Taiwanese brand ASUS has expanded its notebook lineup in India with new additions to its Gaming and VivoBook series. Both the new F570 and VivoBook 15 X505 notebooks happen to run on AMD Ryzen Mobile processors and feature a 15.6-inch sized display. While the F570 will appeal to consumers looking for an affordable gaming notebook, the VivoBook 15 X505 focuses on portability.
ASUS F570, VivoBook 15 X505 Price and Availability
The ASUS F570 gaming laptop starts at INR 52,990 and can now be purchased online on Paytm Mall. ASUS VivoBook 15 X505 Ultrabook, on the other hand, comes in two configurations. While the base configuration costs INR 30,990, the more impressive configuration has been priced at INR 35,990. Both notebooks will be available exclusively via Paytm Mall for the first month.
ASUS F570, VivoBook 15 X505 Key Features
The ASUS F570 is a high-performance notebook that is powered by an AMD Ryzen 5 2500U quad-core processor clocked at 2.0 GHz, with boost speeds of up to 3.6 GHz and an integrated AMD Radeon Vega 8 GPU. For some casual gaming, the notebook is equipped with a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 GPU with 4GB GDDR5 VRAM. ASUS F570 has a 15.6-inch 1920 x 1200 pixels Full HD resolution display with an anti-glare coating and 45% coverage of the NTSC color gamut. The notebook also comes with a 1TB 5400 rpm HDD, 8GB DDR4-2400 RAM, an illuminated chiclet keyboard, and a 3-cell 48Wh battery. With ASUS fast-charge technology, the company claims the battery can be charged to 60% in just 49 minutes. Moving on to connectivity, the F570 features 1 USB 3.1 Type-C, 1 USB 3.0 Type-A, 2 USB 2.0, 1 RJ45 LAN jack, and 1 HDMI port.
Despite being relatively affordable, the VivoBook 15 X505 boasts an impressive design with a thin 18.9mm profile. It weighs in at 1.6kg, making it much lighter than conventional 15-inch notebooks. The notebook features a 15.6-inch Full HD NanoEdge display with ultra-thin bezels, allowing for a high 81% screen-to-body ratio. The base variant of the notebook is powered by an AMD Ryzen 3 2200U quad-core processor with a 2.5GHz base clock and 3.4 GHz boost clock. On the other hand, the more expensive variant runs on the same Ryzen 5 2500U processor as the F570. Both variants include 8GB of onboard memory, which can be expanded to 16GB. Rest of the key features include a 1TB 5400 rpm HDD, 18W stereo speakers with ASUS SonicMaster technology, and a 3-cell 42Wh battery. On the sides of the laptop, you will find 2 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0, 1 USB 3.1 Type-C, RJ45 LAN, and an HDMI 1.4 port. Just like the F570, the VivoBook 15 X505 runs on the Windows 10 Home operating system.