NEW DELHI: Taiwanese smartphone maker Asus has expanded its product portfolio with the launch of its Chromebook FlipC213. However, the company has not yet revealed the price and availability of the device.
The convertible Chromebook from Asus comes with 360-degree hinge, which enables the users to use the device as both a laptop and tablet. The company claims that the device has passed military-grade durability tests and is quite rugged when it comes to its build quality.
The Chromebook runs Google’s Chrome OS and comes pre-loaded with various Google apps, which include G Suite, Google Classroom and the Google Cloud Platform.
The Asus Chromebook Flip C213 comes with a rubber bumper that protects the chassis from accidental damage. The company also claims that the laptop can withstand drops from 1.2 meters and its all-metal 360 degree hinge can take up to 40,000 open-and-close cycles. The device comes with a spill-proof keyboard, which has 2.0mm key-travel for more accurate typing. It can resist accidental spills of up to 66cc of liquid.
The device comes with an 11.6-inch touchscreen, the company has introduced two variants based on the display size. One variant comes with a coating of Corning Gorilla Glass on top, whereas the other offers support for stylus, which uses the Wacom EMR technology and comes with anti-glare finish. The device also features a 5MP rear camera and an HD front camera for video calling. The device packs a 46Wh battery that promises to deliver 12 hours of battery backup.
Last week, Asus launched its VivoBook Max X541 laptop at Rs 31,990. The laptop is powered by seventh generation Intel Core i3 processor, paired with 4GB of DDR4 RAM (expandable up to 12GB). The USP of the notebook is its gaming-grade chiclet keyboard, which comes with 2.3mm key travel distance for an enhanced typing experience.