CAPE TOWN – Asus has released a new 14-inch Chromebook called the C423.
The device is a midrange Chromebook that comes in two variations:
- A non-touchscreen one that’s powered by an Intel Celeron processor, and
- one with a 1080p touchscreen display that’s powered by a Pentium N4200.
The company claims this model is the first of its Chromebooks to feature a “NanoEdge design,” which means it has thin 5.8mm bezels.
According to Asus, the battery should last around 10 hours but the device can charge through a USB-C port.
The C423 also features USB 3.1 ports, and a microSD slot. At 16.1mm thickness in an aluminium-finished body.
Here are the specifications of the device:
|Processor||Intel® Celeron® Dual-Core N3350 Processor, Intel® Pentium® Quad-Core N4200 Processor,|
|Operating System||Chrome OS|
|Chipset||Integrated Intel® CPU|
|Memory||LPDDR4 2400MHz SDRAM Onboard memory, up to 8 GB SDRAM|
|Display||14.0" (16:9) LED-backlit HD (1366x768) 60Hz Anti-Glare Panel with 45% NTSC
14.0" (16:9) LED-backlit FHD (1920x1080) 60Hz Anti-Glare Panel with 45% NTSC
With Touch (optional)
|Card Reader||Multi-format card reader (SD/SDHC/SDXC)|
Integrated 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2x2)
|Interface||1 x COMBO audio jack
2 x Type-A USB 3.1 (Gen 1)
2 x Type-C USB 3.0 (USB 3.1 Gen 1) with display and power delivery support
|Battery||2 -Cell 38 Wh Polymer Battery|
|Power Adapter||Output :
15 V DC, 3 A, 45 W
100 -240 V AC, 50/60 Hz universal
|Dimensions||322.6 x 228 x 16.1 mm (WxDxH)|
|Weight||1.2 kg ~ 1.34 kg with battery
* Disclaimer: It may differ by product specifications.
|Certificates||UL, CE Marking Compliance, FCC Compliance, BSMI, Australia C-TICK / NZ A-Tick Compliance, CB, Energy Star, JATE|
The company is yet to announce the pricing of the device.