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Asus VivoBook 15 Series

Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA-BQ012TProcessor: AMD Bristol Ridge A9-9420, AMD Ryzen 3 2200U, AMD Ryzen 5 2500U, AMD Ryzen 7 2700U, AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700U, Intel Core i5 8250U, Intel Core i7 8550U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon R5 M420, AMD Vega 10, AMD Vega 3, AMD Vega 8, Intel UHD Graphics 620, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop)
Display: 14 inch, 15.6 inch
Weight: 1.6kg, 1.68kg, 1.7kg, 1.9kg, 2.3kg
Price: 550, 700, 900, 1000 euro
Average Score: 79.56% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 12 reviews)
: - %, performance: 88%, features: 71%, display: 79%
mobility: 75%, workmanship: 84%, ergonomy: 56%, emissions: 87%

 

Asus VivoBook 15 X570UD

Specifications

Asus VivoBook 15 X570UDNotebook: Asus VivoBook 15 X570UD
Processor: Intel Core i7 8550U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop) 2048 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links: Asus homepage
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79.8% Asus VivoBook 15 K570UD (i7-8550U, GTX 1050) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
Lightweight performer. The new Vivobook is lighter and thinner than most 15.6-inch laptops equipped with the same GeForce GTX 1050 GPU. The keyboard and poor serviceability, however, bring down an otherwise great multimedia machine.
Asus Gaming X570UD Review: Light But Not a Lightweight
Source: Unbox English
At Php 59, 995 for the configuration that we got this in, the Asus Gaming X570UD is quite compelling for what it has to offer and with the welcome surprises it has as well. It’s a decent notebook for productivity and a bit of gaming but may require a little extra care if you are planning to bring this laptop with you all the time but there’s more to love about this notebook.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/29/2018

 

Asus VivoBook 15 X542UA-GQ266T

Specifications

Asus VivoBook 15 X542UA-GQ266TNotebook: Asus VivoBook 15 X542UA-GQ266T
Processor: Intel Core i5 8250U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
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Portátil avanzado: ASUS VivoBook X542UA-GQ266T
Source: Putoinformatico Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Large screen; nice display; decent hardware; good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/18/2018

 

Asus VivoBook 15 X542UA-GO946T

Specifications

Asus VivoBook 15 X542UA-GO946TNotebook: Asus VivoBook 15 X542UA-GO946T
Processor: Intel Core i5 8250U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
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¡CHOLLO! Asus VivoBook 15 X542UA-GO946T. Portátil 15,6" con Intel Core i5-8250U y SSD muy barato (499 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Large screen; decent hardware; low price; nice performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/28/2018

 

Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA-BQ298

Specifications

Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA-BQ298Notebook: Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA-BQ298
Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Vega 10
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.6kg
Price: 900 euro
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ASUS VivoBook F505/X505 review – a nice budget notebook with a Ryzen processor
Source: Laptop Media English
The ASUS VivoBook F505 turned out to be a great budget-friendly notebook. With a starting price of just $499 you can’t ask much from it but still, you can configure it with up to a Ryzen 7 2700U which provides plenty of performance for most users.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/15/2018

 

Asus VivoBook 15 F505BP-EJ156T

Specifications

Asus VivoBook 15 F505BP-EJ156TNotebook: Asus VivoBook 15 F505BP-EJ156T
Processor: AMD Bristol Ridge A9-9420
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon R5 M420 2048 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.68kg
Price: 550 euro
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Average Score: 78% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

78% Die Besten ihrer Art - Einsteiger-Notebooks
Source: PC Go - 12/18 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 12/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 85% features: 80% display: 73% mobility: 60%

 

Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA

Specifications

Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZANotebook: Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA
Processor: AMD Ryzen 3 2200U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Vega 3
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.7kg
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Review Notebook AMD Ryzen: ASUS VivoBook 15 X505ZA
Source: Jagat Review ID→EN
Positive: Attractive design; big screen; thin frames; slim size; powerful processor; excellent gaming performance; decent connectivity. Negative: Overheats while using.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/06/2018

 

Asus VivoBook 15 F505ZA-BQ117T

Specifications

Asus VivoBook 15 F505ZA-BQ117TNotebook: Asus VivoBook 15 F505ZA-BQ117T
Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 2700U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Vega 10
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.7kg
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Ревю на ASUS VivoBook F505/X505 – приятен бюджетен ноутбук с процесор Ryzen
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: Light weight; USB-C; thin frames; good cooling system; attractive price. Negative: Low autonomy; no backlit keys.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/24/2018

 

