Revolutionary blend of tech and fashion sees unique BAPE® patterns on the ASUS Vivobook S 15 OLED and bundled accessories for a one-of-a-kind limited edition
TAIPEI, Taiwan, August 17, 2023 — ASUS today unveiled the Vivobook S 15 OLED BAPE® Edition, a remarkable collaboration with renowned streetwear fashion brand, A BATHING APE® (BAPE®). The dedicated launch event was streamed online, and this limited-edition laptop is set to captivate streetwear enthusiasts and tech-savvy individuals alike. It’s the first-ever laptop bundle to feature an exclusive BAPE® camo pattern.
Vivobook S 15 OLED BAPE® Edition offers a truly unique and sought-after aesthetic, with never-before-seen patterns inspired by the iconic BAPE® camouflage design. Available in two captivating colorways, green camo and blue camo, the pattern adorns not only the laptop but also the accompanying accessories, which include a figurine, a mouse, a carry bag, and a set of stickers. This comprehensive bundle truly captures the essence of the distinctive BAPE® style.
As well as boasting an eye-catching appearance, the Vivobook S 15 OLED BAPE® Edition is also an Intel® Evo™-certified powerhouse, with up to a 13th Gen Intel Core™ i9-13900H processor, delivering unrivaled speed and efficiency. With 16 GB of LPDDR5 memory and a stunning 2.8K 120 Hz OLED display, this laptop ensures a visually immersive and responsive experience. Its long-lasting 75 Wh battery empowers users to accomplish their tasks with ease, no matter where they are, while exuding a remarkable sense of style.
Unmatched style and innovation
BAPE® and ASUS both attach great importance to their communities and in the spirit of unity this unique collaboration between ASUS Vivobook and BAPE® seamlessly merges fashion and technology, resulting in an extraordinary and exclusive product. “We are thrilled to announce the exceptional partnership between ASUS Vivobook and A BATHING APE® — a collaboration that embodies the spirit of streetwear and pushes the boundaries of design. This marks the debut of both the first-ever BAPE® laptop and the first-ever streetwear-inspired laptop to our Vivobook series,” said Galip Fu, ASUS Global Marketing Director, Consumer PC.
BAPE® added: “BAPE® is delighted to team up with ASUS Vivobook to design a limited-edition collection that combines BAPE®’s unique and vibrant style with ASUS Vivobook’s powerful and high-performance laptops. This partnership shows BAPE®’s dedication to providing high-quality and fashionable products that enhance style.”
The limited-edition Vivobook S 15 OLED BAPE® Edition bundle is available in two colorways: a blue bundle with a Cool Silver laptop, and a green bundle with a Midnight Black model, both featuring a metallic lid that sports an intricate BAPE® x ASUS-designed photo-light-etched linear camo pattern. There’s also a reflective logo tag, which gives the laptop a discrete and premium touch. Taking the design to another level, the laptop itself features exclusive BAPE® design elements on the touchpad, the bottom of the device and the palm rest area. These distinctive touches add to the laptop’s unique limited-edition appeal, making it a standout device that truly embodies the collaboration between ASUS Vivobook and BAPE®.
To give it a true ‘wow’ factor, Vivobook S 15 OLED BAPE® Edition comes with an exclusive accessory bundle patterned in blue camo for the Cool Silver model or green camo for the Midnight Black model. This captivating camo design — specially created for this collaboration — embodies a perfect fusion of timeless aesthetics and playful charm. At its core, it features the classic BAPE® ABC camo pattern, renowned for its enduring appeal and versatility. To infuse a delightful twist into the design, BAPE® has introduced the beloved BABY MILO® Friends characters, injecting a sense of joy and whimsy. Also seamlessly integrated into the pattern is the ASUS Vivobook name, showcasing a harmonious blending of both brands’ identities. And to top it all off, there’s the iconic BABY MILO® holding a Vivobook, serving as a reference to the product itself.
This design is also used for the unique carry bag co-created by ASUS Design Center and BAPE®, which not only protects the laptop from accidents but also adds a touch of individuality to the device. With its 180° opening and multiple pockets, it provides convenient storage for accessories such as the mouse, power adapter, and more, ensuring that users can easily take everything they need wherever they go.
There’s also a compact mouse with interchangeable top covers: each bundle has one black cover and either a blue or a green cover, depending on the chosen colorway. The black cover showcases a mystic and cool style that perfectly complements the special pattern of the laptop. The blue and green versions align with the themed colors of the carry bag, while a handy strap allows for easy portability.
