The ASUS VivoBook S500 is a great choice if you're looking for a feature-rich and affordably priced touchscreen notebook. Its spacious 15.6-inch (396.24-millimeter) display comes to life with the touch-enabled features of Windows 8, putting your world right at your fingertips. It's as stylish as they come, too, with smooth, round edges and a tapered design that makes it easy to carry, especially nice for the quick grab and go. For all your working, living, and moving, the S500 is more than ready to keep pace.
Slim profile of just 0.8 inches (20.32 millimeters) and ergonomic edge design make this PC easy to carry wherever you're headed.
500 GB hard drive gives you loads of room for all your files, while a 24 GB solid-state drive gets you booted up in a flash.
Intel Core i7 Ivy Bridge processor delivers faster system performance, uses less power, and enables sharper graphics.
SonicMaster audio brings powerful and rich sound with a wide range, deep bass, and clear vocals.
Innovative IceCool technology keeps the palm rest cool by placing heat-generating components away from your hands.
Windows 8 lets you easily switch between apps, zoom to the stuff you want, rearrange tiles, and so much more.
A great way to get the most out of Windows 8.
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15.6 in (396.24 mm) LED-backlit (1366 x 768), 16:9 aspect ratio, 10-finger multi-touch support
Intel Core i7-3517U 1.90 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 3.00 GHz
4 GB DDR3 1600 MHz
500 GB SATA 5400 RPM + 24 GB SSD
SD card reader
Intel HD Graphics 4000 with shared graphics memory
1 USB 3.0 • 2 USB 2.0 • HDMI • VGA • Headphone output/Microphone input combo • RJ-45 (10/100/1000) • Kensington lock port
3-cell lithium-polymer (up to 5 hours)*
15.08 x 10.20 x 0.85 in (383.00 x 259.00 x 21.50 mm)
4.78 lbs (2.17 kg)
Model number: S500CA-US71T " Keyboard travel: 1 mm " Touchpad dimensions: 104 x 74 mm
For more technical specifications, please see manufacturer's website.
Base score: 4.7 " Processor: 7.1 " Memory (RAM): 5.9 " Graphics: 4.7 " Gaming graphics: 6.3 " Primary hard drive: 5.9
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