Asus Vivobook S 15 S5506NA-MA006W, thin and light 15″ OLED 2.8K multimedia laptop PC AMD with 1 TB SSD – LaptopSpirit

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Our opinion on the Asus Vivobook S 15 OLED S5506NA-MA006W

Thin and light, the versatile High Definition High Fidelity multimedia portable PC Asus Vivobook S 15 OLED S5506NA-MA006W benefits from a 2.8K OLED DCI-P3 screen with a frequency of 120Hz providing good fluidity, fast SSD storage with a large capacity of 1 TB which reinforces its responsiveness, a backlit keyboard, a webcam Infrared for easy biometric authentication or even Wi-Fi 6E connectivity. This sleek silver Windows 11 laptop relies on 16GB of RAM as well as an AMD Rembrandt Refresh Hexa Core Ryzen 5 7535HS processor with Radeon 660M graphics for solid overall performance.

Features of the Asus Vivobook S 15 OLED S5506NA-MA006W

Screen(s) 15.6'' OLED 2.8K 120Hz 0.2ms 550cd/m² 100% DCI-P3 DisplayHDR True Black 500 fine edges (3880×1620, glossy)
Processor AMD Ryzen 5 7535HS Remrandt Refresh (3.3 GHz, 6 cores, 35W)
Installed RAM (max) 16 GB (soldered) LPDDR5 5600 MHz
Graphic card AMD Radeon 660M integrated into the processor
Storage 1TB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4) + 1 free SSD slot
Connections 2 USB 3.2 (Gen1) + 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI 2.1, microSD card reader
Network Wi-Fi 6E ax (2×2), Bluetooth 5.3
Backlit Keyboard Yes, 1 RGB zone, 1.7mm stroke
Numeric keypad Yes
Windows Hello Yes, via infrared webcam
Audio system 2 Harman Kardon Smart Amp speakers
Operating system Windows 11 64-bit
Announced autonomy / Battery 7 hours / Li-Ion 4 cells 75Whr
Weight / Dimensions (mm) 1.5 Kg / 353.6 x 246.9 x 13.9-15.9

The Asus Vivobook S 15 OLED S5506NA-MA006W faces the competition

The Asus Vivobook S 15 OLED S5506NA-MA006W is now displayed in promotion at Asus France and offers a configuration/price ratio attractive for its category where it is one of the cheapest to offer such a high definition and frequency screen with such faithful colors with such large capacity SSD storage but also such a powerful processor and Windows provided.

If this Asus Vivobook S 15 OLED S5506NA-MA006W does not meet all your criteria, you will find on 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.

Need a student laptop? Check out our guide.

Chassis, connections, screen of the Asus Vivobook S 15 OLED S5506NA-MA006W

Robust due to its compliance with the American military resistance standard MIL-STD-810H, this versatile creative oriented laptop adopts an elegant and discreet look with its thin and light Cool Silver design.

This multimedia portable PC integrates good connectivity with its 2 USB-C, its Bluetooth 5.3 and Wi-Fi 6E ax modules to communicate and connect remotely wirelessly, its practical HDMI video output to easily connect it to a TV and/or or a monitor for example, its audio port or its 2 USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible) guaranteeing transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if USB 3.0 devices are connected.

You can authenticate biometrically by facial recognition via the Infrared webcam and Windows Hello technology.

When the ambient light is low, you can obviously activate the backlighting of the chiclet keyboard to better distinguish its keys.

Asus Vivobook S 15 OLED S5506NA-MA006W

A real asset of this configuration, the screen will delight creators because it offers much more faithful colorimetry than average with great black depth but also significant vertical and horizontal viewing angles.
And this is thanks to its OLED DCI-P3 specifications also ensuring minimal latency. Associated with the frequency of 120Hz higher than the standard 60Hz, the screen reinforces overall fluidity.
The screen is also very well suited to High Definition content such as videos due to its 2.8K definition, which is significantly higher than Full HD and its 16:9 format.
OLED induces a shiny treatment which revives colors but is subject to reflections in bright environments (e.g. outdoors).

Performance, battery life of the Asus Vivobook S 15 OLED S5506NA-MA006W

The Asus Vivobook S 15 OLED S5506NA-MA006W can appeal to those who want to get a versatile 15-inch High Definition High Fidelity laptop with high performance in terms of multimedia-oriented processor.

Maximum users will be attracted by the solid general performance provided by this laptop PC. Because it relies on 16 GB of RAM as well as an AMD Rembrandt Refresh Hexa Core Ryzen 5 7535HS processor in which the Radeon 660M graphics solution takes place.

Multimedia processing taking advantage of RAM and multi-core is much faster with this core than with 8 GB DDR4/5 as well as a Quad Core. We clearly feel the difference in areas such as video editing or photo editing.

Gamers will move on since no dedicated graphics card is included in this laptop, unless they are content with light to modest games. And to be ready for concessions. Because the 2.8K definition of the screen requires more graphics calculations than Full HD, which results in a lower number of fps.

Thanks to the Radeon 660M which supports all graphics, we can also obviously watch HD photos and videos.

The storage is up to par since it is entrusted to an SSD which accelerates processing in addition to starts/stops and application launches, compared to a hard drive. Thanks to the SSD, the arrival on the online game cards also happens faster.

Concretely, the SSD provides much better fluidity and responsiveness in use than a hard drive.
Because an SSD is much faster, in addition to being silent, more energy efficient and more resistant to shocks.

The SSD integrated here offers a substantial capacity of 1000 GB to install and store multiple software, games and files including personal creations.

Finally, on the autonomy side, while waiting for more concrete tests on approximately 7 hours of battery operation in light use for this computer as easily transportable as an Ultrabook thanks to its lightness and finesse.
It may interest some people looking for a Student laptop High Definition High Fidelity powerful processor.

Finally, expect heat and noise in the event of heavy use of this computer which can be associated if necessary with a ventilated support to limit its temperatures (remember to check the dimensions carefully!).

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