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Aug 26, 2021

Announcing the ASUS Chromebook CX1 Series

ASUS Chromebook CX1 Series

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.

Modern and stylish, in multiple sizes

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.

Tough enough to take anywhere

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.

All-day comfort and speed

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.

SPECIFICATIONS9

Model

ASUS Chromebook CX1101CMA

ASUS Chromebook CX1500CKA

ASUS Chromebook CX1700CKA

Processor

Intel® Celeron® N4020

Intel® Celeron® N4120

Intel® JSL Pentium® N6000

Intel® JSL Celeron® e N5100

Intel® JSL Celeron® N4500

Intel® Celeron® N4500 Processor 

Intel® Celeron® N5100 Processor 

Intel® Pentium® N6000 Processor 

Operating system

Chrome
Chrome (Enterprise upgrade)

Onboard memory

4GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR4

Storage

32GB eMMC
64GB eMMC

32GB eMMC
64GB eMMC
128GB eMMC

Panel size

11.6”

15.6”

17.3”

Panel type

LCD

Brightness

220 nits

200 nits
250 nits

Resolution

HD (1366x768), 16:9

FHD (1920x1080), 16:9
HD (1366x768), 16:9

FHD (1920x1080), 16:9
HD (1600x900), 16:9

Glare

Anti-glare display

Color gamut

45% NTSC

NTSC: 45%
NTSC: 60%

Screen-to-body ratio

67

77

78%

IPS-level

N/A

TN

TN
Wide-view

Discrete/shared

Shared

Integrated GPU

Intel® HD Graphics 600

Intel® UHD Graphics

Front-facing camera

720p HD camera

Wireless

WiFi 5 (802.11ac), BT 5.0 (Dual band) 2 x 2

WiFi 6 (802.11ax), BT 5.0 (Dual band) 2 x 2

I/O ports

2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C®

2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A

1 x microSD card reader

1 x audio combo jack

Audio

Built-in microphone
Built-in stereo 2 W speakers

Built-in microphone
Built-in speaker

Weight (with battery)

1.24kg

1.8 kg

2.42 kg

Weight (w/o battery)

1.06 kg

1.6 kg

2.22 kg

Dimensions

29.16 x 20.09 x 1.95 cm

36.13 x 24.99 x 1.89 cm

40.06 x 27.20 x 1.99 cm

AC adapter

45W AC Adapter, Type-C®

Output :15V DC, 3A, 45 W

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

Battery

42Wh, 3-cell lithium-polymer battery Pack

42Wh, 2S1P, 2-cell Li-ion

67Wh, 2S2P, 4-cell Li-ion

Replaceable battery

N/A

Keyboard type

Chiclet

Security

Kensington lock slot

Titan C security chip

Titan C security chip

LCD cover material

Plastic

LCD cover color

Transparent Silver

Top case material

Plastic

Top case color

Transparent Silver

Bottom case material

Plastic

Bottom case color

Transparent Silver

Testing standard

US MIL-STD 810H

US MIL-STD 810H (TBD)

US MIL-STD 810H

Voice control

Google Assistant voice-recognition support

Google Assistant voice-recognition support

Google Assistant voice-recognition support

Package contents

Wired optical mouse

Reparability index (for France)

6.0

6.1

5.8



1 CX1101 has a dual-core CPU, CX1500 and CX1700 have quad-core CPUs.

2 The ASUS Chromebook CX1 keyboard is spill-resistant, not waterproof. Water damage is possible if the product is submerged or exposed to large amounts of liquids for long periods of time. ASUS standard limited warranty does not cover problems resulting from accidents such as water damage. To prevent water damage resulting from large spills or other accidents, ASUS recommends turning off the notebook, then tilting the laptop to drain away the excess liquid, wipe it off and let it dry for at least 24 hours.

3 CX1500CKA and CX1700CKA are certified with WiFi Master for Chrome OS. WiFi Master for Chrome OS certified devices feature WiFi 6 and enhanced WiFi stability when USB 3.2 Gen 1 interference is present, allowing users to stream smoothly at a maximum distance of 160 - 225 meters from a router.

4 Internet connection required. Google, Google Play, YouTube and other marks are trademarks of Google LLC.

5 ASUS Chromebook CX1 undergo multiple U.S military-grade MIL-STD 810H standard quality tests but are not subject to all tests

6 CX1101 and CX1700 features 1.5 mm key travel, and CX1500 features 1.4 mm key travel.

7Dedicated numeric keypad is available on CX1500 and CX1700 models only.





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