ASUS Chromebook Vibe CX55 Flip

ASUS Chromebook Vibe CX55 Flip, another Gaming that arrives after the closure of Stadia

ASUS Chromebook Vibe CX55 Flip en another of the teams Gaming that Google is promoting. And it is not that we did not expect them, nor that they are not interesting, it is that curiously they are being announced just after closing the Stadia service itself. Or maybe that’s why…

Compared to the Acer Chromebook 516 GE laptops and Lenovo’s IdeaPad Gaming Chromebook, ASUS is betting on a convertible format with the well-known ErgoLift hinge that the company uses in the ‘Flip’ models for Windows and that allows the screen to be placed on top of the keyboard and use any type of angle in 360 degrees, even going from laptop to tablet.

The display is a multi-touch IPS with a three-sided NanoEdge panel to maximize viewing area and screen-to-body ratio. It has a 144Hz refresh ratesuitable for its main purpose (video games) and is finished off with an aluminum alloy metal cover that gives it a very attractive look.

The rest of the features of this ASUS Chromebook Vibe CX55 Flip is not bad at all and has a processor 11th generation Intel Core i7accompanied by 16 GB of memory and a 512 Gbyte PCIe solid state drive for internal storage.

Other components that mark its approach to games are a striking orange WASD key design on an anti-ghosting keyboard with customizable keys. The The keyboard is full-size and backlit, with a dedicated palm rest to enhance comfort during extended gaming sessions. Supports Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1, USB Type C and HDMI 2.0 ports for connection to external displays and Harman Kardon speakers. Its battery should provide this equipment with up to 10 hours of autonomy.

With the latest version of Chrome OS pre-installed, ASUS give away for three months a subscription to NVIDIA GeForce NOW and Amazon Luna+, cloud services that are the main objective of operating this convertible and the rest of Chromebooks for Gaming that Google is promoting. No sale price or availability has been provided.

Can it be played on a Chromebook? Of course. In addition to connecting to the big cloud services, you can install Steam and also the Google Play Store to access the thousands of games on the Android platform. We have no price for this convertible, very interesting and that beyond games allows you to perform any computer task. A Chromebook has long been a reliable alternative to Windows and macOS, now with gaming in mind.





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