ASUS VivoBook 15 X515MA-AH09-CA (15.6 Inch 60Hz (1366×768)/Intel Pentium Silver N5030/4GB RAM/128GB SSD/Windows 11 Home/Intel UHD Graphics 605)
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ASUS VivoBook 15 X515 X515MA-AH09-CA Review
The ASUS VivoBook 15 X515 X515MA-AH09-CA is powered by the 4 Core/ 4 Thread processor the Intel Pentium Silver N5030 and Intel UHD Graphics 605 Integrated. Other key specs include 4GB RAM, 128 GB SSD and a 15.6 Inch 1366 X 768 60 Hz display. 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 X515 X515MA-AH09-CA 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 ASUS VivoBook 15 X515 X515MA-AH09-CA has the following options for upgradability. 1x So Dimm Slot (For RAM), 1x M.2 Slot for SSD, and 1x 2.5-inch SATA Slot for SSD/HDD Expansion.
The display here is a non-glossy 60Hz FHD panel with a peak brightness of 250 nits. The contrast ratio is 800:1. The optimal viewing distance is over 60 cm or 24 inches beyond this distance individual pixels are not visible. The display covers 58% of the sRGB and 46% 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.
Specification: ASUS VivoBook 15 X515MA-AH09-CA (15.6 Inch 60Hz (1366×768)/Intel Pentium Silver N5030/4GB RAM/128GB SSD/Windows 11 Home/Intel UHD Graphics 605)