ASUS has announced a volley of brand new VivoBook laptops: X403, X409, and X509. The latest range of new launches pushed the envelope when it comes to the ‘affordable, all-rounder’ market positioning of VivoBook. In fact, while the new products belong to a comfortable price range, they pack premium features, hard to be rivalled in this class of offering.
VivoBook X403 is an unparalleled offering, giving users the freedom from carrying a power adapter, with 24-hours long battery life. In addition to offering immersive productivity all day long, the 14” laptop is ultraportable and has passed military-grade level durability test. It is accompanied by VivoBook X509, which is arguable the most stylish laptop, offering the best value-for-money within the price range. Furthermore, VivoBook X509 packs powerful features, including high-performance 8th Generation Intel® Core™ U-series processors and the latest NVIDIA® MX230 discrete graphics. Perfect for everyday utility, the sleek and smart VivoBook X409 comes in transparent silver and slate grey colours, offering Intel® Core™ i5-8265U Processor 1.6 GHz (6M Cache, up to 3.9 GHz). All three models, with fingerprint sensor, are equipped with PCIe SSD, which is much faster than the traditional SATA SSD. What’s more, both Vivobook X509 & Vivobook X409 have an in-box HDD housing accessory, allowing users to add HDD easily.
Commenting on the latest launch, Arnold Su, Head of Consumer Notebooks and ROG Business, Asus India, said, “For ASUS, the Indian market is of prime importance. Being committed to bringing the latest innovation and best-in-class offerings to our users in India, we are glad to unveil the three brand new VivoBook offerings: X403, X509 & X409. Each of these laptops have been crafted with precision, introducing a unique attribute in the market today. We are hopeful that the users in pursuit of extremely portable, advanced, and thin and light laptops would opt for the latest VivoBook offerings.”
ASUS VivoBook 14 (X403)
Enduring Strength & Portability
Proving to be one of the longest lasting laptops in the VivoBook series, X403 is powered by 72Wh 4-cell lithium-polymer batter, which gives it an amazing 24-hours long batter life and 3X-longer battery lifespan as compared to other in-class batteries. While meeting the MIL-STD-810G military standard for durability and reliability, VivoBook X403 is an extremely portable laptop, weighing only 1.3kg, owing to its 16.5mm-thin profile.
Enhanced Security with Fingerprint sensor
Asus is the only brand that provides fingerprint sensor across most of the product ranges which is quite a sensation among the youth. Vivobook X403 thin & light range is no exception to exhibit the same feature at the most affordable price bracket.
The 14” VivoBook X403 features Full HD (1920 x 1080), the display is only made better with four-sided NanoEdge display. Furthermore, owing to the 4.1mm slim-bezel design, VivoBook X403 is extremely compact, offering 87% screen-to-body ratio. The video quality is only enhanced with ASUS Tru2Life Video Technology that optimises the sharpness and contrast of the video through intelligent algorithm.
Elegance & Style
With an all-aluminium chassis, VivoBook X403 cuts an air of sophistication and style, which is hard to get in this price range. The elegant silver blue colour gives this machine a tasteful and premium look.
Latest CPU & GPU
Powered by up to an 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8565 quad-core processor, VivoBook X403 offers efficient and powerful performance on the go. It also features plenty of ports, including USB 3.1 Type-A, USB Type-C™ (USB-C™), HDMI output, an audio combo jack for headphones and microphones, and an SD card reader.
ASUS VivoBook X509
Stylish & Powerful
Proving to be the best-value-for-money offering by ASUS VivoBook, the X509 is arguably also the most stylish one within the price bracket. The outside beauty is well complimented with inner strength, as the laptop is packed with powerful mobile components that include high-performance 8th Generation Intel® Core™ U-series processors and the latest NVIDIA® MX230 discrete graphics. The VivoBook X509 features a large 15.6-inch display and features the NanoEdge display bezels that maximize their screen sizes while minimizing their body size.
Fast & Secure with Fingerprint Sensor
Vivobook X509 comes with fingerprint sensor, and is equipped with PCIe SSD, which is much faster than the traditional SATA SSD
As a 15-inch mainstream laptop, VivoBook X509 features a standard 15.6-inch panel size which comes in a Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution. These displays are greatly enhanced with ASUS Tru2Life Video technology that analyses every pixel in every video frame to increase contrast, sharpness, and smooth playback.
With wide spaced keys and 1.4mm of key travel, the keyboard input is exceptionally comfortable. In addition, its touchpad is larger than its average counterparts, and with glass coating, is extremely smooth to touch. It also supports Windows 10 precision touchpad technology and multi-finger gestures – up to 4 finger gestures. Together, these features make VivoBook X509 an extremely comfortable laptop to work with.
The reinforced chassis gives a metal support brace underneath the keyboard that lessens the likelihood of damage from twisting, enhanced the typing and touchpad experience, and protects the motherboard.
Easy Connectivity & Extensive Ports
The VivoBook X509 offers the widest variety of ports and connectors of to ensure compatibility with old and new devices. Connect to projectors or TV with full-size HDMI ports or make use of the USB 3.1 Type-C port for other new devices.
ASUS VivoBook X409
Sleek & Compact
Weighing only 1.6kg, VivoBook X409 is another undeniably portable offering under the VivoBook series. The stylish laptop comes in transparent silver and slate grey colours. Furthermore, the 14” X409 offers a Full HD 1920x1080 resolution. The anti-glare display also supports 200nits and NTSC: 45%.
Fast & Secure with Fingerprint Sensor
Vivobook X409 comes with fingerprint sensor, and equipped with PCIe SSD, which is much faster than the traditional SATA SSD
Tailor-made for everyday utility, VivoBook X409 is powered by Intel® Core™ i5-8265U Processor 1.6 GHz (6M Cache, up to 3.9 GHz). It also supports Intel UHD Graphics 620, to support everyday work and productivity.
Connect the new or old devices of your choice, as VivoBook X409 supports 2x USB 2.0 ports, one USB3.1 Type A (Gen1) and another USB3.1 Type C (Gen 1) port. There is also a jack for headphones and another port for connecting HDMI. Wireless connectivity is supported by Wi-Fi 5(802.11ac) + Bluetooth 4.2 (Dual band) 2*2.
Pricing & Availability
ASUS VivoBook 14 X403 is priced at INR 54,990 and available Amazon & offline channel
ASUS VivoBook 14 X409 is priced from INR 32,990 and available on Amazon & offline channel
ASUS VivoBook 15 X509 is priced from INR 30,990 and available on Amazon & offline channel
(They will be available online on Amazon, Paytm and on offline channels)