Asus VivoBook 17 S1702ZA-BX097W, Cheap Ultrabook 17″ silver Alder Lake versatile fast thin and light – LaptopSpirit

Our Asus VivoBook 17 S1702ZA-BX097W review

Elegant with its relatively thin and light silver design, the budget laptop Asus VivoBook 17 S1702ZA-BX097W with a 17-inch anti-reflective screen benefits from fast 512 GB SSD storage that enhances its responsiveness and USB-C connectivity. This laptop running Windows 11 is quite suitable for daily use with a good 8 GB RAM and its Intel Core i3 Alder Lake processor with 6 hybrid cores and Intel G4 graphics solution with ability to support light games.

Features of Asus VivoBook 17 S1702ZA-BX097W

screen(s). 17.3” WXGA++ HD LED thin edges 60% NTSC 250cd/m² (1600×900, anti-reflective)
Processor Intel Core i3-1215U Lader Lake (1.2 GHz, 6 cores: 2P/4E, TDP 15W)
Installed RAM (max) 8 GB (4 GB embedded + 4 GB) DDR4 3200 MHz (12 GB), 1 slot (occupied)
Graphic card Intel UHD G4 is integrated into the processor
Storage 512GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 3.0)
connectors 2 USB 2.0 + 1 USB 3.2 (Gen2) + 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen2), HDMI 1.4
Network Wi-Fi 5ac (1×1), Bluetooth 4.1
Backlit keyboard No (1.4mm stroke)
Numeric keypad Yes
Windows Hello
Audio system 2 Sonic Master speakers
Operating system Windows 11 64 bit
Autonomy revealed / Battery 7 hours / Li-Ion 3 cells 42Whr
Weight / Dimensions (mm) 2.1 Kg / 399.3 x 254.3 x 21

The Asus VivoBook 17 S1702ZA-BX097W against the competition

The Asus VivoBook 17 S1702ZA-BX097W is now available at Asus France and positioned as one of the lightest in its category where it is one of the only ones to offer this recent processor (Intel Alder Lake) with this high-performance graphics solution.

If this laptop PC does not fully meet your needs, we invite you to consult our cheap laptop PC guide, you will find other similar laptops that can be a good alternative to the Asus VivoBook 17 S1702ZA-BX097W.

Chassis, connectors, screen of Asus VivoBook 17 S1702ZA-BX097W

With its relatively thin and light Icelight Silver design, this versatile Ultrabook has a sleek and understated look.

The connectivity included in this versatile laptop PC is good, consisting of 1 USB-C, Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 4.1 wireless module for wireless remote connections and communication, a practical HDMI video output for easy connect this computer to a monitor or a TV for example, an audio port but there are also 2 USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible) which guarantee transfer up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if you connect it to USB 3.0 that device.

Asus VivoBook 17 S1702ZA-BX097W

The screen is anti-reflective, making it more readable than a glossy panel in a bright environment (e.g. outdoors) and less tiring for the eyes for long periods of time. In addition, it reproduces colors more faithfully than usual, without achieving the fidelity provided by high-end IPS or OLED panels. For others, the screen uses classic specifications at this price level, such as a 16/9th format suitable for playing videos as well as a definition of 1600×900 which is less than in more accurate Full HD.

Performance, autonomy of the Asus VivoBook 17 S1702ZA-BX097W

The Asus VivoBook 17 S1702ZA-BX097W is a relatively thin and light full-size laptop designed for general-purpose on-the-go use.

Thanks to its low-power Intel Alder Lake Core i3-1215U processor with 6 hybrid cores and 8 GB of RAM, it delivers good performance in everyday use, such as Internet surfing and office automation .

Particularly suitable for software that uses multi-cores, the Core i3-1215U shows its limitations in processor-intensive applications.

In any case, the Core i3-1215U offers the advantage of integrating Intel UHD G4 directly inside it, a graphics solution thanks to which you can watch photos and videos but also play light titles while this Ultrabook does not have a dedicated graphics card.

Asus VivoBook 17 S1702ZA-BX097W

SSD storage clearly improves day-to-day responsiveness and fluidity compared to a simple hard drive. Thanks to the SSD, software starts / stops, processing and launching are faster in particular, and we can reach online games cards faster.

It must be said that SSD is faster than a hard drive but also more stable, consumes less energy and is quiet.
With its 512 GB, the SSD offers a capacity in line with the standard of hard drives, enough to accommodate many files and applications. In any case, if it turns out to be too fair, you can always use an external storage unit. Favoring a USB-C / USB 3.0 device represents an interesting option for obtaining fast transfers.

As for the autonomy of this Ultrabook whose transport is facilitated by its delicacy and lightness, bet on approximately 7 hours of battery operation with light use.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *