Our Asus Vivobook Pro 15 S3500QC-L1108T review
L’Asus Vivobook Pro 15 S3500QC-L1108T is a laptop knows a lotfitted with a screen of 15.6 inch Full HD OLED offers a truly impressive color rendering. Its configuration combines an Octo Core processor AMD Ryzen 7 5800H on a dedicated graphics card NVIDIA Ampere GeForce RTX 3050all supported by 16 GB of RAM, provides users with enough performance and responsiveness to perform many tasks. Therefore, this ultrabook is intended for creative people who are able to create content easily (photo editing, video editing, etc.), but also for workers looking for a responsive laptop to i -edit their documents. Nomads will also appreciate this aluminum laptop7 hour battery life and with controlled dimensions and weight for a 15 inch.
The Asus Vivobook Pro 15 S3500QC-L1108T against the competition
The Asus Vivobook Pro 15 S3500QC-L1108T currently offered by CDiscount is very well positioned against the competition, as it is the cheapest in its category equipped with an OLED screen and presents an elegant design, not necessarily typical “gamer”. In return, its competitors are equipped with a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card, slightly better than the GeForce RTX 3050 it has.
Features of Asus Vivobook Pro 15 S3500QC-L1108T
|screen(s).||15.6″ Full HD OLED 100% DCI-P3 Pantone 400cd/m² with thin edges (1920×1080, glossy)|
|Processor||AMD Ryzen 7 5800H (3.2 GHz, 8 cores)|
|Installed RAM (max)||16 GB LPDDR4X 3200MHz (soldered)|
|Graphic card||NVIDIA Ampere GeForce RTX 3050 4 GB GDDR6 dedicated, integrated AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 and NVIDIA Optimus|
|Storage||512GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 3.0)|
|connectors||2x USB 2.0 + 1x USB 3.2 (Gen1) + 1x USB-C 3.2, HDMI 1.4, microSD|
|Network||Wi-Fi ax (Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax), Bluetooth 5.1|
|Audio system||2 Dolby Home Theater speakers|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64 bit|
|Autonomy revealed / Battery||7 hours / Li-ion 3 cells 63Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||1.65 Kg (1.6 Kg without battery) / 359.8 x 235.3 x 18.9-19.9 mm|
Chassis, connectors, screen of Asus Vivobook Pro 15 S3500QC-L1108T
The Asus Vivobook Pro 15 S3500QC-L1108T is a stylish laptop, with its light metallic color and its frame whose metal back is decorated with a tone-on-tone logo, in relief. The controlled dimensions and weight of the compact laptop PC also make it easy to transport.
This Asus model has a connector that allows you to connect many compatible peripherals. The ultrabook has, distributed on its two sides, 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 USB 3.2 port (Gen1),a 1 USB-C 3.2 port, an HDMI 1.4 port and a microSD card reader. The HDMI port will allow you to easily connect an external screen. No Thunderbolt 4 port in this model because its processor is not an Intel, but a USB-C type port that allows for example to connect to a second external screen, via a USB-C cable.
By opting for this Asus ultrabook, you will also benefit from a modern Wi-Fi module (Wi-Fi 802.11ax) and Bluetooth 5.1 technology, but alsoa webcam that shutter makes it possible to best protect its private life.
Note that this Asus laptop also has a Backlit keyboard making it possible to recognize the keys even in the dark. There is also a numeric keypad, which offers faster entry of numbers. However, this ultrabook does not allow authentication via Windows Hello.
As for the screen of the Asus Vivobook Pro 15 S3500QC-L1108T, it is a slab of 15.6 inches, Full HD OLEDfrom a definition of 1920 x 1080 pixels. This screen with thin edges has a good brightness rate of 400 nits and offers 100% coverage of the Pantone DCI-P3 color gamut. You will therefore benefit from more accurate colors than average, but also more contrasted. Blacks will be deep and colors will be more vibrant because it’s a glossy panel. However, this type of screen is more sensitive to reflections in bright environments than a matte panel.
Performance, autonomy of the Asus Vivobook Pro 15 S3500QC-L1108T
Equipped with a processor AMD Ryzen 7 5800H 8 Cores of 16 GB of RAM and one NVIDIA Ampere GeForce RTX 3050 dedicated graphics cardthe Asus Vivobook Pro 15 S3500QC-L1108T is a portable PC versatile and responsive. Its configuration makes it possible to perform multimedia tasks with reactivity: content creation (photo retouching in Lightroom or Photoshop, video editing in Adobe Premiere Pro, etc.). Of course, its architecture also allows you to browse the Web (by opening several tabs), watch your entertainment, work with the Open Office suite, etc.
Players can also launch recent video games exploits the potential of the RTX 3050 graphics card, but these titles should not be too graphic-intensive. Note that the normal screen refresh rate (60 Hz) may not be the most suitable for competitive gamers, who usually want a frequency of at least 90 Hz for better fluidity in games. .
When graphics processing isn’t demanding the RTX 3050’s resources, the technology is NVIDIA Optimus enables integrated graphics card AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 to take over, to optimize autonomy as much as possible.
About 512 GB SSD of this Asus Vivobook Pro 15, it offers more responsiveness than a hard drive. You will notice this especially when your laptop PC is turned on and off, but also when your applications are launched.
In terms of autonomy, the 3-cell 63Whr Li-ion battery offers about 7 hours without chargingenough to last a day’s work in the context of conventional use.
A final word on the operating system delivered with this Asus ultrabook: Windows 10 Home. It is possible to perform the free update to Windows 11, the latest operating system from Microsoft.