Sleek And Elegant

Hairline-spun textured metal surfaces allow ASUS VivoBook S500 to
elegantly stand out from the crowd.

With its Ultrabook 21mm form factor, it still packs full features in a
slender build, matching the dynamic nature of new high-portability and
intuitive computing.

The slim design is easy to carry while showcasing premium chic and feel.

Processor and Memory

Processor Type: Intel Core i3-3217U 1.8GHz 3MB

Memory (RAM): 4GB DDR3

Maximum Memory: 8GB

Hard Drive and Multimedia Drives

Hard Drive: 500GB 5400RPM + 24G SSD

Multimedia Card Slot: SD Card Reader

Optical Drive: None

Graphics: UMA

Audio: Sonicmaster

Display: 15.6″ HD 16:9 1366*768 Touchscreen

Keyboard: Chiclet

Mouse: Built-in Touch pad pointing device

Webcam: HD Camera


Ethernet:Integrated 10/100/1000 Mbps,

Wireless LAN 802.11n



1x VGA port/Mini D-sub 15-pin for external monitor


1x USB 3.0 / 2x USB 2.0 ports

2 Audio jacks: Audio out/Mic-in

1x LAN RJ-45 jack

Card Reader

Battery Type: 3 cell lithium polymer Up to 5 Hours

Operating System: Windows 8

2 thoughts on “ASUS VivoBook S500CA-SI30401U 15.6″ Touchscreen Ultrabook Laptop Computer, Intel Core i3-3217U, 4GB Memory, 500GB Hard Drive, 24GB SSD , Windows 8

  1. P. knight "Speed expert" says:

    Best sub $500 Laptop on the Market Dec 7, 2013: Just received the S500 from this webpage and it does in fact, have a caching SSD, so you can be confident that it will be a very fast machine……………………………………………….Allow me to clarify that I wouldn’t own this big a laptop for myself. I have the 12 inch Vivobook and it’s just perfect for me.This one is for a friend who needs a full size laptop.So let’s get to it.This machine is blistering fast. I have a Samsung 840 SSD in my own Vivobook and this 16 incher matches it. They both have the same processor and same amount of ram. The only difference is that the 16 incher uses a caching SSD which would make any computer a lot faster, but I didn’t expect it to be as fast as my own.Anyhow, if you like fast machines, this one may be for you.The build is absolutely beautiful and super solid.I have two Asus low end plastic laptops here and the keyboard quality difference between the S500 and…

  2. Tom T says:

    She likes it; really, really likes it! As a Mac user since ’85 and a current MacBook Pro owner, I have to agree with “Speed expert” that this is a good looking machine and is super solid. It definitely looks and feels a lot more expensive than what I paid for it during the Amazon BF lightening sale. I wouldn’t be embarrassed if any of my Mac friends saw me using it. There’s nothing about the outer appearance or when you open the lid that yells “Cheap.”No, I haven’t switched over to the Dark Side. I got this for my wife, who happens to be computer semi-literate. I mean that in a positive way. She’s avoided computers for years, but has finally decided to at least give them a try.I thought she might like a tablet, but after sampling various tablets of various sizes and brands belonging to friends, relatives and store displays, none appealed to her. Even tho most are several pounds heavier than a tablet, she wanted a laptop, and the bigger the…

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