Friday, 26 May 2017
Computing

Asus VivoBook 4k Laptop launches with an Ultra HD Display

Taiwanese computer hardware and electronics company, Asus, has launched a new laptop – the VivoBook 4K, which features a 4K/UHD IPS display and runs the latest Windows 10 Operating System.

From the name you may have already figured out that the new laptop features a 4K ultra HD display with an impressive 3840 x 2160 pixels in a 16:9 aspect ratio.

The 15.6-inch display has 8 million pixels and a pixel density of 282ppi, giving it four times the pixel density of standard Full HD displays.

Asus also added that the display on the VivoBook 4K features  wide 178-degree viewing capabilities – it corrects colour temperature and optimizes visual settings.

The screen has three preset modes; vivid for movies and photos, normal for daily productivity, and manual mode which allows for full user control.

According to Asus, its Eye Care technology was added to the VivoBook 4K to reduce blue-light levels by 33 percent and “ensure a comfortable viewing experience.” This mode can be activated via an app, it said.

The laptop’s keyboard is surrounded by sand-blasted metal surfaces, while the power button features a spun-metal finish.

When ordering, consumers have the option of choosing between fifth or sixth-generation Intel Core i7 processor, with the base model featuring the dual-core Core i7-5500U.

ASUS VivoBook 4k offer options up to 12GB of DDR3L SDRAM, and an Nvidia GeForce 940M with 2GB DDR3 VRAM GPU.

Users can also opt for several storage options as the ASUS VivoBook 4K can come  in 500GB 5400rpm HDD, 500GB 7200rpm HDD, 1TB 5400RPM HDD, 1.5TB 5400rpm HDD, 2TB 5400rpm HDD, 128GB SSD, or 256GB SSD.

ASUS Vivobook 4K notebook also sports a Super-Multi DVD player, a 3-in-1 card reader, a VGA camera, two USB 3.0 ports, a USB 2.0 port, one HDMI port, one VGA port, and one LAN RJ45 jack.

It weighs around 2.3kg, has 2W stereo speakers, and also sports a 2-cell 37Whr battery.

ASUS VivoBook comes in Icicle Gold, Glacier Grey, Black, and Navy Blue colour options.

The retail price or availability of the laptop hasn’t been announced yet.