ASUS VivoBook 14" Laptop (Brushed Aluminum)

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ASUS VivoBook 14" Laptop (Brushed Aluminum)
Key Features
  • 1.6 GHz Intel Pentium N3700 Quad-Core
  • 4GB of DDR3 RAM
  • 14" Full HD Display
  • 1920 x 1080 Screen Resolution
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Take the lightweight ASUS VivoBook 14" Laptop with you while on the go. Weighing just 3.3 pounds and measuring just 0.7" thin, the ASUS VivoBook features a brushed aluminum finish. The 14" Full HD display features a 1920 x 1080 resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio. You can also output video to an external display via HDMI.
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ASUS E403SA Overview

Take the lightweight ASUS VivoBook 14" Laptop with you while on the go. Weighing just 3.3 pounds and measuring just 0.7" thin, the ASUS VivoBook features a brushed aluminum finish. The 14" Full HD display features a 1920 x 1080 resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio. You can also output video to an external display via HDMI.

The system is powered by a 1.6 GHz Intel Pentium N3700 quad-core processor. It also has 4GB of DDR3 RAM, a 128GB eMMC solid state drive, an SD media card slot, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, a USB 3.0 Type-C port, a webcam, an integrated webcam, and built-in stereo speakers. Windows 10 Home is the installed operating system.

ASUS VivoBook

Quad-Core Intel Pentium N3700 Performance

The ASUS VivoBook features a quad-core Intel Pentium N3700 processor. It has a base speed of 1.6 GHz and can be boosted to 2.4 GHz when needed.

14" Full HD Display

The 14" display features a 1920 x 1080 resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio, which means it call play Full HD content natively. You can also output video via the HDMI port.

802.11ac Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 4.0

Featuring Intel dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi, the ASUS VivoBook delivers high performance, broader coverage, and longer battery life than previous Wi-Fi standards. The ASUS VivoBook also comes with Bluetooth 4.0 technology so you'll be able to connect wirelessly to Bluetooth-compatible peripherals and accessories.

USB Type-C Port

The ASUS VivoBook features a USB 3.0 Type-C port, which features a reversible connector.

Windows 10 Home

Start Menu

After its hiatus in Windows 8, the Start Menu has returned. Utilizing a combination of the traditional menu system and Windows 8's Live Tiles, the improved Start Menu gives you more information at a glance, showing notification information alongside your applications and other pinned items.


Microsoft's digital personal assistant, Cortana can answer your questions with information gleaned from both your device and the internet at large. You can type or even talk with her, if your system has a microphone. Using her Laptop, Cortana keeps track of your needs and wants, and she learns over time to improve her information gathering skills.

Microsoft Edge

After nearly 20 years, Microsoft has finally replaced its Internet Explorer web browser. With Microsoft Edge, users can write directly on web pages and share notes with friends and colleagues. It also improves the online reading experience by adding a distraction-free mode and read-it-later functionality. Edge also has built-in Cortana integration; you can have her help you find a restaurant, make a reservation, and pull up directions without leaving your browser.

Windows Store

For Windows 10, Microsoft has unified the Windows Store. Now, apps for PCs, tablets, and phones will all be accessible from one place. And with support for Universal Apps, one version of an app can work across all your compatible devices automatically.

Windows Continuum

Windows 10 was designed for a variety of screen sizes and input styles, and with its Continuum feature, it automatically adapts to fit your needs. A Windows 10 tablet on its own requires a touch-centric approach, but attaching a mouse and keyboard will shift everything to a more traditional interface. You can even attach an external monitor to your Windows 10 phone for a near-desktop experience. But it's not just the operating system; Windows Universal Apps take advantage of Continuum as well.

Xbox on Windows 10

Gaming is a big focus of Windows 10. Xbox integration allows for PC players to match up against Xbox One players on supported games, and if you have an Xbox One, you can even stream compatible titles to your PC. Native support for recording with the new Game DVR feature makes it easy to capture and share your gameplay. The new DirectX12 takes better advantage of multi-core processors, giving games a performance boost, even on older hardware. Windows 10 also features native support for virtual reality headsets, such as the Oculus Rift.

ASUS E403SA Specs

ProcessorIntel Pentium N3700 Quad-Core
Base Clock Speed1.6 GHz
Maximum Boost Speed2.4 GHz
Total Installed Memory4 GB
Memory TypeDDR3 SDRAM
Memory SlotsNone
Graphics TypeIntegrated
GPUIntel HD Graphics 
Resolution1920 x 1080
Total Installed Capacity128 GB
Solid State Storage1 x 128 GB Integrated eMMC
Optical DriveNone
Input/Output Connectors
Ports1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
1 x USB 2.0 Type-A
Display1 x HDMI
Audio2 x Integrated Speaker
1 x Integrated Microphone
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Combo Jack
Media Card SlotsSD
Wi-FiWi-Fi 5 (802.11ac); Dual-Band (2.4 & 5 GHz)
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
Battery ChemistryLithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)
Watt Hours / Type57 Wh
Power Requirements100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Power Supply33 W
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home
KeyboardStandard Notebook Keyboard
Pointing DeviceTouchPad
Dimensions (W x H x D)13.4 x 0.7 x 9.3" / 34.0 x 1.8 x 23.6 cm
Weight3.3 lb / 1.5 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)15.5 x 11 x 2.5"
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Is this good for video/photo editing?
Asked by: Mari V.
No, This computer would not meet the requirements to run a video editing program. you will want at least an Intel Core I5 processor with least 8GB of Computer RAM.
Answered by: James B.
Date published: 2018-08-26


Is the USB type-c port thunderbolt?
Asked by: Anonymous
I dont know what a Thunderbolt port is, but I will tell you that most of these (unless mfr. has fixed the problem) Laptops the space bar does NOT function well, mine included
Answered by: jon s.
Date published: 2018-08-26


Are the ram,ssd, and battery user upgradeable?
Asked by: David L.
The battery cannot be upgraded
Answered by: Max N.
Date published: 2018-08-26


Is this a good laptop for games?
Asked by: Devin C. is a great choice for general purpose computing, business applications, internet, etc., it is very small and light, and has incredible battery life (we have two, and get up to 14 hours use on a full charge) but 4GB. DRAM (not upgradeable), 128GB. eMMC SSD, non-hyper threading N3700 processor, and integrated graphics, sound, etc., make it a poor choice for gaming.
Answered by: David S.
Date published: 2018-08-26


Is this Laptop ready for Switzerland ?
Asked by: Anonymous
This computer does support 100-240v and can be used worldwide. Please note that the plug is the USA plug.
Answered by: Geoffrey N.
Date published: 2018-08-26


Does it have touchscreen?
Asked by: Anonymous
No Touch screen,,,I too have mentioned space bar in earlier post,,,itsa pain but I've learned tolive withit<<<<.
Answered by: Gareth D.
Date published: 2018-08-26


What is the problem with the spacebar? Does it simply require extra pressure to engage or is it defective? Is it a software problem that has corrected itself after updates?
Asked by: Adrian S.
We have two of these notebooks, bought one month apart. The first one had no issue with the space bar, but the second does have an issue, which has lessened with use, i.e., it must be pressed more firmly and deliberately, or it will not register the keystroke. We may have to return it under warranty since it is hard to live without the spacebar, but we have numerous Asus devices, and this is the first with any problem.
Answered by: David S.
Date published: 2018-08-26


Is this a new or refurbished item?
Asked by: Tristan V.
This is a new unopened item.
Answered by: Dana G.
Date published: 2018-08-26
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