ASUS Announces VivoBook S14 and S15

ASUS today announced VivoBook S14 (S431 / S432) and VivoBook S15 (S531 / S532), a pair of ultraportables featuring the innovative ASUS ScreenPad 2.0 secondary screen that enhances productivity, and five unconventional color‑blocking finishes that add a dash of personality to mobile computing to appeal to a younger audience. The sleek metal chassis features unique design touches and includes the ErgoLift hinge design for comfortable typing.

These laptops incorporate the new frameless four‑sided NanoEdge display design that gives them more compact dimensions, and an immersive viewing experience thanks to an up to 88% screen‑to‑body ratio. They are powered by up to Intel® Core i7 processors and NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 discrete graphics. They also feature up to a 1TB PCIe® SSD. These are also the first VivoBooks to feature an infrared (IR) camera, and Wi‑Fi 6 (802.11ax).

Improved productivity with ASUS ScreenPad 2.0

VivoBook S14 and VivoBook S15 are the first in the series to feature ASUS ScreenPad 2.0, the latest version of the innovative secondary screen that enhances productivity and upgrades the laptop experience. Powered by the new ScreenXpert software, ScreenPad 2.0 now has a larger 5.65-inch touchscreen that offers many new features and benefits. This interactive secondary screen enhances productivity, allowing for more efficient workflow. It includes a collection of handy ASUS utilities to boost productivity: Quick Key enables one-tap automation of complex keyboard sequences, Handwriting for natural text input, and Number Key for rapid data entry. The revised smartphone like interface is more intuitive for improved ease of use. Third party developers can also use ASUS API to optimize their software and user experiences for ScreenPad. The hardware is now also more energy efficient than its predecessor, allowing for 2.5X longer battery life when ScreenPad is in use.

Design that defies convention

VivoBook S14 and VivoBook S15 have metal chassis available in Moss Green, Punk Pink, Cobalt Blue, Transparent Silver, and Gun Metal, with each color featuring complementing accents to give the laptops color‑blocking designs that really pop. The nature‑inspired Moss Green is paired with Energetic Orange accents to showcase the spirit of exploring the great outdoors, while the street‑styled Punk Pink with Moss Green trim represents the rebellious streak of a younger generation that’s not afraid to stand up for their beliefs. To appeal to a younger market, these VivoBooks are the first in the range to feature the VivoBook logo on the lid, the lid also features a tactile textured finish to further highlight the series’ different approach to computing. There are also intricate design touches like twill‑inspired vents and speakers on the underside of the chassis.

The NanoEdge display design provides VivoBook S14 and VivoBook S15 with a more compact chassis footprint. Weighing just 1.4 kg and 1.8 kg respectively, they easily slip into a messenger bag or backpack, so it’s perfect for users who are constantly on‑the‑go.

User‑friendly features

The frameless four‑sided NanoEdge display provide VivoBook S14 and VivoBook S15 with up to 5.2 mm‑thin bezels and 88% screen‑to‑body ratios for more immersive visuals for work or play. The ErgoLift hinge tilts the keyboard up to 3.5° to provide users with a more comfortable typing experience; its one‑piece construction also results in a much more durable hinge.

Intel-powered Wi­‑Fi 6 (802.11ax) delivers superfast networking speeds that are up to 3X faster than Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), with 4X the network capacity and 75% lower latency to reduce large 4K video transfer times by up to 70%. The built‑in IR camera offers hands-free face login: advanced biometrics work seamlessly with Windows Hello, allowing users to wake their laptops and login with a simple look. In addition, Harman Kardon‑certified audio provides high‑quality details sound that’s second to none.

Celebrating uniqueness

VivoBook S14 and S15 also include stickers featuring unique designs and phrases that go well with each of the five different VivoBook colors, allowing younger users to further personalize their VivoBook. 

