ASUS Vivobook Go 12

ASUS Vivobook Go 12

ASUS Vivobook Go 12

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BEST RATING
Portability:
4.8
GENERAL USE: Poor5.5/10
GAMING/3D: Poor5.5/10
ENG/DESIGN: Poor5.2/10
PORTABILITY: Excellent9.3/10
BATTERY: Very Good8.0/10
OVERALL SCREEN QUALITY: Poor5.1/10
OVERALL PERFORMANCE: Poor5.4/10
SIZE: 11.6"

The ASUS Vivobook Go 12 is a budget-friendly laptop with basic specifications, such as a modest Intel Celeron processor and standard integrated graphics, suited for everyday tasks like browsing, office applications, and streaming media. It has 64 GB of storage and 4 GB of RAM, which is sufficient for light use but may not handle more demanding software well. The machine boasts a modest battery life and is quite portable, weighing just over 2 pounds, making it easy to carry around. Its 11.6-inch display uses TN panel technology, which doesn't offer the best viewing angles or color accuracy, hence it is less ideal for tasks that require precise color work. It has a standard resolution screen that is not touch-capable. The laptop has a good selection of ports including USB-C, but it lacks high-speed Thunderbolt ports and may not charge via USB-C. It has a number keypad, but the keyboard is not backlit, and the laptop lacks both a fingerprint reader and facial recognition for security. Overall, this device is suitable for users who seek a highly portable laptop for basic tasks and casual use but not for intensive gaming, 3D rendering, or engineering work. Give Feedback

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Evaluation

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Pros
  • Lightweight and portable
  • Good heat management
  • Low noise levels
  • Windows 11 Home included
  • Affordable price point
Cons
  • Limited performance power
  • Low screen resolution
  • Basic webcam quality
  • Underwhelming speaker sound

Ratings by Category

Portability:
4.8
PerfectRec’s portability rating takes into account the volume and thickness of the laptop as well as its weight.
Battery Life:
4.4
PerfectRec’s Battery Life rating is based on hours of battery life in typical usage scenarios.
Operating Noise:
4.0
PerfectRec’s Operating Noise Score is based on fan noise measurements. Laptops with a fanless design, such as Macbooks, receive the maximum score.

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$170
Brand
ASUS
Release Date
January 10 2021
Operating System
Windows 11 Home
Overall Dimensions
11'' x 7.5'' x 0.67''
Weight
2.31 lbs

INTERNAL

Processor
Intel Celeron N4020
Overall CPU Score
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3.4/10
Graphics
UHD Graphics 600
Overall GPU Score
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2.4/10
RAM
4 gb

SCREEN

Resolution
1366 x 768
General Use Screen Score
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5/10
Gaming and 3D Screen Score
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5.4/10
Design and Engineering Screen Score
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5/10
Diagonal Size
11.6"

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

USB Type-A
2
USB-C ports
1
USB-C (Non-Thunderbolt)
1
USB-C Charging
No
Display Outputs
1

BATTERY

Battery Life
10 hours
Battery Capacity
38 wh

OTHER HARDWARE

Webcam
480p
Keyboard Quality Score
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5.3/10
Fingerprint Reader
No
Number Pad
Yes
Backlit Keyboard
No

RELIABILITY

Build Quality Score
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5.1/10
Warranty Period
1 year

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