Asus is following up last year’s excellent Chromebook Flip C434 with the even higher-end Chromebook Flip C436. As the name might suggest, the C436 is only taking a small step forward in terms of specs and build. There’s nothing super impressive here as far as changes go — but since last year’s model was already our recommendation for the best Chromebook you can buy right now, that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
The C436 appears to have roughly the same magnesium alloy body as its predecessor, just slightly slimmer and lighter. Asus says it’s the slimmest and lightest 14-inch Chromebook available, with a weight of just 2.4 pounds and a thickness of 13.7mm. Like last year, it has a 1080p touchscreen display surrounded by trim bezels on the…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts