Asus introduced a new Chromebook Plus laptop in India

Asus introduced a new Chromebook Plus laptop in India
Asus has introduced the Chromebook Plus CX3402, marking the debut of its Chromebook Plus series, now accessible in the Indian market. The laptop boasts a 14-inch Full HD display, a 12th Gen Intel Core processor, a maximum of 16GB RAM, and 128GB storage. It is exclusively available on, priced at Rs 39,990 in the Rock Grey color. For business customers, the option to make purchases is also provided through commercial PC channel partners.
The Chromebook Plus CX3402 features a 14-inch Full HD three-sided NanoEdge IPS display, offering 250 nits brightness and weighing less than 1.4 kilograms. It is certified under the US MIL-STD 810H durability standard and includes Asus’ Antimicrobial Guard protection, along with a backlit keyboard and a 5.7-inch touchpad. The laptop is equipped with a 1080p camera featuring Temporal Noise Reduction and Webcam Shield.
Chromebook Plus comes with the Google Play Store preinstalled and integrates features such as Magic Eraser powered by Google Photos AI, HDR effect and portrait blur, and supports File Sync for offline access to Google Workspace files. Noteworthy applications like Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Express, and LumaFusion are also accessible on the device.
Running on a 12th Gen Intel Core i3-1215U processor (with the option to upgrade to i7-1255U for the business model), paired with up to 8GB LPDDR5 RAM and a maximum of 128GB UFS SSD, the Chromebook Plus CX3402 guarantees a seamless user experience, according to the company's claims. For business users, the configuration offers up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB M.2 PCIe 4.0 SSD.
Featuring multiple I/O ports, including USB-C, USB Type-A, audio jack, and HDMI, the Chromebook supports Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.3. With a 50Wh battery and a 45W adaptor, it promises around 10 hours of usage on a single charge. According to the company, buyers of the Chromebook Plus before January 31, 2024, will enjoy a complimentary 3-month trial of Adobe Photoshop Web, including access to the Adobe Express Premium plan.