Asus VivoBook 15 F512DA-EB55 (15.6 Inch 60Hz FHD/AMD Ryzen 5 3500U/8GB RAM/1TB HDD+128GB SSD/AMD Vega 8 Graphics/Windows 10)
- CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3500U | 4 Core | 8 Thread | 4MB Total L3 Cache | 2.1 GHz | 3.7 GHz
- RAM: 8GB of RAM | 1x SO-DIMM slot
- Storage: 128 GB SSD, 1TB HDD | 1x 2.5-inch SATA Slot for SSD/HDD Expansion | 1x M.2 Slot
- GPU: Integrated | AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
- Display: 15.6 Inch | FHD (1920 x 1080) | B156HAN02.1 | 60 Hz
- Battery: 37 Watt Hour
- Operating System:Windows 10
- Ports: 1x USB 3 (Type C) | 1x USB 3.0 (Type-A) | 2x USB 2.0 (Type A) | HDMI | 1x Micro SD Card Reader | 3.5 mm Combo Audio Jack
- Other Features: Keyboard: Backlit, Chicklet Style | Weight:1.7 Kg | Additional Features: Integrated Wi-Fi 5
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Laptop Review: Asus VivoBook 15 F512DA-EB55
The Asus VivoBook 15 F512DA-EB55 is a mid-range laptop the AMD Ryzen 5 3500U and Integrated and AMD Radeon RX Vega 8. Other key specs include 8GB of RAM and 128 GB SSD, 1TB HDD. The Display here is a 15.6 Inch 60 Hz FHD (1920 x 1080) Panel. The plastic chassis is tuff and has very little flex. The hinge has ErgoLift which lifts the base which provides a better typing experience and thermal performance. The keyboard is below average but the touchpad is nice. The display is the weakest suite of this laptop the color accuracy is below average.
Design and Ports
The Asus VivoBook 15 F512DA-EB55 chassis are made entirely out of plastic. As a result of the device retains a weight of only 1.75kg. The vivobook 15 x512 is less than 2 cm thick and fits in the category of thin and light laptops. The lid is has a significant flex and you won’t be able to open it with one hand. The ErgoLift hinge allows for a better typing experience by lifting the base up a little this also allows for better thermal performance.
- 1 x COMBO audio jack
- 1 x Type-A USB 3.1 (Gen 1)
- 1 x Type-C USB 3.0 (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
- 2 x USB 2.0 port(s) Type A
- 1 x HDMI
- 1 x micro SD card
Keyboard and Trackpad
The chicklet style keyboard feels solid and has very little flex due to the metal brace and the unibody design. The keys have a comfortable travel distance of 1.4 mm with 3 levels of brightness for its backlight. The trackpad is fairly large and smooth with a fingerprint reader on the top.
The TN panel display operates at 1920×1080 nonglossy technology and has a peak brightness of 220 nits. The contrast ratio is 500:1 and 60Hz Refresh Rate with narrow viewing angles. The choice of screen is crucial for photo editing, technical capabilities will prove vital if your line of work requires accurate color and detail. The optimal viewing distance is over 60 cm or 24 inches beyond this distance individual pixels are not visible. The display covers 63% of the sRGB and 48% AdobeRGB color-space coverage; the optimal viewing distance is over 60 cm or 24 inches beyond this distance individual pixels are not visible. The Display has Wide and accurate color coverage.
ASUS VivoBook 15 F512DA-EB55 is powered by the AMD Ryzen 5 3500U which is about 8 percent faster than its predecessor Ryzen 5 2500U and 5 percent slower compared to 8th Gen intel core i5 8250U. The Quad-Core 3500U is a very capable processor and should be able to handle your day-to-day tasks as well as entry-level editing workloads.
Specification: Asus VivoBook 15 F512DA-EB55 (15.6 Inch 60Hz FHD/AMD Ryzen 5 3500U/8GB RAM/1TB HDD+128GB SSD/AMD Vega 8 Graphics/Windows 10)