Asus today announced its Chromebook Education Series. It offers lightweight, ruggedized solutions for use in the classroom. The series includes two conventional clamshell laptops, one convertible, and a tablet. Asus will be selling these devices in the coming months and will unveil pricing, configurations, and availability closer to launch.
The 11.6 inch Chromebook C204 and 14 inch C403 are the two clamshell laptops. There’s also the 14 inch Chromebook Flip C214 convertible. The Chromebook Tablet CT100 is a new form factor for this series with a 9.7 inch display. It’s the first Chrome OS tablet from Asus.
The tablet has a hexa-core OP1 processor with 4GB of RAM and 32GB storage. There’s a 35Wh battery and USB Type-C for charging. The Chromebook C204 has a dual-core Celeron processor with 4GB RAM and 32GB storage.
There’s a microSD card slot, two USB Type-C ports, HD webcam, and a 50Wh battery. The Chromebook Flip C214 features an N4000 processor with 4GB RAM and 32GB storage. It also has the same connectivity options. Asus Chromebook C403 has its 14 inch display, a dual-core processor from Intel and the same amount of memory and storage.
Asus promises enhanced durability for these products with spill and tamper resistant keyboards and all-around rubber bumpers. These devices have similar specs and a common design aesthetic.