ASUS has come out with new Chromebooks that will take the game deeper into the Chrome OS universe, which is already packed with great options. Asus has recently revealed the Chromebook CX9 and the Chromebook Flip CX5 that will be part of two types of consumer appetite. Both Chromebooks have a few things in common, including their US MIL-STD 810H standard certification that will protect these devices from bumps, drops, and other similar accidents.
ASUS Chromebook CX9 and Chromebook Flip CX5 can reportedly be configured on an Intel Core i7 processor based on Iris Xe graphics. Although the Chromebook CX9 isn’t the type to fold all the way, it packs a punch when it comes to performance and specs.
The Chromebook CX9 With 14 hours of indicated battery life, it beats 16GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage. The top-end model’s 14-inch UHD touchscreen offers 550 nit brightness, other models feature a Full HD touchscreen and a non-touchscreen. The Chromebook CX9 features Asus’ LED keypad, a first for the brand’s Chromebook.
Chromebook Flip CX5 on the other hand it is a Chrome OS convertible machine. It also comes in a similar 16GB RAM and 512GB of storage. The display on this one is pretty normal at just 1080p resolution. However, it is a touchscreen and the Chromebook comes with a USI stylus.
ASUS Chromebook CX9 and Chromebook Flip CX5 are available now. The top-end Core i7 model of the CX9 with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage retails for $ 1,150. The same Chromebook Flip CX5 configuration costs $ 1,050.