The Asus Chromebook Flip grows more superior and performant
The Asus Chromebook Flip grows more superior and performant

The Asus Chromebook Flip was clearly one of our favourite Chromebooks as it established, and Asus has announced its followup at CES 2019.

Much like the last model, the newest Asus Chromebook Flip C434 features an all-aluminum build, that's lasting and feels superior. However, Asus has doubled down on the design this time around, showcasing its NanoEdge display technology to cram a 14-inch Full HD (1,920 x 1,080) display into a 13-inch laptop. That means you're getting a Chromebook together with the type of thin bezels you would expect on a few of the finest Ultrabooks.

Asus has improved on the energy inside, also. This really is a high-powered Chromebook using 8th-generation Intel Amber Lake fan-less processors up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Together with the lightweight nature of Chrome OS, this hardware will allow you to get some serious work done.

The brand new Asus Chromebook Flip also has lots of ports, together with two USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports for charging and data transport, together with USB Type-A along with microSD.

The Asus Chromebook Flip C434 will soon be launch in the coming months, starting at $569 (about £450, AU$800).

Viva VivoBook

Viva VivoBook

If Chrome OS is not your style, and you're trying to find a slim, light and very affordable Windows 10 laptop, Asus has also declared a refresh of its VivoBook using 8th-generation Whiskey Lake processors.

The newest Asus VivoBook 14 and VivoBook 15 are all mid-ranged laptops, powered by up to a 8th-generation Intel Core i7 processorup to 16GB of RAM plus a 256GB SSD. This is behind a 14-or- 15-inch FHD (1,920 x 1,080) NanoEdge display with thin bezels.

And, unlike a bunch of other laptops in 2018, the brand new Asus VivoBooks come in a broad selection of color options, and even includes Asus' ErgoLift hinge that lifts the laptop as you start it to get a more comfortable typing experience. The touchpad also includes a few pad built in to it so that you can quickly get work done without having a full-sized keyboard.

The brand new Asus VivoBooks will be releasing sometime in Q1 2019, though Asus has not shared pricing information at the time of composing.

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