ASUS debuted a complete host of recent Windows 11 PCs for gaming, trade, and creativity, nevertheless it additionally snuck in a lovely beefy Chromebook throughout their tidal wave of CES 2022 bulletins. ASUS’s 2021 choices centered most commonly on greater shape components just like the 15.6-inch ASUS Chromebook Flip C536 and the 14-inch CX9, and they are stepping issues up once more this 12 months with the primary 16-inch Chromebook: the ASUS Chromebook Flip CX5 (CX5601).
If you needless to say the ASUS Chromebook Flip CX5 already introduced final summer season, that is as a result of one did; the ASUS C536 and ASUS CX5 are actually the similar computer with two other names, proper right down to the matching product pages on ASUS.com. This new ASUS CX5 a minimum of will probably be more straightforward to inform except its predecessor, in contrast to the 2 Acer Spin 713 and HP x360 14c generations: that includes a greater 16-inch display and an inky Mineral Grey design, the 2 CX5s are slightly actually night time and day from a visible viewpoint.
The new ASUS Flip CX5’s 16-inch display is a 16:10 facet ratio which will have to expectantly assist it really feel a little much less like a monster when you are preserving or sporting it across the place of business or space. A claimed 10-hour battery will have to assist it become independent from of your table for extra relaxed paintings at the sofa or out at the again porch as you watch the solar set on any other superbly heat day (as soon as your a part of the rustic escapes wintry weather’s clutches, this is). Its backlit keyboard — with a quantity pad — will have to stay you corporate throughout past due evenings live-tweeting the sport— I imply completing quarterly experiences! Sitting beneath that keyboard is a 5.84-inch trackpad to compare that great, large display.
Alongside the improve from eleventh Gen to twelfth Gen Intel Core processors, the CX5 additionally sports activities two USB 3.2 Gen 2 USB-C ports that at the moment are Thunderbolt suitable, and Wi-Fi 6E reinforce will have to will let you benefit from the most recent and biggest Wi-Fi routers. I do want that they might upgraded to up-facing stereo audio system, however the quad audio system are Harman Kardon qualified and will have to sound as just right as final 12 months’s fashion — loud however simple to muffle if you are now not the usage of it at a table.
ASUS hasn’t published the pricing or actual availability for the ASUS Chromebook Flip CX5 (CX5601) slightly but, however we will paintings to get a assessment for you once we are in a position.