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Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA-BQ298

Specifications

Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA-BQ298
Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA-BQ298 (VivoBook 15 X Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
, DDR4
Display
15.6 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. With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
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.
15.6":

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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Devices with the same GPU

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UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U, 14", 1.4 kg
Asus VivoBook S15 S532FA-BN024T
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 15.6", 1.8 kg
Asus VivoBook S15 S530FA-BQ287T
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Asus ZenBook S13 UX392FA-AB021T
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Asus ZenBook UX430UA-GV257
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U, 14", 1.25 kg
Asus VivoBook S512DA-BR608
Vega 3, Ryzen 3 3200U, 15.6", 1.6 kg
Asus R540MA-GQ757
UHD Graphics 600, Gemini Lake N4000, 15.6", 1.9 kg
Asus K543UA-GQ2534
HD Graphics 620, Core i3 7020U, 15.6", 1.9 kg
Asus ExpertBook P5440FA, i7-8565U
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 14", 1.23 kg
Asus VivoBook S14 S432FA-EB008T
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U, 14", 1.4 kg
Asus VivoBook 15 S512DA-BR097
Vega 8, Ryzen 5 3500U, 15.6", 1.6 kg
Asus ExpertBook P5440FA, i5-8265U
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U, 14", 1.23 kg
Asus Chromebook C425TA-DH384
UHD Graphics 615, Core m3 8100Y, 14", 1.33 kg
Asus VivoBook 14 X403, i7-8565U
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 14", 1.3 kg
Asus ZenBook 14 UM433DA-AM062T
Vega 8, Ryzen 5 3500U, 14", 1.39 kg
Asus VivoBook S15 S512FA-BR066T
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Asus VivoBook S14 X412FA-EK314T
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U, 14", 1.5 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2018-11-10 (Update: 2018-11-10)