Asus VivoBook S14 S430FA-EB145T
Reviews for the Asus VivoBook S14 S430FA-EB145T
Source: Laptop Media
ASUS VivoBook S14 S430 is one of the better devices for you to consider if you’re on the look of a 14-inch multimedia laptop. It is right in the same league with the Lenovo Ideapad 330s (14″), which could be considered as one of the best 14-inchers for its price. There are some differences between the two, but some of them are crucial. For example they both feature an IPS display with relatively adequate default settings, good contrast ratio and all the other goodies of an IPS panel, however, the VivoBook S14 S430’s screen doesn’t flicker, while the Ideapad 330s (14″) uses an aggressive PWM profile. On the contrary, the VivoBook’s keyboard is is a little susceptible to bends.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/09/2019
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Slim size; light weight; premium design; solid workmanship; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/22/2019
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; good price; decent hardware; nice ergonomy; excellent display; high performance; long battery life; quick charging.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/19/2019
CommentIntel 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. 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.
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.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 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).
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