The Asus VivoBook S513IA-BQ649T is a sleek and discreet versatile laptop in a white / silver design ready for High Definition with its 15-inch IPS Full HD anti-glare screen. Equipped with a fast 512 GB SSD storage which enhances its responsiveness, this thin and light laptop PC is powerful in everyday use thanks to its 8 GB of RAM and its Hexa Core Ryzen 5 AMD Renoir processor with Radeon Vega graphics capable of run the greedy games. Backlit chiclet keyboard as well as USB-C connectivity are also part of this computer as easily transportable as an Ultrabook.
Specifications of the Asus VivoBook S513IA-BQ649T
|15.6 “Full HD IPS (1920×1080, anti-glare)
|AMD Ryzen 5 4500U Renoir (2.3 GHz, 6 cores, TDP 15W)
|Installed RAM (max)
|8 GB (4 GB soldered 4 GB) DDR4 3200 MHz (20 GB), 1 slot (occupied)
|AMD Radeon Vega 6 integrated into the processor
|512 GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe)
|1 USB 3.0 2 USB 2.0 1 USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI 1.4, microSD
|Wi-Fi ac (Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.1
|2 Harman Kardon SonicMaster speakers (2W)
|Windows 10 64-bit
|battery life announced / Battery
|6 hours / Li-Ion 3 cells 42Whr (irremovable)
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)
|1.8 Kg (with battery) / 359.5 x 235.3 x 19.5
Chassis, connectors, screen of the Asus VivoBook S513IA-BQ649T
With its white shell chassis and silver interior, this versatile laptop has a sleek and understated look.
Thin and light, it incorporates good connectivity including 1 USB-C, Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 4.2 modules to communicate and connect wirelessly, a practical HDMI video output for easy connection to a TV or monitor for example, an audio port as well as 2 USB compatible USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, USB 3.0 guaranteeing transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if you connect a USB 3.0 device.
Good point, the chiclet keyboard can be backlit which is very practical to better distinguish its keys in case of limited ambient light.
Thanks to its IPS technology, the screen has large vertical and horizontal viewing angles. It is also very suitable for displaying videos and more generally High Definition content thanks to its 16: 9 format and precise Full HD definition. As it is anti-reflective, the screen is also more readable in a bright environment (eg outdoors) than a shiny panel.
Performance, battery life of the Asus VivoBook S513IA-BQ649T
The Asus VivoBook S513IA-BQ649T is a High Definition laptop computer for everyday general-purpose use.
The general performance it provides is able to satisfy many users because it embeds a good amount of 8 GB RAM coupled to a Renoir Hexa Core AMD APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) Ryzen 5 4500U low consumption processor.
The latter may even be suitable for small processing operations using multicore. As a bonus, it incorporates the Radeon Vega 6, a modest graphics solution that nevertheless allows you to watch photos and videos but also to play undemanding titles.
On the storage side, there is an SSD which clearly reinforces the fluidity and responsiveness on a daily basis compared to a simple hard drive.
Compared to the latter, remember that an SSD is silent, less energy-consuming, more robust and much faster.
Result thanks to the SSD, we benefit from much faster starts / stops, treatments and software launches or even a faster arrival on the cards of online games.
With its 512 GB, the SSD rivals the standard of hard drives in terms of capacity. But of course if you need more space, you can rely on an external storage unit. Opting for a USB-C / USB 3.0 device then represents an interesting solution to obtain fast transfers.
As for the battery life of this computer as easily transportable as an Ultrabook because of its finesse and its weight contained, expect about 6 hours of battery operation in light use.