Are looking for a new Windows 8 based laptop that featuring multi touch capabilities, but not have a big budget? Comes with a combination of metal and plastic and just 0.8 inch thin with weighs only at 4 lbs, Asus S400CA-SI30305S VivoBook is one of the cheap 14 inch Windows 8 Touch Ultrabook that you can get for price under $550. Not only reasonably price, Asus VivoBook S400CA-SI30305S ultrabook also comes with impressive Intel Core i3-3217U ULV-processor that based on the Intel Ivy architecture, deliver the power you need for play and work hard.
Under the hood, Asus S400CA-SI30305S VivoBook looks basically identical to Asus VivoBook X202E DH31T PK ultrabook, expecting the display size. Based on the third generation of Intel Ivy Bridge platform with a 1.8GHZ Intel Core i3-3217U dual core processor and features a 3MB L3 cache with 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM, the latest Asus VivoBook S400CA ultrabook delivers the power you need for play and work hard. Built in 500GB of Serial ATA disk drive which has spinning speed of 5400 rpm and 24GB solid state drive for system cache offers plenty of storage capacity and fast load and boot system.
Like other Asus S400CA laptop series, the S400CA-SI30305S ultrabook also boasts a 14 inch High Definition TFT-LCD touch-screen display with LED-backlit technology and support a maximum internal resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 as graphics accelerator offers bright, vivid colors and good graphics performance for play modern games, watch 720 HD video or running light editing video. Of course, it lacks optical drive likes the common ultrabook from other brand, but if you needed, you can connect it to external optical drive (sold separately).
Speaking of design, Asus S400CA-SI30305S VivoBook ultrabook comes with a sleek design and bring combination of metal and plastic. Weighing only at 4 lbs with a 3-cell lithium-polymer battery and measures 9.4 x 13.3 x 0.8 inch, this machine feel light, sturdy and comfortable in your hand. It also can fit perfectly in your carry bag and perfect for companion at home, office, school or when you on the go.
Above the 14 inch touch display, there is a HD Web Camera with internal digital microphone for video communications, while on the edges of the underside, the SonicMaster stereo speakers with Waves MaxxAudio 3 offers loud and clear audio experience. The Chiclet-style keyboard is fast, secure and comfortable for type on. On the right edge, you will find a USB 3.0 port, RJ 45 for Ethernet port, VGA port and HDMI port, while on the left edge, there are Other specifications are two USB 2.0 port, headphone/microphone combo jack, media card reader slot and Kensington lock slot.
Other features are 10/100/1000 Mbps Fast Ethernet LAN, 802.11 b/g/n for wireless connection, full-size keyboard with Chiclet-style keys, Power4Gear Hybrid, ASUS Calculator, ASUS Converter and more. Priced only at $529.99 with 1 year warranty, Asus S400CA-SI30305S VivoBook ultrabook is a great machine, especially for the price and portability. If you are looking for other alternative for 14 inch touch ultrabook? Check Acer Aspire V5-471P-6467 ultrabook with 2.7GHZ Intel Core i5-3337U dual core processor.