ASUS 15.6" VivoBook S15 S530UN Laptop (Gun Metal)
The 15.6" VivoBook S15 S530UN Laptop from Asus is a thin, light, and stylish system for everyday use. Specs-wise, it's powered by a 1.8 GHz Intel Core i7-8550U quad-core processor, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and a 256GB M.2 SSD paired with a 1TB 5400 rpm HDD. Its 15.6" display, driven by an NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics card, features a 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution, wide 178° viewing angles, and ultra-slim NanoEdge bezels. Other integrated features include a microSD card reader, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type-A and Type-C ports, an HDMI port, a webcam, microphones, speakers, and a 3.5mm combo audio jack. The operating system installed is Windows 10 (64-Bit).
- ErgoLift Hinge
- The VivoBook S15 features an ErgoLift hinge, which tilts the keyboard up to 3.5° for a better typing position. In turn, this also increases the space beneath the laptop for improved cooling.
- NanoEdge Display
- With ultra-slim NanoEdge bezels, the VivoBook S15 has an 86% screen-to-body ratio for a more immersive viewing experience.
- Asus SonicMaster
- Asus SonicMaster features a combination of hardware and software enhancements to deliver a better audio experience. It uses a professional-grade codec, amplifiers, large speakers, and resonance chambers for powerful, clear audio and deep bass.
- The VivoBook S15 has a built-in fingerprint sensor, which you can use to easily log into your system with just a touch, even if your forgot your password. it also has a backlit keyboard, a fast-charging battery, and USB Type-C connectivity. Its fast-charging feature can recharge a low battery to 60% in just 49 minutes.
Windows 10 Home
- Start Menu
- After its hiatus in Windows 8, the Start Menu has returned. Utilizing a combination of the traditional menu system and Windows 8's Live Tiles, the improved Start Menu gives you more information at a glance, showing notification information alongside your applications and other pinned items.
- Microsoft's digital personal assistant, Cortana can answer your questions with information gleaned from both your device and the internet at large. You can type or even talk with her, if your system has a microphone. Using her Laptop, Cortana keeps track of your needs and wants, and she learns over time to improve her information gathering skills.
- Microsoft Edge
- After nearly 20 years, Microsoft has finally replaced its Internet Explorer web browser. With Microsoft Edge, users can write directly on web pages and share notes with friends and colleagues. It also improves the online reading experience by adding a distraction-free mode and read-it-later functionality. Edge also has built-in Cortana integration; you can have her help you find a restaurant, make a reservation, and pull up directions without leaving your browser.
- Windows Store
- For Windows 10, Microsoft has unified the Windows Store. Now, apps for PCs, tablets, and phones will all be accessible from one place. And with support for Universal Apps, one version of an app can work across all your compatible devices automatically.
- Windows Continuum
- Windows 10 was designed for a variety of screen sizes and input styles, and with its Continuum feature, it automatically adapts to fit your needs. A Windows 10 tablet on its own requires a touch-centric approach, but attaching a mouse and keyboard will shift everything to a more traditional interface. You can even attach an external monitor to your Windows 10 phone for a near-desktop experience. But it's not just the operating system; Windows Universal Apps take advantage of Continuum as well.
- Xbox on Windows 10
- Gaming is a big focus of Windows 10. Xbox integration allows for PC players to match up against Xbox One players on supported games, and if you have an Xbox One, you can even stream compatible titles to your PC. Native support for recording with the new Game DVR feature makes it easy to capture and share your gameplay. The new DirectX12 takes better advantage of multi-core processors, giving games a performance boost, even on older hardware. Windows 10 also features native support for virtual reality headsets, such as the Oculus Rift.