cấu hình mạnh mẽ, đẹp đẽ đến từng góc nhìn!
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; beautiful design; solid workmanship; nice display; great speakers; impressive autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/12/2020

 

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Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

In the notebook sector, Asus had a global market share of about 11% from 2014-2016, making it the fourth largest laptop manufacturer. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share (as of 2016).


Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

NVIDIA GeForce MX250: Successor of the MX150 and still based on the same Pascal GP108 chip (similar to the desktop GT 1030) but with higher clock speeds. Available in two versions, a normal 25 Watt version and a low power version with 10 Watt TDP and reduced performance. The 25 Watt version e.g. offers a 21% higher boost clock than the old MX150 leading to a 5% performance gain.

Intel UHD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2, 24 EUs) found on some Kaby-Lake-Refresh CPU models (15 W ULV series). Technically identical to the previous Kaby-Lake GPU called HD Graphics 620.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core i5:

i5-8265U: Whiskey Lake based low power quad-core processor (technically identical to Kaby Lake but produced in a further improved 14nm++ process). The four cores are clocked between 1.6 and 3.9 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading.

Intel Core i3:

i3-8145U: Whiskey Lake based low power dual-core processor (technically identical to Kaby Lake but produced in a further improved 14nm++ process). The two cores are clocked between 2.1 and 3.9 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading.

Intel Comet Lake:

i5-10210U: Comet Lake based low power quad-core processor (technically identical to Whiskey Lake and still produced in 14nm++). The CPU cores can clock between 1.6 and 4.2 GHz (all 4 cores 3.9 GHz max.) with HyperThreading (8 threads). The integrated memory controller supports LPDDR4-2933 and using cTDP up/down the performance can be adjusted by the OEM (10 - 25 Watt possible, 15W default). Compared to the faster i5-10510U, the level 3 cache was reduced from 8 to 6 MB.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.67 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.

1.8 kg:


85%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

MSI Modern 15 A10RB
GeForce MX250, Comet Lake i7-10510U

Devices with the same GPU

Dell Latitude 14 5411-WJ40N
GeForce MX250, Comet Lake i7-10850H, 14.00", 1.54 kg
Asus VivoBook S14 S433FL-EB180T
GeForce MX250, Comet Lake i7-10510U, 14.00", 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A514-52G-7045
GeForce MX250, Comet Lake i7-10510U, 14.00", 1.6 kg
Dell Vostro 14 5490, i7-10510U, MX250
GeForce MX250, Comet Lake i7-10510U, 14.00", 1.484 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Asus VivoBook S14 S413UA-DS51
Vega 7, Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R5 5500U, 14.00", 1.4 kg
Asus VivoBook 14 D415DA-EB238
Vega 8, Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU) R5 3500U, 14.00", 1.6 kg
Asus VivoBook 14 M413U, R7 5700U
Vega 8 R4000, Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R7 5700U, 14.00", 1.4 kg
Asus VivoBook 14 X413JA-EB470
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 14.00", 1.6 kg
Asus VivoBook 14 M413IA-HM899T
Vega 6, Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) R5 4500U, 14.00", 1.4 kg
Asus ExpertBook B9 B9400CEA-KC0266R
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1185G7, 14.00", 1 kg
Asus VivoBook S14 S433JQ-EB166T
GeForce MX350, Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 14.00", 1.4 kg
Asus ZenBook 14 UX434FAC-A5144T
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i7-10510U, 14.00", 1.2 kg
Asus VivoBook 15 F515JA-AH31
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i3-1005G1, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Asus VivoBook 15 S513IA-DB74
Vega 7, Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) R7 4700U, 15.60", 1.6 kg
Asus F415JA-EK398
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), Ice Lake i7-1065G7, 14.00", 1.6 kg
Asus Chromebook C423NA-DH02
HD Graphics 500, Celeron Celeron N3350, 14.00", 1.34 kg
Asus VivoBook S14 S435EA-HM003T
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Tiger Lake i5-1135G7, 14.00", 1.3 kg
Asus Chromebook C423NA-EB0243
HD Graphics 505, Pentium Pentium N4200, 14.00", 1.2 kg
Asus ZenBook 14 UM425UA-KI156R
Vega 7, Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R5 5500U, 14.00", 1.22 kg
Asus VivoBook S14 S435EA-HM004T
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1165G7, 14.00", 1.3 kg
Asus VivoBook 14 M415DA-EK274
Vega 8, Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU) R5 3500U, 14.00", 1.6 kg
Asus VivoBook 15 M513IA-BQ443T
Vega 7, Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) R7 4700U, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Asus VivoBook 15 K513EA-BQ684
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1165G7, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Asus VivoBook 15 F515JA-BR097T
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i3-1005G1, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Asus VivoBook 15 R565J
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i3-1005G1, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Asus VivoBook 14 M413DA-EB462
Vega 10, Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU) R7 3700U, 14.00", 1.4 kg
Asus ZenBook 14 UX425EA-HM165T
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1165G7, 14.00", 1.2 kg
Asus F415JA-EK395T
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 14.00", 1.6 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2020-03-10 (Update: 2020-03-10)