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The body of the Chromebook Flip is all aluminum and glass, making it appear like a silver Apple MacBook Pro on a smaller scale. Two hinges let the cover to rotate 360 degrees, so you may be able to use the Flip in laptop, stand, tent, or tablet mode. The last three modes hide the keyboard to give you unobstructed access to the touch screen. The laptop measures 0.53 by 11.96 by 8.26 inches HWD and weighs 2.43 pounds. That’s a pretty bit smaller and lighter than the Acer Chromebook 14, our new top pick. you may want to dont have trouble using the Flip on your couch, a commuter train, or an airline tray table. The 12.5-inch full HD touch screen is a highlight of this system. It displays bright, correct pictures with a wideangle view you may be able to share with some close friends. Touch sensitivity is fast, fast enough for most Web games. The touch screen will serve you well when Android forChrome OS support is rolled out afterward this year. Chrome OS now has a tablet mode, which the Chromebook Flip switches into when you turn the screen beyond 180 degrees. The stereo speakers on the left and right side sound and music. Throughout extended typing sessions. Most less expensive chromebooks, like the Acer Chromebook R 13, the Asus Chromebook C202SA YS02, and the Lenovo ThinkPad 13 Chromebook, come with more basic keyboards that can be smaller or lack backlighting. The Chromebook Flip’s is laid out like the one on the MacBook Pro, although the function keys in the top row Back commands, also as larger than usual Ctrl and Alt keys. The large, one piece touchpad is responsive and supports multitouch commands. The Chromebook Flip are in that order two and four times as much as you’ll see in most chromebooks costing $200 to $300. The extra RAM helps you keep some number of tabs active at the same time, while the extra Use the microSD card slot to develop local storage up to 512GB, and Google will include two years of 100GB cloud Wi Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 for wireless connectivity, and reliable Platform Module TPM security, in case you need it for business applications. The laptop has two USB C ports, one on the left side and one on the right. Both may be used for external drives or connecting to an external monitor, though you’ll have to purchase a DisplayPort, HDMI, or VGA adapter for that none is included. You’ll also need an adapter for drives using USB Type A, currently the common interface, but USB C is probably to become the more prevalent standard in a year or two. The included AC adapter occupies one of the two USB C ports while the Flip is charging. Asus guards the Chromebook Flip with a one year warranty with accidental damage protection if you caused it. The Chromebook Flip comes with an Intel Core m3-6Y30 processor with Intel HD Graphics 515 instead of the common Celeron or ARM mobile processors, which are typically less costly but sometimes leave performance wanting. consequently, the system feels faster than other chromebooks. A trio of websites, check email, and stream music, and so on. A 4K video displayed at 1080p played alone only sometimes paused for buffering. Battery life is good. The Chromebook Flip lasted ten hours, 23 minutes, on our rundown test. It’s a longer time than we saw from the Lenovo N22-20 Touch Chromebook 9:09, although some chromebooks outlast this Flip, like the Acer Chromebook 15 14:17, the CTL J5 Chromebook 12:21, the Asus Chromebook C202SA YS02 12:05, and the Acer Chromebook 14 11:50.