ASUS VivoBook Pro 17 N705UN a new versatile Ultrabook with a 17-inch Full HD IPS anti-glare screen running Windows 10 Pro. It features a low-power Kaby Lake Refresh Quad Core i7 processor, a hybrid storage solution that combines a solid-state dedicated hard disk SSD, a dedicated NVIDIA Pascal graphics card with Optimus technology, USB 3.1 Type-C connectivity, biometric reader without forgetting a backlit chiclet keyboard.
With its dark aluminum brushed aluminum shell shell with the golden Asus logo and its light silver interior, it sports an elegant design.
Specifications of ASUS VivoBook Pro 17 N705UN
|Slab||17.3 ” Full HD IPS LED 300nits 72% NTSC (1920×1080, matte / anti-glare)|
|Processor||Intel Core i7-8550U Kaby Lake Refresh (1.8 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)|
|RAM installed (max)||8 GB DDR4 2133 MHz (32 GB), 2 slots|
|Storage space||256GB M.2 SSD (SATA 3.0) 1 TB at 5400 rpm|
|Graphic card||NVIDIA Pascal GeForce MX150 2GB GDDR5 dedicated, Intel UHD 620 integrated into the processor and Optimus|
|Audio system||2 speakers Harman Kardon, ICEPower|
|webcam||2.0 megapixel with microphone|
|Network||Wi-Fi ac Gigabit Ethernet|
|Bluetooth||Yes, Bluetooth 4.1|
|Card reader||SD / SDXC|
|Video output (s)||HDMI 1.4|
|Fingerprint reader||Yes, Windows Hello compatible|
|Entries exits)||Headphone / Mic Combo|
|USB||2 USB 2.0 1 USB 3.0 1 USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen 1)|
|Operating system||Windows 10 Pro 64 bit|
|Drums||Li-Ion 3 cells 44Whrs|
|Autonomy announced||4 hours|
|Dimensions (mm)||411 x 270 x 20.9-21|
|Weight||2.1 Kg (with battery), 2.0 Kg (without battery)|
|Other||Backlit chiclet keyboard with numeric keypad, multi-touch touchpad|
The ASUS VivoBook Pro 17 N705UN may be of interest to those looking for a large, compact notebook for versatile use.
Its transport is indeed facilitated by its contained weight and its compact dimensions. Side autonomy, count about 4:30 of battery operation in surfing the Internet via Wi-Fi, and of course in lighter use.
The antireflection treatment of the screen is therefore significant because it offers better visibility in a bright environment than a glossy slab. IPS, the screen also reproduces colors more faithfully than the average while ensuring important vertical and horizontal viewing angles. Full HD, the screen is also very suitable for displaying High Definition content and especially videos because of its 16 / 9th format.
Whether with the Intel UHD 620 graphics solution housed in the processor or the GeForce MX150 dedicated card, you can of course watch photos and videos on this Ultrabook that takes advantage of NVIDIA Optimus technology.
Optimus switches automatically and automatically in real time between the Intel UHD 620 and the GeForce MX150 when needed. It favors the maximum Intel UHD 620 despite its modest benefits because its low energy consumption promotes autonomy compared to the GeForce MX150.
With the GeForce MX150, it is possible to play a lot of games as long as you agree to the settings under opuses demanding graphics resources to get a good fluidity.
This versatile Ultrabook also delivers good overall performance. It is equipped with 8 GB of RAM and a Quad Core i7-8550U Kaby Lake Refresh low power processor that guarantees faster processing than a low-power Kaby Lake Core i7 under software that takes advantage of the multicore architecture.
Hybrid, storage helps to make this computer very responsive to use and able to accommodate multiple files and software. With 256 GB, the SSD very fast is expected to house the system and the main software, the rest taking place on the second.
Connectivity side, this Ultrabook is well equipped with its wireless Bluetooth 4.1 and Wi-Fi ac modules to communicate and connect remotely, USB 3.1 Type-C, its audio and Ethernet ports, its convenient HDMI video output to connect easily to a TV for example or its 3 USB all compatible both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, USB 3.0 providing transfers made up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if you connect a device USB 3.0.
Finally, this versatile Ultrabook runs on Windows 10 Pro, a more complete system than Windows 10 classic with its advanced network management and security tools like BitLocker. The identification on this PC can be carried out in a simple and secure way thanks to the Windows Hello compatible fingerprint reader. In addition, the chiclet keyboard can be distinguished correctly in a dim light thanks to its backlighting system.