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ASUS Chromebook Flip Update, Specs: 5 Major Reasons Why Every Productivity-Minded User Needs ASUS C302

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ASUS welcomed 2017 with the launched of its latest Chromebook Flip codenamed C302 as part of its CES 2017 entry. The latest Chromebook Flip is jam-packed with outstanding new specs and upgraded technology based on its predecessor to improve its productivity. Below are five of the major reasons why every productive user needs it.

Outstanding Battery Life

According to Laptop Mag, ASUS claimed that the Chromebook Flip C302 could last for about 10 hours on a single charge. This is an exceptional improvement for good for a touchscreen notebook. The battery has a 2 Cells and 3 WHRS (Waste Heat Recovery System).

Ditching USB 3.0 Ports for USB-C

ASUS Chromebook Flip is designed for the future. It will host USB-C ports completely removing UBS 3.0 versions. This signals ASUS serious goal to upgrade and goes with towards the future of technology.

Android App Emulation Feature

ASUS Chromebook Flip's Android apps emulation allows users to access favorite apps through another platform. This sync technology truly advances the functionality of Chromebook Flip. ASUS equipped this device with 8GB of RAM to secure the fast performance of the apps just like in smartphones. Buyers of Chromebook Flip also has a choice to order Core m3 CPU for better dual computing experience.

Wider Bend-back Display

According to The Verge, ASUS Chromebook C302 highlight a 360-degree hinge. This allows the Chromebook Flip to convert into a tablet form. The 12.5-inch screen will host a Full-HD 1920 x 1080-pixel display running on 60Hz Glare Panel with 45percent NTSC.  

Backlit Keyboard

The device will also have a LED backlit keyboard exclusively designed for users who work over time or during travels. ASUS Chromebook Flip has a large touchpad and keys offering 1.4 millimeters of travel for writing. Moreover, the C302 has a palm rejection feature that identifies fingerprints from palm contact to avoid unnecessary cursor movements, Droid Life reported.

ASUS Chromebook Flip is available now for $499.

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