Asus keeps quietly posting new Chromebooks to its site; a couple of weeks ago it was the inexpensive 14-inch , and now it's added one for a slightly larger 15.6-inch Chromebook C523. In fact, it sounds identical to the 14-inch model, with the same connections and skinny display bezels, just writ a little larger.
- Up to quad-core Intel processor
- HD or Full-HD display with 60Hz refresh rate with antiglare coating
- Optional touchscreen display
- Up to 8GB RAM
- 32GB or 64GB storage
- Multiformat card reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC)
- Audio jack
- USB-A and USB-C ports
- Up to 10 hours battery life
- Wi-Fi: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
- Bluetooth 4.0
- 3.2 lbs/1.5 kg
We don't yet have pricing or availability yet (we've reached out to Asus for the info), but a listing on Adorama's site shows what looks like the base model with a price of about $270 configured with an Intel Celeron N3350 (dual core), 4GB RAM and a 32GB SSD.
While it's the biggest Chromebook Asus has produced, 15 inches seems to be the new 14 inches in Chromebooks as we're seeing with models such as theand .