Asus VivoBook 15 F512JA / X512JA Affordable Mid-Range Laptop
Specifications of the Asus VivoBook F512JA / X512JA
Here are the specs of the Asus VivoBook F512JA / X512JA with descriptions of its features. For comparison against other laptops, you can use the "Compare Specs" button.
|Laptop Type||Standard non-convertible laptop
This laptop features a clamshell-only design, without ability to convert itself into a tablet.
It is usually priced at below $500, making it an affordable laptop PC.
The mid-range performance of this laptop allows you to easily complete your daily home and office computing tasks. It additionally has some potential for heavier duties like professional photo and video editing. However, if you regularly do these tasks, a high-performance laptop is recommended. More info about performance of the laptop can be found in the CPU, GPU, RAM, and Storage sections below.
This is by far the most popular laptop screen size. It provides a lot of screen real estate, while avoiding bulkiness of the 17.3" laptops.
|Screen Resolution||1920x1080 pixels Full HD
Full HD is the most common laptop screen resolution today. It provides a good image sharpness and a decent amount of space on the display for the user interface and programs. However, it isn't as good as the top-tier 4K Ultra HD.
This laptop doesn't support touchscreen input.
|Other Display Specs||IPS type
Displays based on IPS technology provide much wider viewing angles than the budget-class TN screens.
Displays based on the old TN technology lack wide viewing angles you can find on IPS screens. The colors may look washed out or inverted at certain viewing angles.
Anti-glare coating reduces ambient light reflections, as opposed to the glare-type displays with more vivid colors.
|About Laptop Display||Learn about laptop PC displays here.|
|Processor (CPU)||Intel Core i3-1005G1 10th Gen (enables smooth everyday computing)
Intel Core i5-1035G1 10th Gen (decent for heavier tasks, besides enabling effortless daily computing)
Intel Core i7-1065G7 10th Gen (decent for heavier tasks, besides enabling effortless daily computing)
|About Processors||The laptop's processor (CPU) is the main chip of the system and a very important computing performance factor.
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|Graphics (GPU)||Intel UHD G1 integrated graphics of 10th Gen Core i3 & i5 G1
This is an entry-level graphics processor. It's capable of running light games and select heavier titles on the lowest quality settings.
Intel Iris Plus G7 integrated graphics of 10 Gen Core i5, i7 G7 (for light gaming, but with improved smoothness)
|About Graphics Processors||Graphics processor (GPU) is the main factor for 3D gaming performance. It also affects performance of other graphics intensive tasks like some image and video editing operations.
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|System Memory (RAM) Size||8GB RAM
The 8GB RAM size is the standard one in 2022. It provides comfortable multi-tasking for the most home and office users.
16GB and greater RAM sizes are recommended for heavy multitasking, gaming, and specialized programs that require a lot of RAM.
|About RAM||System memory (RAM) size determines multi-tasking capability of a laptop - how many tasks and programs you can run at the same time. Some programs and games may require large RAM to run properly.
Learn about RAM of laptop PCs here.
|Data Storage||128GB SSD
128GB is a relatively small storage space. However, it is usable if you don't store a lot of large files like movies and don't install a lot of programs.
256GB is a decent capacity. If you tend to download and store a lot of large files like movies and install many programs, 512GB or more is a better choice.
512GB storage capacity is recommended if you store a lot of large files and install many programs.
Intel Optane memory 32GB (optional)
Intel Optane memory is used for storage performance optimization. It's an optional feature on this laptop. The 32GB Optane does the job better than the 16GB Optane.
|About Data Storage||Storage capacity determines how much data you can store locally on your laptop. SSD storage is much faster than HDD storage.
Learn about laptop PC data storage here.
|DVD Optical Drive||None|
|Keyboard & Input||Keyboard with dedicated number pad
There's a separate numeric pad located on the right side of the keyboard.
Keyboard backlight makes typing in dark environments easier.
Touchpad with click buttons built into the surface
The left and right click buttons are built into the surface of the touchpad, as opposed to separate physical buttons.
|Speakers & Audio||Stereo speakers
As usual, the device features a pair of built-in stereo speakers.
Combo microphone and headphones audio jack
This laptop has the ordinary 3.5mm combo audio jack that supports both headphone output and microphone input simultaneously.
|Camera||Front-facing web camera
Laptops usually feature a frontal webcam located on the display bezel. This laptop is no exception.
HD 720p resolution
This is the most common web camera resolution in laptops. However, it's low in comparison to camera resolutions of modern smartphones, so it can't produce as sharp picture.
The 802.11AC is the previous-generation wireless networking standard. It's also known as Wi-Fi 5. 802.11AC is succeeded by 802.11AX Wi-Fi 6 with data transfer speed and multi-device connectivity improvements.
|Ethernet Network Port||No
This laptop has no Ethernet LAN port for wired internet and networking connectivity.
This laptop has a built-in Bluetooth module. It enables you to connect the computer to Bluetooth mice and other Bluetooth peripherals, smartphones, and other Bluetooth-equipped devices.
|USB Ports||1 x USB 3.2
A full-size USB port.
1 x USB-C
A compact type of USB port, commonly found in modern laptops and phones.
2 x USB 2.0
A pair of traditional full-size USB ports.
|Video Output Ports||1 x HDMI
HDMI is a widely used digital video output port. You can find HDMI-in ports on most computer monitors and TVs.
Video out via USB-C
The laptop can deliver digital video output via USB-C.
|Media Card Reader||MicroSD card reader
The laptop has a slot for MicroSD memory cards. These are small SD cards commonly used in smartphones.
|Other Features||Fingerprint reader
This laptop has a built-in fingerprint reader. It improves security and enables easier system log-ins.
|About Battery||The battery capacity is relatively low for powering a 15.6" notebook with mid-range components.
The battery life varies depending on usage, settings, and other factors.
|Windows Version||Windows 10 in S mode
Windows 10 in S mode is a very secure but limited Windows version that can't run every Windows program. It is upgradeable free-of-charge to full Windows 10, supporting all modern Windows programs. You can also upgrade to Windows 11, if the hardware requirements are met. More info on windows.com.
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Home is aimed at the regular home and office computer users. Only select business users need the Professional edition. Windows 10 Home users are eligible for a free upgrade to the latest Windows 11 Home.
A typical laptop warranty length.
|Year of Release||2020
Laptops released in 2020.
|Country / Region||Worldwide
The listed specs are general / worldwide specs of the model. Some of its specs may vary depending on the particular configuration and region.
|Popular Configurations||ASUS VivoBook 15 F512JA-AS34 - Intel i3-1005G1 / 8GB RAM / 128GB SSD / Windows 10 Home in S Mode
ASUS VivoBook 15 FF512JA-OH71 - Intel i7-1065G7 / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD / Windows 10 Home
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