Asus Pro 15 VivoBook N580 Quad Core Kaby Lake, GTX 1050 Optane Memory

The Taiwanese company Asus today unveiled a number of new laptops during the events of Beyond the Edge, at the Computex trade fair. One of them is Asus VivoBook Pro 15 with an extremely fast memory Intel Optane.

Asus Pro 15 VivoBook N580 Quad Core Kaby Lake, GTX 1050 Optane Memory

Asus VivoBook Pro 15 N580 Specifications

Asus demonstrated not one but there are two series of laptops from VivoBook. The first, VivoBook S15, Asus VivoBook Pro 15 has a 15.6-inch Full HD screen. It comes with GeForce 940MX, as well as dual-core with the mobile version of the latest generation of Intel processors – the Core i3 after i7. As for equipment, the cheapest version costs $ 499. So Asus decided to surprise move and put aluminum housing with the cover.

However, not everything is made of this material in Asus VivoBook Pro 15. So the bottom of the structure is plastic. On the other hand, VivoBook Pro retains the aluminum construction elements. And offers even better components and above all, it is distinguished by the use of the Intel memory Optane.VivoBook Pro is an interesting and quite comprehensive proposal for mid-priced, with a good processor and a fairly powerful graphics chip.

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Intel Optane Memory

The heart Asus VivoBook Pro 15 N580 there is a quad-core Intel Kaby Lake processor. So this is from the Core i5 Core i7 generation. The top configuration also includes up to 16 GB DDR4 RAM and GeForce 1050 GTX 4K screen. Which covers 100% of the sRGB gamut and will be compatible with the Asus Pen stylus.

You will not find here Hello webcam for Windows 10 in Asus VivoBook Pro 15. Instead, the company will be a fingerprint reader for unlocking it. As for the hard drive, options are available as HDD (max. 2 TB), and up to 512 GB. Also the above-mentioned Optane memory.

But it is unclear whether all models support it or not. Asus VivoBook Pro 15 weigh only 2.2 kilograms and will not save on the connectors – you’ll find here Ethernet port, three USB 3.0 and one USB Type C and of course HDMI output. The prices of these laptops start at $ 799, but Asus has not specified when they start to sell these laptops.