ASUS Chromebook CR1 series features a durable, classroom-optimized design

Updating its wide range of Chromebooks, ASUS has just announced the arrival of its new Chromebook CR1 series, convertible laptops with a compact and resistant design, designed to offer a Perfect extended lifespan to support educational centers.

Specifically, the company has introduced the Chromebook CR1 and the Flip CR1, as two “student-focused” laptops, with ultra-durable features intended to protect laptops from daily use in the classroom, like a spill-resistant keyboard and a special rubber bumper, exceeding MIL-STD-810H military-grade durability rating. In addition, we can also find other expected things such as resistance to drop damage, the models also have somewhat less common features, such as a surface finish that resists scratches and fingerprints, as well as the coating with the The company’s Antibacterial Guard to keep devices hygienic.

ASUS Chromebook CR1 and Flip CR1

All this combined, of course, with Google’s operating system, which has proven extremely useful in educational settings, popularizing this type of small Chromebook designed specifically for students.

Thus, some key functions stand out, such as the incorporation of a stylus in the Chromebook CR1 Series, relegated to an optional accessory for the Flip CR1 model, which will combine perfectly with its convertible screen qualities allowing students to draw and write by hand, expanding educational opportunities.

So, moving on to the rest of the features of these ASUS Chromebooks, we find some important improvements for connectivity, with the presence of numerous ports USB (2x USB-C + 2x USB 3.2 , a 3.5mm audio jack and a microSD card slot), along with a connectivity section designed for classrooms, with compatibility with Wi-Fi 6, and even 4G LTE wireless networks.

In fact, in combination with the latter, the company has ensured that both models have around 12 hours of battery life per charge, also perfect for supporting the entire daily day without problems in classrooms.