ASUS announces Chromebook Flip C436 at CES 2020


ASUS Chromebook Flip C436 is a high-end computer for productivity in a new decade. C436 is the thinnest, lightest 14-inch Chromebook to date and it features Intel’s Project Athena verification, Wi-Fi 6, omnidirectional quad-speakers and all-day battery life.

Key Points

Simplistic elegance on the go: Elegantly designed with a 14” NanoEdge display, 85% screen-to-body ratio and a lightweight magnesium alloy chassis

Unprecedented performance: Project Athena verified andpowered by up to 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor, with 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) and all-day battery life

User-centric design: Omnidirectional quad-speakers for the best audio experience, USI-stylus compatibility and integrated fingerprint sensor

ASUS’s newest Chromebook Flip C436 introduces an elegant convertible form factor, featuring a frameless NanoEdge touch display that’s designed to maximize screen size in the smallest form factor possible. The C436 is housed in a durable yet lightweight magnesium alloy chassis, at a weight of only 1.1kg — perfect for on-the-go productivity.

The ASUS Chromebook Flip C436 is verified by Intel’s Project Athena innovation program and co-engineered for mobile performance. It brings unparalleled power in a convertible and ultra-portable form factor by integrating 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors with 16GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD, and cutting-edge Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) connectivity.

“The exceptionally thin and light Chromebook Flip C436 is one of the first Chromebooks enabled by co-engineering efforts between ASUS, Google and Intel through Intel’s Project Athena innovation program. Powered by 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, the real-world experiences we’re delivering across instant wake, responsiveness and worry-free battery life that are designed to match the expectations of ambitious, on-the-move people who turn to their premium laptop to get things done,” Josh Newman, Vice President, Client Computing Group General Manager, Mobile Innovation at Intel Corporation.

With users in mind, the C436 adds premium extras like an integrated fingerprint sensor for easy unlock, four omnidirectional speakers for high-quality sound in any of its convertible modes, USI stylus support for open pen input, and a wide variety of ports for peripheral options.

The Premium Chromebook Experience – Simplistic Elegance

The ASUS Chromebook Flip C436 is elegantly designed with a magnesium alloy chassis that measures only 13.7mm thick and weighs just 1.1kg — it’s the thinnest and lightest 14-inch Chromebook available. The C436 is capped off by two unique finishes: an iridescent Aerogel White, which changes color when viewed from different angles, and an understated Transparent Silver.

The Chromebook Flip C436 is fully convertible with an impressive Full HD touch display, and can be used in a clamshell configuration for a more traditional workflow, standing up like a tent for the best viewing angles, or closed over on itself in tablet mode to use with a stylus. The C436 also takes advan