ASUS Ultrabook S500CA-DS51T 15.6-Inch Touchscreen Laptop ( Black )

September 11, 2013 - Comment

Black/15.6-Inch HD (1366*768) LED + Touch/Intel Core i5-3317U (1.7GHz) Ivy Bridge with Turbo (2.6GHz)/6GB DDR3/Intel GMA HD/500GB 5400RPM + 24G SSD/No Optical Drive/Windows 8 (64 bit)/802.11BGN/0.3MP/Bluetooth 4.0/1YR International/1YR Accidental Damage/30-Day Zero Bright Dot/2-way FREE shipping/24-7 tech support ASUS VivoBook Touch. The World at Your Fingertips. The ASUS VivoBook S500 gets even more hands on, thanks

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(as of October 22, 2017 2:46 pm BST - Details)

Black/15.6-Inch HD (1366*768) LED + Touch/Intel Core i5-3317U (1.7GHz) Ivy Bridge with Turbo (2.6GHz)/6GB DDR3/Intel GMA HD/500GB 5400RPM + 24G SSD/No Optical Drive/Windows 8 (64 bit)/802.11BGN/0.3MP/Bluetooth 4.0/1YR International/1YR Accidental Damage/30-Day Zero Bright Dot/2-way FREE shipping/24-7 tech support

ASUS VivoBook

Touch. The World at Your Fingertips.

The ASUS VivoBook S500 gets even more hands on, thanks to a responsive 15.6″ HD touchscreen that lets you tap, swipe and pinch to zoom just like a tablet. Designed with users in mind, the VivoBook offers an incredible mobile computing experience with a stylish and easy-to-carry slim design.

ASUS VivoBook S500 and You. Incredible Together.


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Intuitive touchscreen built for
incredible Windows 8 experience
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Touch

Move over, keyboard and mouse.

ASUS VivoBook S500 Series unleashes the power of Windows 8 with an all-glass 15.6″ HD capacitive touch panel. Open up a world of functionality with a notebook that lets you double tap to open documents, swipe to browse photos, and pinch to zoom in on maps, just like you would with a smartphone or tablet. Of course, if you prefer your trusty keyboard and track pad, you’re free to use those methods as well.

Designed to impress

Ultrabook profile with a
Ultrabook profile with a Solid State
Hybrid Drive for faster boot time
and speedy data access
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See

Designed to impress.

A notebook with a touchscreen is incredible in and of itself. Of course, a slim Ultrabook profile with premium brushed metallic texture, hidden hinges design, and a Chiclet keyboard wouldn’t hurt either. Focusing on even the smallest details, the ASUS VivoBook S500 is set to offer high durability and an elegant look within an ultra-slim profile that matches the dynamic new standards for high-portability and intuitive computing.

2-second Instant On resume
time from hibernate mode
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Perform

One…two… and we’re back on.

Get up to speed faster with exclusive Super Hybrid Engine II—delivering two-second instant on so you can resume from hibernate mode without delay. Data is also safe and secure with the ASUS VivoBook S500 Series which automatically backs up your data when battery level drops below 5%.

It’s ULTRABOOK Fast

With a 24GB solid state hybrid drive cache, the ASUS VivoBook S500 delivers faster data load time and responsiveness compared to traditional hard drives.

ASUS SonicMaster technology,
delivering surprisingly
full sound from built-in speakers
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Hear

Hear the power.

Featuring exclusive ASUS SonicMaster Lite technology, the ASUS VivoBook S500 delivers deeper and richer bass, a wider audio range and pristine clarity by employing larger speakers and specially designed chambers within the limited space of a notebook to allow sound waves to fully expand outwards. With proprietary software, ASUS AudioWizard, it also offers access to new dimensions of sound with selectable modes including music, movie, and even game mode fitting audio needs based on your environment and preferences.

32GB x 3years free ASUS
cloud storage (valued at $49.99!)
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Share

Grab it from the cloud.

With cloud-based ASUS WebStorage, access all your documents, photos, music, and videos from any device you are on. Even better, ASUS VivoBook S500 comes with free 32GB of WebStorage cloud space for three years (valued at $49.99).

Relax, ASUS has got you covered!

This notebook is backed by the industry’s most comprehensive coverage:

1-Year International Warranty
(http://www.service.asus.com/)

30-Day zero bright dot display guarantee Free 2-way standard shipping 24/7 Technical Support

1-Year Accidental Damage Protection

Covers accidental drops, spills, power surges and fire damage for the first year (valued at $99). For more information, visit http://notebookcare.asus.com/

