Promo €699 Asus VivoBook 14X N3405VA-LY121W, Silver 14″ 16/10 nomadic 8h laptop PC easy to transport under high-performance Intel Raptor i5-H

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Our opinion on the Asus VivoBook 14X N3405VA-LY121W

Easy to transport and nomadic with its 8-hour battery life, the versatile elegant silver laptop Asus VivoBook 14X N3405VA-LY121W adopts a 14-inch anti-glare IPS Full HD screen, a backlit keyboard, a webcam shutter as well as fast 512 GB SSD storage which reinforces its responsiveness. This thin and light antimicrobial compact Windows 11 Ultrabook benefits from a high-performance Core i5-13500H Intel Raptor Lake hybrid processor with Iris Xe graphics solution suitable for light gaming as well as 16 GB of RAM which accelerates multimedia processing.

Asus VivoBook 14X N3405VA-LY121W

Features of the Asus VivoBook 14X N3405VA-LY121W

Screen(s) 14'' IPS Full HD thin edges 16/10 (1920×1200, anti-glare)
Processor Intel Core i5-13500H Raptor Lake-H (8 cores: 4P 2.1 GHz, 4E 1.5 GHz, 45W)
Installed RAM (max) 16 GB (8 GB soldered + 8 GB) DDR5 4800 MHz (64 GB), 1 slot (occupied)
Intel Iris Xe integrated into the processor
Storage 512GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 3.0)
Connections 2 USB 3.2 (Gen1) + 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI 2.1
Network Wi-Fi 6E ax (2×2), Bluetooth 5.3
Backlit Keyboard Yes (1.4mm stroke)
Numeric keypad Yes
Windows Hello
Audio system 2 speakers (2x2W) Sonic Masger
Operating system Windows 11 64-bit
Announced autonomy / Battery 7 hours / Li-Ion 3 cells (50Whr or 63Whr)
Weight / Dimensions (mm) 1.45 Kg / 317.1 x 222.5 x 18.9

The Asus VivoBook 14X N3405VA-LY121W currently displays in promotion at Asus France and offers a configuration/price ratio interesting for its category where it is one of the least expensive to offer such a powerful and recent processor with a 16/10th screen.

If this Asus VivoBook 14X N3405VA-LY121W does not meet all your criteria, you will find it in our guide Gaming laptop other configurations to play with a similar budget. For the same budget, choose the model with the most powerful graphics card, it will have the greatest impact on performance.

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Chassis, connections, screen of the Asus VivoBook 14X N3405VA-LY121W

Certified to the American military resistance standard MIL-STD-810H, this versatile laptop computer can be opened 180° completely flat and recharged to 60% in 49 minutes. It has a light silver Cool Silver design, compact, thin and light, sober and elegant, coated with a Antimicrobial treatment protecting against 99% of bacteria.

IceCool technology cools it using a fan (89 blades), 2 heat pipes and air grilles.

This Ultrabook offers good connectivity including 1 USB-C, Wi-Fi 6E ax and Bluetooth 5.3 wireless modules for remote connections and communications, a practical HDMI video output to easily connect it to a TV or monitor for example , an audio port or even 2 USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible) guaranteeing transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if you plug in USB 3.0 devices.

To preserve privacy, the webcam can be hidden via a physical cover to slide in front when not in use.

You can activate the backlighting of the chiclet keyboard to better distinguish its keys when the ambient light is reduced.

Asus VivoBook 14X N3405VA-LY121W

The screen adopts a 16:10 format which displays more height information than the classic 16:9 format.
The screen is also suitable for High Definition content due to its Full HD definition while its IPS technology ensures significant viewing angles, both horizontally and vertically.
Thanks to its anti-reflective treatment, the screen is also more readable than a shiny panel in a bright environment (e.g. outdoors).

Performance, battery life of the Asus VivoBook 14X N3405VA-LY121W

The Asus VivoBook 14X N3405VA-LY121W is a compact laptop computer with high processor performance for everyday versatile use.

Driven by a Core i5-13500H Intel Raptor Lake processor with 12 hybrid cores housing the Iris Xe graphics module, this Ultrabook delivers good general performance capable of satisfying many users, especially as it is associated with 16 GB of RAM.

Creatives will appreciate this core which guarantees faster processing than a classic Quad Core and 8 GB DDR4, the difference being particularly notable in areas requiring CPU and RAM resources taking advantage of multi-core, such as photo editing or video editing.

On the other hand, there is no GPU acceleration of processing here since no dedicated graphics card is on board.
All graphics are therefore managed by the Iris Xe, thanks to which you can still watch photos and videos but also play light to modest games.

Very efficient in everyday use, this laptop PC is very responsive to use thanks to its core but also its storage.
It is in fact entrusted to an SSD that is much faster than a hard drive but also consumes less energy, is silent and more robust.

Responsiveness and fluidity are much better with an SSD than with a hard drive.
Concretely, thanks to the SSD, starts/stops, processing and launches of applications are much faster, for example, and we can access online game cards more quickly.

A 512 GB SSD is integrated here, a capacity equivalent to standard hard drives.
If, however, you need additional space, you can use an external storage unit such as a USB 3.0/USB-C device to benefit from fast transfers.

Asus VivoBook 14X N3405VA-LY121W

As for autonomy, count on around 7 hours of battery operation in light use for this Ultrabook whose compactness, lightness and finesse make it easy to transport, enough to interest some in search of a Student laptop.

Under heavy loads (e.g. treatments), expect this elegant multi-purpose laptop to heat up and make itself heard.
If necessary, we can couple it with a ventilated support to limit its temperatures (remember to check the dimensions carefully!).

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