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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Original review at pc.watch.impress.co.jp (Japanese)