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Notebookcheck says:

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Alongside the elegant design, slim build, potent equipment featuring a dedicated GPU and the decent emission values, it represents a good and attractive 15.6-inch ultrabook for a reasonable price. quote


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Critic reviews

6.6
6 reviews
  • Speed and features
    7.8
  • Design and form factor
    7.4
  • Battery life
    5.6
  • Display
    6.8
  • Durability
    8.0
  • Expandability
  • Noise
    8.0
  • Portability (size / weight)
    6.7

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User reviews

8.0
1 review
8.0
CNET Apr 12, 2013

The VivoBook S500CA offers a big-screened touch-screen Windows 8 laptop for a bargain price -- and without many extras.

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6.0
PC World May 7, 2013

The Asus VivoBook S550CA is an affordable 15.6-inch touchscreen notebook with full Windows 8. While it falls short in media playback and battery life, it's still one of the better deals currently.

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6.0
Pocket-Lint Jun 5, 2013

The Asus S500C is far from a bad machine, but the 720p display, relatively slow processor and limited memory mean that it's not one for the demanding user...If the price was lower and the screen and battery more impressive, then this would be a great laptop. As it stands, in this spec, it's just a...

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6.0
Pocket-Lint Jun 5, 2013

The Asus S500C is far from a bad machine, but the 720p display, relatively slow processor and limited memory mean that it's not one for the demanding user. It's also not exactly bargain of the century either.

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8.0
Notebookcheck Apr 8, 2013

Alongside the elegant design, slim build, potent equipment featuring a dedicated GPU and the decent emission values, it represents a good and attractive 15.6-inch ultrabook for a reasonable price.

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8.0
vividscum vividscum

The Asus VivoBook S500, is a great laptop (priced at $589 - what I paid for it). Cons: -Does not come with Optical Drive (for a more thin like design) -Only 1 USB 3.0 Port -VGA port (which is very outdated) -Battery life is fine, but could be improved. -Processor cannot be upgraded Pros:...

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