ASUS Chromebook Flip C436: touch screen and Intel processors of the 10th generation
ASUS has released a new Chromebook Flip C436 laptop based on the Chrome OS operating system. The device was first introduced at the beginning of the year at the CES 2020 Electronics Show. The laptop attracts attention with a slim, compact magnesium alloy casing. At its core are the 10th generation Intel Core processors (Comet Lake-U). Another distinguishing feature is the NanoEdge touchscreen display with thin bezels.
New - transformable device. The laptop screen can open up to 360 degrees and turn the device into a tablet.
The novelty is available in two versions. The more affordable (C436FA-DS388T) can be purchased for $ 799. In fact, it is a 14-inch Chromebook with a touch Full HD-display (1920 × 1080 pixels) NanoEdge with thin frames, which runs on the processor Intel Core i3-10110U. The chip has 2 cores, 4 threads, works with a base frequency of 2.1 GHz and a maximum Turbo frequency of 4.1 GHz. Also, the laptop is equipped with RAM standard LPDDR3-2133 capacity of 8 GB. There is also a 128 GB M.2 PCIe SSD.
In addition, the laptop is equipped with a Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) wireless module and Bluetooth 5.0, an HD camera, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C ports, a micro SD card slot with a capacity of up to 2 TB and an audio jack. Harman Kardon certified speaker and microphone are integrated in the Chromebook.
The new Chromebook Flip C436 is powered by a 42 Wh lithium-polymer battery. According to the manufacturer, one charge during normal use will last for 12 hours.
The more expensive version of the C436FA-DS599T-W costs $ 999 dollars. The main characteristics are similar to the base model. The differences relate to the central processor: ASUS uses a 4-core 8-thread Intel Core i5-10210U chip with a base frequency of 1.6 GHz. In Turbo Boost mode, it automatically accelerates to 4.2 GHz. In addition to it, there is 16 GB of RAM, as well as an 512 GB M.2 PCIe SSD drive.
The dimensions of the new product are 319.5 × 205.3 × 13.76 mm, while the weight of the ASUS Chromebook Flip C436 is 1.1 kg. Customers are available models in white (Aerogel White) and silver (Transparent Silver) color schemes.