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Asus Chromebook C202SA-YS02

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Asus Chromebook C202SA-YS02
Asus Chromebook C202SA-YS02 (Chromebook C Series)
Display
11.6 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
1.2 kg ( = 42.33 oz / 2.65 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
300 Euro

 

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Average Score: 77.5% - good
Average of 8 scores (from 9 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: 60%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus Chromebook C202SA-YS02

70% Asus Chromebook C202SA
Source: Gadgetspeak English
This will withstand knocks and is close to being a rugged offering. For those who want more than the Google Docs provided, you can download Microsoft Office Online for free but this does require a Microsoft account to be used and this will defeat the everything available from a single log on.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 80% workmanship: 60%
100% Asus C202SA Chromebook Review: A little battler
Source: Toptenreviews English
It's not a do-it-all PC, but this sturdy little travelling companion is a good choice if Chrome suits your purposes
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% Asus C202S Chromebook Review
Source: Toptenreviews English
The spec and its performance are certainly ample for the classroom or even university students at work, and we liked its drop- and spill-proof design. The display could do with being a little bigger for older students, admittedly, but for younger students it’s ideal.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/26/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
ASUS C202 Chromebook — Australian Review
Source: Ausdroid English
There are a couple of trade offs with the C202, but I have to say that its durability and functionality are the key drivers here. When I consider how easily I could pull the C202 out, fire it up, get through some emails, write a story for Ausdroid, etc, I was quite impressed — this is a main factor for me, at least, when considering a new portable.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/13/2016
80% You won't find a better-built bargain
Source: PC World English
When you buy an inexpensive Chromebook, you shouldn’t expect superfast performance or amazing components. What sets the Asus C202S apart from other like-priced models is that Asus invested in a better build and even a better keyboard, all of which improve the user experience. As a result, this is one of the very few low-cost Chromebooks I’m willing to recommend.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/15/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Asus Chromebook C202SA-YS02
Source: PC Mag English
The durability, affordable price, long battery life, and modular design of the Asus Chromebook C202 make it a good choice if you're looking for a budget computer for yourself or your kids and you don't need Windows. But its sluggish multiple-tab browsing can seriously frustrate anyone trying to work on important projects or documents in Web-based applications. For only $20 more, the Asus Chromebook Flip is a convertible chromebook with a touch screen and impressive multitasking capabilities. The Acer Chromebook R 11, though more expensive, remains our Editors' Choice for its convertible design, large IPS touch screen, and speedy performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/20/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% Asus Chromebook C202 review
Source: Techradar English
The Asus C202's purpose-built design ensures it will only ever attract a niche market: parents of school-age children, cost-conscious school boards and chronically clumsy Chromebook lovers. If you're looking for a Chromebook – and you're not a member of the above niche(s) – there are plenty of zippier Chromebooks out there that are just as inexpensive as the C202. They may not have purpose-built rubber bumpers or a rugged chassis, but many do have warranties, and that's often all you'll need to keep them running.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/03/2016
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Asus Chromebook C202
Source: Computer Shopper English
Although Chromebooks are capable of some basic tasks without an Internet connection, they’re meant to be online at all times. The Chrome OS relies on Google’s many online services, including Gmail, Google Drive and Docs, and Google Calendar. A Chromebook is an obvious choice for someone who uses Google products regularly, wants an inexpensive laptop, and is willing to give up a certain amount of performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/19/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Asus Chromebook C202
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Asus Chromebook C202 is a notebook worthy of the honor roll. It offers a durable shell, a very comfortable and spill-resistant keyboard, long battery life and decent (if somewhat mixed) performance. This laptop is a tad heavier than the competition, but it should still be in one piece when kids inevitably drop it on the floor.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/23/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell): Integrated graphics card in the Intel Braswell series (2016 Celeron) processors. Based on the Broadwell architecture (Intel Gen8) supporting DirectX 11.2. Depending on the processor offers 12 shader cores (EU) and different clock speeds. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
N3060: SoC with an integrated dual core Atom processor clocked at 1.6 - 2.48 GHz, an Intel HD Graphics GPU and a dual channel DDR3L-1600 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
11.6":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
1.2 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

In the notebook sector, Asus had a global market share of about 11% from 2014-2016, making it the fourth largest laptop manufacturer. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share (as of 2016).


77.5%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2016-04-27 (Update: 2016-04-27)