The bundle is topped off by BABY MILO ® himself, in the form of a unique and adorable BABY MILO ® figurine that’s the secret highlight of the bundle. This figurine is exclusive to this BAPE® Edition bundle and depicts BABY MILO ® carrying a Vivobook BAPE® Edition laptop.
Vivobook S 15 OLED BAPE® Edition goes beyond just a standard laptop by offering a range of exclusive accessories and intricate design details. This collaboration between ASUS Vivobook and BAPE ensures that every aspect of the user experience is carefully crafted and infused with a touch of individuality and limited-edition charm.
Work and play with ease
As well as appealing to trendsetters and those with an eye for streetwear style, Vivobook S 15 OLED BAPE® Edition is also a powerhouse that’s an exceptional choice for a wide range of tasks, whether it’s working, studying, or gaming
The 2.8K 120 Hz OLED NanoEdge display takes visual immersion to new heights. With its impressive resolution and high refresh rate, users can enjoy stunning visuals with vibrant colors, sharp details, and smooth motion. Whether working on graphic-intensive projects, watching movies, or gaming, the display ensures an immersive and visually captivating experience.
Powered by up to an eight-core Intel® Core™ i9-13900H processor, Vivobook S 15 OLED BAPE® Edition delivers exceptional performance and responsiveness. With clock speeds of up to 5.4 GHz, it effortlessly handles demanding tasks, such as video editing, and heavy multitasking. The processor’s power and efficiency make it ideal for anyone who requires fast and reliable performance.
To further enhance the user experience, the laptop boasts an impressive 75 Wh battery that ensures productivity without the need for frequent charging. Whether working remotely, attending classes, or enjoying extended gaming sessions, users can rely on the Vivobook S 15 OLED BAPE® Edition to keep up with their tasks and entertainment needs.
Additionally, the laptop’s sleek and lightweight design makes it highly portable, allowing users to take it anywhere effortlessly. The inclusion of advanced connectivity options, such as WiFi 6 (802.11 ax) and Bluetooth® 5.2, ensures seamless and high-speed connectivity for online collaboration, streaming, and gaming.
A collaboration to WOW THE WORLD
The collaboration between ASUS Vivobook and BAPE® holds special significance as BAPE® celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Vivobook S 15 OLED BAPE® Edition pays tribute to the enduring legacy of both brands by combining cutting-edge technology with the iconic BAPE® style. By blending fashion-forward aesthetics with powerful performance, ASUS Vivobook and BAPE® are poised to amaze the world with this exclusive collaboration.
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ASUS Vivobook S 15 OLED BAPE® Edition (K5504VA)
|Intel® Core™ i9-13900H processor Intel® Core™ i5-13500H processor
|World-leading 15.6’’ 2.8K 120 Hz OLED display WQHD+ (2880 by 1620 resolution), Three-sided NanoEdge 86% screen-to-body ratio, 0.2 ms response time, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, PANTONE® Validated, average Delta-E < 2, 600 nits peak brightness
|Materials: Metal lid with BAPE® x ASUS-designed photo-light-etched linear camo pattern Colors: Midnight Black Cool Silver
|Green camo bundle with Midnight Black laptop Blue camo bundle with Cool Silver laptop
|Included in the box
|BAPE® Edition Carry bag BAPE® Edition ASUS Marshmallow Mouse BAPE® Edition BABY MILO Figurine BAPE® Edition Keyboard stickers BAPE® Edition Stickers
|Windows 11 Home/Pro
|Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
|Up to 16 GB LPDDR5
|Up to 1 TB PCIe® 4.0 SSD
|WiFi 6E (Dual-band 802.11ax)
|FHD 3DNR webcam
|1 X Thunderbolt™ 4 USB-C® 1 X USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A 1 X USB 2.0 Type-A 1 x HDMI® 1.4 1 X Combo audio jack 1 X DC-in
|Keyboard and Touchpad
|ErgoSense keyboard withbacklight
|Dolby Atmos® Harmon Kardon-certified Smart amplifier ASUS Audio Booster
|359.3 x 229.4 x 17.9 mm
About A BATHING APE®
Born in the heart of Harajuku, Japan in 1993, A BATHING APE® (BAPE®) has served as a symbol of Japanese street fashion for more than 30 years. Striving to introduce Japanese fashion culture to the world, BAPE® has cemented a series of iconic motifs, original patterns, and characters such as the “APE HEAD,” “BAPE CAMO,” “BABY MILO,” and more.
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