Asus Vivobook Pro 16X OLED (N7600) vs Pro 15 OLED (K3500)

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Display 3840 x 2400
CPU
GPU
RAM
Storage

Review

Evaluation of Asus Vivobook Pro 16X OLED (N7600) and Pro 15 OLED (K3500) important characteristics
Performance
System and application performance
Gaming
Performance in popular 3D games
Display
Viewing angle, color accuracy, brightness
Battery Life
Potential battery life in light and average use
Connectivity
Ports, webcam and other interfaces
Case
Design, materials, durability and usability

Key Differences

What are the key differences between the notebooks
Advantages of the Asus Vivobook Pro 16X OLED (N7600)
  • Can run popular games at about 80-109% higher FPS
  • Features a much bigger (~52%) battery – 96 against 63 watt-hours
  • 101% sharper screen – 283 versus 141 pixels per inch (PPI)
Advantages of the Asus Vivobook Pro 15 OLED (K3500)
  • Easier to carry: weighs 300 grams less (around 0.66 lbs)
  • Smaller footprint: 9% more compact case (131.3 vs 144.8 square inches)
  • Provides 9% higher max. screen brightness: 600 vs 550 nits
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Tests and Specifications

Comparison table of test results and technical specs

Case

Weight 1.95 kg (4.3 lbs) 1.65 kg (3.64 lbs)
Dimensions 360.5 x 259 x 18.9 mm
14.19 x 10.2 x 0.74 inches
359.8 x 235.3 x 19.9 mm
14.17 x 9.26 x 0.78 inches
Area 934 cm2 (144.7 inches2) 847 cm2 (131.2 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~79.5% ~79.3%
Side bezels 7.9 mm 7.2 mm
Colors Black, Silver, Gray Silver, Blue
Transformer No No
Opening angle 160° 135°
Size comparison
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active Active
Vapor chamber No No
Number of fans 2 2
Noise level 45.3 dB 48.3 dB

Display

Size 16 inches 15.6 inches
Type OLED OLED
Refresh rate 60 Hz 60 Hz
PPI 283 ppi 141 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:10 16:9
Resolution 3840 x 2400 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 100% 99.9%
Adobe RGB profile 96.8% 95.8%
DCI-P3 color gamut 99.7% 99.9%
Response time 1 ms 3 ms
Max. brightness

Battery

Capacity
Full charging time - 2:00 hr
Battery type Li-Ion Li-Ion
Replaceable No No
Fast charging Yes Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes Yes
Charging port position Right Right
Charge power 120 W 65 / 120 W
Weigh of AC adapter 460 gramm 446 gramm

CPU

CPU name
Base frequency 2.6-3.1 GHz 2.6-3.1 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.4 GHz 4.4 GHz
Cores 4 4
Threads 8 8
L3 Cache 8 MB 8 MB
Integrated GPU Intel Iris Xe Graphics 80EU Intel Iris Xe Graphics 80EU
Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm

Benchmarks

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 Yes
Type Dedicated Dedicated
Fabrication process 8 nm 12 nm
GPU base clock 1185 MHz 990 MHz
GPU boost clock 1417 MHz 1155 MHz
FLOPS 5.8 TFLOPS 2.365 TFLOPS
Memory size 4 GB 4 GB
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6
Memory bus 128 bit 128 bit
Memory speed 12 Gbps ~10 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 2048 1024
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 64 64
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 40 32
GPU performance

RAM

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

Storage

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

Sound

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

Connectivity

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

Input

Keyboard
Keyboard type Island Island
Numpad Yes Yes
Backlight Yes Yes
Key travel 1.4 mm 1.3 mm
Touchpad
Size 13.0 x 8.5 cm -
Surface - Plastic
Windows Precision Yes Yes
*Disclaimer! Ports, speakers, display, and other specifications can be different depending on the laptop’s particular configuration or region.

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