ASUS Chromebook Flip C100PA-DB02 via Amazon
Modern ASUS Chromebook Flip C100PA-DB02 (and 2GB DB01) is the new unique and amazing 360 degree rotating 10.1 inch 10-finger touchscreen compact Chrome OS machine in aluminium chassis that can be used as a tablet and a laptop (and tent and stand modes and can be flipped so easily) with the quad core snappy Rockchip RK3288 processor at 1.8GHz speed, 4GB LPDDR3 memory for plenty of multitasking power to run several apps at once, 16GB eMMC storage that is expandable through the microSD card slot for an extra 64GB and 100GB of Cloud based Google Drive storage, 802.11ac fast wireless and Chrome operating system that updates itself regularly and does not need virus protection. C100PA-DB01 version has 2GB memory and that looks like the only difference between two machines.
10.1 inch high definition display with IPS panel offers up to 178 degree viewing angles vertically and horizontally and multi-touch capability of ASUS-exclusive touch sensor technology that is both responsive and accurate with no lagging and has WXGA 1280 x 800 pixel resolution. The integrated graphics card is Mali-T764 for more than adequate multimedia and Chrome type gaming, sound is pretty good through the powerful powerful 80dB stereo dual speakers on the front section of bottom and you have the HD Webcam with 720p resolution. Glossy silver Asus Chromebook Flip has a modern, innovative and sleek design and is rather sturdy and durable in aluminium chassis, weighs only 2 pounds and measures 7.20 x 10.40 x 0.60 inches- meaning it is super portable with also its 10 inch display and all day battery life (up to 9 hours on average use from its lithium ion battery but this will depend on how you use it and the brightness settings) so you can take it wherever you go. There is no numeric pad on the keyboard due to size restrictions but is a very comfy to type on 97% full-size keyboard. Connectivity options include the 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.1, 2 x USB 2.0 ports, MicroSD Card Reader that supports up to 64GB as additional storage, 1 x Micro HDMI output to do your thing on a large monitor or HDTV, a combo Headphone Microphone jack, and on the left side you’ll see the DC in port, battery indicator, processor indicator and volume rocker.
Conclusion: Asus Chromebook Flip C100PA-DB02 (and C100PA-DB01) is a beautiful looking machine that can be used in tablet, tent, stand and notebook modes with the screen flipping 360 degrees around its sturdy hinge. It is quite unique for being a 10 inch convertible with a functional touch display with speed, performance of the snappy Rockchip processor and great features. In tablet mode you may use its virtual keyboard that recognises handwriting and offers support for multiple languages. With Google Drive storage you can access all your important files wherever you have internet access and on any device. There is no Skype on Chrome machines but Google+ Hangouts that lets you chat live on video with 9 people. Instead of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint you have the Google Docs, Sheets and Slides and you can still edit and use the Word and Excel files. For multimedia files you will enjoy the Google Photos, Google Play Movies and Google Play Music and you can have access to many games through the Chrome Web Store. It is super light, has a great feeling and looking keyboard with good key travel and has a dedicated app switcher button at the top of the keyboard, just tap it and touch the app on screen and the exterior is not fingerprint magnet. In the box you’ll find the Chromebook, protective sleeve, AC adaptor, User Manual and Warranty Card. It is a great device for students, teachers or home use, premium build quality, rotating touch screen and lightweight portability- premium machine offered at an affordable price.