ASUS C300MA-EDU Chromebook Review

ASUS C300 13.3 Inch Chromebook (Intel Celeron, 4GB, 32GB SSD, Black)


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ASUS C300MA-EDU

Brief Overview of ASUS C300MA-EDU Specifications:

  • 10-Hours  battery life
  • 802.11ac wireless for incredibly fast network connection on WIFI
  • Intel BayTrail-M N2830 Dual Core 2.16 GHz processor (turbo up to 2.41 GHz)
  • 16 GB solid state storage. 13.6″ HD LED display
  • 1.2MP camera. 1x USB 3.0, 1x USB 2.0, HDMI, SD card slot (SDXC), Bluetooth 4.0

 

ASUS C300MA-EDU Chromebook Review:

Overall, this Asus Chromebook is fairly powerful and one of the best out there.  First, the only difference between the C300-DB01 and C300-EDU Asus models are the increase in RAM (2GB vs. 4GB RAM )  and a larger standard SSD drive (16GB vs. 32GB SSD). Some comparable Chromebooks available in late 2014 would be the Samsung Chromebook 2, Acer C720, and the ASUS C300.

The laptop performs well but, most importantly light with very good aesthetics. An impressively compact case at just 0.8 inch thin makes ASUS Chromebook supremely portable. The battery performs well and charging usually takes under 2 hours.Even though the screen is the typical 1366 x 768 resolution you will find in pretty much every other Chromebook, the screen is adequate even though the resolution is lower than comparable Chromebooks.

The keyboard is quite and the touchpad is fairly large as they normally are in Asus notebooks. The chassis feels solid with very little flex, but make no mistake it still feels like a $300 laptop. Additionally, the full sized SD card slot it makes it really nice to have a more permanent storage solution or install Linux on it. Most importantly, the added RAM compared to other Chromebook models really makes this one a winner and better than many other Chromebooks that are on the market as this review indicates.

 

Detailed ASUS C300MA-EDU Specifications:

 

Release Date: July 2014
Display: 13.3″ 1366×768, 117.8 PPI, Matte/Anti-Glare finish
Battery: 4210mAh 10 hours
Dimensions: 33 x 23.1 x 2.3 cm (12.99 x 9.09 x 0.91 in)
Weight: 1.41 kg (3.11 lb)
CPU: Intel Celeron N2830
Bay Trail dual core @ 2.16GHz
GPU: Intel HD @ 750MHz
Storage: 32GB SSD
Expansion: SD Card Reader
Wireless: 802.11ac dual band (2.4GHz, 5GHz)
Bluetooth: 4.0
Multimedia: 1.2MP Webcam
Ports: 3.5mm Headset Jack
HDMI
USB 2.0
USB 3.0
Colors: Black

Similar Top Chromebook for 2014

ASUS C300 13.3 Inch Chromebook (Intel Celeron, 4GB, 32GB SSD, Black) (Personal Computers)


List Price: $229.99
New From: $360.03 USD In Stock
Used from: $437.49 USD In Stock

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