Asus Vivobook Pro 15 OLED (M3500) vs Pro 15 OLED (K3500)

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Display 1920 x 1080
GPU GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile 4GB


Evaluation of Asus Vivobook Pro 15 OLED (M3500) and Pro 15 OLED (K3500) important characteristics
System and application performance
Performance in popular 3D games
Viewing angle, color accuracy, brightness
Battery Life
Potential battery life in light and average use
Ports, webcam and other interfaces
Design, materials, durability and usability

Key Differences

What are the key differences between the notebooks
Advantages of the Asus Vivobook Pro 15 OLED (M3500)
  • Can run popular games at about 80-109% higher FPS
  • Around 86% better multi-core CPU performance in the Cinebench R23 test
Advantages of the Asus Vivobook Pro 15 OLED (K3500)
  • Supports next-generation Wi-Fi 6 wireless networks
  • Provides 50% higher max. screen brightness: 600 vs 400 nits
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Tests and Specifications

Comparison table of test results and technical specs


Weight 1.65 kg (3.64 lbs) 1.65 kg (3.64 lbs)
Dimensions 359.8 x 235.3 x 18.9-19.9 mm
14.17 x 9.26 x 0.74-0.78 inches
359.8 x 235.3 x 19.9 mm
14.17 x 9.26 x 0.78 inches
Area 847 cm2 (131.2 inches2) 847 cm2 (131.2 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~79.3% ~79.3%
Side bezels 7.2 mm 7.2 mm
Colors Blue Silver, Blue
Transformer No No
Opening angle 135° 135°
Size comparison
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active Active
Vapor chamber No No
Number of fans 2 2
Noise level 48.3 dB 48.3 dB


Size 15.6 inches 15.6 inches
Refresh rate 60 Hz 60 Hz
PPI 141 ppi 141 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:9 16:9
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels
HDR support Yes, HDR10 Yes, HDR10
Touchscreen No No
Coating Glossy Glossy
Display tests
Contrast 1000000:1 1000000:1
sRGB color space 99.9% 99.9%
Adobe RGB profile 95.8% 95.8%
DCI-P3 color gamut 99.9% 99.9%
Response time 3 ms 3 ms
Max. brightness


Full charging time 1:30 hr 2:00 hr
Battery type Li-Ion Li-Ion
Replaceable No No
Fast charging Yes Yes
USB Power Delivery No Yes
Charging port position Right Right
Charge power 120 W 65 / 120 W
Weigh of AC adapter 450 gramm 446 gramm


CPU name
Base frequency 3.3 GHz 2.6-3.1 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.2 GHz 4.4 GHz
Cores 6 4
Threads 12 8
L3 Cache 16 MB 8 MB
Integrated GPU Radeon RX Vega 7 Intel Iris Xe Graphics 80EU
Fabrication process 7 nm 10 nm


Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 35-50 W -
Nvidia Optimus - Yes
Type Dedicated Dedicated
Fabrication process 8 nm 12 nm
GPU base clock 1185 MHz 990 MHz
GPU boost clock 1417 MHz 1155 MHz
Memory size 4 GB 4 GB
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6
Memory bus 128 bit 128 bit
Memory speed 12 Gbps ~10 Gbps
Shading units 2048 1024
DirectX support 12 12
GPU performance


RAM size
Channels 2x8 GB 2x4 GB
Clock 3200 MHz 3200 MHz
Type DDR4 DDR4
Upgradable No No


Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 3.0 (4x) PCI-E Gen 3.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2) SSD (M2)
Channels 1x256 GB 1x256 GB
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 1 1
NVMe Yes Yes


Speakers 2.0 2.0
Dolby Atmos No No
Loudness 79.3 dB 79.3 dB
Microphones 2 2


Wi-Fi standard v5 v6
Bluetooth v4.2 v5
Fingerprint Optional Optional
Optical drive No No
Webcam Above the display Above the display
Webcam resolution 1280 x 720 1280 x 720
USB-A 3x USB 3.2 3x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 1x USB 3.2 1x USB 4.0
Thunderbolt No Thunderbolt 4
HDMI 1x HDMI 1.4 1x HDMI 1.4
DisplayPort No No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) No No
SD card reader Yes Yes
Proprietary charging port Yes Yes


Keyboard type Island Island
Numpad Yes Yes
Backlight Yes Yes
Key travel 1.35 mm 1.3 mm
Size 13.0 x 7.5 cm -
Surface Plastic Plastic
Windows Precision Yes Yes
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