ASUS Releases the Latest VivoBook S14 (S406) in Singapore

The compact and lightweight 14-inch laptop in a 13-inch chassis powered by an 8th generation Intel® Core processor, with Intel® UHD graphics and slim bezel NanoEdge display
KEY POINTS
·         Compact and Lightweight: 14-inch laptop for those constantly on-the-go, with a 14.8mm profile and overall weight of just 1.2kg
·         NanoEdge Display: Thin bezel design provides up to a 78.5% screen-to-body ratio for more immersive viewing
·         Powerful Performance: Powered by an 8th Generation Intel® Core i7 processor with up to 8GB RAM
·         Amazing Graphics and Ultra-Fast Storage: Equipped with Intel® UHD 620 graphics, and up to 512GB M.2 SSD


The VivoBook S14 (S406) features a NanoEdge display with an ultra-thin-bezel to provide a larger display area for more immersive viewing. It is powered by the latest 8th Generation Intel® Core i7 with up to 8GB RAM for supreme multi-tasking performance. The VivoBook S14 (S406) is now retailing from $1,298 at all ASUS Brand Stores and authorised retailers.

Stylish Thin and Light Design
The compact VivoBook S14 (S406) has a thin 14.8mm profile and an overall weight of just 1.2 kg – making it one of the most portable 14-inch laptops available. It has a tough, scratch-resistant metallic spun-metal finish in Icicle Gold colour.

NanoEdge Display for more Immersive Viewing
The slim-bezel NanoEdge display enables the VivoBook S14 (S406) to fit a 14-inch Full HD panel into a
13-inch chassis, making it significantly smaller than typical 14-inch laptops. This innovative design provides it with a thin bezel and up to 78.5% screen-to-body ratio for more immersive viewing.

In addition, the VivoBook S14 (S406) features an exclusive ASUS Splendid and ASUS Tru2Life Video technologies. The ASUS Splendid visual optimisation technology ensures the best image quality for any type of content. It features four display modes, which can be accessed with a single click. Normal mode which is ideal for daily tasks; Vivid mode which optimises contrast to deliver stunning photos and video; Eye Care mode which reduces blue light levels to ease eye strain; and Manual mode that allows for personalised colour adjustments.

The ASUS Tru2Life Video technology makes any video look amazing by optimising every pixel in every frame. Intelligent algorithms improve image contrast by 150%, sharpening details and delivering incredible imagery every time.

Primed for Productivity
The VivoBook S14 (S406) is powered by up the latest 8th generation Intel® Core i7 processor, with 8GB of RAM for supreme multi-tasking performance, and provides 30% more processing power than the previous generation. The VivoBook S14 (S406) also features up to a 512GB SATA M.2 SSD for super fast data access speeds.

The VivoBook S14 (S406) features a USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C (USB-C) port for any-way-up connections and super fast data transfers that are up to 10X faster than standard USB 2.0 ports. The additional USB 3.1 Gen 1 and USB 2.0 ports, along with a micro HDMI port and a microSD card slot, provide hassle-free compatibility with a wide range of peripherals, displays and projectors. Accessing the VivoBook S14 (S406) has never been easier or more secure, thanks to an integrated touchpad fingerprint sensor and Windows Hello support — users can simply log in with a single touch. A full-size backlit keyboard with 1.4mm key travel provides a comfortable typing experience.

The lithium-polymer battery used in the VivoBook S14 (S406) provides up to eight hours[1] of battery life, and offers a lifespan that is up to 3X longer than standard lithium-ion cylinder batteries. With ASUS Battery Health Charging technology, you can set the State of Charge to 60% or 80% to prolong battery lifespan and reduce the chance of battery swelling.

AVAILABILITY & PRICING
The ASUS VivoBook 14 (S406) is now retailing from $1,298 at all ASUS Brand Stores and authorised retailers.

ASUS Brand Stores
Address
Operating Hours
Contact Us
1 Woodlands Square, Causeway Point #03-11, (S)738099
Monday - Sunday: 11.00am - 9.30pm
6376 9314
1 Rochor Canal Rd, Sim Lim Square, (S)188504
Monday - Sunday: 11.00am - 8.00pm
6332 8330
6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square #02-261 – 267, (S)039594
Monday - Sunday: 11.00am - 9.00pm
6332 5384


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About ASUS
ASUS is one of Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies, and is dedicated to creating products for today and tomorrow’s smart life. Our comprehensive portfolio includes Zenbo, ZenFone, ZenBook and a range of IT devices and components, along with AR, VR and IoT. ASUS employs more than 17,000 people worldwide and over 5,500 world-class R&D talents. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, the company won 4,385 awards and earned approximately US$14 billion of revenue in 2015.

SPECIFICATIONS[2]
ASUS VivoBook S14 (S406)
Model
S406UA-BM146T
S406UA-BM145T
Price
$1,298
$1,598
Processor
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U Processor 1.6GHz
(8M Cache, up to 3.4GHz)
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8550U Processor 1.8GHz
(8M Cache, up to 4.0GHz)
Operating System
Windows 10 Home (64-Bit)
Display
14-inch Full HD (1980 x 1080) Panel with Anti-glare Coating
Graphics
Intel® UHD 620
Memory &
Storage
8GB LPDDR3 1866MHz RAM
256GB SSD
8GB LPDDR3 1866MHz RAM
512GB SSD
Wireless
802.11ac Wi-Fi
Bluetooth® 4.1
Connectivity
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 with Type-C Port
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 with Type-A Port
1 x USB 2.0 Port
1 x Micro HDMI Port
1 x Combo Audio Jack
1 x micro SD Card Reader
Camera
Built-in HD Camera
Audio
Built-in Speakers and Microphone
ASUS SonicMaster Technology
Battery
Built-in 39Wh Lithium-polymer Battery (2-cell)
AC Adapter
Output:19V DC, 2.37A, 45W
Input : 100-240V AC, 50/60 Hz universal
Size (W x D x H)
328 x 226.5 x 14.8mm
Weight
1.2kg
Colour
Icicle Gold




[1] Battery life may vary from different usage scenarios and pattern.
[2] Specifications, content and product availability are all subject to change without notice and may differ from country to country. Actual performance may vary depending on applications, usage, environment and other factors. Full specifications are available at http://www.asus.com/sg

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