Asus VivoBook 15 X505BP-BR014T

Specifications

Asus VivoBook 15 X505BP-BR014TNotebook: Asus VivoBook 15 X505BP-BR014T
Processor: AMD Bristol Ridge A9-9420
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon R5 M420
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.7kg
Links: Asus homepage
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Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

90% ▷[Análisis] ASUS VivoBook 15 X505BP-BR014T, Opiniones y Review de un ultrabook compacto, potente y económico
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/29/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% features: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 100%

 

Asus Vivobook 15 X540UB-GQ352T

Specifications

Asus Vivobook 15 X540UB-GQ352TNotebook: Asus Vivobook 15 X540UB-GQ352T
Processor: Intel Core i5 8250U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
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Portátil multimedia 15,6": Asus Vivobook X540UB-GQ352T
Source: Putoinformatico Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Low price; big screen; nice display; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/07/2018

 

Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA-BQ012T

Specifications

Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA-BQ012TNotebook: Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA-BQ012T
Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Vega 8
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.6kg
Price: 700 euro
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Average Score: 75% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

70% Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA review: Powerful laptop with AMD Ryzen processor
Source: The Times of India English
Highlight of the Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA laptop is powerful AMD Ryzen 5 processor and Radeon Vega 8 processor for graphics. At the given price point, the Asus laptop handles graphic-intensive applications and games very well. If you’re looking for an affordable laptop with good performance, Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA is worth considering. For about Rs 50,000, you can also consider laptops such as Dell Vostro 3578 and Lenovo Ideapad 320.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Asus VivoBook 15 (X505Z) review: A mid-range laptop that’s versatile and powerful
Source: The Indian Express English
The new VivoBook 15 is one such laptop that tries hard to appeal to the masses. It can do a lot of things right at a very compelling price. Sure, the battery life could have been better, but otherwise the versatility of this laptop is unmatchable.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Asus Vivobook X505 Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Asus Vivobook X505 offers decent performance for the price. It has a vibrant display which is good for watching movies, but unfit for photo editing. The performance is acceptably good for using Office applications but programs like Photoshop or games like Doom are not meant to be run on this laptop. This machine is greatly suited for anyone who needs a portable machine for work and doesn’t want to spend much on it, but there are better machines if you’re a power users, albeit for a higher price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/18/2018

 

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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).


With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop): Mainstream graphics card based on Nvidia's Pascal architecture and successor to the GeForce GTX 960M. Is manufactured in a 14nm process at Samsung and the technical specifications are very similar to the desktop version.AMD Vega 10: Integrated graphics card of the Ryzen APUs based on the Vega architecture with 10 CUs (=640 shaders) and a clock of up to 1300 MHz.AMD Vega 8: Integrated graphics card of the Ryzen APUs based on the Vega architecture with 8 CUs (= 512 shaders) and a clock of up to 1100 MHz.Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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.AMD Vega 3: Integrated graphics card of the Ryzen APUs based on the Vega architecture with 3 CUs (= 192 shaders) and a clock of up to 1100 MHz. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

AMD Radeon R5 M420: Entry level dedicated graphics card featuring 320 shader cores (5 CUs) clocked at 780 - 850 MHz.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

8550U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.8 and 4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,150 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process.Intel Core i5:

8250U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.6 and 3.4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,100 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process. AMD Ryzen 7:

PRO 2700U: Mobile Quad-Core APU using Zen cores clocked at 2.2 to 3.8 GHz and a Vega graphics card with 10 CUs clocked at up to 1300 MHz. Compared to the consumer Ryzen 7 2700U, the PRO versions offer additional security features.2700U: Mobile Quad-Core APU using Zen cores clocked at 2.2 to 3.8 GHz and a Vega graphics card with 10 CUs clocked at up to 1300 MHz.AMD Bristol Ridge:

A9-9420: Entry-level APU from AMD's 2016 Stoney Ridge lineup. Integrates 2 CPU cores, a single-channel DDR4-2133 memory controller as well as a Radeon GPU with 192 shader units at a TDP of 15 Watts (configurable between 10-25 Watts). Clocked at 3 to 3.6 GHz.AMD Ryzen 3:

2200U: Mobile APU that integrates two Zen cores (with SMT, therefore 4 threads) clocked at 2.5 to 3.4 GHz. The TDP is configurable between 12 to 25 Watt (15 W nominal) and the integrated Radeon RX Vega 3 is clocked at up to 1000 MHz. AMD Ryzen 5:

2500U: Mobile APU that integrates four Zen cores clocked at 2 to 3.6 GHz. The TDP is configurable between 12 to 25 Watt (15 W nominal) and the integrated Radeon RX Vega 8 is clocked at up to 1100 MHz.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.6 kg:

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

2.3 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


79.56%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2018-07-29 (Update: 2018-07-29)