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Asus VivoBook F510UA-AH51 Review – A Budget 15-Inch Notebook for Everyday Use

In the laptop world’s current market, there are many personal computers produces. Most of those are the ultraportable laptops, and those notebooks featuring likely from 11 inches to 15-inch size category.

Since the ultrabook is for a line of the high-end subnotebook, there’s a wide range of expensive laptops currently in the market.

Besides, many of those are inaccessible for some people, especially the students, due to the cost issue. Fortunately, there are also ultrabooks out there relatively affordable like the Asus VivoBook F510UA-AH51.

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Brand: Asus
Product: VivoBook 15
Item Model Number: F510UA-AH51
Style: Standard
Optical Drive Type: No
Weight (lbs/kg): 3.7/1.7
Color: Star Grey
Editor’s Rating: 7.9 out of 10


PROS: Asus VivoBook 15 F510UA-AH51 offers affordability while delivers premium looking design, portability, and acceptable performance for everyday use.

CONS: The keyboard is not backlit and below-average battery life.



As we know, most Asus laptop features with high definition screen display resolution, and this laptop also has that too, it is an anti-glare Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixels max resolution display.

Plus, the Asus VivoBook 15 F510UA is not just portable, light, and thin laptop, but also design with a slick, stylish, and well-built chassis.

Besides, this model provides the powerful 8th generation of Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB DDR4 RAM or memory, and 1 TB capacity of mechanical hard disk drive inside its body.


Screen Display 15.6 Inch NanoEdge Anti-Glare Full HD 1080p Display
Max Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Dimensions cm/inches (LxWxH) 36 cm/14.2″ x 24.4 cm/9.6″ x 2.0 cm/0.8″
Processor/CPU 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8250U
CPU Performance 4 (Quad-Core), 1.6 GHz (up to 3.4 GHz)
Graphics Card/GPU Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620
RAM/Memory 8GB DDR4
Hard Drive 1 TB Hard Disk Drive
Operating System Windows 10 Home Edition
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Networking 802.11 ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2


Comes with 15.6 inches IPS LED Display and anti-glare FHD 1920×1080 max resolution make the screen looks excellent, colorful, and have clear images that you can find in a laptop that costs more.

Additionally, the NanoEdge narrow-bezel also gives an 80 percent screen-to-body ratio to provide you with more viewing satisfaction and pleasant experience.

With the WideView technology, viewing angles allows its users to work through the office tasks and watching movies comfortably. Also, it is perfect for sharing words content or watching videos together within two or more peoples.


As for the keyboard, it has a comfortable chiclet keyboard style, which can help you with typing efficiency when doing the word-processing task. However, it is not a backlit type keyboard.

Features with the fingerprint sensor, the Asus VivoBook security improves and can easily access by the user. Moreover, It is rare for a laptop on this budget to have the fingerprint sensor.

Asus provides VivoBook with 4 USB ports for external peripherals. One of them is the reliable USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1, which has five times high transfer data compared to the traditional USB 2.0 connections port.

Besides, it also has supported by a USB 3.0 Type-A, and two USB 2.0 ports make it a versatile connectivity notebook.
For the audio, video, and projector displays, it has an HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) port and an audio jack.


Concerning the battery performance, since the VivoBook is a 15-inch laptop, it is slightly below the average. On a single-use, it can serve you up to 5 hours with a full charge of the battery laptop.

So, it may be last long on a day at the office, school, and college with regular use on it. So, you need to bring along the charger if you are going to use it for a more extended session.


Asus VivoBook powered by 8th generation family of Intel Core i5 processor alongside with 8GB DDR4 memory and integrated graphics card of Intel UHD Graphics 620. It is enough performance for the standard user.

Even though it still uses the traditional mechanical hard-disk drive, but it offers its users with 1 TB of storage capacity, which is more than enough to store files and data.

Also, the RAM is upgradable for better multitasking requirements. When compared to the Aspire E15, the E15 is better when it comes to gaming. However, the VivoBook delivers you with excellent screen quality and compactness.


Asus VivoBook F510UA-AH51 has the right combinations between performance and features. It serves you with the fingerprint sensor, stunning screen display, and has a good design as an ultraportable device.

Powered by 8th generation Intel Core i5 -8250U processor, 8 GB DDR4 memory, and 1 TB HDD makes it an ideal laptop for everyday tasks and entertainment.

However, it is not for gaming with full settings, and the battery life is below average. Plus, it should be better with the Solid-State Drive instead of the traditional HDD.

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  1. Furkan

    I think of using this 6 days a week. How many years will it last? I also wonder what do you think about the cost efficiency. Do I get the best bang for the buck or do you suggest another one?

    • Rsln

      6 days a week, yes, it’ll handle it, and same also for the cost it is worthy enough based on its specs. This laptop use HHD type drive though, but, you can upgrade it later to SSD if you want more performance. As long as you take good care of it, even an under budget laptop should last 4 to 5 years.

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