Asus Vivobook S 15 S5506NA-MA006W, 15″ Silver OLED 2.8K Thin and Light AMD Multimedia Laptop with 1TB 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 laptop Asus Vivobook S 15 OLED S5506NA-MA006W benefits from a 2.8K OLED DCI-P3 screen with a frequency of 120Hz providing good fluidity, a fast SSD storage with a large capacity of 1 TB which reinforces its responsiveness, a backlit keyboard, an infrared webcam for easy biometric authentication or even a Wi-Fi 6E connection. This elegant silver Windows 11 laptop is based on 16 GB of RAM as well as an AMD Rembrandt Refresh Hexa Core Ryzen 5 7535HS processor with Radeon 660M graphics for solid overall performance.

Asus Vivobook S 15 OLED S5506NA-MA006W

Asus Vivobook S 15 OLED S5506NA-MA006W Specifications

Screen(s) 15.6'' OLED 2.8K 120Hz 0.2ms 550cd/m² 100% DCI-P3 DisplayHDR True Black 500 Narrow Bezels (3880×1620, Glossy)
Processor AMD Ryzen 5 7535HS Remrandt Refresh (3.3 GHz, 6 cores, 35W)
Installed RAM (max) 16GB (soldered) LPDDR5 5600MHz
Graphic card AMD Radeon 660M integrated into the processor
Storage 1TB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4) + 1 free SSD slot
Connectivity 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 vs. the competition

The Asus Vivobook S 15 OLED S5506NA-MA006W is now available in promotion at Asus France and offers a configuration/price ratio attractive for its category where it is one of the least expensive to offer a screen with such high definition and frequency 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. With the same budget, favor the model that has the most powerful graphics card, it is the one that will have the most impact on performance.

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

Ruggedized to meet the U.S. military's MIL-STD-810H resistance standard, this versatile, creative-oriented laptop has a sleek, understated look with its thin and light Cool Silver design.

This multimedia laptop has good connectivity with its 2 USB-C, its Bluetooth 5.3 and Wi-Fi 6E ax modules for communicating and connecting remotely wirelessly, its practical HDMI video output for easy connection to a TV and/or monitor for example, its audio port or its 2 USB 3.0 (compatible with USB 2.0) guaranteeing transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if USB 3.0 peripherals are connected.

You can authenticate yourself 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 depth of blacks but also significant vertical and horizontal viewing angles.
And this is thanks to its OLED DCI-P3 specifications which also ensure minimal latency. Combined with the 120Hz frequency which is higher than the 60Hz standard, the screen enhances overall fluidity.
The screen is also very well suited to High Definition content such as videos thanks to its 2.8K definition, which is significantly higher than Full HD, and its 16:9 format.
OLED induces a brilliant treatment which revives the colours 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.

A maximum of users will be seduced by the solid overall performance provided by this laptop. Because it is based 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 is installed.

Multimedia processing that takes advantage of RAM and multi-core is much faster with this core than with 8 GB DDR4/5 and a Quad Core. The difference is clearly felt in areas such as video editing or photo editing.

Gamers will pass their way since no dedicated graphics card is embedded in this laptop, unless you are content with light to modest games. And be ready to make concessions. Because the 2.8K definition of the screen requires more graphic calculations than Full HD which results in a lower number of fps.

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

The storage is up to par since it is entrusted to an SSD which accelerates processing in addition to startups/shutdowns and application launches, and this compared to a hard drive. Thanks to the SSD, the arrival on the cards of online games is also faster.

Asus Vivobook S 15 OLED S5506NA-MA006W

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 quieter, more energy efficient and more shock resistant.

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

Finally, in terms of battery life, while waiting for more concrete tests, expect around 7 hours of battery life in light use for this computer, which is as easily transportable as an Ultrabook thanks to its lightness and thinness.
It may interest some people looking for a Student laptop High Definition High Fidelity powerful in terms of processor.

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

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