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A sleek and sexy convertible Chromebook for commuters

The Asus Chromebook Flip C302CA is an attractively affordable and compact 2-in-1 Chromebook.

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Asus Chromebook Flip C302CA

If you want a nice, simple laptop for watching video, checking email and working on documents, the Asus Chromebook Flip is an attractive option.

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Perfectly portable

The 12.5-inch laptop is the perfect size for carrying around. It barely made a dent in my bag.

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360-degree hinge

It's a 2-in-1 hybrid with two 360-degree hinges.

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Watch video

The design allows you to hide the keyboard while watching video...

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Tablet it be

Or completely flip it over like a tablet.

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All-aluminum build

It has a metal body construction that gives it a classy look.

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Chrome OS

The Asus laptop runs on Chrome OS, a simplified operating system that's only fully functional when connected to Wi-Fi.

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Slim figure

It's a very slim and lightweight laptop, especially for one in the $500 price range.

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USB-C

There are two USB-C ports and one MicroSD card slot.

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Backlit keys

Unlike other, cheaper Chromebooks, the Asus has a backlit keyboard.

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Wide viewing angles

The screen has wide viewing angles so you can clearly see the screen no matter what angle it's propped at.

If you like what you see, read the full review of the Asus Chromebook Flip C302CA.

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