ASUS has announced the latest in its popular line of Chromebooks, the Flip C302, with a $500 price tag and all USB-C ports. Like Apple and, increasingly, the competition, ASUS has decided to do away with full-sized USB-A ports in favor of the smaller, more versatile USB-C standard.

The Flip C302 features a hinge that allows the 12.5-inch screen to fold all the way back into a tablet form, while the 1080p touchscreen should be great for Android apps on the go. Inside, a last-gen Intel Core m3 chip, 4GB of RAM, 128GB of storage power the two USB-C ports, 3.5mm headphone jack and, thankfully, microSD card slot.

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While certainly not the most beastly of Chromebooks, the Flip has earned its place as the most versatile, and with this new spec sheet, one of the most future-proof. No word on battery life, but it should last upwards of 10 hours on a charge with its 39 Whr battery. And at 2.65lbs, it's not a lot of extra weight to carry around.

The Chromebook Flip C302 is available today in the U.S. for $499. Who's biting?

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