ASUS Chromebook Flip C434 2-In-1 Laptop- 14" Full HD 4-Way NanoEdge Touchscreen, Intel Core M3-8100Y Processor, 8GB RAM, 64GB eMMC Storage, Backlit KB, Chrome OS- C434TA-DS384T Silver

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Introducing the all-new Flagship ASUS Chromebook Flip C434, a Chromebook featuring a durable 360-degree hinge, 14 inch display, 4-way NanoEdge narrow bezel, all metal finish, and USB Type-C/Type-A. Experience an ultrabook spec Chromebook that has the power and flexibility to get everything done.

$649.46

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  • 14 inch Touchscreen FHD 1920x1080 4-way NanoEdge display featuring ultra-narrow bezels (5mm thin) around each side of the display that allows for a 14 inch screen to fit in the body of a 13inch laptop footprint.
  • The FHD display has a durable 360 degree hinge that can be used to flip the touchscreen display to tent, stand, and tablet mode.
  • Powered by the Intel Core m3-8100Y Processor (up to 3.4 GHz) for super-fast and snappy performance. If you use a ton of tabs or run lots of apps, this has the power to get it all done with ease.
  • 8GB DDR3 RAM; 64GB eMMC storage and 2x USB Type-C (Gen 1) and 1s Type-A (Gen 1) ports plus a super bright backlit keyboard.
  • The lightweight (3lbs) all-aluminum metal body makes the C434 both durable and beautiful for a timeless look that will never go out of style.

Question / Answer

Yes -- if you are in your home, and have Wi-Fi, you are set. I expect the Hospice Home, if you are going into their residence, will have Wi-Fi. The charging cord is a good length, and it can charge while you are not using it. Very nice battery life.
My experience with Hospice is that you will be able to be as much a part of the world as you want/need to be. Especially with this lovely Chromebook, you can video chat using Duo or FB Messenger or dial out from Google phone. The Asus Chromebook is very lightweight, so if you go to a sunroom or sit near the window in a recliner, you can easily carry it with you and watch movies, or read a book, or write notes to email or to post on social media. You can virtually visit places you have wanted to see, as well as access information and play games online with people you know or against the computer.
The bottom of the Chromebook has not gotten hot for me, and I usually have it in my lap. You may find a piece of rubbery mesh shelf liner atop your bedside table will keep it from sliding. The aluminum case is nice, but especially if you want to stand it up like a tent it will give you some grip where it contacts the tabletop. And the screen and resolution is excellent to watch a movie with a friend. You can access your favorite music, too.
The cloud storage should be helpful. You don't have to have everything resident on the computer. You sign into your Google account, and it is accessible to you immediately.
You should be able to use your Galaxy on Wi-Fi, too. Your reception should be much better than on a data plan.

I bought my 434 within 6 months of its release date, and while I am happy with it, I would get the newer models if I were purchasing today. I run into compatibility issues with apps from time to time which I attribute to age.

Yes, this model comes with international warranty

you can get a screen cover if you feel unsure. i recommend using rubbing alcohol or acetylene to wipe the screen down it works for keyboards too

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