Need a lot of storage capacity? The slim and light Asus X515EA multipurpose laptop that comes with a case and a mouse might appeal to you as it offers 1.5TB of space with fast 512GB SSD that boosts its responsiveness. Featuring a 15-inch Full HD anti-glare display and USB-C connectivity, this Windows 11 Ultrabook performs well in everyday use and modest gaming thanks to its 8GB of RAM and Intel Quad Core i5 Tiger Lake processor with Iris Xe graphics module.
Performance, battery life of this Asus VivoBook 15 X515EA
This Asus VivoBook 15 X515EA is a thin and light 15-inch High Definition laptop intended for a common multipurpose use and offering a very important storage capacity.
It offers a total of 1.5TB combining a hard drive with a capacity of 1TB and a 512GB SSD designed to host the system and software.
So you can store and install multiple files and software.
But also to benefit from a very fluid and reactive operation brought by the SSD which is much faster than a hard disk. Other advantages are also to its credit, such as lower energy consumption, greater robustness and silent operation.
The SSD supports the heart of this thin and light laptop very well in everyday use. It consists of 8 GB of RAM and a low-power Intel Tiger Lake Quad Core i5-1135G7 processor with Iris Xe graphics (tested by us).
This core delivers good overall performance, especially in everyday use. Moreover, it allows you to watch photos and videos but also to play modest games even though it does not have a dedicated graphics card, thanks to the Iris Xe.
As for autonomy, expect about 5 hours of battery life in light use for this versatile Ultrabook whose slimness and light weight make it easy to carry.
Features of this Asus VivoBook 15 X515EA
|Screen(s)||15.6″ Full HD (1920×1080, anti-glare/matte)|
|Processor||Intel Core i5-1135G7 Tiger Lake (2.4 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)|
|Installed RAM (max)||8 GB (soldered) DDR4 3200 MHz (20 GB), 1 slot (free)|
|Graphic card||Intel Iris Xe integrated into the processor|
|Storage||512GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 3.0) + 1TB 5400RPM|
|connectors||1 USB 3.0 + 2 USB 2.0 + 1 USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI 1.4, microSD|
|Network||Wi-Fi 5ac (1×1), Bluetooth 4.1|
|Backlit Keyboard||No (1.4mm stroke)|
|Audio system||2 speakers (2W) SonicMaster ICEpower|
|Operating system||Windows 11 64 bit|
|Announced autonomy / Battery||5 hours / Li-Ion 3 cells 37Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||1.8 Kg / 360.2 x 234.9 x 19.9|
This Asus VivoBook 15 X515EA versus the competition
This Asus VivoBook 15 X515EA is currently on sale by SMIDistri and offers an interesting configuration/price ratio for its category where it is one of the only ones to offer such a large total storage capacity but also to come with a case and a mouse.
If this laptop doesn’t fully meet your needs, we invite you to consult our cheap laptop guide, where you will find other similar laptops that can be good alternatives to this Asus VivoBook 15 X515EA.
Chassis, connectors, screen of this Asus VivoBook 15 X515EA
It has a sleek and elegant appearance with its thin and light dark silver design.
This versatile laptop is equipped with good connectivity with its USB-C, its Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 4.1 modules for wireless connections and remote communications, its practical HDMI video output for easy connection to a TV or monitor for example, its audio port without forgetting its 3 USBs, all of which are compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, with USB 3.0 guaranteeing transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if a USB 3.0 peripheral is plugged in.
Video and high definition content lovers will appreciate that the screen adopts a 16/9 format coupled with a precise Full HD definition. Thanks to its anti-reflection treatment, the screen also offers better visibility than a glossy panel in bright environments (eg: outdoor).