Our review of the Asus Vivobook Pro 15 OLED M3500
Slim, lightweight, stylish and powerful laptop in silver, featuringAsus Vivobook Pro 15 OLED M3500 15-inch OLED Full HD DCI-P3 display with more accurate colors than average is based on 16GB of RAM plus an AMD Cezanne Octo Core Ryzen 7 5800H processor that accelerates multimedia processing. Equipped with a bag and mouse, this versatile mobile laptop with its 10-hour battery life also benefits from improved responsiveness thanks to a fast 1TB SSD storage, backlit keyboard, and even a USB-C connection. , but he ignores the Wi-Fi axe.
Asus Vivobook Pro 15 OLED M3500 Features
|screens)||15.6″ Full HD OLED 100% DCI-P3 Pantone 600cd/m² slim 0.2ms frame (1920 x 1080, glossy)|
|Healer||AMD Ryzen 7 5800H Cezanne (3.2 GHz, 8 cores)|
|Installed RAM (maximum)||16 GB LPDDR4X 3200MHz (soldered)|
|Graphics Card||AMD Radeon Vega 8|
|storage||1 TB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 3.0)|
|connectors||2 USB 2.0 + 1 USB 3.2 (Gen1) + 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI 1.4, microSD|
|Network||Wi-Fi 5ac (2 x 2), Bluetooth 4.2|
|Backlit keyboard||Yes (1.35mm stroke)|
|Sound system||2 Dolby Home Theater speakers|
|Operating System||Windows 10 64 bit|
|Declared autonomy / battery||10 hours/Li-ion 3 cells 63Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||1.65 kg / 359.8 x 235.3 x 18.9-19.9 mm|
Asus Vivobook Pro 15 OLED M3500 Against the Competition
The Asus Vivobook Pro 15 OLED M3500 is currently in a promotion in Asus France in a mouse + case package and offers an interesting configuration / price ratio for its class as it is one of the only companies to offer such a powerful processor. (Octo Core) with a precise color display and such a large SSD storage, all in a thin, lightweight chassis.
The chassis, connectors, and display of the Asus Vivobook Pro 15 OLED M3500
With its slim and light design in light silver with a brand-wide pattern on the cover, it has an elegant and discreet look.
IceCool Plus technology takes care of its cooling through two fans, heat pipes and vents. It also offers 3 preset operating profiles.
This versatile multimedia oriented laptop has good connectivity including a single USB-C port, and a handy HDMI video output to easily connect it to a TV or monitor, for example, Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi ac wireless modules (What a pity not to find more modern and efficient Bluetooth 5 and Wi-Fi 6 ax units!) for remote connectivity and connectivity, 1 audio port or 3 USB ports including 1 USB 3.0 port (compatible with USB 2.0) to ensure transfers are 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if USB 3.0 peripherals are connected.
Those who like to maintain their privacy will appreciate being able to move a physical cover in front of the webcam.
It is evident that the keys of the gum-button keyboard can be illuminated to distinguish them better in low ambient light.
Need a more faithful than average color display with very deep blacks, wide viewing angles and very low latency? That’s what the screen offers here and it’s decked out with the OLED DCI-P3 spec. It also lends itself well to viewing high-definition content such as videos due to its Full HD definition and its 16:9 format. Nomads may regret that it is shiny because it is thus subject to reflections in a bright environment (eg outdoors), but the glossiness provides the advantage of reviving Colors.
The performance and autonomy of the Asus Vivobook Pro 15 OLED M3500
The Asus Vivobook Pro 15 OLED M3500 is for those who are looking for a powerful, slim and light 15-inch laptop with color loyal and geared towards creativity and backpackers.
With its light weight and thinness, this laptop can be transported as easily as an Ultrabook. It will interest nomads even more as it can last about 10 hours on battery in light use.
This is even more important because it’s powerful with 16GB of RAM and an AMD APU (Fast Processing Unit) Ryzen 7 5800H Cezanne Octo Core processor.
Thanks to this core, we get much faster processing than 8 GB DDR4 and Quad / Hexa Core, the difference is especially noticeable under work that consumes RAM and CPU resources while taking advantage of multiple cores, such as photo editing or video conversion., which will be Useful for creators.
This core actually provides all-around power capable of captivating demanding users…if they don’t need high graphics performance.
Due to the preservation of autonomy and the reduction of heating, there is no dedicated graphics card here. Thus, gamers will go their way, apart from those who are content with light games that the Radeon Vega 8 graphics solution built into Ryzen 7 can support, while of course allowing you to view photos and videos.
In order to ensure the best possible autonomy with controlled heating as well as good fluidity, Asus here integrates logically in terms of SSD storage with a large capacity of 1 TB that rivals what hard disks offer in the field.
As a reminder, an SSD hard drive is more energy efficient than a hard drive while quiet, more shock-resistant, and much faster.
In practice, an SSD guarantees a much better response than a hard drive, which means, for example, much faster processing as well as launching and starting / stopping programs, or even faster access to online game cards.
Finally, under extreme stress (eg: processing), this versatile computer geared toward media creation is heard and heated up.
To contain temperatures, a well-ventilated brace may be used if necessary (Remember to check the dimensions carefully!).