ASUS unveils Vivobook S 15, its first Copilot+ PC, available to pre-order today

    This week Microsoft has made some major announcements regarding the future of Windows hardware. ASUS, in collaboration with Microsoft and Qualcomm, has today announced its first foray into the next generation of AI-powered computing with the sleek Vivobook S 15, available for pre-order today at ASUS E-shop and leading retailers.

    Powered by the Snapdragon X Elite platform, the sleek device offers Windows AI features and a collection of exclusive ASUS AI apps that showcase the unique benefits of AI for Content Creation, Productivity and Learning. Its 3K 120 Hz ultra-large OLED display and immersive audio system are encased in a premium, all-metal 1.47cm thin, 1.42kg light body. It features a mood-setting single-zone RGB keyboard with a dedicated Copilot key for instant AI assistance, revolutionising work and plays.

    Driven by Microsoft’s software excellence, the power of the Qualcomm Oryon CPU, and coupled with ASUS’ Lumina OLED displays, design and innovation prowess, the latest Vivobook launch signals the dawn of a new era in computing. 

    “AI has been building momentum as a technology, particularly with the use of personal assistance, and that is why we are ushering in a new era of AI computing where AI takes on a more integrated role in our lives and in the PC space, helping to make what Australians do on their PCs, easier, smarter and faster. 

    We’ve designed the Vivobook S 15 as an intelligent PC companion that makes creating, productivity and learning tasks more convenient and enjoyable for Australians.” 

    Bradley Howe, Head of Consumer, ASUS Australia

    With 53% of Australian professionals actively using or experimenting with generative AI at work, particularly by Millennials (63% use generative AI) and Gen Z (57%) — a substantial increase from the 36% of Australians reported to use the technology in 2023. ASUS believes the key use cases Australians will benefit when using a Copilot+ PC powered by the graphics capabilities of ASUS Lumina OLED technology are:

    • AI for Content Creation: With Copilot at the touch of a button, the Vivobook S 15 makes AI-powered content creation near-instant and more convenient. 
    • AI for Productivity: The Vivobook S 15 streamlines work by automating repetitive processes and removing the need for manual tasks. From managing emails to organising files, AI ensures efficiency without compromising accuracy.
    • AI for Learning: Whether you’re a student, researcher, or lifelong learner, this laptop allows you to have access to quick and easy learning tools at your fingertips, ensuring learning is digestible and accessible no matter where the individual is.
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    Introducing ASUS Vivobook S 15, Your First Copilot+ PC

    The ASUS Vivobook S 15 marks a significant leap forward in AI-powered computing, reaffirming ASUS’ commitment to innovation, and excellence and setting a benchmark for ASUS’ upcoming range of Copilot+ PC. 

    The Vivobook’s 3K 120 Hz ultra-large OLED display and immersive audio system is encased in a premium, all-metal 1.47cm thin, 1.42kg light body, allowing the benefits of AI to be more portable than ever. It features a mood-setting single-zone RGB keyboard with a dedicated Copilot key for instant AI assistance, revolutionising work and play.


    Powered by Windows 11, the ASUS Vivobook S 15 combines a sleek, modern aesthetic with unmatched performance. The Snapdragon X Elite Processor, a dedicated AI chip, delivers peak performance in multi core tasks, providing a more productive laptop experience. 

    ST Liew, Vice President of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies Asia-Pacific Pte. Ltd. and President of Qualcomm Taiwan & SEA, Australia, New Zealand, echoed the sentiment:

    “The PC is reborn with Snapdragon X Elite, and we are excited to collaborate with ASUS to put incredible innovation like the ASUS Vivobook S 15 in the hands of users, making a formidable range of AI devices that meet the needs of consumers now and in the future.”

    The Qualcomm® Hexagon NPU delivers ultimate productivity with 45 TOPS AI processing speeds. This ensures peak AI performance that is able to run directly on-the-device, rather than through the Cloud. This calibre of performance allows more responsive and smooth multitasking, guaranteeing a seamless experience with all AI tools and tasks without compromising battery life.  

    Dan Johnson, Windows & Microsoft 365 Category Lead for Microsoft ANZ, highlights the benefits of Edge AI:

    “We believe the richest AI experiences will only be possible when the cloud and device work together in concert. Now with the introduction of the Copilot+ PCs, I’m excited that together with our partners, such as ASUS, we can set the frame for the next decade of Windows innovation.”

    The Vivobook S 15 is fast, offering instant boot-ups, capacious up to 1TB PCIe 4.0 SSD, and an impressive 32GB of lighting-fast 8448 MHz LPDDR5X memory, which ensures the user is able to navigate daily tasks with speed and efficiency. 

    The Vivobook S 15 uses ASUS IceCool thermal technology – two 97 ice blades, two heat pipes and two exhaust vents – which allows for efficient heat transfer and exhaust to ensure the user can tackle demanding tasks without impacting on performance. 

