ASUS Chromebook CX9 (CX9400, 11th Gen Intel)
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Ultralight and tough for cloud-first business
ASUS Chromebook CX9 is built for today’s fast-paced, constantly evolving business world — a world where many employees work remotely using cloud-first operating systems and collaborative tools such as Chrome OS. With an ultralight 1.05 kg1 aluminum-alloy chassis and US MIL-STD 810H military-grade toughness, ASUS Chromebook CX9 delivers reliable take-anywhere mobility with the nimble performance of up to an 11th Gen lntel® Core™ i7 processor. It also features ultrafast WiFi 6, a Harman Kardon-certified dual-speaker audio system, a fingerprint sensor for password-free login2 and up to a 4K UHD touchscreen display3 — all to empower employees with the tools needed to get the job done efficiently and effectively, from anywhere.
Designed for modern business
ASUS Chromebook CX9 offers a sophisticated design and posh portability for expanding the possibilities of remote work. Made of aluminum alloy using the high-precision CNC manufacturing process, its chassis is strong, flexible and lightweight. With an ultrathin profile, ASUS Chromebook CX9 emanates a sense of premium quality and professionalism, and it easily slides into a briefcase.
Performance that gets the job done
Powered by up to the latest 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processors with Intel® Iris® Xe graphics and 16 GB of memory, ASUS Chromebook CX9 delivers performance and responsiveness to empower users with incredible productivity. Easy access to your employees’ favorite productivity suites and video conferencing apps available on Google Play4 make projects a breeze, and a spacious PCle® SSD gives you fast-access storage. ASUS Chromebook CX9 is also a verified Intel® Evo™ laptop3, so you can be assured it offers the very best in performance and efficiency.
Intel® Core™ i7 CPU
Intel® Iris® Xe
PCIe® M.2 SSD
With structural reinforcements to boost chassis strength, ASUS Chromebook CX9 is built to provide durability for on-the-go lifestyles. It’s built of ultra-strong aluminum alloy and meets next-level, industry-leading US MIL-STD 810H standards5, which 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, so you don’t have to worry about everyday knocks and bumps5.
Hinge TestSubjects the laptop to up to 50,000 open-and-close cycles
Port Durability TestPhysical durability is tested with 5,000 insertion-and-removal cycles
Panel Pressure TestLaptop must endure 30 kg of force on the lid and bottom without LCD panel damage
Keyboard Durability TestDesigned for a lifespan of up to 10-million keystrokes
Shock TestUndergoes six harsh shocks in each direction at the speed of 245 G / 2 ms
Drop TestDropped from 120 cm while powered on to mimic a desk accident
Vibration TestWithstands 5-500 Hz of physical vibrations in all directions for one hour
Humidity TestTested to survive 85% humidity and 40° C conditions for 24 hours whether turned on or off
Altitude TestOperates normally at 15,000 feet when simulating an aircraft cargo hold or in-flight operation
Temperature TestEndures 40°C and 0°C with power on for 24 hours
Seamless visuals for focused workflows
ASUS Chromebook CX9 delivers expansive visuals for boundless productivity. The four-sided 92%6 NanoEdge display maximizes screen area and screen-to-body ratio, making viewing experiences more immersive. An optional 4K UHD touchscreen3 display offers wide viewing angles and exceptional color reproduction for incredibly vivid, true-to-life imagery.
IPS panel with
wide viewing angles
Ultimate typing experiences
From its keyboard to its touchpad, typing and cursor control on ASUS Chromebook CX9 is a pleasant experience, thanks to a host of features and improvements that enhance productivity and comfort.
- Backlit keyboard
- Spill-resistant keyboard
- ErgoLift hinge
ASUS NumberPad3 is an LED-illuminated numeric keypad that’s perfect for crunching numbers. Tap the NumberPad icon on the top right of the touchpad to turn it on. Clever software lets you control the cursor, even when NumberPad is activated.
The backlit keyboard lets you type effortlessly in dark environments, from twilight café tables to aircraft cabins.
Accidents happen, and ASUS Chromebook CX9 is ready for them: its spill-resistant keyboard8 can cope with up to 66 cc of liquid, so minor spills can be easily drained, cleaned and dried.
Engineered with ergonomics in mind, ASUS Chromebook CX9 features an ErgoLift hinge that automatically tilts the keyboard to the most comfortable typing position. It also has widely spaced, long-travel keys that provide responsive, tactile feedback to further enhance typing experiences.
Lasts throughout the day
All-day battery life on a single charge means ASUS Chromebook CX9 is always ready for a full business day or long-haul flight. Panel Self-Refresh technology adds further energy efficiency to enhance battery life.
Faster, more stable connections
The WiFi 6 in ASUS Chromebook CX9 delivers faster-than-wired speeds of up to 2.4 Gbps10, letting you enjoy smooth streaming of FHD online videos and ultrafast large file transfers. Plus, ASUS WiFi Master Premium for Chrome technology further enhances connections, ensuring the fastest possible speeds and stable connections. Productivity and entertainment have never been this easy.
faster than WiFi 510
more network capacity10
ASUS WiFi Master Premium for Chrome
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 its seamless, multi-layer security, ASUS Chromebook CX9 keeps your data secure and safeguards your enterprise.
Simply slide the cover over the webcam
Titan C Security Chip
A Google-designed security chip that keeps you safe and secure
Kensington lock slot
Prevents physical theft
USB-C and HDMI for flexibility
Despite its thin profile, ASUS Chromebook CX9 is loaded with I/O ports — including the cutting-edge Thunderbolt™ 4, the high-powered next generation of the universal cable connectivity solution, and USB Type-A and HDMI ports for added flexibility.
