Asus Chromebook Detachable CZ1 pairs MediaTek Kompanio SoC with shockproof casing

Michail, 20 August 2021

The latest Chromebook tablet from Asus aims to entice students and schools with its Military-grade casing, detachable keyboard and stylus support. The Chromebook Detachable CZ1 runs on MediaTek’s Kompanio 500 (MT8183) chipset featuring an octa-core processor with four Arm Cortex-A73 performance cores and four A53 cores. The GPU side is covered by Arm’s Mali-G72.

Asus Chromebook Detachable CZ1 pairs MediaTek Kompanio SoC with rugged casing

The tablet packs a 10.1-inch 1920x1200-pixel resolution touchscreen LCD with a 16:10 aspect ratio. It comes with a detachable keyboard cover which also houses a trackpad. The shockproof cover boasts MIL-STD 810H certification and can survive fall from up to 1.5 meters. There’s also a neat kickstand for propping up the tablet and a built-in stylus.

Asus Chromebook Detachable CZ1 pairs MediaTek Kompanio SoC with rugged casing

The CZ1 is available with either 64G eMMC or 128G eMMC storage paired with 4GB LPDDR4X RAM. I/O consists of a single USB 2.0 Type-C port and a headphone jack. Its 27Wh battery promises 11-hours of battery life on a single charge and tops up via the included 45W charger. Asus also added two cameras – a 2MP front-facing module and an 8MP sensor around the back.

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Asus Chromebook Detachable CZ1

Pricing and availability details are yet to be revealed.

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.. but I know also lot of people who done with ms product's and chrome os is great alternative. Yep, I'm done with games 20years ago, nice when you are adolescent but later is distraction and waste of time, out there is more important thing...

  • Anonymous

Couldn't agree more with you. Former Chromebook user here and I don't even slightly miss them at all since I migrated to Windows. Now waiting for Windows 11 to arrive.

Lol, small groups of people? I know a lot of previous Chromebook owners who now switched to Windows and never looked back. The only people I know who still use Chromebooks is that they are not a gamer of any kind and only do light office work, that&#...

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