Two new Chomebooks are entering the laptop market this month; the two in question are named the Asus C200 and the C300. These are likely to go head-to-head with the likes of the N20 and N20p, which Lenovo announced recently – stay tuned for a comparison between them all.
The comparison will have to wait for now, so what do the Asus C200 and C300 offer consumers?
Well, the C200 comes featuring an 11.6-inch LED-backlit 1366×768 pixel resolution display and the Asus C300 comes with a larger 13.3-inch LED backlit display with the same resolution.
The C300 size is 13×9.1×0.8 inches and weighs 1.4kg, and the C200 is a little smaller and lighter at 12×7.9×0.8 inches and 1.1kg.
Both Chromebooks come with 2.42GHz Intel Bay Trail-M N2830 dual processor’s as well as 16GB of internal storage, 720p HD, Chrome OS, front-facing webcam, USB2.0 port, USB3.0, HDMI 1.4, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band Wi-Fi, SD card slot, Bluetooth 4.0 and 2GB of RAM.
Lenovo launched the N20 for $269 and the N20P Touch for $329; with these price tags they will the competition for the Asus C200 and the C300. Seeing as the Lenovo N20P has touchscreen will this sway consumers to buy over the Asus Chromebooks?
Promevo has revealed benchmarks, pictures and much more about the Asus C200, you can also pre-order the Chromebook from them. The Asus C200MA-DS01 Chromebook is priced at $249.99 and will ship sometime this month, you can also pre-order the Asus C300MA-EDU for $329 but this comes with 1-Year accidental damage protection.
Do you think the Asus C200 and C300 are priced reasonably and would you purchase one?
UPDATE: Availability & Pricing – The ASUS Chromebook C200 and C300 will begin shipping in the US at the end of June 2014 with a starting price at $249.99.