ASUS announced the arrival of its first tablet with Chrome OS. The main focus of the 9.7-inch product are children, and it will be officially presented during the CES 2019, which takes place from the next day 8. The existence of this notebook had already been anticipated by Roland Quandt in November last year.
According to the manufacturer, users of the CT100 will find the same Chrome OS for desktops and notebooks, but “tuned to a recognizable and resilient way to make a living in children’s hands.” It has a reinforced chassis, QXGA screen, measures only 10 mm thick and has 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB for internal storage.
Tablet CT100 is the first ASUS with Chrome OS. (Source: ASUS)
- Screen: 9.7-inch QXGA
- Processor: OP1 hex-core
- Memory RAM: up to 4 GB
- Storage: up to 32 GB
- Rear Camera: 5 MP HD
- Front Camera: 2 MP HD
- Battery: 35 Wh
- Dimensions: 238.8 x 172.2 x 9.9 mm
- Weight: 568 grams
- Operating system: Chrome OS
The CT100 has USB-C and, as it runs Chrome OS, it supports Android applications, thus guaranteeing an extensive and varied library of programs and games.
In addition to the tablet, ASUS announced three other notebooks with Chrome OS: the C204, Flip C214 and C403 models – all dedicated to students.
The ASUS C204 has both 11.6-inch and 11.6-inch touchscreen models with HD resolution, Intel Celeron N4000 processor, 4 GB RAM, 32 GB internal storage and Intel HD Graphics 600 video card. It weighs 1.2 kg, is 2.01 cm thick and has a 50 Wh battery.
ASUS Chromebook C204. (Source: ASUS)
The ASUS Flip C214 offers both 11.6-inch screen and ERM support with HD resolution, Intel Celeron N4000 / N4100 processor, up to 8 GB RAM, 64 GB internal storage, rear and front cameras, weighs 1.2 kg , is 2.01 cm thick and 45 Wh battery.
ASUS Chromebook Flip C214. (Source: ASUS)
Finally, the ASUS C403 comes with 14-inch screen, 4 GB of RAM, 32 GB for internal storage and Intel Celeron N3350 processor. It also has a 45 Wh battery, 2.05 cm thick and weighs 1.7 kg.
Prices and Availability
All new ASUS Chrome OS products will have specific pricing and dates revealed at product launch during CES 2019.