ASUS has today unveiled its latest laptop named VivoBook S14 in India. It will be exclusively available on leading online retailer Flipkart for the starting price of 55,990 INR. Also, customers who buy this laptop between 14th to 28th February will get a discount of Rs. 11,000 and can avail VivoBook S14 just for Rs. 44,990.
Now coming to the features, VivoBook S14 is fitted with a 14-inch full HD anti-glare IPS LCD display with extremely narrow bezels on all sides. The laptop has a screen-to-body ratio of 77-percent and the overall footprint is comparable to a 13-inch display laptop. Asus claims that the hinge has gone through 20,000-cycle open-and-close test and a simulated high-altitude (10,000 feet for 24 hours) test.
The VivoBook S14 also comes with Asus Splendid and Tru2Life Video technologies. The software allows you to switch between four different viewing modes: Normal mode, vivid mode to enhance photos and videos, Eye Care mode that reduces blue light emission and is soft on eyes, and a Manual mode to let you adjust color hues according to your personal taste.
The VivoBook S14 comes in three variants powered by Intel 7th generation Core i3, 8th generation Core i5, and 8th generation Core i7 processors. All variants include 8GB of DDR4 RAM as well as up to 256GB M.2 SSD and 1TB HDD.
On the software front, the notebook runs Windows 10 Home out of the box and uses Windows Hello for encryption.
The laptop also has a backlit keyboard with 1.4mm key travel, a multitouch keypad, and a fingerprint sensor. Asus claims that the keyboard has been tested under 10-million keystrokes. The VivoBook S14 has a three-cell, lithium-polymer battery that lasts for up to eight hours and is supported by Asus Sonic Master and Asus Ice Cool technology.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth, 2x USB 2.0 ports, USB 3.0 port, USB 3.1 Type-C (1st Gen) port, 2-in-1 card reader (supports SD and SDXC cards), and HDMI port.
“The demand for stylish laptops has been increasing with the change in lifestyle and huge disposable income in our target audience. Consumers are seeking trendy yet powerful laptops for day to day use. With our new VivoBook S14 we bring those users a laptop that can represent their style with powerful hardware for making their daily task easy,” said Arnold Su, Business Development Manager, Asus India, in a press statement.