ASUS has launched the newest affordable VivoBook 14 notebook, with the current edition somehow taking the series a bit too close to its luxury predecessors. The updated VivoBook 14 (X420UA) arrives with an aluminum unibody, sports a 14-inch touchscreen, and runs up to Intel’s full-fledged quad-core Core i7 CPU. Meanwhile, the compact Computer only addresses the mass audience reluctant to invest a lot of money on it. The VivoBook 14 X420UA is a small, mid-range laptop that is built for traveling. With requirements that would fit individuals who often operate on documentation and spreadsheets, this may well be a real deal.

 

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Specs:

Processor: Intel Core i3

Memory: 4 GB RAM

Storage: 256GB SSD

Screen: 14 Inches

Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 620

Benefits:

·   The VivoBook 14 (X420UA) takes another step in the path of premium gadgets with its 1.4 kg weight, 17.7 mm z-height aluminum unibody frame, and slim 5.7 mm NanoEdge display bezels that enabled ASUS to mount a 14-inch Full-HD IPS LCD in a quite compact body.

·   The laptop is designed with an 802.11ac Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.2 module on the wireless aspect of things. It has an AC power adapter connection, two USB Type-A connectors (3.0 and 2.0), a microSD card slot, an HDMI outlet, a USB 3.0 Type-C port, and a TRRS audio socket.

·   Within, the ASUS VivoBook 14 contains the 8th Gen Core i3/i5/i7 processor for Intel with two or four cores and the UHD Graphics 620 iGPU for the business. This is integrated with up to 512 GB of M.2 SATA SSD and up to 8 GB of LPDDR3-2133 onboard memory. Based on the workflow, the laptop is equipped with a 38-Wh Li-Polymer battery that is optimized for up to 11 hours.

Downsides:

·   Bearing in mind all the benefits the latest model has, do not make any error because the current VivoBook 14 is indeed not precisely a ZenBook with a lower rpm.

·   It is thicker than other 14-inch higher-end devices, and it has a battery of reduced power. Besides, specific models of VivoBook 14 will come fitted with inexpensive TN LCDs with a resolution of 13667768, 4 GB RAM, 128 GB storage, and Windows 10 S.

Verdict:

Originally introduced as an affordable alternative to more sophisticated laptops, VivoBooks has developed and added functionality from higher-end versions in an attempt to become more attractive in the intensely competitive segment of traditional notebooks targeting the younger crowd.

 

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Asus VivoBook X420UA-EK073T Review

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