The idea of the premium Chromebook has been around ever since Google unleashed their first Chromebook many years ago. Then, Asus Chromebook Flip begins to make its appearance and this Chromebook is considered as the best premium Chromebook and the best laptop for programming.
Although the Chromebook Flip from Asus is not on the same level as the Google Pixelbook, the Chromebook Flip is only half as expensive. That is why there are many people who love the Asus Chromebook and considered it as the top choice for budget-minded users.
For your information, the Chromebook Flip from Asus is a 2-in-1 laptop and it flips inside out. This Chromebook Flip is also light and easy to bring when you travel given the size is at 12.5 inches and weigh 2.6 pounds.
Asus Chromebook Flip Price
It may be a bit too much but the Asus Chromebook Flip will set the price on $649 or about £509 and AU$926 with an Intel Core m5 processor, 64GB storage and 4GB RAM. Some of you may think that this Chromebook Flip is very expensive given the price is about the same as a decent Windows 10 laptop.
However, you can get the Chromebook Flip a bit cheaper by cutting out some corners on storage and CPU power. By getting a toned down, you can get this Chromebook Flip for $449 or £369 and AU$640 with Intel Core m3 processor, 64GB storage, and 4GB RAM.
Asus Chromebook Flip Design
Now, let us talk about the design. The Asus Chromebook Flip is built with an all-aluminum chassis and it has an anodized finish rather than a brushed texture. This Chromebook also has a clean, practical aesthetic, and folds up to a nearly symmetrical slab of metal.
The bar-shaped hinge has also been replaced by the ZenBook Flip’s multi-gear, metal mechanism. These two smaller hinges will make the Chromebook feels like less of a toy and will still allow it to blend in as a regular notebook.
The weight of this Chromebook Flip is around 2.6 pounds or 1.2kg. Given the weight, this Chromebook Flip becomes one of the lightest Chromebook’s around. It is also considered as one of the first convertible Chrome OS machines.
This Chromebook Flip also seems to be designed specifically for tablet use. There is a magnetic clasp which can pull the screen lid tight against the underside of the notebook. When you are not using the Chromebook in tablet mode, it will fall back on a solid keyboard which can make it as comfortable as any traditional laptop.