The new Vivobook 15X OLED (M1503, AMD) is here, announced ASUS Malaysia today. The 15.6-in display notebook touts a 120Hz 2.8K OLED screen and a choice between two AMD Ryzen Processors.
Now available in Quiet Blue – which has nothing to do with that character in Metal Gear Solid 5 – The 15X OLED (M1503) also features a physical webcam shield, a full-size ASUS ErgoSense keyboard, and a fingerprint sensor in the touchpad.
To address hygiene concerns, ASUS said that “the frequently-touched areas on the Vivobook 15X OLED is treated with the ASUS Antibacterial Guard that has been scientifically proven to deliver 99% bacterial inhibition over 24 hours.
The laptop’s hinge can be opened fully and lay flat. For ports, it has a USB-C 3.2 Gen 1 port, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, a USB 2.0 port, an HDMI output, and an audio combo jack.
Malaysians have the option to choose between the AMD Ryzen 5 5600H or the Ryzen 7 5800H processor. Both configurations are paired with 8 GB of DDR4 RAM (expandable) and 512 GB PCIe 3.0 SSD.
To keep everything cool and running optimally, the laptop uses the ASUS IceCool cooling system with upgraded dual heat pipes and an IceBlade fan. According to the manufacturer, this results in a CPU that operates at 45 W total TDP in Performance mode with no throttling.
Powering it all is a 70WHr battery that is said to be able to power the Vivobook 15X OLED for up to 14 hours on a single charge.
Availability & Pricing
The Vivobook 15X OLED (M1503) will be available at RM 3,299 (Ryzen 5) and RM 3,699 (Ryzen 7) in Malaysia. Both variants will be available for sale at ASUS official stores and retailers starting 17 August 2022.