The ASUS VivoBook S15 (S510U) Laptop Review

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In June, ASUS revealed the 2017 ASUS ZenBook & VivoBook laptops, with the first VivoBook units arriving in August. Much of the attention was focused on the ASUS ZenBook models, but what about the VivoBooks? In this review, we will take a close look at the ASUS VivoBook S15 (S510) laptop, and see what this hidden gem offers!

The ASUS VivoBook S15 (S510U) Laptop Review


The ASUS VivoBook S15 (S510U) Laptop

The ASUS VivoBook S15 (Price Check) is available in a variety of configurations. The model we reviewed is the Icicle Gold-coloured S510U with a dual-core Intel Core i5-7200U processor, 4 GB of RAM and a storage configuration of a 128 GB SSD and a 1 TB hard disk drive.

ASUS VivoBook S15 S510Let’s take a look at the VivoBook S15’s specifications and other available configuration options :

SpecificationsASUS VivoBook S15 (S510U)Other Available Options
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 10 HomeMicrosoft Windows 10 Professional
Endless OS
ProcessorIntel Core i5-7200UIntel Core i7-8550U
Intel Core i5-8250U
Intel Core i7-7500U
Intel Core i3-7100U
Memory4 GB DDR4-2400 SDRAM8 GB DDR4-2400 SDRAM
16 GB DDR4-2133 SDRAM
Display15.6" Full HD anti-glare LED display (60 Hz)
- 45% NTSC colour gamut, 178˚viewing angle
15.6" HD anti-glare LED display (60 Hz)
- 45% NTSC colour gamut
Graphics ProcessorNVIDIA GeForce 940MX (2 GB GDDR5 SDRAM)
Storage128 GB SATA3 M.2 SSD
1 TB SATA3 HDD (5400 RPM)
256 GB SATA3 M.2 SSD
512 GB SATA3 M.2 SSD
500 GB SATA3 HDD (5400 RPM)
2 TB SATA3 HDD (5400 RPM)
Card ReaderSD/SDHC Card Reader
WebcamVGA Web Camera (640 x 480)
NetworkingWiFi : 802.11ac (2x2)
Bluetooth v4.1
Interfaces1 x 3.5 mm microphone + headphone port
1 x USB 3.1 Type C port
1 x USB 3.1 Type A port
2 x USB 2.0 Type A ports
1 x HDMI port
Fingerprint SensorYes, integrated into touch pad
AudioStereo 2 W speakers + microphone
ASUS SonicMaster Technology
KeyboardFull-sized backlit keyboard (1.4 mm key travel)Full-sized keyboard (1.4 mm key travel)
Battery3 cell lithium-ion polymer battery (42 WHrs)
- Fast charging capability (60% in 49 minutes)
Dimensions364.4 mm wide
243.5 mm deep
17.9 mm thick
Weight1.7 kg1.5 kg (with SSD only)
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Unboxing The ASUS VivoBook S15

The ASUS VivoBook S15 (Price Check) comes in the form of a box and a bundled backpack. Let’s take a look at the package, and unbox the ASUS VivoBook S15!

  • ASUS VivoBook S15 backpack
  • ASUS VivoBook S15 backpack
  • The ASUS VivoBook S15 (S510U) Laptop Package
  • The ASUS VivoBook S15 (S510U) Laptop box contents

The entirety of the ASUS VivoBook S15 package consists of :

  • One ASUS VivoBook S15 (Price Check) laptop
  • One 65 W ASUS compact power adaptor with power cord
  • One set of ASUS VivoBook S15 user guides
  • One ASUS 15.6″ laptop backpack

Next Page > The ASUS VivoBook S15 Up Close & NanoEdge Display


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