Elegant with its silver design and rather light for a comfortable 17-inch laptop, the new Asus VivoBook S17 S712FA-AU391T with 17-inch IPS Full HD anti-reflective screen offers a large storage capacity with fast SSD for a great reactivity. Powerful in current use with its Quad Core i7 Comet Lake processor, it has a USB 3.1 Type-C connector and a backlit chiclet keyboard, but its graphics benefits are limited.
Specifications Asus VivoBook S17 S712FA-AU552T
|Screen (s)||17.3 “Full HD LED IPS NanoEdge fine edges 45% NTSC 250cd / m² (1920×1080, anti-reflective / matte)|
|Processor||Intel Core i7-10510U Comet Lake (1.8 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W|
|RAM installed (max)||8 GB (4 GB soldered 4 GB) DDR4 2400 MHz (20 GB), 1 slot (occupied)|
|Graphic card||Intel UHD 620 integrated into the processor|
|Storage||256 GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 3.0 x2) 1 TB at 5400 rpm|
|Connectors||2 USB 2.0 1 USB 3.0 1 USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI 1.4, SD / SDHC|
|Network||Wi-Fi ac (1×1), Bluetooth 4.1|
|Audio system||2 SonicMaster speakers (2W)|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64 bit|
|Autonomy announced / Battery||6 hours / Li-Ion 3 cells 47Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||2.3 Kg / 406.9 x 253.75 x 21.4|
Chassis, connectors, screen of the Asus VivoBook S17 S712FA-AU552T
It has a sober and elegant but also original design with its Clear Silver hinged frame with Transparent ErgoLift hinge which raises it slightly forward when opened.
This slim computer is well equipped in terms of connectivity with its USB 3.1 Type-C, its wireless Bluetooth 4.1 and Wi-Fi ac modules to communicate and connect remotely, its practical HDMI video output for easy connection to a TV or a monitor for example, its audio port or its 3 USB all compatible with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, USB 3.0 guaranteeing transfers made up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if you connect above a USB 3.0 device.
A backlighting system of course equips the chiclet keyboard, which is useful for distinguishing its keys in dim light.
The screen will appeal to lovers of High Definition content and especially videos because it adopts a precise Full HD definition and a 16: 9 format. Thanks to its IPS technology, the screen displays colors more faithful to the average as well as comfortable vertical and wide viewing angles. Anti-reflective, the screen also offers better visibility than a glossy screen in a bright environment and is more restful for the eyes in prolonged use.
Performance, autonomy of the Asus VivoBook S17 S712FA-AU552T
The Asus VivoBook S17 S712FA-AU552T is for those looking for a relatively compact and lightweight 17-inch laptop for everyday use.
It benefits from hybrid storage combining a fast 256 GB SSD with a 1000 GB hard drive for a total capacity of 1.2 TB above average. In practice the SSD is intended to house the main software in addition to the system, the rest taking place on the hard drive.
Thanks to the SSD, this relatively light thin PC is much more responsive and fluid than if it were equipped with a simple hard drive. This notably benefits from much faster start / stop and launch of applications.
The SSD is therefore welcome on a daily basis to support the heart of this computer which in itself delivers good general performance capable of satisfying many users.
It consists of a Quad Core i7-10510U low-consumption Comet Lake processor and 8 GB of RAM.
Keep in mind, however, that to regularly carry out heavy work in processor resources, it is better to turn to a PC based on a non-low power processor.
Finally in terms of autonomy, put on about 6 hours of battery operation in light use for this computer with a comfortable 17 inch format whose finesse and controlled weight facilitate transport.