SPECIFICATIONS

VivoBook S14 S431FL / S431FA

Processor

Intel® Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz quad‑core with Turbo Boost (up to 4.6GHz) and 8MB cache

Intel® Core i5-8265U processor 1.6GHz quad‑core with Turbo Boost (up to 3.9GHz) and 6MB cache

Operating system

Windows 10 Pro

Windows 10 Home

Display

14‑inch LED‑backlit FHD (1920 x 1080) panel with 16:9 aspect ratio

Frameless four‑sided NanoEdge display with 86% screen‑to‑body ratio

178° wide‑view technology

Graphics

For S431FL: NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 with 2GB GDDR5 VRAM

For S431FA: Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 620

Memory

Up to 16GB 2133MHz LPDDR3

Storage

256GB / 512GB/ 1TB PCIe SSD

Wireless

802.11ax Intel® Wi‑Fi 6 (GIG+)

802.11ac Intel® Wi‑Fi 5

Bluetooth® 5.0

Connectivity

1 x USB 3.1 Type-C (USB‑C) Gen 2 (Up to 10Gbps)

1 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1                

1 x USB 2.0                          

1 x HDMI              

1 x Combo audio jack

1 x SD card reader             

Keyboard and touchpad

Full‑size keyboard with 1.4 mm key travel and optional backlight

Integrated NumberPad (only on Transparent Silver models)

Palm rejection technology

Precision Touchpad (PTP) technology with four‑finger smart gesture recognition

Audio

ASUS SonicMaster with surround sound and smart amplifier technology

Array microphone with Cortana voice recognition

Certified by Harman Kardon

Software

ASUS Splendid

ASUS Tru2Life Video

ASUS AudioWizard

Battery

Fast charge to 60% capacity in 49 min

47Wh 2-cell lithium-polymer battery

For S431FL: 65W power adapter

For S431FA: 45W power adapter

Colors

Moss Green / Punk Pink / Cobalt Blue / Transparent Silver / Gun Metal

Size

18.0 x 323.3 x 213.7 mm

Weight

1.4 kg

VivoBook S14 S432FL / S432FA

Processor

Intel® Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz quad‑core with Turbo Boost (up to 4.6GHz) and 8MB cache

Intel® Core i5-8265U processor 1.6GHz quad‑core with Turbo Boost (up to 3.9GHz) and 6MB cache

Operating system

Windows 10 Pro

Windows 10 Home

Display

14‑inch LED‑backlit FHD (1920 x 1080) panel with 16:9 aspect ratio

Frameless four‑sided NanoEdge display with 88% screen‑to‑body ratio

178° wide‑view technology

Graphics

For S432FL: NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 with 2GB GDDR5 VRAM

For S432FA: Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 620

Memory

Up to 16GB 2133MHz LPDDR3

Storage

256GB / 512GB/ 1TB PCIe SSD

Wireless

802.11ax Intel® Wi‑Fi 6 (GIG+)

802.11ac Intel® Wi‑Fi 5

Bluetooth® 5.0

Connectivity

1 x USB 3.1 Type-C (USB‑C) Gen 1

1 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1                

2 x USB 2.0                          

1 x HDMI              

1 x Combo audio jack

1 x microSD card reader   

Keyboard and touchpad

Full‑size backlit keyboard with 1.4 mm key travel

ASUS ScreenPad 2.0:

5.65‑inch FHD+ (2160 x 1080) Super IPS display

178° wide view technology

Glass‑covered surface for fingerprint and smudge resistance

Precision Touchpad (PTP) technology with four‑finger smart gesture recognition

Audio

ASUS SonicMaster with surround sound and smart amplifier technology

Array microphone with Cortana voice recognition

Certified by Harman Kardon

Software

ASUS Splendid

ASUS Tru2Life Video

ASUS AudioWizard

Battery

Fast charge to 60% capacity in 49 min

42Wh 3-cell lithium-polymer battery

For S432FL: 90W power adapter

For S432FA: 45W power adapter

Colors

Moss Green / Punk Pink / Transparent Silver

Size

18.0 x 322.4 x 211.7 mm

Weight

1.4 kg

 