    In line with Microsoft’s qualifications for a Copilot+ PCthe Vivobook S 15 also has a CoPilot key on the keyboard to ensure this AI tool is easy and quick to access, helping to make Content Creation, Productivity and Learning easier than ever.

    Exclusive ASUS AI Software

    To ensure Australians feel empowered by AI in all aspects of their daily lives, ASUS is launching a range of exclusive software, reflecting the company’s belief in how AI can revolutionise Australians’ daily lives:

    • ASUS StoryCube: An AI-powered digital asset-management tool, which can automatically organise photos and videos. 
    • ASUS AI Noise Cancellation:  This leverages a deep-learning database to reduce background noise in meetings and calls, for clear audio.
    • ASUS Adaptive Dimming: A technology that recognises when a user looks away and dims the screen, which helps to maintain power consumption. 
    • ASUS Adaptive Lock: With this feature, the laptop will be automatically locked when the user moves away and unlocked when they return, helping to ensure greater security.
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    Superior Audiovisuals 

    ASUS Lumina OLED displays boast superior visual capabilities to ensure Australians can experience the benefits of AI better. With Lumina OLED, users can enjoy:

    • More Accuracy: Due to being Pantone Validated and factory-calibrated to Delta E < 1consumers can experience a wider array of vivid, true-to-life colours. With an ultra-wide 89% screen-to-body ratio, cinema-grade 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut, and VESA DisplayHDR™ True Black 600 certification. This can benefit individuals using AI to create visual and video content to drive more precision and accuracy on their content. 
    • More Adaptive: ASUS Lumina OLED provides customisable visuals, power-saving solutions and sharpened playback. ASUS Tru2Life technology is a video enhancement feature that analyses each pixel of the video being displayed, adjusting brightness, contrast and sharpness to ensure the best, most vibrant viewing experience for consumers. 
    • More Reliable: With people spending hours working, playing and creating in front of laptops, ASUS has ensured its OLED line-up has OLED Care and TÜV Rheinland 70% less blue-light certification, which means the devices can help to reduce strain on eyes caused by prolonged exposure to blue light

    In addition to the device’s visual capabilities, its audio system is Harman Kardon-certified with immersive, multi-dimensional Dolby Atmos sound, elevating the overall audiovisual experience when working or playing.

    Design and Connectivity

    The ASUS Vivobook S 15 has been designed with portability and connectivity in mind, making it a great companion for users on the move. It is 14.7 mm slim in design and lightweight all-metal construction weighing 1.42 kg Equipped with 70 Wh battery providing over 18 hours of work or play, users can stay connected throughout the day, with support for fast charging and ASUS USB-C® Easy Charge for convenient charging.

    The premium design features a single-zone RGB backlit keyboard for personalised aesthetics, while the dedicated Copilot key grants instant access to Windows AI-powered tools conveniently.

    Additionally, the large and smart gesture touchpad offers easy navigation, enabling users to control various tasks from optimising screen brightness to adjusting audio.

    Combined with its comprehensive array of I/O ports, including two USB4 ports, the Vivobook S 15 ensures blazing-fast connectivity and enhanced productivity wherever you go. With WiFi 7 technology and Qualcomm FastConnect 7800 technology, the device enables lightning-fast wireless connections – up to 4.8x3 faster than the previous generation.

    Ultimate ASUS Durability and Security

    ASUS Vivobook S 15 is tested to the rigorous MIL-STD 810H military standard, encompassing high and low temperature, shock, vibration and altitude tests to help ensure reliability and durability. 

    The Vivobook S 15 also has security and privacy in mind. With the IR camera, the user is able to unlock the device in an instant. Privacy can be safeguarded with a physical webcam cover and an integrated privacy shield that slides over the webcam for instant protection against prying eyes.


    Vivobook S 15Australia
    Model NumberS5507QA-MA049W
    Description / SpecsSNAPDRAGON X ELITE X1E78100 has a 15.6″ display running a 3K (2880 x 1620) resolution with the OLED arranged in a 16:9 aspect ratio. The device features 32G RAM, and a 1TB SSD.
    PricingRRP AU $2,699
    Offer$200 off voucher on ASUS E-shop 
    AvailabilityASUS E-shop, JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman, Officeworks

    Pricing & Availability

    Pre-orders on the Vivobook S 15 S5507 Model are available from 3pm on May 22 from participating retailers across Australia and New Zealand AEST. The pre-order campaign will run from 3pm on 22nd May to 9am on 18th June. 

    From June 18th the Vivobook S 15 will be available in-store and online from participating retailers and the ASUS E-shop.   

    Jason Cartwright
    Jason Cartwright
    Creator of techAU, Jason has spent the dozen+ years covering technology in Australia and around the world. Bringing a background in multimedia and passion for technology to the job, Cartwright delivers detailed product reviews, event coverage and industry news on a daily basis. Disclaimer: Tesla Shareholder from 20/01/2021

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