Asus has good average reviews for its Chromebooks as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.
SSD Storage Medium
This portable PC has a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many Chromebooks that have been around for around the same time as 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.
Has a Front Camera
The Asus C300MA has a front camera, as do most of the other Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago.
1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
802.11n WiFi Standard
The Asus C300MA has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than most laptops of this spec and age. Most similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11g WiFi standard. This notebook PC also have an 802.11a and 802.11b WiFi standard.
This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the C300MA.
An 802.11a WiFi standard is the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst comparable types of portable PC.
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4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Fairly Big Flash Memory
The Asus C300MA has one of the bigger flash memory (32 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The average flash memory of Chromebooks that have been on the market for more than two years is 20GB, and the flash memory range from 16GB to 32GB.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 320GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Asus C300MA has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the C300MA.
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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of Chromebooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the C300MA is 900MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,000MHz. The Asus C300MA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 750 megahertz) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that are a similar age to the C300MA.
Very Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
With a maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 21.32 gigabytes per second, the Asus C300MA has one of the slower maximum processor memory bandwidths amongst Chromebooks of this age. Similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago have maximum processor memory bandwidths of between 21GB/s and 26GB/s.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Asus C300MA does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the C300MA also do not have a full-size keyboard.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most laptops of this type and age do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Asus C300MA is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this Asus notebook PC was released.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.16 gigahertz, the Asus C300MA has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the C300MA.
Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the Asus C300MA has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the C300MA.
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Intel Celeron Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.
Average Screen Size
The Asus C300MA has a fairly average screen size (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.
At 1.4 kilograms, the Asus C300MA has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the C300MA.