According to previous reports, MediaTek launched two processors for entry-level Chromebooks: Kompanio 520 and Kompanio 528. ASUS recently launched two Chromebook: CM14 Flip
and CM 14
, both equipped with Kompanio 520 chip.
ASUS Chromebook CM14 Flip adopts a flip design, the screen size is 14 inches, the ratio is 16:9, the resolution is 1920×1080, the maximum brightness is 250nits, covers 45% NTSC color gamut, the screen ratio is 77%, supports touch screen operation and stylus.
is a “2+6” large and small core architecture, the large core is Cortex-A76 architecture, the maximum operating frequency is 2GHz, and the small core is Cortex-A55 architecture. The GPU is Arm Mail G52 MC2, supports VP9 decoding and H.265 encoding, and can be connected to a single 1080P 60Hz display. The processor also integrates a dual-core AI processing unit, which can provide acceleration for specific applications and AI camera functions.
In terms of interface, CM14 Flip has a USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A interface, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C interfaces, a 3.5mm headphone headset interface, and a Micro SD card reader slot. The notebook memory is onboard LPDDR4X, with a maximum optional 8GB.
The CM14 is in the form of a traditional notebook with a screen size of 14 inches. It does not support a touch screen and has three optional screen configurations. The basic version has a screen resolution of 1366×768, a maximum brightness of 220nits, and covers 45% of the NTSC color gamut. The resolutions of the other two versions are both 1920×1080, the difference is that the maximum brightness is different, one is 220nis and the other is 250nits.
The CM14 is consistent with the CM14 Flip in terms of interface, and the memory is also onboard LPDDR4X, with a maximum optional 8GB. Both Chromebooks are equipped with 42Wh batteries and 45W power adapters, support WiFi6, are equipped with 720P cameras and can be equipped with up to 128G eMMC storage.
ASUS has yet to announce the price and specific launch date of the two Chromebooks.