|The VivoBook S500 offers a uniquely intuitive Windows 8 touch experience along with |
enhanced computing and multimedia capabilities at a very affordable price of $699*
|Fremont, CA (March 11, 2013) - ASUS is excited to announce immediate availability of the VivoBook S500 in North America. ASUS VivoBook S500 showcases an attractive, durable, and portable 15.6” design that includes a 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processor for excellent multitasking performance, touch enabled high-definition display, ASUS SonicMaster audio, and hybrid SSD/HD drive options.|
|ASUS VivoBook S500 is designed with stylish aesthetics, true-to-life sound, and instinctive touch capabilities via the highly responsive multi-point HD touch panel or the oversized touchpad incorporating ASUS Smart Gesture technology. It is ideal for the increasingly cloud-based nature of computing with seamless connectivity options and a slim form factor for easy mobility. True 2-second instant on resume from sleep mode provides near-instantaneous access to Windows 8 and its energy-conserving design allows standby for up to two weeks*. |
|Availability & Pricing – North America |
Suggested MSRP pricing of the ASUS VivoBook S500 starts at $699 or higher depending on model configuration. Availability is immediate at leading resellers in North America.
|*Specifications may vary without prior notice. Options, pricing, performance and availability dependent upon region. For more details about the ASUS VivoBook S500, please visit http://incredibletogether.asus.com/vivobook.html .|
ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning, moterboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets and smartphones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 3,886 awards in 2011 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC™. ASUS has more than 11,000 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 3,100 engineers. Company revenue for 2011 was approximately US$11.9 billion.
|PR Contacts for North American Market:|
Media Communications – ASUS Computer International
Technical Marketing – ASUS Computer International