Asus company will show at CES 2018 a lot of new products, among which, most likely, will be and VivoBook 14 (catalog index of the device – X411). The VivoBook series includes inexpensive solutions, the X411 certainly will be. At the same time, the equipment of the device is not worse than that of competitors. To judge about this allows the page of the model on the official website.
Asus equips inexpensive and lightweight 14-inch laptop VivoBook 14 with GPU Nvidia GeForce MX150
VivoBook 14 (X411) uses Intel Core processors of the seventh and eighth generation. The core is the dual-core Core i3-7100U (2.4 GHz). Also, the versions are more expensive equipped with quad-core CPUs Core i5-8250U (1,6-3,4 GHz) and Core i7-8550U (1,8-4,0 GHz).
The amount of RAM varies between 4-16 GB, in the storage subsystem used as a conventional HDD of 500 GB-1 TB, and SSDs ranging from 128 to 512 GB. Also in the laptop can be used drives of both types. There is also a discrete 3D-card Nvidia GeForce MX150 – for a surcharge.
The basic screen of the laptop – TN resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. An alternative to it is an IPS matrix with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
In the list of standard equipment of the laptop – adapters Wi-Fi 802.11 and Bluetooth 4.1, two USB 3.0 ports (one Type-A and Type-C) and two USB 2.0, HDMI output, a 0.3Mp web camera and a card slot SD memory, keyboard with backlight (in some versions). In short, the standard set by today’s standards, except that USB 2.0 could be replaced with USB 3.0.
Dimensions and weight of the novelty – 326.4 x 225.5 x 20.4 mm and 1.35 kg. The capacity of the battery is 42 Wh, the fast charging technology allows you to replenish the battery charge by 60% in 50 minutes.
The cost of VivoBook 14 (X411) is still unknown. It is expected that Asus will announce it at CES 2018 next month.