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ASUS Introduces Two New Chromebooks

The 11.6-inch C200 and 13.3-inch C300 Chrome OS laptops are designed for all-day mobility with up to 10 hours of battery life. By ChannelPro

ASUS has introduced two new Chromebooks to the family of Chrome OS laptops powered by the latest Intel Bay Trail-M processors. Available in two screen sizes — the 11.6-inch C200 model and 13.3-inch C300 — ASUS Chromebooks are designed for mobility and offer up to 10 hours of battery life for all-day use. Additionally, both laptops include a 720p HD front-facing webcam, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of internal storage.

Featured in both models, the ASUS design has a hidden screen hinge, durable matte-finish cover, and a full-size one-piece seamless chiclet keyboard. The ASUS Chromebook C200 has a compact chassis that weighs 2.5 lbs and just .78 of an inch (20mm), making it portable.

The laptops are connected with up to ultra-fast 802.11ac dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0. A USB 2.0 port is provided, as well as a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port, and a HDMI-out port.

The ASUS Chromebook C200 and C300 will begin shipping in the US at the end of June 2014 with a starting price at $249.99.


Processor: Intel Bay Trail-M Dual Processor N2830 2.42 GHz

Operating System: Chrome OS

Display: 11.6-inch LED backlit HD glossy screen (1366 x 768) for the C200; 13.3-inch LED backlit HD non-glossy screen (1366 x 768) for the C300

Camera: 720p HD camera

Memory: 2GB

Storage: 16GB

Wireless: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac2 dual-band; BT 4.0

I/O ports: 1 x USB2.0 port + 1 x USB 3.0 port; 1 x HDMI 1.4; 1 x audio jack combo; and 1 x SD card slot

Dimensions: 12.0-inch x 7.9-inch x 0.8-inch for the C200; 13.0-inch x 9.1-inch x 0.8 inch ~ 0.9-inch for the C300

Weight: 2.5 lbs for the C200; 3.1 lbs for the C300

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