Asus S515JA-BQ2520W, Ultrabook 15″ versatile silver Windows 11 – LaptopSpirit

Our opinion on the Asus S515JA-BQ2520W

Versatile ultrabook in a sleek silver design, theAsus S515JA-BQ2520W The 15-inch IPS Full HD anti-reflective screen runs Windows 11 with 8 GB of RAM and a Quad Core i7 Ice Lake processor with Intel Iris Plus G7 graphics for great performance in everyday use which is capable of supporting moderate games. Equipped with fast 512 GB SSD storage that enhances its responsiveness, this thin and light laptop PC also benefits from USB-C connectivity.

Best known price: €699

Features of Asus S515JA-BQ2520W

screen(s). 15.6″ Full HD IPS (1920×1080, anti-glare)
Processor Intel Core i7-1065G7 Ice Lake (1.3 GHz, 4 cores)
RAM is installed 8 GB (soldered) DDR4 2400 MHz (16 GB), 1 slot (free)
Graphic card Intel Iris Plus G7 is integrated into the processor
Storage 512GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe)
connectors 2 USB 2.0 + 1 USB 3.0 + 1 USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI, microSD
Network Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 5.1
Backlit keyboard
Numeric keypad Yes
Windows Hello
Audio system 2 Sonic Master speakers
Operating system Windows 11 Home 64 bit
Autonomy revealed / Battery 5 hours / Li-ion 2 cells 37Whr
Weight / Dimensions (mm) 1.8 Kg / 357 x 230 x 19.9

The Asus S515JA-BQ2520W against the competition

The Asus S515JA-BQ2520W is currently appearing in the promotion to E.Leclerc and positioned in the average of its category where it is the only one that will run under Windows 11.

Chassis, connectors, screen of Asus S515JA-BQ2520W

With its thin and light Transparent Silver light silver design, this versatile laptop has a sober and elegant look.

The connectivity included in this Ultrabook is good, consisting of 1 USB-C, a practical HDMI video output to easily connect this PC to a TV or monitor for example, Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 4.1 wireless modules for remote connection and communication, an audio port or its 2 USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 compatible USB, USB 3.0 guarantees transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if a USB 3.0 device is connected to it.

Asus S515JA-BQ2520W

Lovers of High Definition content such as videos will appreciate that the screen uses a precise Full HD definition associated with a 16: 9 format. Many people will also be happy to get significant vertical and horizontal viewing angles thanks to IPS technology. However here the colorimetry is classic, inferior to more high-end IPS panels. In any case, since it is anti-reflective, the screen is more readable in a bright environment (eg outdoors) than a glossy panel.

Performance, autonomy of the Asus S515JA-BQ2520W

The Asus S515JA-BQ2520W is a thin and light 15-inch High Definition laptop intended for everyday general purpose use.

It has SSD storage that matches the standard of hard drives in terms of capacity with its 512 GB while being quiet, less energy consuming, more stable and faster.

In fact, an SSD guarantees better responsiveness and fluidity on a daily basis compared to a simple hard drive. Thanks to the SSD, the starts / stops, processing and launching of the software are faster for example and we arrive at the cards of online games faster.

Despite the lack of a dedicated on-board graphics card, it is indeed possible to watch photos and videos but also play moderate titles thanks to the Iris Plus G7 graphics solution (we tested).

Asus S515JA-BQ2520W

Best known price: €699

The Iris Plus G7 is in fact integrated directly into the processor, a low-power Quad Core i7-1065G7 Ice Lake which, combined with 8 GB of RAM, delivers excellent overall performance capable of satisfying many users.

Of course, in case 512 GB is too tight, you can rely on an external storage unit such as a USB 3.0 / USB-C device to benefit from fast transfers.

As for the autonomy of this versatile Ultrabook with an elegant silver design whose transport is facilitated by its refinement and controlled weight, bet on almost 5 hours of battery operation in light use.

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