Google has unveiled Pixelbook at a media event in San Francisco on Wednesday. The company claims that the Chrome OS-powered Google PixelBook is fast and secure. The Pixelbook is the first laptop to feature Google Assistant. The device starts at $999 and if customers want Pixelbook Pen they have to pay $99 for it. The Google Pixelbook will go on sale on October 31.
As for the specs, The Google Pixelbook has a 12.3-inch display with Quad-HD+ (2400 x 1600) resolution and 235ppi pixel density. The touchscreen display will also have support Google Pixelbook Pen. The device powered by a 7th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7 processor for faster browsing and gaming, and seamless 4K output to an external monitor.
The Chromebook has a 16GB of RAM with 512GB SSD and it runs on Chrome OS. The battery supports fast charge through USB-C and the company boasts that the device could give two hours of use for just 15 minutes on the charger.The laptop is impressively compact with 10.3mm width and weighs just 1.1kg.
Google has co-developed the smart pen with Wacom and it has a latency of just 10 milliseconds, 60 degrees of angular awareness and 2,000 levels of pressure sensitivity. It also comes with the instant Tethering feature allows the Chromebook to automatically connect with the Internet connection of the user’s Pixel phone in the absence of a Wi-Fi connection.