If you have been patiently waiting for the arrival of the new Asus Vivobook S500 Windows 8 ultra book in stores, you will be pleased to learn that Asus has now announced their availability within North America.
The Asus Vivobook S500 is equipped with a 15.6″ screen with a 1366 x 768 pixel resolution and is powered by a 3rd generation Intel Core i5 1.7 GHz Core i5-3317U processor, supported by 6GB of RAM, together with ASUS SonicMaster audio.
Storage on the Asus Vivobook S500 is provided by a hybrid SSD/HD drive option, offering 500GB of storage plus 24GB of SSD for super fast boot-up, and comes with Intel HD Graphics 4000. Asus explained in their press release today:
“ASUS VivoBook S500 is designed with stylish aesthetics, true-to-life sound, and instinctive touch capabilities via the highly responsive multi-point HD touch panel or the oversized touchpad incorporating ASUS Smart Gesture technology. It is ideal for the increasingly cloud-based nature of computing with seamless connectivity options and a slim form factor for easy mobility. True 2-second instant on resume from sleep mode provides near-instantaneous access to Windows 8 and its energy-conserving design allows standby for up to two weeks.”
The new Asus Vivobook S500 is now available to purchase with prices starting at $699 and rising depending on your choice of options and requirements.
Source: Digital Trends