Asus unveils Chromebook CX1 with 15.6-inch FHD display and Intel chip

Asus has announced the Chromebook CX1 (model CX1500CNA-AS84F) portable laptop running the Chrome OS operating system. The budget Chromebook is based on the Intel Celeron processor.

ASUS Chromebook CX1 budget Chromebook

An Intel Celeron N3350 dual-core processor is installed. The chip contains two cores, two threads with a frequency of 1.1-2.4 GHz. Graphics processing is entrusted to the integrated Intel UHD 500 controller.

Applied display size of 15.6 inches diagonally with Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels). Provides 45 percent coverage of the NTSC color space, and the brightness is 220 nits.

The budget Chromebook comes with 8GB LPDDR4 RAM and 64GB eMMC storage. The equipment includes a 720p HD webcam, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) and Bluetooth 4.2 wireless controllers, two USB Type-C (Gen 1), and 2x USB 3.2 Type-A (Gen 1) ports, a headphone jack, and a microSD slot.

The laptop is made in a ruggedized case following the MIL-STD 810H standard. It is not afraid of falling in on the state from a height of up to 30 cm. The keyboard has protection against accidentally spilled liquids.

Price and availability

Asus Chromebook CX1 (CX1500CNA-AS84F) portable laptop is available now, and it can be purchased via the Amazon.com website for $249.99.

Asus Chromebook CX1 specifications

  • Display: 15.6 inch Full HD screen ( 45% NTSC, 220nits, 1920×1080 pixels )
  • CPU: Intel Celeron N3350 Processor ( 2 cores / 2 threads / 1.1Ghz – 2.4Ghz frequency )
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics 500 GPU Graphics
  • RAM: 8GB ram ( LPDDR4 on board )
  • Storage: 64GB eMMC storage
  • OS: Chrome OS
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 5(802.11ac), Bluetooth 4.2 (Dual band) 2 x 2
  • Ports: 1x audio jack, 2x USB Type-C (Gen 1) ports, 2x USB 3.2 Type-A (Gen 1), Micro SD Card reader
  • Features: US MIL-STD 810H military-grade standard, Titan C Security Chip, Built-in speaker, Built-in microphone, 720p HD camera
  • Battery: 2-cell Li-ion 38WHrs, 45W AC TYPE-C Adapter
  • Weight: 1.80 kg (3.97 lbs)

Earlier this month, Acer presented the first Chrome OS convertible laptop with Intel EVO certification: Acer Chromebook Spin 713 Enterprise Edition (approx. $1,059.99 on Amazon) can also be more easily integrated into corporate networks and administered and cut costs, simplify operations, reduce security risks, and greatly lower required IT resources by being able to deploy, update and manage all your devices at any scale.

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