Asus S516JA-BQ2532W, cheap laptop 15″ blue thin Ultrabook fast and light with Core i5 and SSD – LaptopSpirit

Our opinion on the Asus S516JA-BQ2532W

Original with its thin and light blue design, theAsus Vivobook S516JA-BQ2582T is a budget laptop ready for High Definition with its 15-inch IPS Full HD anti-reflective display. This Ultrabook, which runs Windows 11, benefits from increased responsiveness thanks to its fast 512 GB SSD storage, USB-C connectivity and proves efficient in daily use thanks to its Intel Quad Core i5 Ice Lake processor and its 8 GB of RAM.

Best known price: €549

Features of Asus S516JA-BQ2532W

screen(s) 15.6″ IPS Full HD NanoEdge thin edges 45% NTSC 250cd/m² (1920×1080, anti-reflective/matte)
Processor Intel Core i5-1035G1 Ice Lake (1.0 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)
Installed RAM (max) 8 GB (soldered) DDR4 2400 MHz (20 GB), 1 slot (free)
Graphics card Intel UHD 620 integrated in the processor
Storage 512 GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 3.0)
plug 2 USB 2.0 + 1 USB 3.0 + 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI 1.4, microSD
Network Wi-Fi ac (Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.1
Backlit keyboard
Numeric keypad Yes
Windows Hello
Sound system 2 Sonic Master speakers
Operating system Windows 11 64 bit
Advertised autonomy / battery 5 hours / Li-Ion 2 cells 37Wh
Weight/dimensions (mm) 1.8 kg / 360.2 x 234.9 x 19.9

Asus S516JA-BQ2532W against the competition

Asus S516JA-BQ2532W is currently displayed promotion at ElectroDépôt and is positioned as one of the cheapest in its category, where it is one of the only ones that runs on Windows 11.

If this laptop does not fully meet your needs, we invite you to consult our cheap laptop guide, you will find other similar laptops there that can be good alternatives to the Asus S516JA-BQ2532W.

Chassis, connector, screen on the Asus S516JA-BQ2532W

With its thin and light blue design, this laptop has an original look.

It is equipped with good connectivity with its USB-C, its audio port, its Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 4.1 wireless modules for remote connections and communication, its practical HDMI video output for easy connection to a TV or monitor for example or its 3 USB 2.0 – and USB 3.0 compatible USBs, USB 3.0 guarantees transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if a USB 3.0 device is connected.

Asus S516JA-BQ2532W

Due to its 16:9 format and its precise Full HD definition, the screen is well suited for displaying videos and wider High Definition content. In addition, its anti-reflective treatment makes it more readable in a bright environment (eg outside) than a shiny panel. In addition, its viewing angles, both horizontal and vertical, are significant and, due to its IPS technology, however, not advanced, as the colorimetry here is average.

Performance, autonomy for Asus S516JA-BQ2532W

The Asus S516JA-BQ2532W is a thin and light High Definition 15-inch laptop designed for everyday use.

Incorporating 8GB of RAM and a low-power Intel Ice Lake Quad Core i5-1035G1 processor, it delivers good performance in everyday use such as office automation and internet surfing. Core i5 reveals its full potential in software that uses multicore.

Point of on-board graphics card logical in terms of the price charged. However, you can view photos and videos thanks to the Iris UHD 620 graphics part in the Quad Core i5.

Asus S516JA-BQ2532W

Best known price: €549

Storage will satisfy many users because it is entrusted to an SSD, which competes with hard drives in terms of capacity with its 512 GB, while being silent, less energy demanding, more robust and much faster.

In practice, the SSD guarantees much faster start/stop than a hard drive, as well as processing and application launches.
More generally, the SSD provides much better fluidity and responsiveness on a day-to-day basis compared to a simple hard drive.

As for the autonomy of this blue Ultrabook, whose transport is facilitated by the controlled weight and finesse, you can expect about 5 hours of battery life with light use.

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