Versatile laptop with a silver design that comes with a case and a mouse, the Asus R515DA-BQ678T with 15-inch IPS Full HD anti-glare display boasts a fast 512 GB SSD storage which enhances its responsiveness. This thin and light laptop PC with USB-C connectivity is efficient in everyday use and capable of running undemanding games thanks to its good amount of 8 GB RAM and its AMD Quad Core Ryzen 5 Picasso processor with Radeon Vega 8 graphics solution.
Specifications of the Asus R515DA-BQ678T
|Screen (s)||15.6 ” IPS Full HD LED 45% NTSC 250cd / m² (1920×1080, anti-glare)|
|Processor||AMD Ryzen 5 3500U Picasso (2.1 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)|
|Installed RAM (max)||8 GB (4 GB soldered 4 GB) DDR4 2400 MHz (20 GB), 1 slot (occupied)|
|Graphic card||AMD Radeon Vega 8 integrated into the processor|
|Storage||512 GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 3.0)|
|Connectivity||2 USB 2.0 1 USB 3.0 1 USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI 1.4, microSD|
|Network||Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 4.1|
|Audio system||2 SonicMaster speakers|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64-bit|
|battery life announced / Battery||5 hours / Li-Ion 2 cells 37Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||1.8 Kg (with battery) 1.7 Kg (without battery) / 360.2 x 234.9 x 19.9|
Chassis, connectors, screen of the Asus R515DA-BQ678T
This laptop sports a sober and elegant appearance with its thin and light light silver design.
It has a good connection with its USB-C, its audio port, its wireless Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 4.1 modules for remote connections and communications, its practical HDMI video output for easy connection to a TV or a monitor for example without forgetting its 3 USBs all compatible with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, USB 3.0 guaranteeing transfers taking place up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if a peripheral is plugged into it USB 3.0.
The screen will be of interest to lovers of High Definition content such as videos thanks to its precise Full HD definition and its 16: 9 format. Thanks to its IPS technology, it benefits from significant viewing angles, both vertical and horizontal. It is also adorned with an anti-reflective treatment making it more readable in a bright environment (eg outdoors). than a shiny slab.
Performance, battery life of the Asus R515DA-BQ678T
The Asus R515DA-BQ678T is a 15-inch High Definition laptop designed for everyday general-purpose use.
It incorporates a low-power AMD APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) Ryzen 5 3500U Picasso processor associated with a good amount of 8 GB RAM which is very useful in multitasking.
This core delivers good general performance capable of satisfying a number of users, especially since the Radeon Vega 8 graphics solution housed within the Ryzen 5 Quad Core allows you to watch photos and videos but also to play low-consumption titles. in graphics resources because its performance is superior to those of the classic UHD 620 of Intel processors.
The integrated SSD storage clearly enhances its fluidity and responsiveness on a daily basis compared to a simple hard drive. Because an SSD is much faster but also more robust, more energy efficient and silent.
In practice, thanks to the SSD, we benefit from much faster application launches as well as starts / stops but also processing, as well as a faster arrival on the cards of online games for example.
With its 512 GB, the onboard SSD offers a capacity similar to standard hard drives. Of course, if you need more space, you can rely on an external storage unit. Favoring a USB 3.0 / USB-C device then represents an interesting option to benefit from fast transfers.
As for the battery life of this computer whose finesse and controlled weight facilitate transport, bet on about 4 hours of battery operation in light use.