Asus VivoBook S400 and S200 unveiled, run on Windows 8

Asus VivoBook S400

The touch-based Asus VivoBook S200 and S400 laptops optimized for Windows 8 have just been announced along with some other devices from the company like the Zenbook laptop and VivoTab RT amongst others. These lightweight compact notebooks tag along 32GB of WebStorage cloud space, which will be free of charge for three years.

The S200 and the S400 are the first two models of the VivoBook range that will be added with a number of other devices in screen configurations between 11.6 and 14 inches. All notebooks in this series are expected to flaunt sleek, lightweight and durable form factors with glass screens, smooth edges and a tapered design. Additionally, they will be made available in different colors.

Powered by the Intel Core processors, the VivoBook S400 employs the Mobile Intel HM76 Express chipsets along with up to 4GB of DDR3 RAM. Users can choose to customize it with a 500GB HDD or a 24GB SSD. It is fitted with a 14-inch LED backlit display of 1366 x 768p resolution and its improved visual performance can be attributed to Intel HD Graphics 4000.

The S200 can support the Intel Core i3 processors as well as Mobile Intel HM76 Express Chipsets in addition to 4GB of DDR3 RAM. It is either incorporated with a 320GB HDD or a 500GB one and there’s Intel HD Graphics too. The notebook tags along an LED backlit touchscreen of 11.6 inches in addition to an HD webcam. It measures 30.3 x 20 x 2.17 centimeters and tips the scales at approximately 1.4 kilograms.

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Availability details of the VivoBook S200 and S400 have not been revealed.