Asus C302 Receives a Well-Deserved Successor in the Form of the C434
The Asus C302 that was launched in the spring of 2018 and was well received in the Chrome OS community for ticking most of the right boxes. Undoubtedly, it managed to garner popular support due to its massive appeal of above-standard specs with a fair price to boot.
The device features in the premium-mid-tier category with the options of a core M3, M5, and M7 type Y Intel chipset with their respective limited geographical availability. Fast forward to CES 2019, and Asus has taken the veils off a worthy premium-tier successor that improves on every bit that made the C302 awesome.
The C434 touts an almost
Below is a table comparing specs on both sides:
|CPU||Pentium® 4405Y Intel Core m3-6Y30, M 6Y75||Intel Core 8th gen. M3-8100Y, i5-8200Y, i7-8500Y|
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics||Intel HD Graphics|
|RAM||4 GB and 8 GB||8 GB|
|Display||Convertible 12.5 FHD||Convertible 14″ FHD|
|Storage||eMMC: 32GB/64GB/128GB||Up to 128gb eMMC|
|Connectivity||Dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0||Dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0|
|Ports||Two USB Cs w/ display and power support||Micro-SD slot, up to 2TB, two USB Cs (w/ display and power support ), one USB type A|
|Battery||39 Wh Battery||48Wh lithium-polymer|
The expected MSRP according to the press release, is a starting price of $569 with an expected release date in a few months.