One of the cheapest 14 inch ultrabook with stylish design and touch screen display from Asus, the S400CA-SI30305S VivoBook has been listed in major retailer and expected will be available soon in US market. Asus S400CA-SI30305S VivoBook ultrabook is the latest 14 inch budget friendly ultrabook in Asus S400CA series with third generation of Intel i3 Ultra Low Voltage dual core processor and has price tag only at $530 with free shipping for US costumer and 1 year limited warranty.
Comes with dark brushed aluminum look and silver finish, the Asus’s 14 inch ultrabook look stylish and offers good appearance. It also has ultra light and slim design with just 4 lbs and measures 9.4 x 13.3 x 0.8 inch, Asus S400CA-SI30305S VivoBook is one of the thinnest 14 inch Touch Ultraboook that you can get with a price under $550. For comparison, the 14 inch ThinkPad Edge E430 – 627156U laptop which has dimension in 9.2 x 13.3 x 1.2 inches and weighs at 4.74 is sold for price at $591.
Asus S400CA-SI30305S VivoBook Ultrabook comes with a Intel Core i3-3217U dual core processor that has a clock rates at 1.8GHZ and will be paired with 4GB of DDR3 RAM (expandable up to 8GB of DDR3 SDRAM). Running on the 64 bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system provides stable platform and more than enough power for day to day office multitasks. The Intel HD graphics 4000 as graphics engine also delivers good graphics performance for watch HD video, streaming movies, play modern games or running light editing video software.
The 14 inch HD LED-backlit touch-screen display with support a 1366 x 768 pixel native resolution delivers bright and rich colors when you watch video or play games. The HD webcam built into bezel allows users to capture photo and integrated microphone is useful for Skype Face to Face Communication. This is a thin and light laptop, but the full-size keyboard with Chiclet-style keys still comfortable for typing, even for big hand.
On the right side of this machine, there are RJ 45 for Ethernet, USB 3.0, VGA port and HDMI port to enjoy and watch 1080p HD video playback on HDTV. There are also few port on the left side, includes two USB 2.0 port, headphone and microphone combo jack, media card reader slot and Kensington lock slot. For storage needs, potential buyers will get a 24GB SSD for a cache and a 500GB SATA hard disk drive (5400 rpm). So, what do you think? If you interested, you can check detail specifications and features of Asus S400CA-SI30305S VivoBook ultrabook below.
Asus S400CA-SI30305S VivoBook
Price : $530 with 1 year warranty
Design : Aluminum body with brushed-hairline black and silver finish
Operating System : Windows 8 64-bit
Processor : 1.8GHz Intel Core i3-3217U, Dual-Core, Turbo Boost up to 3.1GHz, 3 MB L3-Cache
Graphics : Intel HD graphics 4000
Memory : 4GB DDR3 SDRAM, expandable up to 8GB DDR3 RAM
Hard Drive : 500GB (5200RPM) Serial ATA, 24GB SSD
Display : 14 inch HD TFT-LCD Touch Screen widescreen display, LED-Backlit
Display Resolution : 1366 x 768
Camera : HD webcam
Audio : SonicMaster stereo speakers with Waves MaxxAudio 3 internal microphone
Keyboard : full-size keyboard with Chiclet-style keys
Pointing Device : TouchPad with Multi-Touch Control
Connectivity : 10/100/1000 Mbps Fast Ethernet LAN, 802.11 b/g/n WLAN
Ports : (3.5mm) Headphone/Microphone Combo Jack, USB 3.0, two USB 2.0, RJ45 Ethernet, HDMI , VGA, multimedia card reader
Dimension : 9.4 x 13.3 x 0.8
Weight : 4 lbs
Battery : 3-cell lithium-polymer
Battery Life : up to 6 hours
Features : Kensington lock slot, Power4Gear Hybrid, ASUS Calculator, ASUS Converter, Adobe Reader, Windows 8 Apps, and more