Model Comparison

Product Model Name S500CA-DS51T S550CA-DS51T S56CA-DH51 Design Texture Brushed Aluminum Brushed Aluminum Brushed Aluminum Dimension 15.1″ x 10.2″ x .8″ Ultra-slim 15.0″ x 10.5″ x .8″ Ultra-slim 14.9″ x 10.5″ x .83″ Ultra-slim Weight 4.6lbs 5.1lbs 5.1lbs Display Size 15.6″ 15.6″ 15.6″ Resolution 1366×768 LED backlit HD 1366×768 LED backlit HD 1366×768 LED backlit HD Touch Yes Yes No Performance Memory 6GB 6GB 6GB Storage HDD 500GB (5400 RPM ) 500GB (5400 RPM ) 750GB (5400 RPM) SSD 24GB 24GB 24GB Cloud 32GB ASUS WebStorage1 32GB ASUS WebStorage1 32GB ASUS WebStorage1 Connectivity Wireless 802.11 b/g/n 802.11 b/g/n 802.11 b/g/n Bluetooth BT 4.0 BT 4.0 N/A ODD Optical Drive N/A Yes Yes Protection Warranty 1 Yr International Warranty 1 Yr International Warranty 1 Yr International Warranty Pixel Policy 30-day Zero Bright Dot Guarantee 30-day Zero Bright Dot Guarantee 30-day Zero Bright Dot Guarantee Coverage (registration required) 1 Yr Accidental Damage Protection 1 Yr Accidental Damage Protection 1 Yr Accidental Damage Protection

Specifications

Operating System: Windows 8 (64-bit) Display: 15.6″ LED backlit HD (1366×768) capacitive touch panel Processor: Intel® Core i5-3317U Processor (1.7 GHz) Graphics: Intel GMA HD Wireless: 802.11 b/g/n; Bluetooth 4.0 Memory: 6GB DDR3 Storage: 500GB (5400 RPM ) + 24GB SSD + 32GB ASUS WebStorage1 Camera: 0.3MP Speakers: Stereo speakers with ASUS SonicMaster technology Card Reader: SD Card Reader Input/ Output: 1 x Audio jack combo 1 x VGA port 1 x HDMI port 1 x USB 3.0 port 2 x USB 2.0 port 1 x RJ45 Battery: Up to 5 hours2 Dimensions: 15.1″ x 10.2″ x 0.8″ (W x D x H) Weight:4.6 lbs. with battery Color:: Black

What’s in the Box

ASUS VivoBook S500 Series Notebook AC Adapter User Manual

ASUS- Top 3 Global Consumer Notebook Brand

As the world’s top three consumer notebook brand and maker of the world’s best-selling motherboards, ASUS prides itself by making products that always “START with PEOPLE.” With a persistent approach to innovation, ASUS goes beyond satisfying current consumer needs to surpass expectations and spark the imaginations of people everywhere. ASUS designs and manufactures a diverse range of products as part of our relentless search for incredible, including motherboards, graphics cards, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, networking devices, servers, smartphones and tablets. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,168 awards in 2012 and recently received the recognition for the 2013 PC Magazine Reader’s Choice Award.

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1 Complimentary 32GB ASUS WebStorage space for 3 year.

2 Subject to product model, normal usage conditions and configuration.

 

Product Features

  • Intel Core i5-3317U Processor (1.7 GHz)
  • 6 GB DDR3 RAM
  • 500 GB 5400 rpm Hard Drive, 24 GB Solid-State Drive
  • 15.6-Inch Screen, Intel HD Graphics 4000
  • Windows 8

 

Comments

Masslfe says:

Great Laptop Bought this from another retailer with the i5 processor, which was more than enough speed. I hadn’t had any slowdowns even before I upgraded certain items. Windows 8 takes a bit to get used to but so far I like it. I’m getting more used to the app OS’s like Android so the mixture in Windows 8 is becoming more convenient.I still like the 15″ size over the smaller sizes so this was the way to go for me. I also find it convenient to have a keypad on the laptop since it cuts some inefficiency when doing a lot of accounting work. I also felt that if I were to get a new laptop with Win 8 I’d have to go touchscreen and that, I feel, has been a great advantage – makes surfing the web and other tasks much quicker than using a mouse.I’m used to an ASUS UL50VT so the screen was no drop off and thus I was still used to the 1366×768 resolution, some may find it lacking but for the price, you’ve gotta expect some shortcomings – I’m tired of seeing people posting how the screen is…

Duderino says:

So far so Perfect! Overall:Fast, responsive, lightweight, solid.Screen:720p is off-putting after being used to 1080p or better. I overlook it because I knew those were the specs when I bought it.The touchscreen aspect is solid, no lags, very responsive.HDD:Before I replaced the hard drive, I thought it was really fast. The use of the 24GB mSATA is key here. I don’t think the ultrabook would be any use without it.HDD upgrade to SSD:And I thought the hybrid aspect was fast, this baby is blazing. 5 seconds or less to get this baby running, 5 seconds or less to shut down. I loaded Win 8 without all the bloatware, it’s amazing. Very easy, the BIOS seems to have kept my Win8 license key, so the install of the OS was easy with a USB DVD drive.6GB RAM:Plenty of memory for what I need it for: browsers, word processing, pic/vid viewing, skype, eReader, etc. I might upgrade eventually, but so far so good. Windows OS handles…

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