VivoBook S15 S531FL / S531FA

Processor

Intel® Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz quad‑core with Turbo Boost (up to 4.6GHz) and 8MB cache

Intel® Core i5-8265U processor 1.6GHz quad‑core with Turbo Boost (up to 3.9GHz) and 6MB cache

Operating system

Windows 10 Pro

Windows 10 Home

Display

15.6‑inch LED‑backlit FHD (1920 x 1080) panel with 16:9 aspect ratio

Frameless four‑sided NanoEdge display with 88% screen‑to‑body ratio

178° wide‑view technology

Graphics

For S531FL: NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 with 2GB GDDR5 VRAM

For S531FA: Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 620

Memory

Up to 16GB 2400MHz DDR4

Storage

Dual storage with 256GB / 512GB/ 1TB PCIe SSD and 1TB / 2TB HDD

Wireless

802.11ax Intel® Wi‑Fi 6 (GIG+)

802.11ac Intel® Wi‑Fi 5

Bluetooth® 4.2 or 5.0

Connectivity

1 x USB 3.1 Type-C (USB‑C) Gen 1

1 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1                

2 x USB 2.0                          

1 x HDMI              

1 x Combo audio jack

1 x MicroSD card reader   

Keyboard and touchpad

Full‑size keyboard with 1.4 mm key travel

Touchpad with palm rejection technology and precision Touchpad (PTP) technology with four‑finger smart gesture recognition

Audio

ASUS SonicMaster with surround sound and smart amplifier technology

Array microphone with Cortana voice recognition

Certified by Harman Kardon

Software

ASUS Splendid

ASUS Tru2Life Video

ASUS AudioWizard

Battery

Fast charge to 60% capacity in 49 min

42Wh 3-cell lithium-prismatic battery

For S531FL: 90W power adapter

For S531FA: 45W power adapter

Colors

Moss Green / Punk Pink / Cobalt Blue / Transparent Silver / Gun Metal

Size

180 x 357.2 x 230.3 mm

Weight

1.8 kg

VivoBook S15 S532FL / S532FA

Processor

Intel® Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz quad‑core with Turbo Boost (up to 4.6GHz) and 8MB cache

Intel® Core i5-8265U processor 1.6GHz quad‑core with Turbo Boost (up to 3.9GHz) and 6MB cache

Operating system

Windows 10 Pro

Windows 10 Home

Display

15.6‑inch LED‑backlit FHD (1920 x 1080) panel with 16:9 aspect ratio

Frameless four‑sided NanoEdge display with 88% screen‑to‑body ratio

178° wide‑view technology

Graphics

For S532FL: NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 with 2GB GDDR5 VRAM

For S532FA: Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 620

Memory

Up to 16GB 2400MHz DDR4

Storage

256GB / 512GB/ 1TB PCIe SSD

Wireless

802.11ax Intel® Wi‑Fi 6 (GIG+)

802.11ac Intel® Wi‑Fi 5

Bluetooth® 4.2 or 5.0

Connectivity

1 x USB 3.1 Type-C (USB‑C) Gen 1

1 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1                

2 x USB 2.0                          

1 x HDMI              

1 x Combo audio jack

1 x MicroSD card reader   

Keyboard and touchpad

Full‑size keyboard with 1.4 mm key travel

ASUS ScreenPad 2.0:

5.65 inch FHD+ (2160 x 1080) Super IPS display

178° wide view technology

Glass covered surface for fingerprint and smudge resistance

Precision Touchpad (PTP) technology with four finger smart gesture recognition

Audio

ASUS SonicMaster with surround sound and smart amplifier technology

Array microphone with Cortana voice recognition

Certified by Harman Kardon

Software

ASUS Splendid

ASUS Tru2Life Video

ASUS AudioWizard

Battery

Fast charge to 60% capacity in 49 min

42Wh 3-cell lithium-polymer battery

For S532FL: 90W power adapter

For S532FA: 45W power adapter

Colors

Moss Green / Punk Pink Transparent Silver

Size

180 x 357.2 x 230.3 mm

Weight

1.8 kg

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