ASUS VivoBook S Series with ScreenPad now official
ASUS has officially announced the VivoBook S14 (S431/S432) and the VivoBook S15 (S531/S532) with ScreenPad at the Computex 2019 currently happening in Taipei, Taiwan.
The previous devices in the VivoBook S lineup released last 2018 were not equipped with a ScreenPad. For this release, all devices in the VivoBook S Series have ScreenPad 2.0, acting both as a secondary screen and a touchpad as well. The touchscreen pad measures at 5.65 inches and has features such as Quick Key, Handwriting, and Number Key. All models are also powered by up to Intel Core i7 processors, have options of NVIDIA GeForce MX250 graphics or Intel UHD Graphics 620, have up to 16GB RAM, and up to 1TB storage. The entire lineup is also equipped with a full-size keyboard and has an ErgoLift hinge design.
The main difference between the S14 and the S15 is the display size, with the S14 having a 14-inch FHD LED-backlit panel, while the S15 gets a 15.6-inch panel. ASUS has also made the VivoBook S series in five flavors, namely Moss Green, Punk Pink, Cobalt Blue, Transparent Silver, and Gun Metal.
ASUS VivoBook S14 (S431/S432) / S15 (S531/S532) specs
- 14-inch LEDbacklit FHD (1920 x 1080) panel with 16:9 aspect ratio, frameless four-sided NanoEdge display with 86% screen to body ratio, 178° wide-view technology (VivoBook S14)
- 15.6inch LEDbacklit FHD (1920 x 1080) panel with 16:9 aspect ratio, frameless four-sided NanoEdge display with 88% screen to body ratio, 178° wide-view technology (VivoBook S15)
- Up to Intel Core i7
- NVIDIA GeForce MX250
- Intel UHD Graphics 620
- Up to 16GB RAM
- Up to 1TB storage
- Windows 10 Home/Pro
- ScreenPad 2.0: 5.65inch FHD+ (2160 x 1080) Super IPS display, 178° wide view technology, glass-covered surface for fingerprint and smudge resistance, Precision Touchpad (PTP) technology with four-finger smart gesture recognition
- Up to WiFi 6
- Bluetooth 5.0
- 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C (USBC) Gen 2 (Up to 10Gbps)
- 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C (USBC) Gen 1 (VivoBook S15)
- 1 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1
- 1 x USB 2.0 (VivoBook S14 S431)
- 2 x USB 2.0 (VivoBook S14 S432 / VivoBook S15)
- 1 x HDMI
- 1 x Combo audio jack
- 1 x SD card reader
- 1 x microSD card reader (VivoBook S14 S432 / VivoBook S15)
- 47Wh battery (VivoBook S14 S431)
- 42Wh battery (VivoBook S14 S432 / VivoBook S15)
- 18.0 x 322.4 x 211.7 mm (VivoBook S14)
- 180 x 357.2 x 230.3 mm (VivoBook S15)
- 1.4kg (VivoBook S14)
- 1.8kg (VivoBook S15)
- Moss Green / Punk Pink / Cobalt Blue / Transparent Silver / Gun Metal
ASUS has yet to announce the pricing and availability of the VivoBook S Series with ScreenPad.