Taiwanese manufacturer Asus has announced a new Chromebook called the Flip C101PA at a competitive price tag of $299. As the name the name suggests, it features a 360-degree which allows users to convert it into a tablet.
“From note taking in class to sharing videos with friends at a local coffee shop to pulling all-nighters, the ASUS Chromebook C101PA lets you communicate, share and play in a variety of ways. Flip the C101PA into notebook mode and use its full keyboard and large touchpad with multi-finger gesture support to research and write that important thesis paper,” explains Asus.
The company also claims that its Chromebook Flip C101 is one of the lightest and thinnest Chromebook with a 360-degree display. It weighs in at a mere 2 pounds with just 0.6-inches thickness.
Key specs on the Asus Chromebook Flip C101PA include a 10.1-inch (1280×800) IPS display with touchscreen support. Under the hood, it gets powered by a Quad-Core 2.0 GHz processor bundled with 4GB of RAM and 16GB of built-in storage.
It can be used either online or offline and comes pre-loaded with Google’s latest Chrome OS. Being a Chromebook, it would allow users to access millions of Android apps via the Chrome Web Store.
Interested users can pre-order the Chromebook Flip C101PA starting next week from the company’s online store in the US. Users who pre-order the device are also eligible to get 100GB of free Google Drive storage for a period of 2 years.
Check out the full specs of the Chromebook Flip C101PA below:
- Operating System
10.1″ WXGA (1280*800), glossy
OP1 (Rockchip 3399)
4GB LPDDR3 (On Board)
- Optical Drive
No Optical Drive
- Wireless Data Network
HD Web Camera
1x Headphone-out & Audio-in Combo Jack
1x USB 2.0
2x USB3.1 Type C (Gen 1)
1x Headphone-out & Audio-in Combo Jack;1x USB 2.0;2x USB3.1 Type C (Gen 1)
1x Micro SD Card Reader
38WHrs, 2S1P, 2-cell Li-ion
10.4″ x 7.2″ x 0.6″