Intel Celeron N3550
1.1 to 2.4 GHz Dual-Core
Intel HD Graphics 500
The new Intel Celeron N3550 processor with 1.1 to 2.4 GHz Dual-Core power and a 2400 MHz LPDDR4 memory in a 15.6" laptop is ideal for students, business people, or anyone who wants a Chromebook that can handle their daily workloads. With 4 GB of installed RAM, you'll have plenty of room to store your favorite apps and games on the ASUS C523 Chromebook which features an integrated graphics card and up to 10 hours of battery life. The ASUS C523 Chromebook also has two USB 3.2 Gen1 ports, so it’s ready for the next generation of USB devices!
|ASUS 15.6" 32GB C523 Chromebook|
It comes in at a weight of 3.2 lb / 1.45 kg, and total dimensions of 14.1 x 0.6 x 9.8" / 358.1 x 15.2 x 248.9 mm.
|14.1 x 0.6 x 9.8" / 358.1 x 15.2 x 248.9 mm|
|3.2 lb / 1.45 kg|
There's a Integrated graphics card which is a Intel HD Graphics 500.
An integrated card tends to not offer as much graphics processing power as a dedicated video card.
|Intel Celeron N3550|
|1.1 to 2.4 GHz Dual-Core|
Graphics Card Type
|Intel HD Graphics 500|
|2400 MHz LPDDR4|
Max. Memory Capacity
The screen has a refresh rate of 60 Hz.
The 60Hz refresh rate option will offer a perfectly good refresh rate for day-to-day work, but if you're looking at gaming or video editing work then a higher refresh rate would be recommended.
It's offered in a Matte finish.
|1366 x 768|
It comes with 32 GB of hard drive storage installed, via 1 x 32 GB Integrated eMMC SSD harddrive.
Solid State Storage
|1 x 32 GB Integrated eMMC|
The ASUS 15.6" C523 Chromebook has an estimated battery life of 10 Hours.
The battery life is achieved via a 2-Cell: 38 Wh capacity battery.
|2-Cell: 38 Wh|
Est. Battery Life
|Ports & Peripherals|
When it comes to ports, it's offered with 2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1) ports. 2 Type-A ports is usually enough for regular laptop users, giving you enough freedom for the peripherals you need.
There's an option of using the Type-C USB ports, with 2 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports being offered too, allowing both the use of almost any current peripheral, but also adaptors & dongles allowing use of additional ports for the laptop.
Don't fret about your wired headphones though, the 3.5mm headphone jack will let you plug right in.
|2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1)|
USB Type C
|2 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1|
|1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output|
Build in Speakers
Built in Mic
Media / Memory Card Slot
|Single Slot: microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC|
|Chiclet Notebook Keyboard|
You'll find Wifi 5 inside the laptop, which is the previous generation. However, this does not mean its necessarily a major disadvantage. Wifi 5 is more than capable for the majority of the users, with only top tier users really requiring Wifi 6 at the moment.
Bluetooth is included, however it is Bluetooth 4 which is the previous generation. This won't stop most users, but ensure that anything you're planning on using is Bluetooth 4 compatible - which is should be.
|Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac); Dual-Band (2.4 & 5 GHz)|
MU Mimo Support
|2 x 2|
The power supply for the ASUS 15.6" C523 Chromebook is a 45 W with USB Type-C so if you're concerned about power usage, make sure this fits within your requirements.
|45 W with USB Type-C|
AC Input Power
|100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz|
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