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Asus VivoBook S15 S530UA-DB51-YL

Specifications

Asus VivoBook S15 S530UA-DB51-YL
Asus VivoBook S15 S530UA-DB51-YL (VivoBook S15 S530 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i5-8250U 4 x 1.6 - 3.4 GHz, Kaby Lake Refresh
Graphics adapter
Memory
8 GB 
, DDR4 2400MHz
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, IPS
Mainboard
Intel Kaby Lake-U iHDCP 2.2 Premium PCH
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: microSD, 1 x Type-C™ USB 3.1 Gen 1
Networking
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): 18 x 364.4 x 243.5 ( = 0.71 x 14.35 x 9.59 in)
Battery
42 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 3-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Keyboard: Chiclet, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.8 kg ( = 63.49 oz / 3.97 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
700 Euro

 

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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the Asus VivoBook S15 S530UA-DB51-YL

80% Asus VivoBook S15 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English Archive.org version
The Asus VivoBook S15's eye-catching design is backed by good performance and solid battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/21/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

RECENSIONE ASUS Vivobook S15, tanta autonomia e buone prestazioni
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Elegant design; backlit keys; good cooling system; nice performance. Negative: Poor display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/28/2018

Comment

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.

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.


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


15.60":

15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.

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


Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. is a major Taiwanese computer hardware manufacturer based in Taipei, founded in 1989. Under the Asus brand name, the company manufactures a wide range of products, including laptops, desktops, motherboards, graphics cards, monitors, smartphones and networking equipment, complete systems and PC components for end users.

Under the ROG (Republic of Gamers) brand name, ASUS manufactures gaming laptops known by gamers for their powerful specifications, dedicated graphics cards, high refresh rate displays and advanced cooling systems.

Beyond gaming, a wide range of notebooks are offered for different needs and budgets, from ultra-slim and lightweight ultrabooks to versatile 2-in-1 convertibles and budget-friendly options. In 2023, Asus had a 7% global market share of the PC market.

Customer satisfaction with ASUS notebooks concerns performance, the features, and the good price-performance ratio of ASUS notebooks. However, as with any brand, there are occasional reports of problems such as overheating, driver compatibility, or build quality issues.


80%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2018-10-24 (Update: 2018-10-24)