Vivo Book 14 does justice to its coinage “The World’s Compact Laptop”.
Some of the highlights for the device includes
- VivoBook 14 has 5.7mm-thin side bezels for an amazing 87% screen-to-body ratio (up from 78.5% on the previous model)
- ErgoLift hinge design for a more comfortable typing experience
- Powered by up to an 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8565U processor. VivoBook 14 feature up to NVIDIA GeForce MX130 graphics, it features Intel UMA.
- Exclusive NumberPad, an LED-illuminated numeric keypad, integrated in the touchpad.
- ASUS Tru2Life Video Technology, an advanced video-tuning system that works like those found in high–end TVs
- One-touch Windows Hello login. Vivo Book 14 series comes with Finger Print sensor, so that you don’t have to spend that extra minute typing your password.
NANO Edge Display – VivoBook 14 removes the limits of what’s possible, inspiring you to achieve the impossible. With the new frameless four-sided NanoEdge design of VivoBook 14, experience an almost-bezel-free display with vast amounts of screen area and extremely immersive visuals. A pleasing HD camera is accommodated on the top bezel for you to video chat with family and friends a world away.
When less means more – The new frameless four-sided Nano Edge display keeps dimensions down to a minimum, giving Vivo Book 14 a footprint that’s appreciably smaller than its predecessor. It takes up less space on your desk, leaving more room for you.
It goes where you go – In the fast-paced life, you’ll need a laptop that won’t weigh you down. VivoBook 14 has compact, travel-friendly dimensions and is incredibly light weight. VivoBook 14 (A420) is the most compact and lightest of the new models, with a 17.7mm profile and an 8% smaller footprint than the previous model, and an overall weight of just 1.4kg. VivoBook 14 and has 19.5mm profiles and weigh 1.5kg.
Be expressive through Color – Vivo Book 14 adds a little more flavor to life with their 4 different color variants. VivoBook 14 is available in different finishes to suit your style. Transparent Silver provides a sleek and sophisticated look or go for Slate Grey for a more understated approach. Set the trend with the uniquely iridescent Peacock Blue: a unique option that changes color when you look at it from different angles. If you really want to stand out, there’s Coral Crush is there with its bright finish.
Lift up – Choose Vivo Book 14 for a world of productivity and possibilities. ErgoLift hinge has a silky-smooth dual action that holds the display securely at any angle, and adds a 2° keyboard tilt, engineered meticulously to give you a perfect typing position every time, you open the laptop. Respective keyboard tilt angle for each model when the screen is opened to 135°.
Performance – Your future is what you make of it, and VivoBook 14 has the tools to help you be ahead of the game all the time. With the very latest 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8565 quad-core processor for powerful and efficient performance and NVIDIA GeForce MX130 graphics at your disposal, you’re ready for what lies ahead, be it productive multitasking, multimedia editing, or casual gaming. And with dual-band Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), you’ll enjoy a superfast online experience with speeds up to 867Mbps.
Connecting to Possibilities – VivoBook 14 is equipped with the reversible USB Type-C (USB-C) port, featuring an any-way-up design that makes connecting devices as easy as possible. It also delivers data transfer speeds that are up to 10x faster7 than older USB 2.0 connections! There are USB 3.1 and USB 2.0 ports, HDMI output, and a microSD card reader — so you can easily connect all your current peripherals, displays and projectors with zero hassle.
Windows Hello Login – Accessing your laptop has never been easier or more secure. With VivoBook 14’s built-in fingerprint sensor5 in the touchpad and Windows Hello, there’s no need to type in your password every time to log in — just a single touch is all it takes!
Power – Thanks to a high-quality lithium-polymer battery, VivoBook 14 keeps you going for longer hours of computing. Integrated ASUS exclusive ASUS Battery Health Charging technology helps protect your battery from overcharging, this prolong battery lifespan and reduce the chance of damage from battery swelling, keeping the battery in tip-top condition.
Know Your Type – The full-size backlit keyboard6 on VivoBook 14 is perfect for working in dim environments. Typing in the dark is no problem thanks to backlit keys. Its sturdy, one-piece construction, ergonomic key dish design, and 1.3mm key travel provide a comfortable typing experience — and at the perfect angle thanks to the ErgoLift hinge. The key caps are torture-tested by up to 10,000K taps — so you never have to worry about durability!
ASUS SonicMaster audio technology – ASUS SonicMaster is a combination of hardware, software and audio tuning designed with the goal of giving you the very best audio experience. A professional-grade codec ensures precise audio encoding and decoding; while amplifiers, large speakers and resonance chambers perfectly suited to VivoBook S13 ensure a powerful audio delivery and deeper bass. You can also optimize audio with ASUS AudioWizard. This audio tuning software features five preset modes optimized for different kinds of content: Music, Movie, Recording, Gaming, and Speech Mode.
ASUS Tru2Life Video Technology – VivoBook laptops feature ASUS Tru2Life Video Technology, an advanced video-tuning system that works like those found in high–end TVs. ASUS Tru2Life Video enhances clarity, color, and contrast in video. It intercepts image and video signals being sent to the panel, then analyzes every single pixel in every frame to optimize its brightness, contrast, color and sharpness, before sending the frames for display. It’s like a professional video editor tweaking every video frame in real time before letting you see it! This results in colorful, vivid, sharper videos with as much as 150% improvement in contrast.
Geekfence Verdict – 8.5/ 10
Remarks – If you are looking for a stylish easy to carry laptop, with high Performance capabilities, then Asus has the solution featuring Vivo Book 14.