TAIPEI, Taiwan, August 26, 2021 — ASUS today announced the new and updated ASUS Chromebook CX1 series of laptops designed to boost everyday productivity. The series includes models sized to suit every need, including the 11.6-inch ASUS Chromebook CX1101CMA, the 15.6-inch ASUS Chromebook CX1500CKA and the 17.3-inch ASUS Chromebook CX1700CKA.
This versatile and tough series is powered by up to quad-core1 Intel® processors, with productivity-enhancing features including spill-resistant keyboards2 with exceptional typing comfort, and up to fast WiFi 6 connectivity3 . The convenient 180° lay-flat hinge makes it easy to share content and collaborate with friends, colleagues or clients.
The series also offers the best of Google, including the rich library of apps available on Google Play4 . With speedy performance, robust security and convenient features, the ASUS Chromebook CX1 series is perfect not only for students, but for everyone.
The ASUS Chromebook CX1 series embodies pure style and is available in multiple popular sizes. The CX1101 model offers an 11.6-inch screen and weighs 1.24 kg; CX1500 features a 15.6-inch display and is 1.8 kg; and CX1700 has a 17.3-inch panel and is 2.42 kg. With these choices and a distinctive, trendy look and feel, the CX1 series is equally suited to office productivity, working at home, or remote learning.
With structural reinforcements to boost chassis strength, the ASUS Chromebook CX1 series laptops are solidly built and provide the durability to handle travel with ease. They also meets next-level U.S military-grade MIL-STD 810H5 durability standards, which are more rigorous and demanding than ever before. Additionally, they pass industry-leading in-house testing — including panel-pressure, shock and drop tests — to ensure maximum toughness.
For an exceptional typing experience, ASUS Chromebook CX1 series features a spill-resistant keyboard with up to 1.5 mm key travel6 , and a dedicated numeric keypad7 for easy data entry. Fast wireless connections are ensured by up to the latest WiFi 6 technology. Wireless connectivity is made even better by exclusive ASUS technologies — such as ASUS WiFi Master for Chrome OS — that ensure greater speed, stability and range for WiFi connections and help users stay connected anywhere. Additionally, an up to 17-hour battery life8 allows users to work and play throughout the working day without worrying about power outlets.