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Asus Chromebook C300SA

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 reviews of Asus Chromebook C300SA. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and portability. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed views about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Asus Chromebook C300SA is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Smart chromebook but screen cracked

 

Found the Asus excellent for everyday tasks, with a good keyboard and large touchpad. After about two weeks of home use though, opened it up to find screen had cracked. It does not appear to be very robust.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Simple excellent alternative to irritating Windows Updates

 

Excellent simple laptop that focuses on Google Chrome & Google apps. Can still do anything on the brower like look at yahoo mail etc. No need for Microsoft Office etc can use Google sheets etc for free .Everything works well with goole products. Great...

Oct, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Quite Possibly the GOAT.

 

Amazing laptop. As powerful as a 2013 Macbook Pro, good looks and incredibly mobile. All for an amazing price! A must-have for broad swathes of the market.

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Ideal first laptop

 

Bought this laptop for my 14 year old daughter to manage her studies and online homework and also for entertainment. She's delighted with it and it's functionality meets her needs. Looks neat and is stylish, a great laptop for a teenager.

Jun, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Great for my student daughter

 

Chromebooks are a great value option that offer the security of having all your data stored automatically in the Cloud. They're relatively inexpensive and don't require lots of extras such as anti-virus software. This particular one is a little larger...

May, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Ideal for home use

 

Chose Chromebook as I was fed up with constant upgrades for Windows. Does everything I need very efficiently including word processing via MS office on line and Google docs. Google One Drive and Photos are great really easy to use. If you want to avoid...

May, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Chromebooks need another two years

 

ChromeOs does not currently support networked printers. So if you, like me, have a networked printer that claims to but does not really, really, actually do cloud printing then this PC cannot print out of the box. I am going to have to mess with the...

Apr, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Excellent Chromebook.

 

Great battery life and sound. Good keyboard with a large, very responsive touchpad. Lightweight with a full sized HDMI port. For me, the most important aspect of this machine is that the AC wireless reception is excellent, making all my browsing...

Apr, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

ASUS CHROMEBOOK

 

This tablet is exactly what is described. It's easy to use, does everything I need. I highly recommend it. Ordering online from John Lewis was an exceptional experience, fast, trouble free delivery which I can also recommend.

Apr, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Very fast and perfect for everyday use

 

This is my first Chromebook after many years using Microsoft Windows. Initial doubts were quickly dispelled. This is a superb little device. Everything I need is on it and it all just works. It is even possible to run Skype through the web browser. For...

Mar, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):48
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Blue / Blue, White / Red / Red, White
Form factor:Clamshell
Product colour:Black / Blue / Blue, White / Red / Red, White
Product Type:Chromebook

Display

3D:N
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:33.8
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:HD
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Touchscreen:N / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:8
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of execution units:12
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:320
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:600
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 400 / Intel® HD Graphics 400
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI

Keyboard

Numeric keypad:N / No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:N / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:4
Internal memory type:LPDDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):4
Memory clock speed:1800 / 1866
Memory form factor:On-board

Networking

3G:N / No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.2
Ethernet LAN:N / No
SIM card support: Yes
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:N / No

Packaging Content

Manual:Y

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No
DVI port:N / No
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in: No
Number of SATA III connectors:2
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:1.75
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:33

Processor

Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N / No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:4
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel SoC
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:2.48
Processor cache:2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Braswell
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel® Celeron®
Processor frequency:1.6
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:N3060
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron N3000 series / Intel Celeron Processor N3000 series for Mobile
Processor Socket:BGA 1170 / BGA1170
Processor threads:2
Scenario Design Power (SDP):4
Stepping:D1
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):6
Tjunction:90

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:Y / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Idle States:Y / Yes
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N / No
Intel Secure Boot:Y / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology:N / No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):Y / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:N / No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® OS Guard:N / No
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Smart Cache: No
Intel® Smart Response Technology:N / No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No
Processor ARK ID:91832
Processor code:SR2KN
Processor package size:25 x 27
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
UART:Y / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington

Software

Operating system installed:Chrome OS

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Flash memory:16 / 32
Storage Media:eMMC / Flash
Total Storage Capacity:16 / 32

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:23 / 230
Height (front):2.03
Height (rear):2.2
Weight:1.35
Width:32.9 / 329