Are you in the market for a new laptop for your college or university needs? Well, here’s the new ASUS Vivobook 16 (M1605Y) that gives you a bigger screen for just RM2,599. What’s the catch? Well… there really isn’t one. The Vivobook 16 might just be the best laptop you can get in this price bracket. But hey, let’s go through the specs and features available on the Vivobook 16.
Big screen, new CPU for just RM2,599
The biggest (pun intended) highlight of the ASUS Vivobook 16 is revealed in its name though: the 16-inch WUXGA display that maximizes screen-to-body ratio in a conventional 15.6-inch body. As compared to regular 15.6-inch laptops the Vivobook 16 provides approximately 10% more screen space, which is ideal for browsing the web, or maybe going through extensive spreadsheets. With the TUV Rheinland low blue-light and flicker-free certifications, your eyes will thank you for picking the ASUS Vivobook 16 when burning the midnight oil, for work, or otherwise.
Speaking of spreadsheets, the Vivobook 16 comes with a lifetime Microsoft Office Home & Student 2021 license, perfect for your productivity needs. The battery is a long-lasting 42WHr unit to give you more freedom to work anywhere you want, while the dual-vented cooling ensures that you enjoy optimal performance to stay productive.
And to keep you more productive and less sick (touch wood), the full-sized keyboard and other often-touched areas are protected by ASUS Antimicrobial Guard Plus, which not only eliminates bacteria, but also viruses like SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). Aside from this, The Vivobook 16 is also environmentally conscious with less plastic used in its packaging, and is US MIL-STD-810H military-grade durability certified. After all, a laptop that you can use longer is for sure more green than one that you have to replace every year, right?
A full array of ports line the sides of the ASUS Vivobook 16, and yes, this year you actually get USB-PD support, something which was missing from last year’s Vivobook 16X. and the whole laptop weighs just 1.8kg light while measuring just 1.99cm. So if you’re worried that the ASUS Vivobook 16 will weigh you down, you can rest easy. It’s just as light and portable as your average 15.6-inch laptop, and can also easily slip into any backpack designed for 15.6-inch designs. In terms of styling, you get the option of Indie Black or Cool Silver, so make your pick.
The ASUS Vivobook 16 features the latest AMD Ryzen 7030 U-series processors. ASUS Malaysia is bringing in two variants, one featuring the Ryzen 5 7530U and 8GB DDR4 RAM, which is the one coming in for just RM2,599. If you need more grunt and have a bit more moolah to splash, a higher end Ryzen 7 7730U option with 16GB of DDR4 RAM is available for just RM2,999. To give you more peace of mind, the ASUS Vivobook 16 comes with a 2-year Global Warranty with 1st Year Perfect Warranty. You can check out the ASUS Vivobook 16 (M1605) via the following links:
- Lazada: https://s.lazada.com.my/s.6CVRK
- ASUS e-Store: https://shop.asus.com/my/asus-vivobook-16-m1605.html