Asus Chromebook Flip C302CA-GU010 Review

Asus FLIP C302CA-GU010

The Asus Chromebook Flip C302CA is built to last but not only that, the Asus Chromebook Flip C302CA is built for the future of Android. All Chromebooks that are being shipped in 2017 are now capable to can run Android apps natively, WOW. People have been using hacks, third party software and other ways for a long time to get apps on the their Windows or Mac OS, fully working. People tried Android apps on Chrome and they can see lots of potential for broadening a Chromebook’s capabilities, to include the apps. More and more people are using tablets and mobiles to do their work, just because there is a app that lets them work faster and on the move. Early this year many Chromebooks had this feature but it was in a beta stage but now on the Asus Chromebook Flip C302CA it is stable and a really cool feature.

The Chromebook Flip has higher-end components and performance compared to other cheaper version and you can feel the difference. The ability to flip and touch full HD screen give you the best of both worlds. With the unique 360 degree hinge and touchscreen lets you use the ASUS Chromebook Flip C302 in an endless variety of ways, including laptop, tablet, stand and tent modes. While the aluminium metal body feels refined in your hands. It also features 12.5-inch Full HD eDP (Embedded Display Port) super strong Corning Gorilla Glass for the display, a super thin diameter at 13.7 mm, weighs next to nothing at 1.2 KG. With the Intel Core processor, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB flash storage, and long battery life, this Chromebook will last you a long time. Booting up times are incredible with a lightening fast time of 3 to 4 seconds. Which makes it a perfect travel partner.

 

 

ASUS Chromebook Flip C302 features the latest and fastest 802.11ac Wi-Fi, power-efficient Bluetooth 4.0, USB 3.1 Type-C, Micro SD slot and a standard audio jack.  The key requirements for most people are looking for in a laptop are speed, portability, battery life, typing experience, and build quality. Although this is not a Windows or Mac OS machine it will tick all of the previously mentioned. And truthfully speaking the most some people will need for their day to day laptop use.

 

 

Specs

Model: Asus FLIP C302CA-GU010

Color: Silver
Form Factor: Notebook
Screen Size: 31.75 centimetres
Screen Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
Maximum Display Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
Processor Brand: Intel
Processor Type: None
Processor Speed: 900 MHz
Processor Count: 2
RAM Size: 4 GB
Hard Drive Size: 64 GB
Hard Disk Technology: eMMC
Graphics Card: HD Graphics 515
Voltage: 19 volts
Optical Drive: Type No
Operating System: Chrome OS
Average Battery Life (in hours): 10 hours
Lithium Battery Energy Content: 39 watt_hours

Verdict

Overall it is one of the best Chromebooks around and is selling for about $500,  although this Asus C302 Chromebook is more expensive than others Chromebooks available it is worth the cost. There will be some people that won’t feel comfortable with the OS, but they will be first time Chrome OS users. For people who have use it before you will love this Chromebook.

But a warning for first time Chromebook users, if you want to purchase a Chromebook please check beforehand that your printer is eprint or cloud print ready, other wise you my be not be able to print, but their are ways to over come this.

If this is not what you are looking for read some of our other Asus reviews 

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Asus FLIP C302CA-GU010

 

Author: CLR Team

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