Google launched Chromebook Pixel back in 2013 and then its successor in 2015. Now again after two years, Google has unveiled the expensive “Pixelbook” convertible laptop running on Chrome OS. It also comes with optional Stylus.
With the new name, Google tried to put this in the line with Pixel phones. This Chrome OS based laptop is the premium in terms of looks. It is 10.3 mm thin and weighs 1.1 kilograms. It has a 360-degree hinge, just like a Lenovo Yoga. It has 4-in-1 design. So, you can use it as a laptop, tablet, prop into tend mode and fold the keyboard underneath to watch videos.
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It has a 12.3-inch display with a 235ppi density and 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution.
Like other Google products, it also has the power of Google Assistant. It can be activated by saying ‘Ok Google’ or by pressing a dedicated key.
It will be available with either Intel Core i5 or i7 processor. You will get 8 GB and 16 GB RAM options along with 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB storage options. It uses UCB-C for charging and supports fast charging. It also claims to offer over 10 hours of usage with single full charge.
Google also developed a new pressure-sensitive pen for the Pixelbook. So, you can use this for input when needed. Google has priced this pen at $99. You can also use the pen trigger the Assistant, too.
Now Google Chrome OS fully supports every Android app. So, you can try several Android apps on the bigger screen.
It can also automatically connect to your Pixel phone’s data without creating a hotspot
Prices start at $999. Google Pixelbook will begin shipping on October 31st and pre-orders start today.