Chrome Show: Asus C200 or C300; your choice at the same $249 price

The Chrome Show 2014

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It’s not often that different device models are sold at the same price so when an Asus representative said both the C200 and C300 Chromebooks will cost $249, we were shocked. You don’t have to choose based on cost at that point; simply decide if you want an 11.6-inch or 13.3-inch Chromebook. Each uses the same 1366 x 768 resolution so there’s really no difference save for screen size.

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This week’s Chrome Show is sponsored by The MidRoll

Hosts: Janko Roettgers and Kevin C. Tofel

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