ASUS Gets in on the Copilot+ Action with the Vivobook S 15


Following Microsoft’s massive announcement of its new wave of Copilot+ software and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X series processors, ASUS likewise unveiled its newest laptop, the ASUS Vivobook S 15 (S5507). The S 15 is the company’s first Copilot+ PC, meaning that users get Windows AI features and a suite of exclusive ASUS AI apps designed for work and entertainment experiences.

Like Microsoft’s new Surface products, the Vivobook S 15 is powered by the Snapdragon X Elite processor, which also features a built-in Qualcomm Hexagon NPU. On paper, this translates to an impressive 45 TOPS Neural Engine for seamless on-device AI processing, which plays nicely with Microsoft’s Copilot+ features.

ASUS has stuffed from additionally useful tech inside the S 15, such as support for Windows Studio Effects and an ASUS AiSense IR camera, which includes presence-detection capabilities that support a variety of functionality including Adaptive Dimming which adjusts screen brightness based on a user’s gaze, and Adaptive Lock which automatically secures the laptop when users step away, unlocking it when they return.

Other hardware features include a 70 Wh battery with up to 18 hours of use on a single charge, a premium single-zone RGB backlit keyboard, a dedicated Copilot key for Windows AI shortcuts, two USB4 ports, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, an HDMI 2.1 port, a microSD card reader, and an audio combo jack, which does make for a well-rounded set of connectivity features.

The ASUS Vivobook S 15 is available for pre-order now in three configurations, all featuring a Snapdragon X Elite processor. You can grab one from select retailers today, with wider availability starting June 18th – prices start at CA$1,599 for 16GB RAM and 512GB storage, with exclusive pre-order options at Costco and Staples. For the souoed-up 32GB RAM and 1TB storage model, you’ll need to head to Best Buy or the ASUS Store.

Mike Viray
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