Although in recent months we have talked dell’ASUS Chromebook Flip (C100PA), being the most recent in order of time launched by the Taiwanese, the supply of notebook with Chrome OS ASUS also includes Chromebooks C300 / C200. They are models, colorful and economic, presented last April and for sale in the US and some European countries from June; But no one could have imagined the arrival in Italy, given that our market (to date) has received only Chromebook Acer, HP and Samsung.
Yet somthing is changing: ASUS announced the availability of the C300 Chromebook in Italy. You can already find it for sale at the online shop at the official price of 299 EUR (VAT included). The known Taiwanese company does not quote the Chromebook C200, almost identical to the C300 except for size, weight and diagonal display, but do not exclude that in the coming months, the list may grow.
ASUS C300 Chromebook does not need presentations: will be sold in Italy in its basic configuration (SKU: 90NB05W1-M00990), with black frame exclusive compact design (just 20mm thick) and elegant. On board will be an Intel Celeron dual-core N2840, accompanied by 4GB of RAM DDR3L 1600MHz and 32GB of internal memory supported 100GB of storage space free for two years on the Google Drive cloud and a microSD card reader, which will allow the expansion. The 13.3-inch screen has a resolution HD (1366 x 768 pixels) and is home to an HD webcam on the front. The full-size keyboard and a large touchpad with support “multi-finger gesture” offer a precise typing and use easy and intuitive.
Chromebook C300 also provides a constant connection with the integration of the most advanced connectivity technologies such as 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0 and 3.0, a micro HDMI port and a micro SD to allow you to easily connect your notebook to external devices, a monitor or a TV screen, and quickly transfer photos and videos from any mobile device. According to press release from ASUS, the 3-cell battery dell’ASUS C300 Chromebook should provide up to 10 hours.
Specifications ASUS C300 Chromebook
Processor: Intel Bay Trail-M dual-core Celeron N2840 (1MB Cache, up to 2.58 GHz)
Operating system: Chrome OS
Display: 13.3-inch HD (1366 x 768 pixels) LED
Camera: HD webcam
Memory: 4GB 1600 MHz DDR3L
Storage: 32 GB
Connectivity: WiFi 802.11a / b / g / n / ac, Bluetooth 4.0 (Dual band), Intel WIDI,
Interfaces: USB 2.0, USB 3.0, Combo audio jack, HDMI, SD card reader, power connector
Dimensions: 33.9 x 23.0 x 3.2 cm (WxDxH)
Weight: 1.4 kg