For those who need more performance and functionality of the solution, but the budget does not allow to look at the top-end model, the manufacturer offers a new line of ASUS VivoBook Pro 15.
System performance is never superfluous, especially when it comes to operating a mobile system. Named “Pro” – must be met.
Because the presentation of ASUS VivoBook Pro 15 started from the evaluation equipment. Laptops new series can be completed with 4-core Core i7-7700HQ / Core i5-7300HQ, have discrete graphics GeForce GTX 1050 (2.4 GB), up to 16 GB DDR4-2400 combined and disk subsystem (2TB GB HDD + 512 SSD). One of the interesting features is the ability to use Intel Optane drive.
The cooling system of the notebook two centrifugal type blower used for a more effective heat removal from the CPU and GPU.
Matrices are used for multiple types of display unit. The top version is provided with a screen resolution of 4K and the color gamut of 100% sRGB. It will also be available to more simple variants with Full HD.
Island backlit keyboard, speaker Harman / kardon, dual-band controller Wi-Fi 802.11ac, the fingerprint scanner is also there, but it is optional.
For working platforms in this class size and weight are also important. The complete set ASUS VivoBook Pro 15 weights 2.2 kg. Housing although made of aluminum, for cooling a 4-core CPU and discrete graphics needs with respect to the overall cooling system.
ASUS VivoBook Pro 15 Price:
The equipment is recommended by the $ 799 for the base configuration is even a little too optimistic. In general design trends familiar to VivoBook series devices. At the end of the front panel can be seen the characteristic groove, allowing to pick up and open the lid with one hand. Operating panel aluminum body has a characteristic polished texture.
On the left edge is a connector for connecting the power supply, two USB 3.0 (USB Type-C + USB Type A), HDMI output, and even an Ethernet jack, which is not often seen on the compact notebook. For USB Type-C provides the ability to output to an external display with a resolution up to 4K.
Right positioned a pair of USB 2.0, card reader, 3.5mm audio jack and indicators. Without any frills, but everything you need to work there.
ASUS VivoBook Pro 15 Performance:
In terms of performance capabilities, ASUS VivoBook Pro 15 is easy to predict. The powerful 4-core processor allows controlled easier, for example, 4K video, or other resource-intensive tasks. GeForce GTX 1050 – this is quite a gaming card beginner class, because on occasion you can relax from work. To complete the picture lacks the ability in the field to evaluate the operation of the cooling system under load.