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Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA-BQ298

Specifications

Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA-BQ298
Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA-BQ298 (VivoBook 15 X Series)
Processor
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700U 4 x 2.2 - 3.8 GHz, Zen
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
, DDR4
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, glossy: no
Storage
256 GB NVMe, 256 GB 
Connections
2 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: SD, USB-C
Networking
10/100/1000 LAN Card (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 20.4 x 361 x 244 ( = 0.8 x 14.21 x 9.61 in)
Battery
42 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 3-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.6 kg ( = 56.44 oz / 3.53 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
900 Euro

 

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Reviews for the Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA-BQ298

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

Comment

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.

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

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


R7 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.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.60":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» 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.


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).


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2018-11-10 (Update: 2018-11-10)