Asus is the developer behind the bestselling Chromebook device and its Chromebook flip has been generating massive amounts of profits because it uses an innovative multi-form design while combining stable hardware performances with an affordable price. The Asus Chromebook Flip is actually the first of its kind to allow users to download Android apps through the Google Play Store, and seeing how much success Asus has had with this device it’s completely understandable why the company is working on developing a new Chromebook Flip.
Recently, leaked reports surfaced on Newegg and among the leaked data information about a new Chromebook was included. The laptop is dubbed as “Cave” and it has the build number “C302CA” thus indicating that it will not Chromebook Flip 2. In fact, information about Asus Flip’s successor was found and the successor is codenamed “Bob”. The Newegg report included an incomplete list which contained information regarding Asus C302CA’s specs and it showed that the device will be powered by the 2.2 GHz Intel Core m3-6y30 processor which will be coupled with 4GB of RAM.
The new Chromebook will ship with a large 12.5 inch full HD display and 64GB of internal storage space. All the standard connectivity ports such as USB Type-C and 3.5mm headphone jack will be included alongside a microSD port. The codenamed C302CA Asus Chromebook will sport an innovative design made from an all-aluminum boy that’s accompanied by a 360 degree hinge. Even though the leaked listing has been taken down, it was not taken down before Newegg users found out that the device will be priced at $499.
What’s interesting is that previous reports were showing that Asus will equip the device with 8GB of RAM thus putting in the same category with Apple’s MacBook, tech experts are speculating that the device will be available in the standard 4GB variant and there will be a premium edition that’s equipped with 8GB of RAM.