Asus VivoBook 15 S513IA-DB51 (15.6 Inch 60Hz FHD/AMD Ryzen 5 4500U/8GB RAM/512GB SSD/Windows 10 Home/AMD Vega 6 Graphics)6.1/10 (Expert Score)
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Laptop Review: ASUS VivoBook 15 S513IA-DB51
The ASUS VivoBook 15 S513IA-DB51 is powered by the AMD Ryzen 5 4500U and AMD Vega 6 Graphics. Other key specs include 8GB RAM and 512GB SSD. The Display here is a 15.6 Inches FHD Panel. Consider its relatively thin profile this laptop has decent performance and is capable of handling most editing workloads with a little room for entry-level gaming.
- Premium Design
- Decent Port Selection
- Powerful CPU for a thin and light laptop
- Fast Ryzen 4000 APU
- Stays Relatively Cool
- SD Card Reader
- Average Display
- Plastic Chassis
- No USB C Charging
Design and Ports
The chassis of the ASUS VivoBook 15 S513IA-DB51 is made out of plastic but it looks metallic and gives an impression of a premium device. The hinge upon opening lifts the laptop a little for better thermal performance and typing experience.
- 1x HDMI 1.4
- 1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack
- 2x USB 2.0
- 1x USB 3.1 Type-A (Gen1)
- 1x USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen 1)
- 1x SD card reader
Keyboard and Trackpad
The ASUS VivoBook 15 S513IA-DB51 has a chicklet style backlit keyboard. The keyspace is perfect however the keys themselves feel a bit soft and lack a bit of a click. The trackpad on the other hand is smooth and precise.
The ASUS VivoBook 15 S513IA-DB51 comes with Hexa core ryzen 5 4500U CPU which is comparable if not better than intel core i7 1065G7 which is the fastest 15-watt ice lake CPU. On the graphics end of the game, the Vega 6 GPU competes with Nvidia Mx330 in terms of performance. The RAM here also is quite fast running at 3200MHz with fast 512GB M.2 SSD as a storage module. All of these things combined make if well balance system. ASUS VivoBook 15 S513IA-DB51 offers maximum support of 16GB of RAM .The Storage, on the other hand, is configured with 512GB SSD which would be enough for an average user however if you want to upgrade the storage you don’t have many options.
Display: 60Hz FHD (AU Optronics B156HAN02.1)
The FHD panel on the ASUS VivoBook 15 S513IA-DB51 has a 60Hz Refresh rate and doesn’t suffer from and noticeable issues such as backlight bleeding and PWM flickering. The display here has an average color coverage and below-average brightness and suitable for outdoor use.
- Panel Model Number: AU Optronics B156HAN02.1
- Coverage: 65% sRGB | 48% AdobeRGB | 48% DCI P3;
- Max brightness: 250 Nits;
- Contrast Ratio: 800:1;
- Colour Temperature: 6485K;
- PWM Flickering: No;
- Response Time: 25 ms
Specification: Asus VivoBook 15 S513IA-DB51 (15.6 Inch 60Hz FHD/AMD Ryzen 5 4500U/8GB RAM/512GB SSD/Windows 10 Home/AMD Vega 6 Graphics)