2 x Thunderbolt™ 4 USB-C®
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
1 x microSD card slot
1 x HDMI 2.0
1 x audio jack
ASUS Chromebook CX9 packs excellent audio into its thin, lightweight design. Featuring dual high-quality stereo speakers and extra-large resonant chambers, it delivers robust and expansive sound that’s comparable in quality to larger laptops. The crisp, powerful audio of ASUS Chromebook CX9 lets you enjoy immersive listening experiences when video conferencing or streaming video or music.
Enjoy the best of Google
It doesn’t get better than Chrome OS. For enhancing productivity, ASUS Chromebook CX9 is your gateway to the very best of Google, and you’ll enjoy full access to Google Play4.
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- Weight and dimensions may vary according to configuration.
- Users will need to set a password the first time the device starts up.
- Specification may vary by model and region.
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- The testing regime includes the requirements of both military-grade standards and ASUS quality tests, and varies depending on device. MIL-STD-810 testing is conducted on selected ASUS products only. Note that the MIL-STD-810 testing helps to ensure the quality of ASUS products but does not indicate a particular fitness for military use. The test is performed under laboratory conditions. Any damage caused by attempts to replicate these test conditions would be considered accidental, and would not be covered by the standard ASUS warranty. Additional coverage is available with ASUS Premium Care.
- The stated width of the side bezel is the distance between the edge of the non-active screen display area and the inside edge of the case. If the case width is included, the side bezel width is 5.7 mm. The stated width of the bottom bezel is the distance between the edge of the non-active screen display area and the visible edge of the display when the laptop is opened to 90°. Measurements are based on the standard (not anti-glare) display configuration.
- USI Stylus sold separately and will be released at a later date.
- ASUS Chromebook CX9 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 off and let it dry for at least 24 hours.
- Based on Chromium OS power Load Test. The 14-hour use on a single charge was determined by looping local video playback at higher than 80 nits and at the default display brightness level. Battery performance is based on a mix of standby, web browsing and other use. Charging time requires the battery to be at least 5% charged, with the device inactive and using the included charger. Actual battery life depends on usage, specifications, applications and environment, among other factors.
- Unless otherwise stated, WiFi and data transfer speeds are based on theoretical performance. Actual performance may vary.
- Google feature availability varies according to country. Please check with your local ASUS retailer for details. Offer expires and must be redeemed by January 31, 2022. On the date your Offer ends, your subscription will begin and your payment instrument will be charged, until you cancel your subscription. Offer is limited to new Google One members. Google One Offer is only available with purchase of ASUS Chromebook CX9. However, it is not provided if the ASUS Chromebook CX9 was purchased through commercial channels, and it does not come with purchase of an ASUS Chromebook Enterprise CX9.
Crafted for perfection
ASUS Chromebook CX9 is styled for today. It features a precision-crafted all-aluminum-alloy chassis that’s finished with precisely shaped corners and edges, giving it a clean, elegant look. Its refined aesthetic is perfect for users seeking on-the-go versatility combined with unparalleled design.
Easy idea sharing
A 180° hinge allows ASUS Chromebook CX9 to be fully opened and laid completely flat on a desk or table, making it easy to share ideas and designs when you’re presenting to clients or collaborating with colleagues.
A good first impression
A distinctive Star Black exterior draws inspiration from the universe and stars in the night sky, representing endless possibilities. The iridescent finish scintillates with tinges of red and green that respond as light strikes the surface, and minute shining particles embedded in the exterior resemble stars. The elegant, daring design redefines business laptops as inspired, stylish devices and leaves a lasting impression on whoever it encounters.
A touch of genius
ASUS Chromebook CX9 supports ASUS Pen and the latest Universal Stylus Initiative (USI) 1.0 standard to give you a natural-feeling active stylus experience that’s ideal for unleashing creativity: draft notes, sketch or jot down ideas whenever they strike you.7
To safeguard personal privacy and business information against malicious hackers, ASUS Chromebook CX9 has an integrated privacy shield that simply slides over the webcam for instant privacy.
Lightning-fast Thunderbolt™ 4
The two Thunderbolt™ 4 USB-C® ports on ASUS Chromebook CX9 give you unrivaled versatility and ultrafast speeds. They support dual 4K display output, fast charging via USB-C® Power Delivery and up to 40 Gbps data-transfer speeds for high-performance peripherals10.
Easy access to apps on Google Play
Full access to Google Play4 lets you use your favorite apps for work and creativity. Also, with seamless cloud integration, you can easily access almost anything from any device. ASUS Chromebook CX9 opens a whole new world of freedom!
Built-in security features
ASUS Chromebook CX9 is enabled with automatic updates4 and built-in anti-virus protection, seamlessly keeping your device safe, secure and always up to date.
The fast way to get things done
Get more done fast using your voice on your ASUS Chromebook CX9. Send an email, find documents, listen to music, or access your calendar, all without switching screens. Just say “Ok Google” to get started4.
Google One with 100 GB of storage plus other exclusive benefits
Your ASUS Chromebook CX9 purchase entitles you to a 12-month subscription of Google One11. The membership includes 100 GB of storage across Google Drive, Gmail and Google Photos, as well as access to Google experts and extra member benefits — all in one shareable family plan.Activate your Google One offer