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ASUS reveals Chromebook CR1 series: Intel Pentium chips, HD+ screens, and 8GB RAM!

ASUS announces the Chromebook CR1 and Chromebook Flip CR1 as new learning buddies for students and educators.
CR1 Series infographics
CR1 Series infographics

ASUS Chromebook CR1 series revealed!

To start both machines are built with military-grade reliability tested with the MIL-STD-810H rating. Based on ASUS' claims, the laptops are capable of withstanding 120cm drop test and panel pressure test plus they come with spill-resistant keyboards to ensure long-lasting usage.
The Flip CR1 with touchscreen and stylus support
The Flip CR1 with touchscreen and stylus support

They both feature an 11.6-inch HD + 1366 x 768 resolution screen and a 16:9 aspect ratio. However, the Flip CR1 version gets a touchscreen panel and garaged USI stylus support.

They are powered by Intel Pentium Silver N6000 4-core processor with 3.3GHz clock speed, Intel UHD graphics, 8GB LPDDR4X RAM, and up to 64GB eMMC storage.

When it comes to battery, ASUS promises a 12-hour (48WHR) straight from both devices including fast charging support.
Ideal for learning tasks!
Ideal for learning tasks!

The Flip also has an 8MP world-facing camera however the regular version's webcam isn't specified.

The devices also have options for LTE and WiFi versions for connectivity.

As for software the runs Chrome OS with access to the vast library of Google Play Store.

Lastly, they come with a 3-year on-site warranty and they are covered with ASUS Platinum Protection for accidental damage like drops, liquid, and other acts of nature. This program is designed to offer additional protection beyond the standard warranty.

Unfortunately, no price and availability have been revealed as of now. But you may contact ASUS Business to know when it will be available. 

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