CES 2020: Asus introduces premium Chromebook Flip C436

Asus Chromebook Asus Chromebook Flip C 436. (Photo: Asus) Flip C 436. (Photo: Asus)

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas Asus presents a premium Chromebook according to the specifications of the Project Athena Program.

The Asus Chromebook Flip C 436 is an elegant piece of hardware with its 14 – inch touch display with full HD resolution and its housing made of a magnesium -Aluminium alloy, which in the closed state only 13, Is 7 millimeters thick and weighs 1.1 kilograms. There are four Harman Kardon speakers distributed in the housing, which should ensure good sound in all positions of the flexible convertible.

Chromebook Flip C 437: Flexible convertible with Chrome OS

The Chromebook can be used conventionally as a notebook, folded down as a tablet with stylus support or set up like a tent for media consumption.

With regard to the technical specifications, the Flip C 436 is on par with devices with Windows 10. The Chromebook is available in the maximum configuration with Intel processors of the tenth generation, which 16 Gigabyte RAM and an M.2 SSD with 512 gigabyte capacity are available. There are also configurations with i3 and i5 processors, as well as those with 8 gigabytes of RAM and 128 or 256 Gigabyte SSD available.

Asus Chromebook Asus Chromebook Flip C 436. (Photo: Asus) Flip C 436. (Photo: Asus)

Solid specifications according to the latest standards

The radio is used according to the latest standards Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0. Two USB 3.2 Type-C ports provide the peripheral connection and an SD card reader for cards with up to 2 terabytes can be used to store the C 436 significantly expand. An HD webcam and a combination connection for microphone and headphones complete the setup.

With the permanently installed 42 – watt-hour battery should do that Chromebook hold up to 12 hours on the go. A backlit keyboard with a key stroke of 1.2 millimeters should also please everyday typists. A fingerprint scanner is integrated. Every stylus is compatible with the USI standard with the touch display. 4. 096 different pressure levels are recognized.

price and availability

The Asus Chromebook Flip C 436 will be released in the course of the first quarter 2020 in the colors white (airgel white) and silver (transparent silver) will come on the market and should start on 1. 099 Euro cost.

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