Asus Vivobook 14X S1402IA-EK014W, 14″ AMD Hexa Core thin, fast and light laptop – LaptopSpirit

Our Asus Vivobook 14X S1402IA-EK014W review

A versatile thin and light laptop equipped with a powerful AMD Hexa Core Ryzen 5 4600H processor, theAsus Vivobook 14X S1402IA-EK014W The 14-inch Full HD anti-reflective screen sees its responsiveness enhanced by its speedy 512 GB SSD storage. This compact laptop PC with an elegant and robust silver design running Windows 11 is also equipped with USB-C connectivity and Radeon Vega 6 graphics module for playing light titles.

Features of Asus Vivobook 14X S1402IA-EK014W

screen(s). 14” Full HD LED 45% NTSC 220cd/m² (1920×1080, anti-reflective)
Processor AMD Ryzen 5 4600H Renoir (3.0 GHz, 6 cores, TDP 45W)
Installed RAM (max) 8 GB (soldered) DDR4 3200 MHz (32 GB), 1 slot (free)
Graphic card AMD Radeon Vega 6 is integrated into the processor
Storage 512GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 3.0)
connectors 2 USB 3.2 (Gen1) + 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI 1.4
Network Wi-Fi 5ac (1×1), Bluetooth 4.1
Backlit keyboard
Numeric keypad
Windows Hello
Audio system 2 Sonic Master speakers
Operating system Windows 11 64 bit
Autonomy revealed / Battery 5 hours / Li-Ion 3 cells 42Whr
Weight / Dimensions (mm) 1.5 Kg / 324.9 x 213.9 x 19.9

The Asus Vivobook 14X S1402IA-EK014W against the competition

The Asus Vivobook 14X S1402IA-EK014W is currently offered by baker and is positioned as one of the few in its category that offers a very powerful processor.

Chassis, connectors, screen of Asus Vivobook 14X S1402IA-EK014W

Defying US military strength standard MIL-STD-810H, this thin and light general-purpose laptop looks sleek and small in its lightweight Icelight Silver design.

The connection is correct, consisting of 1 USB-C, Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 4.1 wireless module for remote connections and communication, an HDMI video output useful for easily connecting this PC to a TV or monitor for example , an audio port or 3 USB compatible with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, USB 3.0 guarantees transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if you connect USB 3.0 devices.

Asus Vivobook 14X S1402IA-EK014W

It’s too bad, however, not to find newer and better Wi-Fi ax and Bluetooth 5 modules, or a backlighting system for the keys of the chiclet keyboard.

In any case, lovers of High Definition content will appreciate that the screen uses Full HD definition associated with a 16:9 format suitable for playing videos. Because it is anti-reflective, the screen is more readable in a bright environment (eg outdoors) than a glossy panel.

Performance, autonomy of the Asus Vivobook 14X S1402IA-EK014W

The Asus Vivobook 14X S1402IA-EK014W is a processor-efficient compact laptop designed for everyday general purpose use.

It delivers great overall performance capable of satisfying many users as it is based on 8 GB of RAM along with an old generation AMD APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) Ryzen 5 4600H Hexa Core Renoir processor that shows its full potential. under software that exploits multicore greedy on CPU resources.

If gamers go because there is no dedicated graphics card, thanks to the Radeon Vega 6 solution integrated directly into Ryzen 5, you can watch photos and videos and even indulge in light games.

Asus Vivobook 14X S1402IA-EK014W

On the storage side, there is an SSD 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 practice, thanks to the SSD, we get faster start / stop, processing and launch of applications than the hard disk, or even faster when it comes to online games cards.
In general, an SSD guarantees better responsiveness and fluidity in use than a hard drive.

In case 512 GB is too tight, however, we can rely on an external storage unit such as a USB 3.0 device to get fast transfers.

Finally, on the autonomy side, count on around 5 hours of battery life in light use for this elegant and robust multipurpose laptop PC whose transport is facilitated by its compactness, its finesse and its lightness.
Expect it to harden and heat up under heavy load (eg treatments).

If necessary to limit the temperature, a ventilated support can be used (remember to check the measurements carefully!).

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