Asus Chromebook Flip CM3 Review | PCMag

A 2-in-1 convertible Chromebook is a gorgeous possibility for many who can’t determine between a pill or a laptop computer to do their every day web searching and e mail sorting. Whereas we’ve seen some wonderful premium convertible choices, just like the Acer Chromebook Spin 514, there are nonetheless loads of high quality fashions for finances consumers as effectively. They embrace the Asus Chromebook Flip CM3 (begins at $329; $429 as examined). This glossy, budget-conscious 2-in-1 convertible laptop computer delivers efficiency so good, you would possibly simply neglect you are holding one thing that prices lower than $500. 

Extra Than a Primary Chromebook

The Asus Chromebook Flip CM3 makes a optimistic first impression. The metallic silver of the chassis enhances the black of the keyboard and display bezels effectively, and it appears to be like fairly good-looking as each a laptop computer and a pill. On the within, our evaluation unit options simply 4GB of RAM and 64GB of eMMC storage, par the course for a finances Chromebook. The $329 variation of the convertible is nearly an identical to our evaluation unit, with simply two main variations: It makes use of an older MediaTek MT8183 processor (versus the brand new MT8192/Kompanio 820 in our ticked-up tester) and comes with half the storage, chopping the 64GB of onboard storage all the way down to 32GB. Our Consultants Have Examined 147 Merchandise within the Laptops Class This 12 months Since 1982, PCMag has examined and rated hundreds of merchandise that can assist you make higher shopping for selections. (See how we test.) (Photograph: Molly Flores)

The CM3 makes use of a Mediatek processor,

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