Asus Chromebook Flip starts at $249 USD
Asus released the convertible Chromebook Flip C100 yesterday, making it the world's first 10-inch convertible powered by Google's Chrome OS. Its strong points include a 360-degree hinge that allows multiple modes of use, a spacious touchpad and extended battery life, not to mention the premium aluminum design.
Asus Chromebook Flip C100 has the following technical specs and features:
- Processor: 1.8 GHz quad-core Rockchip 3288-C with ARM Mali T624 graphics
- Memory/Storage: 2 GB or 4 GB; 16 GB eMMC internal storage
- Display: 10.1-inch IPS 10-point multitouch with 1,280X800 pixels
- Camera: HD webcam
- Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.1, micro HDMI, 2XUSB 2.0, SD/SDXC card reader
- Operating system: Chrome OS
- Weight/Dimensions: 1.96 pounds; 10.35X7.18X0.03 inches
The 2 GB model is labeled C100PA-DB01 and costs $249 USD while the 4 GB Chromebook Flip has been labeled C100PA-DB02 and costs $299 USD. According to the official press release, this convertible "will be available immediately in the US from the ASUS eStore, Newegg.com and Amazon.com."