Asus Chromebook Detachable CM3 has been announced. The Chromebook is powered by an octa-core MediaTek 8183 processor. It is touted to be a direct competitor for Lenovo Chromebook Duet that also runs ChromeOS. It is largely similar to the specifications of Lenovo Chromebook but adds a few more features to take its edge up a notch. Asus Chromebook Detachable CM3 is now listed on the brand's website in the US, but there is no information when other regions will get it.
Asus Chromebook Detachable CM3 price, availability
The ChromeOS-powered Asus Chromebook Detachable CM3 is available but has been labelled on the company website to be "coming soon." The Chromebook is priced at $349.99 (roughly Rs. 25,500) for the 64GB storage variant and $369.99 (roughly Rs. 27,000) for the 128GB storage model. Asus is offering it in a sole Mineral Grey colour option.
Asus Chromebook Detachable CM3 specifications, features
Asus Chromebook Detachable CM3 sports a 10.5-inch (1,920X1,200 pixels) LCD display with a 16:10 aspect ratio and 320 nits display brightness. It also features stylus support that is housed within the Chromebook itself. It is powered by an octa-core 2GHz MediaTek 8183 processor coupled with Arm Mali-G72 MP3, 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM, and up to 128GB eMMC onboard storage.
The detachable keyboard attaches to the Chromebook via POGO pins and doubles up as a case/ cover. It also features a detachable fabric-covered rear with a dual-hinged inbuilt kickstand that works in both portrait and landscape formats. Asus Chromebook Detachable CM3 features an 8-megapixel camera on the back as well as a 2-megapixel camera at the front for selfies and video calls.
Connectivity options on Asus Chromebook Detachable CM3 include a 3.5mm audio jack and a USB 2.0 Type-C port. The Chromebook packs a 27Whr 2-cell Li-ion battery that can be charged using the Type-C port or through the 45W AC adapter. It measures 25.54x16.72x0.79cm and weighs 510 grams.
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