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ASUS C200 Chromebook Pre-Orders Now Open On Amazon

Taiwanese tech giant's first Chrome notebook expected to ship stateside in mid-June

asus c200The 12-inch ASUS Chromebook C200 is available to pre-order from a handful of online retailers for $249, with an expected shipping date of June 10. 

US retail giant Amazon lists the device — which features an 11.6″ glossy screen and a power efficient Bay Trail CPU — at $249 with free shipping inside the US.

Electronics reseller ExcaliberPC is also hawking the matte black device for the same price (albeit billed as a $50 saving of a higher retail price) with shipping starting ‘from $13.27’.

Specifications

The C200 features an Intel Bay Trail processor N2830 processor running at 2.16GHz, 2GB of low-energy use RAM and a 16GB SSD. The 11.6-inch glossy screen fronts a resolution of 1366×768 (‘HD’) and an onboard HDMI-out port lets you can easily hook the device up to a larger monitor of supported TV.

Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, a pair of USB ports, an HD webcam and built-in SD card reader round out the extras.

ASUS say to expect around 10 hours of battery life under typical use on a single charge.

Links to pre-order the C200 can be found below, but always remember release dates can and often do change at the last minute, as proven by the recent Samsung Chromebook 2 delay.

ASUS C200 Chromebook on Amazon US ASUS C200 Chromebook on ExcaliberPC

June 10: The C200 was officially released on June 10. References to ‘pre-order’ now moot.