When popular computer makers launch Chromebook in continues fashion you know that Google is getting serious about Chromebook business. Soon after Lenovo announced two new Chromebook models N20 and N20p Asus Chromebook is ready to hit the market to produce some competition in thi little explored PC market.
The Taiwanese electronic giant has launched Chromebook C200 and C300 that comes in two size, 11 .6 inch and 13.3 inch and promise up to 10 hours of battery life. The smaller C200 Chromebook runs on Intel Bay Trail N280 processor which is clocked at 2.42 GHz. C200 has 2 GB RAM and comes in 16 GB and and 32 GB models.
The bigger 13.3 inch Asus Chromebook is also powered by the same 2.42 GHz processor as its smaller counterpart but has double 4 GB RAM and 32 GB internal memory.
Despite its lower price Asus has tried to put in quality connectivity tools in both Chromebooks like Wi-Fi 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.0. Both Chromebooks also feature webcam that can record videos of 720p. The new Asus Chromebook line up is only second Chromebook model to have such advance connectivity modules.
Both Asus Chromebook models sport 2 USB ports (One USB 2,0 and one USB 3.0) HDMI slot, Audio port and a slot for SD card. 49 The 11 inch Chromebook is priced at $249 but Asus has not revealed the price of 13 inch model. Asus is second company that launched Chromebook this week and rumor has it that about a dozen Chromebooks will hit the market this season.
As demand for Windows laptops are slowing down due to increasing interest in small size devices like Tablets and smartphone harware makers are trying to cash on low price Chromebooks. Although, software giant Microsoft have been ridiculing Google’s Chromebook models it seems many popular hardware maker still find it an affordable alternative option to Windows.