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Jul 20, 2021
Introducing ASUS Chromebook CX9

Ultrathin, ultralight business laptop empowers modern professionals with cloud-first
tools and collaboration


TAIPEI, Taiwan, July 20, 2021 — ASUS today announced the new ASUS Chromebook CX9 laptop for empowering professionals with the tools for success in the modern world. ASUS Chromebook CX9 houses the high-powered performance of up to an 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor with Intel Iris® Xe graphics in an ultraportable, highly durable chassis, giving the cloud-first workforce the ability to maximize productivity from anywhere. An ergonomic keyboard design, immersive visuals, superior audio and premium connectivity help to streamline workflows, while enterprise-grade security ensures that work and personal data remain secure.

Designed for on-the-go professionals

ASUS Chromebook CX9 offers a sophisticated, tough design and posh portability for expanding the possibilities of remote work. Made of aluminum alloy using a high-precision CNC manufacturing process, its 1.05 kg1 , 16.0 mm-thin2 chassis is strong, flexible and lightweight. For the durability to take it anywhere, ASUS Chromebook CX9 has structural reinforcements to boost chassis strength, and it meets next-level, industry-leading US MIL-STD 810H standards that are more rigorous and demanding than ever before. It also undergoes stringent in-house testing — including panel-pressure, shock and drop tests — to ensure maximal toughness. All-day 14-hour3 battery life on a single charge means ASUS Chromebook CX9 is always ready for a full business day or long-haul flight, and Panel Self-Refresh technology adds further energy efficiency to enhance battery life.

Performance and ergonomics for productivity

Powered by up to the latest 11th Generation Intel Core i7 processor with Intel Iris Xe graphics, ASUS Chromebook CX9 delivers performance and responsiveness to empower users with incredible productivity, and Intel Evo™ verification7 ensures exceptional user experiences from anywhere. Also, a spacious 512 GB PCIe® M.2 SSD offers fast-access storage, and the laptop comes with 16 GB of LPDDR4X memory.

ASUS Chromebook CX9 is the first Chromebook to feature ASUS NumberPad, an LED-illuminated numeric keypad designed for crunching numbers. It can be turned on and off easily, and special software allows the cursor to be used while NumberPad is active. The laptop further maximizes productivity with excellent ergonomics — an ErgoLift hinge automatically tilts the keyboard to the most comfortable typing position, and widely spaced, long-travel keys provide responsive, tactile feedback to enhance typing experiences. Backlighting enables effortless typing in any environment, and built-in spill resistance4 lets the keyboard to cope with up to 66 cc of liquid. ASUS Chromebook CX9 also supports ASUS Pen and the latest Universal Stylus Initiative (USI) 1.0 standard to provide a precise, natural-feeling active stylus experience for unleashing creativity.5

Incredible visuals for focused workflows

ASUS Chromebook CX9 delivers expansive visuals and superb audio for boundless productivity. The four-sided NanoEdge display maximizes screen area with a 92%6 screen-to-body ratio, making viewing experiences more immersive. The optional 4K UHD touchscreen display7 has an IPS panel with wide 178° viewing angles and exceptional color reproduction for incredibly vivid, true-to-life imagery. The Harman Kardon-certified audio setup of ASUS Chromebook CX9 features dual high-quality stereo speakers and extra-large resonant chambers, delivering robust sound comparable in quality to larger laptops.

Enterprise-grade security and connectivity

To protect vital business and personal data, ASUS Chromebook CX9 offers comprehensive business-grade security — ranging from integrated hardware and firmware to software and identity protection. With a Google-designed Titan-C security chip, ASUS Chromebook CX9 stays secure from the core. For added privacy and security, a webcam shield slides over the camera, and a fingerprint sensor enables one-touch login8.

Despite its thin profile, ASUS Chromebook CX9 is loaded with I/O ports — including two cutting-edge Thunderbolt™ 4 ports, the high-powered next-generation universal cable connectivity solution, as well as USB Type-A and HDMI® ports for added flexibility. The WiFi 6 in ASUS Chromebook CX9 delivers faster-than-wired speeds of up to 2.4 Gbps9, letting users enjoy smooth streaming of FHD online videos and ultrafast large file transfers. Additionally, ASUS WiFi Master Premium for Chrome technology further enhances connections, ensuring the fastest possible speeds and stable connections.

The best of Google

ASUS Chromebook CX9 is the gateway to empowering cloud-first work with the very best of Google. Users can enjoy full access to leading productivity apps through Google Play10 , and Google Assistant9 is always ready to help. Also, automatic updates9 and built-in antivirus protection seamlessly keep the device safe, secure and always up to date.

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ASUS Chromebook CX9


Intel® Core i7-1165G7 Processor (12 M cache, up to 4.70 GHz)

Intel® Core i5-1135G7 Processor (8 M cache, up to 4.20 GHz)

Intel® Core i3-1115G4 Processor (6 M cache, up to 4.10 GHz)

Operating system

Chrome OS

Onboard memory

LPDDR4X 8 GB/16 GB Dual Channel

Maximum memory

16 GB


128 GB-512 GB SSD PCIe® Gen 3


14" FHD (1920x1080), anti-glare, 400 nits, sRGB 100%

14" FHD (1920x1080), 400 nits, sRGB 100%, touch

14" UHD (3840x2160), 550 nits, sRGB 95%, touch

Touch panel


External video display modes

DisplayPort™ through USB Type-C®

HDMI® 2.0

Integrated GPU

Intel® Iris® Xe graphics

Intel® UHD graphics for 11th Gen Intel® processors

Video camera

User-facing: 720p HD

Fingerprint sensor


Onboard wireless

WiFi 6, Bluetooth® 5

Card reader



2 x Thunderbolt™ 4 with USB 4.0 Gen 3 x 2 Type-C® (Full-function, supports PD + Alt mode)

2 x USB 3.0 Gen 2 Type-A

1 x MicroSD card reader

1 x Audio combo jack


Harman Kardon-certified

Built-in array microphone

Built-in stereo 2 W speakers with Smart AMP


Starting from 1.05 kg


32.21 (W) x 20.49 (D) x 1.6~1.8 (H) cm

AC adapter

45 W AC adapter, plug type: USB Type-C®

Output: 15 V DC, 3 A, 45 W

Input: 100-240 V AC, 50/60 Hz universal


50 Wh 3-cell lithium-polymer battery pack

Keyboard type

Chiclet keyboard, 1.5 mm key travel distance, backlit, spill-resistance4


Kensington Lock slot

Titan C Security Chip


Energy Star, UL, CE, CB, FCC


Up to 5 years


11Specifications, content and product availability are all subject to change without notice and may differ from country to country. Actual performance may vary depending on applications, usage, environment and other factors. Full specifications are available at