In October last year, as the first camp of Windows 8, Asus launched a series of new devices equipped with the new system, which includes the 15.6-inch VivoBook S500 notebook, only that they did not determine the final selling price and release date. Today, this notebook has finally started selling in the Microsoft store, consumers can choose to buy this laptop from online store and offline in physical store store. The product selling price is $ 699, which is $ 50 higher than revealed $ 649 in last year’s conference.
The S500 is a typical portable laptop, its size is 383.00 x 259.00 x 21.50 mm, and it’s with the 1.9GHz Intel Core i7-3517U processor, 4GB DDR3 memory, 500GB hard drive and 24GB SSD, and it uses HD Graphics 4000 graphics cards. And it’s equipped with a numeric keyboard, which doesn’t have in the traditional notebook. The machine uses a brushed aluminum unibody design. It supports Wi-Fi 802.11n standard, and it’s equipped with a USB 3.0 port, two USB ports, an HDMI port and an SD card reader. It also includes an Ethernet port, audio input and output ports.