ASUS VivoBook S15 (S510U) Review: Portable 15-incher on Budget

Intro

ASUS VivoBook S15 S510U

RM 3299.00
ASUS VivoBook S15 S510U
7.5

Build Quality

8/10

Accessories

8/10

Audio

7/10

Display

8/10

Software & Features

7/10

Performance

8/10

Battery Life

8/10

Value

8/10

Pros

  • Good build quality
  • Thin and lightweight
  • IPS 1080p display
  • Decent keyboard with white LED backlit
  • Decent trackpad with fingerprint scanner
  • Wide range of IO ports
  • Good performance
  • Excellent cooling
  • User upgradable
  • Great value

Cons

  • Flimsy plastic underneath keyboard
  • Abysmal 480p VGA webcam
  • Noisy fan
  • 4 GB RAM option only

ASUS VivoBook S15

The 2017 ASUS VivoBook S15¬†was officially launched alongside the other ZenBooks and VivoBooks during the Computex 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan. Two weeks later, Malaysia became the first nation to receive the new ASUS laptop series as we know from the local launching event. What we have in our labs today is the ASUS VivoBook S15 (S510U). Let’s have a look at what does ASUS has to offer for the mainstream laptop market.

ASUS VivoBook S15 (S510U) Specifications

ASUS VivoBook S15 (S510U-QBQ410T)
CPUIntel Core i5-7200U 2.5 GHz (3M Cache, up to 3.1 GHz)
GPUNVIDIA GeForce 940MX 2 GB GDDR5
RAM4 GB DDR4-2400
1 extra RAM slot
StorageSATA3 128 GB M.2 SSD
SATA 1 TB 5,400 rpm HDD
Display15.6-inch
1920 x 1080 Full HD
IPS
Anti-Glare
Connectivity802.11ac 2x2 Dual Band
Bluetooth 4.1
WebcamVGA fixed focus
Battery42 WHrs, 3-cell Li-Ion
Operating SystemWindows 10 (64 bit)
Warranty2 years
FeaturesFingerprint scanner
USB 3.1 Gen1 Type A & Type C

Unboxing

What’s in the box:

  • ASUS VivoBook S15
  • Charging adapter
  • User guide & warranty info
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