Asus announces new VivoBook S and VivoBook Pro laptops at Computex

Earlier this month ASUS showed off some of its upcoming VivoBook offerings that would feature the education-focused Windows 10 S. Now the company has unveiled higher-end VivoBooks at Computex 2017, which include the VivoBook Pro and the VivoBook S.

The VivoBook Pro is the top-of-the-line offering in the series and will be available with, or without, a touchscreen. It features the following hardware specifications and options:

Processor

Intel Core i7 7700HQ Processor,
Intel Core i5 7300HQ Processor,

OS

Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro

Chipset Intel HM175 Express
RAM Up to 16GB, 2 SO-DIMM slots
Display 15.6-inch with Full HD (1920x1080) and Ultra HD (3840x2160) resolution options
Storage 500GB to 2TB HDD or 128GB to 512GB SSD
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 , with 2GB GDDR5 VRAM NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 , with 4GB GDDR5 VRAM
Connectivity WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2 1 x Microphone-in/Headphone-out jack 1 x VGA port 1 x Type A USB3.0 (USB3.1 GEN1) 1 x Type C USB3.0 (USB3.1 GEN1) support display 2 x USB 2.0 port(s) 1 x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert 1 x HDMI 1 x Fingerprint (Optional) 1 x SD card reader
Battery 3 Cells 47 Whrs Polymer
Dimensions 380 x 256 x 19.2 mm
Weight 1990 g Non-Touch 2290 g Touch

The VivoBook S sits below the Pro, and has fewer hardware options available in comparison with the Pro laptop. Its hardware specifications are as follows:

Processor

Intel® Core™ i7 7500U Processor,
Intel® Core™ i5 7200U Processor,
Intel® Core™ i3 7100U Processor

OS

Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro

Chipset Intel HM175 Express
RAM Up to 16GB
Display 15.6-inch with Full HD (1920x1080) and HD (1366x768) resolution options
Storage 500GB to 2TB HDD or 128GB to 512GB SSD
GPU NVIDIA GeForce 940MX , with 2GB/4GB GDDR5 VRAM
Connectivity

WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1, 1 x Microphone-in/Headphone-out jack, 1 x Type C USB3.0 (USB3.1 GEN1), 1 x USB 3.0 port(s), 2 x USB 2.0 port(s), 1 x HDMI, 1 x Fingerprint (On selected models)

Battery 3 Cells 42 Whrs Polymer
Dimensions 361.4 x 243.5 x 17.9 mm
Weight 1700 g


ASUS hasn't revealed the dates of the global rollout of these laptops yet. The VivoBook S is expected to retail at a starting price of $499 while the Pro will be priced upwards of $799.

Source and images: ASUS

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