• CPU: Intel Core i5-1035G1
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce MX130 (2GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4
  • Weight: 1.80 kg (4 lbs)

Pros

  • Decent upgradeability
  • GeForce MX250 and an IPS display at a great price
  • Comfortable viewing angles and good contrast ratio (AUO B156HAN02.1)
  • It doesn't use harmful PWM to adjust brightness levels (AUO B156HAN02.1)

Cons

  • Unsatisfactory build quality
  • Covers only 53% of the sRGB color gamut (AUO B156HAN02.1)
  • Weird and inefficient cooling solution
  • Mediocre input devices
  • Very small battery (although light loads will drain the battery surprisingly slowly)

ASUS VivoBook 15 F515 - Specs

CPU Performance #81
  • Intel Core i5-10210U 3025%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3500U 0.3%
  • Intel Core i5-1035G1
  • Intel Core i3-1115G4 34.6%
  • Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.5%
  • Intel Core i7-8650U 1.6%
GPU Performance #133
  • Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 1.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX230 (2GB GDDR5) 0.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX130 (2GB GDDR5)
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 5 0.4%
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 0.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce 940MX (2GB GDDR5) 0.1%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
AUO B156HAN02.1
Color accuracy 4.4 -> 3.7
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe 3.0 x2 See photo
RAM
8GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
37Wh, 2-cell
Body Material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
Dimensions
360.2 x 234.9 x 19.9 mm (14.18" x 9.25" x 0.78")
Weight
1.80 kg (4 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 2.0
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI
  • Card Reader Multi-format card reader
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5mm Combo Jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera VGA
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Analog Microphone
  • Speakers 2x 2W, ASUS SonicMaster Technology
  • Optical drive

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920 x 1080, IPS

Name AUO B156HAN02.1
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 290 cd/m2
sRGB 51%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1310:1
dE Color Checker 4.4 3.7
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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