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Pro Large touchpad
The ASUS C300 uses a larger touchpad (4") than most Chromebooks.
Pro SD card slot
There is an included SD card slot in the ASUS C300, so storage can be expandable.
Pro Chiclet style keyboard
The Asus C300 uses a chiclet style keyboard which is good for minimal sound.
By taking advantage of the Bay Trail-M processor the ASUS C300MA-EDU is able to be fanless, which means no moving parts or noise in this device.
Pro Non-glossy screen
The ASUS C300 uses a non glossy screen which helps with screen glare in high light situations.
Pro Brushed plastic casing
The brushed plastic casing on the ASUS C300 not only looks like a brushed metal in appearance it also helps in hiding fingerprints.
Con Spotty Wi-Fi
There are reports of this device having spotty Wi-Fi. That means connection drop outs and other connection issues.
Con Currently no support replacing Chrome OS with Linux
Chromebooks that are using the newer Intel Bay Trail processors (such as the ASUS C300MA-EDU) are still unable to install Linux, replacing Chrome OS on the hard drive due to the imitation of SeaBios lacking support for the eMMC used with said processors.
This however does not affect installing Ubuntu through Crouton.