The light and thin laptop, ASUS VivoBook S15 S532EQ-DS79, is a laptop that comes with a Core i7 and GeForce MX series inside. It is intended for everyday use and handles day-to-day tasks.
This laptop is light and thin as well as convenient to carry around. It is suitable to be a companion for business people for work outdoor or while on the go.
VivoBook S15 features Intel Core i7-1165G7, an energy-efficient processor with four cores. The frequencies are between 2.8GHz – 4.7GHz and the L3 cache is at 12MB. It has also an integrated Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs.
This laptop has also a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce MX350 graphics card. This is an entry-level GPU with 2GB GDDR5 VRAM and a max core speed of 1468 MHz.
As for system memory, this laptop has 16GB DDR4 RAM while the storage is a 1TB PCIe SSD.
The engine above allows the ASUS VivoBook S15 can handle almost all computing tasks easily including those that need high detail graphics. Heavy multitasking will run well. Though it is intended for increasing productivity, this laptop can still run casual games although only at low to medium graphics settings.
The screen is touch-enabled with a diagonal size of 15.6-inch. This is a Full HD panel that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 and a ratio of 16:9. The brightness is 250nits and this screen covers 45%NTSC color gamut.
This anti-glare panel looks clear and bright enough. The display quality is smooth and detailed with sharp colors.
The VivoBook S15 also has ScreenPad 2.0. It is where the usual touchpad is. It’s an interactive 5.65-inch secondary touchscreen that comes with a range of handy ASUS utility apps for enhancing your productivity. These include Hotkeys — for single-tap automation of complex keyboard sequences — along with Handwriting, Number Keys, and Office Xpert.
You can also launch a video or chat box on ScreenPad without interrupting your work on the main display.
The interface options are quite a lot and varied. Most are on the right, i.e. HDMI port, USB 3.1 Type-A port, USB 3.1 Type-C, Combo Audio Jack, and MicroSD card reader. And what’s left on the left is a pair of USB 2.0 Type-A ports.
As for communication, this laptop offers WiFi-6 802.11ax and Bluetooth 5.0.
ASUS VivoBook S15 has a 3-cell Lithium-ion with a capacity of 42WHr. No further information regarding the battery life but we guess that it can last up to 5-6 hours.
With the battery inside, this laptop weighs 4.00 lbs with 0.70-inch thinness, a thin and light one. And it isn’t large with a size of 14.10 x 9.10 inches.
Finally, we can conclude that ASUS has prepared the VivoBook S15 S532EQ-DS79 well for daily use. They shipped this laptop with a powerful machine inside, making it able to handle almost all computing tasks. And this laptop is easy to carry around, making it easy for you to work anywhere and anytime. This laptop will really help you increase productivity.
At the time of writing, it costs $1,069.98 and we think it’s worth what it offers.
Light and Thin Laptop
Summary of ASUS VivoBook S15 S532EQ-DS79
|Processor||Intel Core i7-1165G7/Quad-Core/2.8GHz – 4.7GHz/12MB|
|Graphics Processor||Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
NVIDIA GeForce MX350
|RAM||16GB DDR4 RAM|
|Storage||1TB PCIe SSD|
|Display||15.6-inch Full HD 1920x1080 16:9 45%NTSC Anti-Glare display|
|I/O Options||2 x USB 2.0 Type-A
1 x USB 3.1 Type-A
1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
1 x HDMI
1 x Combo Audio Jack
1 x MicroSD card reader
|Battery||3-cell 42WHr Lithium-ion Battery|
|Dimensions||14.10 x 9.10 x 0.70 inches|