Notebookcheck

Asus VivoBook Series

Asus VivoBook Max X541SA-XO208DProcessor: Intel Core i5 6200U, Intel Pentium N3710
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell), NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2kg, 2.3kg
Price: 300 euro
Average Score: 75% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 60%, features: 60%, display: - %
mobility: - %, workmanship: 60%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

 

Asus VivoBook R558UQ-DM326T

Specifications

Asus VivoBook R558UQ-DM326TNotebook: Asus VivoBook R558UQ-DM326T
Processor: Intel Core i5 6200U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Average Score: 100% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

100% Asus VivoBook R558UQ-DM326T - Reviews
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/18/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%

 

Asus VivoBook Max X541SA-XO208D

Specifications

Asus VivoBook Max X541SA-XO208DNotebook: Asus VivoBook Max X541SA-XO208D
Processor: Intel Pentium N3710
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2kg
Price: 300 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Average Score: 62.5% - poor
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

60% Asus VivoBook Max X541SA review: one of the cheapest Windows 10 laptops around
Source: PC Advisor English
The Asus VivoBook Max X541SA is a laptop made for those who want a solid, cheap computer. It has some neat extras such as a large hard drive, a fake brushed metal finish and speakers that sound much better than most at the price. If you need a computer you’ll use extensively most days, though, we’d strongly advise getting one with an Intel Core i3 CPU rather than the Intel Pentium used here. While it’s the “next best” option, it is noticeably slower, regardless of what you’re doing. If £300, or even £400, is your max budget you also have to accept that you won’t get a dazzling screen. The VivoBook's dated display technology ensures image quality is, at best, passable. Still not put off? We won’t deny there’s a good amount on offer here for those on a very tight budget, with plenty of storage, wide-ranging connectivity and reasonable build quality.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/02/2017
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 80% performance: 60%
65% ASUS X541SA laptop
Source: Gadgetspeak English
In terms of basic specification the VivoBook Max X541SA should tick all the right boxes. It is available in an attractive brushed finish in either silver/white or red/blue and has a 15.6 inch 16:9 (1366 x 768) screen, an Intel dual-core Pentium processor N3710 1.6/2.56GHz (burst), 4GB RAM and a 1TB hard drive. This should prove adequate for the majority of school and college work as well as playing games and viewing videos and movies even though it would be unreasonable to expect it to cope with video editing and high speed gaming.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/03/2016
Rating: Total score: 65% price: 80% performance: 60% features: 60% workmanship: 60%
Asus Vivobook Max X541Sa: Посредник В Работе
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Nice design; decent hardware; nice performance; good display; low price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/16/2016

 

Comment

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 940MX: Mid-range laptop graphics card based on the Maxwell architecture. Compared to the older 940M, the MX now also supports GDDR5 graphics memory and maybe slightly faster clock speeds.Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell): Integrated graphics card in the Intel Braswell series (2016 Pentium) processors. Based on the Broadwell architecture (Intel Gen8) supporting DirectX 11.2. Depending on the processor offers 16 shader cores (EU) and different clock speed.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i5:

6200U: Skylake-based ULV dual-core processor for thin notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 520 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.Intel Pentium:

N3710: Notebook CPU with an integrated quad core Atom processor clocked at 1.1 - 2.56 GHz, an Intel HD Graphics 405 GPU and a dual channel DDR3L-1600 memory controller.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

2 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.


75%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
Asus X540SA-XX383T
HD Graphics 405 (Braswell)

Similar devices from a different Manufacturer

Lenovo IdeaPad 110-15-80TJ0055RK
HD Graphics 405 (Braswell)
Lenovo IdeaPad 110-15IBR-80T7008QGE
HD Graphics 405 (Braswell)

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Asus Zenbook UX3410UA-GV079T
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 14", 1.34 kg
Asus P2540UA-DM0095T
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Asus A540YA-DM329T
Radeon R2 (Mullins/Beema/Carrizo-L), E-Series E2-7110, 15.6", 2 kg
Asus ZenBook UX430UA-GV117T
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 14", 1.25 kg
Asus ZenBook UX430UA-GV004T
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 14", 1.25 kg
Asus ZenBook BX410UA-GV123T
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 14", 1.4 kg
Asus ASUSPRO B9440UA-GV0101T
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 14", 1.05 kg
Asus UX410UA-GV113T
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 14", 1.4 kg
Asus K541UA-GQ610T
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 15.6", 2 kg
Asus AsusPro B9440UA-GV0081R
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 14", 1.05 kg
Asus X540LA-XX360T
HD Graphics 5500, Core i3 5005U, 15.6", 2 kg
Asus F553SA-XX305T
HD Graphics (Braswell), Celeron N3050, 15.6", 2.7 kg
Asus AsusPro B9440UA-GV0076R
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 14", 1.05 kg
Asus Pro B9440UA-GV0100T
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 14", 1.05 kg
Asus K541UA-GQ1289T
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 15.6", 2 kg
Asus K541UA-GQ1285T
HD Graphics 520, Core i3 6006U, 15.6", 2 kg
Asus D540SA-XX620T
HD Graphics 400 (Braswell), Celeron N3060, 15.6", 1.9 kg
Asus X540LA-XX265T
HD Graphics 5500, Core i3 5005U, 15.6", 2 kg
Asus F556UA-UH71
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Asus UX410UA-GV010T
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 14", 1.4 kg
Asus F552CL-SX368H
GeForce 710M, Core i7 3537U, 15.6", 2.35 kg
Asus VivoBook Max X541UA-GQ621T
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 15.6", 2 kg
Asus ZenBook UX3410UQ-GV077T
GeForce 940MX, Core i7 7500U, 14", 1.4 kg
Asus Asuspro P2530UA-XO0382T
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Asus X541SA-XX038D
HD Graphics (Braswell), Celeron N3060, 15.6", 2 kg
Asus Zenbook 3 Deluxe UX490UA
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 14", 1.1 kg
Current Prices
Asus VivoBook Max X541SA-XO208D
Asus VivoBook Max X541SA-XO208D
Asus VivoBook Max X541SA-XO208D
Asus VivoBook Max X541SA-XO208D
Asus VivoBook Max X541SA-XO208D
Asus VivoBook Max X541SA-XO208D
Asus VivoBook Max X541SA-XO208D
Asus VivoBook R558UQ-DM326T
Asus VivoBook R558UQ-DM326T
Asus VivoBook R558UQ-DM326T
Asus VivoBook R558UQ-DM326T
Asus VivoBook R558UQ-DM326T
Please share our article, every link counts!
> Notebook / Laptop Reviews and News > Library > Asus > Asus VivoBook Series
Stefan Hinum, 2016-10-22 (Update: 2016-10-22)