Asus has launched Chromebook Vibe CX34 CX3401FBA-DH586T-S Flip Cloud Gaming Laptop in the US online. It is powered by Alder Lake 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1235U Processor and comes with 8GB of ram ( LPDDR4x onboard ). For storage, it has got 256GB SSD drive ( M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 ).
CX3401FBA-DH586T-S features a 14-inch Full HD+ screen ( 1920 x 1200 pixels ) offering a 16:10 aspect ratio. The max refresh rate supported is 144hz. It covers 100% sRGB color gamut and supports a max brightness of 400nits. It has a glossy panel and supports touch input.
Asus has equipped this laptop with 6Ghz WiFi 6E network and has Bluetooth 5.1 to connect wireless accessories. It is powered by a 3-cell 63Whr battery and uses a 45W with USB-C power adapter to charge the system.
There are plenty of I/O ports available – 1x USB-A port, 2 x USB 3.1/3.2 Gen 2 ports, 1x HDMI 2.1 port, 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone combo jack, and a micro SD card slot. It has a 720P HD webcam and comes with Dual speakers. The keyboard is backlit. This laptop comes in Pearl White colors and weighs 1.81 kg.
Price in the US: ASUS Chromebook Vibe CX34 CX3401FBA-DH586T-S Flip price in the US starts at $769.99 ( Jan 6, 2023 Price ).Check out the Amazon.com product page here( affiliate link ) to know the current pricing and offers.
Lenovo has announced IP 5 Chrome 16IAU7 82V90001US Chromebook laptop for the US market. This 2022 Lenovo Chromebook is powered by Alder Lake 12th Gen Intel Core i3-1215U Hexa-core processor which has 2 P-cores and 4 E-cores. The max turbo boost clock supported by the P-core on this is 4.4GHz. For graphics, it uses integrated Intel UHD Graphics.
Lenovo IP 5 Chrome 16IAU7 82V90001US is an entry-level Chromebook laptop featuring a 16-inch WUXGA resolution (1920×1200) IPS screen with a max brightness of 300nits supported. It has a non-touch screen with an anti-glare coating and supports a 45% NTSC color gamut.
It comes with 8GB of ram and 128GB eMMC 5.1 storage. It uses Soldered LPDDR4x-4266 and is not upgradable as there are no SO-DIMM slots available. When it comes to storage, it supports a single drive only ( One M.2 2242 PCIe 4.0 x4 slot, supports M.2 2242 SSD or eMMC storage card )
Lenovo has powered IP 5 Chrome 16IAU7 82V90001US with an integrated 71Wh battery and uses a 45W USB-C (3-pin) power adapter. The max battery life achievable according to the Google power load test is 12 hours.
It comes with a Non-backlit, English keyboard. You get the new 6Ghz WiFi 6E support and has Bluetooth 5.1. Lenovo has equipped this Chromebook with 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports, 2x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 (support data transfer, Power Delivery 3.0, and DisplayPort 1.4), 1x microSD card reader, and a 3.5mm mic/headphone combo adapter.
Pricing and Launch Info: As of this writing, we don’t have any info regarding the release date or launch price. It is expected to be available to purchase in the US in the coming months online from Amazon, NewEgg etc.
Update: Lenovo IP 5 Chrome 16IAU7 82V90001US launch price in the US is $549.99. This laptop is sold as Lenovo 5i Chromebook (16″ Intel).
Lenovo has also announced cheaper IP 5 Chrome 16IAU7 Chromebook models with Intel Pentium 8505 5-core processors inside (1 P-core + 4 E-core). There is also an expensive variant that has a 2.5K (2560×1600) 100% sRGB screen with a max refresh rate of 120hz supported. As of this writing, no US models are listed with these specs.
Lenovo IP 5 Chrome 16IAU7 82V90001US Chromebook Full Specs