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Asus Chromebook C300MA
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Asus Chromebook C300MA 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB 32GB Flash 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB Nov 2014
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12 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Asus has good average ratings for its Chromebooks as well as across its entire laptop range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the Chromebooks that were launched more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 350MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 260MHz. The Chromebook C300MA has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (313 megahertz) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago.

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SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has a Flash storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. Flash drives store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Flash have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the laptops that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook C300MA the processor clock speeds range from 1.1GHz to 2.4GHz. At 2.16 gigahertz, the Chromebook C300MA has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Chromebook C300MA.

Other 2.16GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Lenovo N20 Chromebook[plb_2572829_price].

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago, the Chromebook C300MA has a front camera.

Other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available that you might want to look at include the Lenovo N20 Chromebook[plb_2572829_price] which has better reviews.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Asus Chromebook C300MA has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than most portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an 802.11g WiFi standard. In addition, this portable PC have 802.11a and 802.11ac and 802.11b WiFi standards.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all portable PCs of this age and spec.

The worst Wi-Fi standard across similar types of notebook PC is 802.11a.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Very Big Flash Memory

When compared to other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years, the Chromebook C300MA's flash memory of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The flash memory of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebook C300MA range from 16GB to 32GB, and the average flash memory is 20GB.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of Chromebooks that are a similar age to the Chromebook C300MA is 23GB. With a total storage capacity of 32 gigabytes, the Chromebook C300MA has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst Chromebooks of this age.

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3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB Version

This laptop has a 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB version, which is the most commonly found USB version on Chromebooks that are a similar age to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 750 megahertz, the Chromebook C300MA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of Chromebooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the Chromebook C300MA is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,000MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 900MHz.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Chromebook C300MA has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook C300MA. Across all the Chromebooks that are a comparable age to the Chromebook C300MA the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Chromebook C300MA is a four PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other Chromebooks that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebook C300MA have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus Chromebook C300MA does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Chromebook C300MA also do not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to consider including the Lenovo N20 Chromebook[plb_2572829_price].

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Chromebook C300MA has one of the smaller internal memory (only 2 gigabytes) amongst Chromebooks of this age. The average internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Chromebook C300MA is 3.1GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus Chromebook C300MA does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Chromebook C300MA also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Lenovo N20 Chromebook[plb_2572829_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Cache Memory

The Chromebook C300MA has one of the smaller cache memories (only 1 megabyte) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Chromebooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebook C300MA have cache memories of between 1MB and 2MB.

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Very Small Processor Cache

Across all the laptops of this spec and age the processor caches range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 1.7MB. At only 1 megabyte, the Chromebook C300MA has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other Chromebooks that are a comparable age to the Chromebook C300MA.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8,192 megabytes, the Chromebook C300MA has one of the smaller maximum internal memories amongst Chromebooks of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebook C300MA the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 17GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between two and five battery cells, including the Chromebook C300MA which has three battery cells.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus Chromebook C300MA

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Asus notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Intel Celeron Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on Chromebooks that were launched around the same time as it.

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Average Screen Size

The Asus Chromebook C300MA has a pretty standard screen size (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Acer Chromebook CB5[plb_2964438_price] (15.6").

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Average Weight

At 1.4 kilograms, the Chromebook C300MA has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been around for a comparable time to the Chromebook C300MA.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Flash Memory
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Cell Count
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(10)
18 February 2015

Asus C300MA-DB01 Chromebook For the price, it's hard to argue with the C300. In spite of its budget design, it's decently constructed , and it feels good in the lap, never reaching uncomfortable...

16 April 2015

Basique certes, mais cohérent? Le dernier Chromebook de 13,3 pouces signé ASUS est sur nos bancs de test. A 219 dollars aux États-Unis, il y a beaucoup de points positifs et quelques... Read more…

6 September 2014

Na 2 weken te hebben gewerkt met deze laptop ben ik inmiddels zeer lovend hierover. Voor hetgeen hij is ontworpen, doet hij het bijna allemaal erg goed. Het scherm is redelijk tot goed, het design...

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User Reviews

(505)
Reviewed 13 December 2014 by Steves7676
Steves7676 would recommend the Asus Chromebook C300MA

This is my second Chromebook. The first one I had was a Samsung that I passed down to my son. I decided to try the Asus this time as I had very good luck with their Transformer Tablet. The 13.3 is... Read more…

Reviewed 16 December 2014 by Luee
Luee would recommend the Asus Chromebook C300MA

Well made and good looking. 13.3 is a sweetspot size for portability and Sbux viewing. Chrome takes a slight learning curve but its advantages soon become obvious. Instant on and off. Just open... Read more…

Reviewed 6 February 2015 by Loseyateefa

I researched this purchase for a week before deciding on the ASUS C300. Some reviews of competitiors which offered 4 GB RAM had me a little worried, but this unit performs just fine. i use it to... Read more…

Reviewed 29 October 2014 by Chickleberry
Chickleberry would recommend the Asus Chromebook C300MA

I use this beast for school, MY EVERYTHING IS IN THIS CHROMEBOOK. All of my notes, books, and apps to study with. This thing is fast, and you can do so much with it, its easily the best price wise... Read more…

Reviewed 10 February 2015 by MissC
MissC would recommend the Asus Chromebook C300MA

I love this chromebook. It is ready to go when you open it. I like everything about it. The keyboard is large and it is very light. The battery last for hours. This price for a 13.3" was great. I... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c300madh01, c300maro007, c300maro008, c300madh01y, c300madh01yl
Barcodes 00886227901029, 04716659767718, 04716659776925, 04716659866329, 04716659866336

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