Asus Flip C100PA Review

Asus Flip C100PA is a laptop with 10.1 inch display. It is one of the few Chromebook laptops out there. So you get a Chromium OS laptop where you get frequent updates that make the laptop better. It weighs mere 890 grams and has battery life of up to 9 hours on a single charge. Read Asus Flip C100PA review to find out more about it.

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Asus Flip C100PA Review: Detailed Specifications

SoC    Rockchip RK3288C (1.8GHz, 4 cores)
Memory    2GB (LPDDR3-1066)
Storage    SSD 16GB
OS    Google Chrome OS
Display    10.1-inch IPS-type (glossy), 1,280 × 800 dot, touch-enabled
Graphics    Processor built-in Mali T-764
Network    IEEE 802.11a / b / g / n / ac
Other    USB 2.0 × 2, Micro HDMI, microSD card slot, Bluetooth 4.0,92 megapixel Web camera, audio input and output, stereo speakers
Size / weight    262.8 × 182.4 × 15.6mm (width × depth × height) / 890g
Battery life    Up to about 9 hours

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Asus Flip C100PA Review: Power of Rockchip processor

As you have seen the Asus Flip C100PA specifications, it comes with Rockchip RK3288C processor. It runs at 1.8GHz clock speed and has four cores. This Rockchip processor is based on ARM Cortex A17 architecture that is backed by Mali T764 graphics which has full support for OpenGL ES3.1 / OpenCL 1.1. This allows it to support premium features like H.264 4K decoding. You can find out review of Rockchip RK3288C at cross-coretech.com. It performed 7519 in Octane benchmark app.

review of Rockchip RK3288C

RAM in this review model of Asus Flip C100PA is 2GB but if you get the corporate model, you get 4GB RAM. Storage is 16GB on this model. Display measures 10.1 inches and feature IPS technology that ensures wide viewing angles. It has resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. It is touch enabled and since you can tilt the screen back, you will be able to use it as slate tablet. Body size of 262.8 × 182.4 × 15.6mm (width × depth × height). Weight has been cut significantly and it weighs 890 grams, yes, less than 1kg.

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On the front, there is 0.9MP web camera and is located on the center. There is no status LED that tells you if it is on or not. Keyboard is isolation type. Uppermost row has specific function keys.

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On the right, there is voice input / output, micro SD card slot, USB 2.0 × 2 and Micro HDMI port. It has quite clean looks because the battery is non removable.

However we are finding it hard to recommend when there are so many cheap Windows 10 laptops on sale. After all Windows laptops are compatible with all the new and legacy peripherals and there are no software problems too.

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