Manufacturer Refurbished Asus Chromebook Flip C100PA

c100pI have written often about Chromebooks. They are excellent low-cost laptop computers that do most of the tasks that most computer users want, although they cannot match the power of the laptops that cost five or ten times as much. You can see my past articles about Chromebooks by starting at:

Now StackSocial has the Asus Flip C100PA Chromebook on sale for $199.99. That price includes shipping. I have an Asus Flip C100PA and love it. The 2-pound laptop with 9-hours battery life has become my primary traveling laptop. However, I had to pay more than today’s price of $199.99 when I purchased it more than a year ago.

The Asus Flip C100PA Chromebook that is on sale from StackSocial is a manufacturer refurbished unit, not new. That will turn some people off. However, I can vouch that I have purchased manufacturer refurbished units from a number of retailers and have never had a problem with any of them. The refurbished Asus C100PA Chromebook includes a 90 day manufacturer’s end user warranty, not the normal one-year warranty included with new laptops.

c100p_flipWhat I like best about the Asus C100P is the light weight, the long battery life, and the fact that it has a 360-degree hinge that enables it to function in a variety of modes, including traditional notebook, tablet, stand and tent. While I typically use it as a laptop computer when traveling, at home I often flip the keyboard around and use it as a tablet when watching television. Also, it boots up quickly and never gets viruses.

Full specifications may be found on the Asus web site at You also might want to watch the video below. Notice the flip keyboard. If you would like to order a manufacturer refurbished Asus Flip C100PA Chromebook for $199.99, go to


Dick, It would be helpful when highlighting deals such as this one that you tell us non-US citizens the goods cannot be shipped internationally.


    Agreed. However, please keep in mind that I often am not told if it is U.S.-only or if it is international. I generally pass along the information I know but cannot speculate about the various details that are not mentioned in a company’s announcement.


Dick…you had written previously that a future update to Chrome OS will enable some Chromebooks to use Android apps. Do you know if the Flip C100PA this is one of those models?


Does the Asus Flip C100PA support Libre Office? If so, how difficult is it to add Libre Office?


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