With the ASUS Chromebook Vibe CX5 Flip, the PC expert according to its own information wants to combine performance and flexibility. Thus, the Chromebook should not only be characterized by a versatile usability, but even be able to be used for gaming on top of that.
ASUS Chromebook Vibe CX5 Flip with Full HD and 144 Hz
In view of its flip design, you wouldn’t expect much from the Chromebook at first glance. That changes at the latest when you take a look at the technical specs. The foldable notebook offers a Full HD display with a refresh rate of 144 Hz.
An anti-ghosting keyboard that offers a key drop of 1.4 mm is supposed to provide the necessary comfort when typing and fast inputs when gaming. The heart of the all-rounder with 360-degree hinge is either an Intel Core i5-1135G7 or an Intel Core i7 1165G7 processor of the 11th generation.
There is support from a maximum of 16 GB of RAM. This is supposed to provide for a strong performance at work and gaming. In terms of storage, an SSD with up to 512 GB is supposed to be possible. The Intel Iris Xe GPU is supposed to provide the corresponding graphics performance.
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Smart and sensible design
Since this is a Chromebook, it is also not surprising that Chrome OS is used. Here you benefit from an uncomplicated handling and the large app store. In terms of design, the Chromebook trumps with restrained elegance. This is not only due to the aluminum case.
On top of that, it offers a fancy backlit keyboard and a nearly 5.7-inch glass touchpad. ASUS emphasizes that you should definitely be able to use the convertible for the one or other gaming game. The suitable components in the form of a fast IPS display, suitable CPU and GPU seem to be available.
The manufacturer underlines its claim by giving buyers of the ASUS Chromebook Vibe CX5 Flip free access to Nvidia GeForce NOW for three months starting in February. On top of that, the manufacturer will include a gaming mouse for free.
Prices and availability
The ASUS Chromebook Vibe CX5 Flip is available for purchase now. The manufacturer specifies an MSRP of 799 Euros.