If you are looking for an entry-level laptop with powerful performance and immersive visuals, then the ASUS VivoBook 15 F515EA-AH34 deserves your attention. This is a versatile laptop that will help you to complete basic daily computing tasks without any problem.
ASUS VivoBook 15 F515EA-AH34 features an Intel Core i3-1115G4 processor. It is a mid to low-end processor equipped with 2 cores, a maximum frequency of 4.10GHz, 6MB L3 Cache and Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4. The power-efficient processor for thin light laptops and Ultrabooks is robust to work with basic computing tasks smoothly. Slightly more demanding tasks like basic photo or video editing can also run on this laptop, just a little slower.
This laptop also has 8GB of RAM to provide a comfortable multitasking experience. For storage, this laptop offers an SSD that has fast performance, but unfortunately, the capacity is very limited, only 128GB. But luckily both, RAM and SSD are upgradeable.
The VivoBook screen measures 15.6 inches. It’s a Full HD display with a pixel resolution of 1920 x 1080 and an aspect ratio of 16:9. This screen looks clear and is able to display detailed images with vivid colors. Considering this is a budget-friendly laptop, of course, you can’t get the quality of the display like a high-end laptop, above $1000.
This screen has also the IPS tech which makes it have a wide viewing angle. That’s why the colors and images on the screen remain relatively stable when viewed from different directions.
The choice of ports is quiet a lot and varied. Starting from the right, this side houses a pair of USB Type-A 2.0 ports, an audio jack, and a MicroSD card reader slot. On the left, you’ll have a USB Type-C 3.2 (Gen. 1) port, a USB Type-A 3.2 (Gen. 1) port, and a full-size HDMI port.
For networking, this laptop provides 802.11ac WiFi5 and Bluetooth 5.0.
This laptop uses a 2-cell 37Wh Lithium-ion battery as a power source. The battery life is good. Some tests show that this battery can last up to 6 – 8 hours of power supply and this is good because it is enough for one working day.
This battery life of course depends on usage and device settings. And over time, the resistance will decrease.
The portability of this laptop is good, making it easy and convenient to carry around. Its dimensions are 12.6 x 8.3 x 0.7 inches while it weighs 4 pounds. It’s a compact, slim and light laptop, isn’t it? Suitable for those who are mobile.
We have seen that the ASUS VivoBook 15 F515EA-AH34 is well equipped to become an entry-level laptop with powerful performance. With this laptop, its users will be greatly helped to work with their basic daily computing tasks.
This laptop is suitable for use at home, in a small office, and at school and is especially suitable for those who often work with laptops outdoors.
Offered at $449.99 at the time of writing, we think it’s worth what it offers.
So for those of you who are looking for a versatile laptop at a friendly price, you can check out this one. (AAD)
Entry Level Laptop
Summary of ASUS VivoBook 15 F515EA-AH34
|Processor||Intel Core i3-1115G4/Dual-Core/3.00GHz – 4.10GHz/6MB|
|Graphics Processor||Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4|
|Display||15.6-inch Full HD 1920x1080 16:9 IPS display|
|I/O Options||1 x USB Type-C 3.2 (Gen. 1) port
1 x USB Type-A 3.2 (Gen. 1) port
2 x USB Type-A 2.0 ports
1 x full-size HDMI port
1 x Audio jack
1 x MicroSD card reader slot
|Battery||2-cell 37Wh Lithium-ion battery (up to 6-8 hours)|
|Dimensions||12.6 x 8.3 x 0.7 inches|