Asus VivoBook X412F Review

  • Asus VivoBook X412F Review

Asus launch powerful Notebook Laptop which demonstrates execution isn’t constrained to premium powerhouses. Asus sent us the as of late discharged VivoBook X412F journal, invigorated with an Intel Core i5-8265U processors, 8GB of DDR4 RAM and a 512GB PCIe G3X2 SSD.

Moreover, the new VivoBook sports a 14-inch FHD (1980 x 1080) screen with a 60Hz revive rate. The VivoBook is a ultra-compact workstation that flaunts a great spec sheet and reasonable sticker price.

The principal thing that rings a bell when you take a gander at this scratch pad is “compactness”. The X412F highlights an oversimplified plan with the ErgoLift pivot configuration to build wind current and improve ventilation, a similar framework found on Asus’ Zephyrus models.

The new VivoBook has a brushed-aluminum cover while smooth plastic is utilized on the underbelly and inside. The model we got arrived in a gaudy matte blue shade Asus is calling “Peacock Blue”.

The VivoBook highlights a smooth and meager body. When you hurl it in a sack, it’s in the same class as nonexistent; there’s under 2 kgs among charger and PC. When contrasted with past releases, there isn’t much flex on the console and wrist-rest zone. A metallic plate underneath the consoles decreases flex and gives the gadget a progressively premium feel.

The VivoBook X412F is basically a 13-inch PC with a 14-inch screen. This is one of those workstations you can whip out in a transport or vehicle to complete some work or make up for lost time with a show. The scratch pad’s slim and light plan makes it inconceivably versatile. Moreover, the elastic holds on the base enable it to sit immovably on a table.

The new VivoBook highlights a good combination of I/O with a USB Type-C, USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-An, and USB 2.0 ports, HDMI yield, an earphone jack, and a microSD card space.

Console and Trackpad

The workstation is furnished with a Tenkeyless, illuminated console. While the keycaps are moderately little, the keys themselves are genuinely exact and very firm, requiring a heavier push to enlist, which is very decent.

The white LEDs additionally highlight various degrees of splendor. The capacities keys likewise highlight devoted easy routes. We found the whole console experience truly fulfilling; there was positively no flex to manage while composing.

For the mouse, Asus settled on a glass-shrouded Elan touchpad with Windows Precision drivers. The outside of the trackpad is truly smooth, which makes looking over easy.

The trackpad catches are very strong with the snaps, while the sound includes a pleasant touch. It underpins Windows 10 touchpad signals including multi-motion input, so it’s anything but difficult to switch applications or screens.

Asus additionally incorporates a unique mark sensor on the upper right corner of the trackpad, which is very valuable while signing into Windows utilizing Hello.

Sound and Video

The X412F uses a 14-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS show. Asus utilizes a NanoEdge show on the new VivoBook with slight bezels on all sides to amplify screen land.

The new VivoBook offers a 87-percent screen-to-body proportion. Regardless of lodging, a webcam, the top bezel on the VivoBook is very slim. The IPS board arrives at a normal splendor of

around 250 nits and offers fair survey points. The presentation tends to battle in brilliant open air conditions.

One thing that merits referencing is that this screen is fabricated truly well; there was no recognizable light seeping around the edges. Shading generation is down-right normal, yet at this value point, there’s little you can whine about.

For sound, it gets a passage level SonicMaster sound framework with the speakers set on the underbelly. While Asus claims that SonicMaster innovation offers an encompass audio cue, we observed the speakers to be pretty inferior.

Execution and Battery

The PC includes Intel’s eighth Core processors. Our model highlighted an Intel Core i5-8265U processor combined with 8GB of DDR4 2400MHz RAM and a PCIe SSD.

Considering the X412F is a standard workstation built for regular use, we observed execution to be sufficient. The scratch pad offered a consistent performing multiple tasks understanding, while the PCIe SSD contributes a lot to by and large execution, an appreciated move up to the SATA SSDs of the past.

The quad-center Intel CPU dealt with a Cinebench R20 score of 772 and a Geekbench OpenCL score of 29,340 on the CPU Benchmark test, while Compute Benchmarks got a 30,096 score. We likewise figured out how to play Heroes of the Storm and Overwatch on medium designs settings.

The two games ran truly well offering better than average fps numbers, making the VivoBook an incredible pick in case you’re keen on some light gaming. Be that as it may, it’s significant that the fans can get truly noisy while gaming, yet the PC manages to remain cool over the console and wrist-rest.

The new VivoBook keeps running on a 37 w/hr battery, which adds to around four hours of ordinary utilization. Intel’s Whisky Lake CPU and the FHD IPS board aren’t power hoards using any and all means. Gaming on the battery ought to get you around one hour of use, while performing various tasks among Chrome and MS Office got us minimal more than four hours of battery life.

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Price

The primary motivation behind why the VivoBook X412F bodes well is the cost. The 14-inch model will just slow down you Rs 33,990.

The cost to-execution here just bodes well. On paper, the new VivoBook would have been a magnificent deal notwithstanding for Rs 45,000, which makes the present sticker price even more better.

Verdict

Asus gets the perceived leverage and cost pretty much directly on the new VivoBook. The Intel Core i5 CPU, PCIe SSD, 8GB of RAM, a FHD IPS show and premium structure make the X412F outstanding amongst other worth for-cash standard workstations accessible.

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