Asus has added a new Chromebook in its portfolio by the name of Asus Chromebook CX1101. The new device by the Taiwanese tech major comes with an 11.6-inch display and adds on to the series of tough-built laptops by the company with a military-grade rugged reliability.
Built for versatility and toughness, the new Chromebook by Asus comes with several highlights in this regard. For instance, it features an edge-to-edge spill-resistant keyboard, an anti-glare HD display with a 180-degree lay-flat metal reinforced hinge as well as MIL-STD-810H military-grade durability. For portability, the laptop weighs just 1.24 kg and measures less than 2 cm in thickness when closed.
Here is a look at all that the new Asus Chromebook CX1101 has to offer.
Asus Chromebook CX1101 price and availability
The Chromebook CX1101 has been launched as part of Asus’ partnership with Flipkart. This means that the new Chromebook by Asus will exclusively be available on the Indian e-commerce platform starting December 15.
The Chrome OS-powered laptop has been priced at Rs 19,999. However, an introductory offer will see the Chromebook CX1101 retail at a special discounted price of Rs 18,990 on the first week of its sale, i.e. from December 15 to December 21, 2021. In addition to this, buyers will also be able to avail 10 percent instant discount with SBI Bank cards and EMI transactions among no-cost EMI (for 6 months).
Asus Chromebook CX1101 specifications
Asus Chromebook CX1101 comes with an 11.6-inch anti-glare LCD screen that features an HD (1366×768 pixels) resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by an Intel Celeron N4020 dual-core processor that comes with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 64GB of solid-state eMMC storage which is further expandable up to 2TB using an external microSD.
As can be judged, the laptop runs Chrome OS, and it takes care of graphics through Intel HD Graphics 600. Connectivity options on the device include dual-band Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, a microSD card reader and a audio combo jack.
Other features on the Chromebook CX1101 include a built-in microphone, Google Assistant voice command support, built-in stereo 2W speakers as well as a 720p HD camera. The device is backed by a 42Wh battery which, as per Asus, is enough for a backup of around 13 hours. Asus Chromebook CX1101 comes in a single Transparent Silver colour option.