A few days ago, Samsung introduced an unusual mobile PC Chromebook Pro with a complete digital pen , metal housing with the possibility of transformation and cost $ 500.
It turns out that something like this in the near future will be in the range of Asus. Model Chromebook C302CA similar to Samsung novelty and metal, and the possibility of transformation, and for decent Chromebook parameters.
In particular, as a platform here serves Intel Core m3-6Y30, amount of RAM is 8 GB and the screen diagonal of 12.5 inch Full HD resolution made on IPS technology. And the support of the pen in the Asus is also present, although it is unclear whether it will be bundled. At least, the mobile PC itself, unlike the Samsung device has no special connector for the stylus.
It is also known that the Chromebook C302CA is equipped with 32 GB of flash memory, a pair of USB-C ports (judging by the images) and the battery capacity of 39 Wh. It turns out that the Samsung device more interesting due to screen higher resolution, the included stylus (if still there is the Asus machine) and more unusual for this class of device design. Asus also allocated more productive processor and large memory volume. But precisely because of the Intel processor, which is about 30-50 times more expensive SoC Rockchip RK3399, installed in the Samsung, Asus Chromebook will cost buyers a much larger sum. The sources said that in Europe the novelty will cost about 700 euros.