ASUS Vivobook S 16 OLED S5606MA-DS96 16″ Laptop

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Brand

Laptop Type

This laptop features a clamshell-only design, without ability to convert itself into a tablet.
Performance

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.
Screen Size

The 16" screen diagonal is slightly longer than the most popular 15.6". It provides a lot of screen real estate, while avoiding bulkiness of the 17.3" laptops.
Screen Resolution

Touchscreen

This laptop doesn't support touchscreen input.
Other Display Specs

OLED display type provides wide viewing angles, low power consumption, and deeper blacks than on the IPS type screens.



Anti-glare coating reduces ambient light reflections, as opposed to the glare-type displays with more vivid colors.



The 120Hz display refresh rate is higher than the common 60Hz. It enables smoother movement of objects on the screen. It's important for gaming and watching fast-paced action and sports. The 120Hz rate also makes webpage scrolling much smoother than on the basic 60Hz displays.



HDR (High Dynamic Range) technology enables improved luminance, contrast and colors on the display. For these improvements, the displayed content has to be HDR compatible.
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Processor (CPU) Intel Core Ultra 9 185H

The Intel Core Ultra 9 185H is among the fastest laptop processors released in 2024. It is suitable for heavy duty computing like multi-media content creation. On the other hand, the Ultra 9 185H and other high-performance H series CPUs consume more power than the slower mainstream chips like the Intel Core U series. And, the Ultra 9 series processors are slower than the corresponding Intel Core i9 series chips you can usually find in gaming laptops.
About Processors The laptop's processor (CPU) is the main chip of the system and a very important computing performance factor.
Graphics (GPU) Intel Arc integrated graphics

The Intel Arc graphics integrated into the Intel Core Ultra H series processors brings improvement in 3D gaming performance over the widely used Intel Iris Xe. Nevertheless, the Arc is good only for light gaming, since high-detail and high-resolution gaming requires a dedicated graphics processor like the Nvidia GeForce RTX series.
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.
System Memory (RAM) Size

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

1TB is an excellent storage capacity. The sizes above 512GB, including 1TB, are recommended for those who store a lot of large files.
About Data Storage Storage capacity determines how much data you can store on your laptop.

Learn about laptop PC data storage here.
Keyboard & Input

There's a separate numeric pad located on the right side of the keyboard.



Keyboard backlight makes typing in dark environments easier.



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.

Full HD 1080p resolution

This is a high laptop web camera resolution in comparison to the common 720p. But, 1080p is low in comparison to resolutions of modern smartphone front cameras.

Face-recognition camera

The dedicated infra-red face recognition cameras in laptops are used for Windows Hello log-ins, without password typing.
Wireless & Networking Wi-Fi 6 802.11AX wireless

The 802.11AX is currently the most used Wi-Fi wireless networking standard in laptops. It’s also known as Wi-Fi 6. When connected to 802.11AX-compatible routers, the 802.11AX modules in laptops bring improvements over the older standards in terms of data transfer speeds and multi-device connectivity. In some of the latest 2024 laptops, 802.11AX is being replaced by 802.11BE.

Bluetooth

This laptop has a built-in Bluetooth module. It enables you to wirelessly connect the computer to Bluetooth peripherals like Bluetooth mice and keyboards, as well as to smartphones, and other compatible devices.
USB Ports 2 x USB Type A

A pair of full-size USB ports.

2 x USB-C

A pair of compact Type-C 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.
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 Ruggedized chassis

The chassis of the laptop has an improved build to better withstand physical shocks.
Battery 75 WHr capacity
About Battery The battery capacity of the typical mid-tier laptop ranges from 40 to 50 WHr.

The battery capacity is excellent for powering mid-range notebooks like this.

The battery life varies depending on usage, settings, and other factors.
Height 0.6"
Width 13.9"
Depth 9.7"
Casing Color Black
Windows Version

Windows 11 Home is aimed at the regular home and office computer users. Only select business users need the Professional edition.
Warranty 1-year

A typical laptop warranty.
Year of Release 2023
Country / Region United States

The device under this particular SKU name is sold on the US market. It may be also available under different SKU names in the US and other regions.

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