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Asus Vivobook S400E-CA038H

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Asus Vivobook S400E-CA038H. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the price and performance are on the whole positive. The design and portability also get good feedback. Opinions are divided on the usability. The battery and touchpad get critical views.

portability, design, performance, price

keyboard, screen, touchpad, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Asus Vivobook S400E-CA038H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Robin Morris (

Asus VivoBook S400E review


This model is very much about the Windows 8 experience. It looks good, the touchscreen works superbly, and the laptop is itself light and nimble. As an overall system, the Asus is a model you'll want to come back to.

Nov, 2012


Expert review by: Sasha Muller (

Asus VivoBook S400E


Asus's touchscreen laptop, the VivoBook S400E, promises an Ultrabook-style experience at a cut-down price

A stylish and potent Ultrabook-alike for sensible money: Asus’ VivoBook S400E isn't perfect, but it's an affordable all-rounder

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Scott (

Asus VivoBook S400E-CA040H


Great, slim design. Touchscreen and Windows 8 works very well

Poor keyboard - prone to typing errors. Could have been lighter. Screen is very glossy so viewing angle is very narrow

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Ilias (

Asus VivoBook S400E-CA040H



horrible keyboard, cant use it outside (the screen reflects) and has windows 8 (total disaster)

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: asea (

Asus VivoBook S400E-CA040H


very giood laptop , with the stylish design of touchscreen. you can either use mouse or touchscreen and easy to use and install

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Roger (

Asus VivoBook S400E-CA040H


Very clear screen and excellent keyboard with well spaced keys ; Great performance ; Light and easy for travel, and when in my office with external keyboard and mouse, with 2 x 24" monitors attached is a great "work horse

After using with external keyboard and numlock applied, when you reboot and use it as a laptop again, the annoying Fn Numlock is set ; Until you realise this, you think you are going mad when you type your password and it isn't accepted

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: B (

Asus VivoBook S400E-CA040H


Windows 8 is not user friendly. no cd rom device were included not eben as an extra attachment to use it when neede

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Hari (

Asus VivoBook S400E-CA040H


Sleek. Touch screen very responsive. Quick start even without SSD

Touchpad-sometimes less responsive when compared to touchscreen ; Battery life could ve been better. Screen panel not the best-but not the worst too

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Michael (

Asus VivoBook S400E-CA040H


Thin, lightweight, stylish


Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Claire (

Asus VivoBook S400E-CA040H


Lightweight, easy to use, excellent value for money for functionality compared to more expensive equivalents

Any are probably more to do with general Windows 8 issues rather than Vivobook specific

Dec, 2012

Product Specifications


Front Camera: Yes


HD type: No


Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1


Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-3200 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Processor package size:31