Google Pixelbook (2-in-1 Notebook) Specifications, Price & Availability

By Kachi Ojieh Thursday, October 05, 2017
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Google Pixelbook which runs Chrome OS was launched in San Francisco on Wednesday, 4th October. The Pixelbook is the first convertible Chromebook packed with Google Assistant built-in. The device’s 2-in-1 form factor enables it not only to be used as a laptop but also as a tablet with touch support.

google pixelbook laptop

The Pixelbook integrates an AI software and hardware that puts it in the position capable of Artificial Intelligence (AI) deep learning. There is a dedicated Google Assistant button on the keyboard or you can use the voice command “OK Google” to call Assistant. If you are concerned about productivity and interacting with the tablet, Google did well to launch a new Pixelbook Pen which cost $99 to assist you although it is sold separately.

Design and Display

Google Pixelbook sports a 12.3-inch Quad HD LCD display, 2400 x 1600 resolutions with a pixel density of 235 pixels per inch. It has an aluminum unibody chassis with 360 degrees hinges, enabling it to be used as a laptop, tablet, tent, and entertainment modes. The device is 10.3mm thick and weighs 1.1 kilograms (2.4 lbs).

Hardware

Bringing our focus to Google’s Pixelbook hardware; it will amaze you to know that it comes in three configurations based on Intel’s Core i5 or i7 ‘Kaby Lake’ processors. The systems will feature either 8GB or 16GB RAM and its internal storage will have three options which are 128GB, 256GB or 512GB SSDs. This time around, the latest Pixelbook will not be depending on the internet as its major source of storing data.

Connectivity and Battery

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a 720p web camera, speakers, a microphone and a headphone jack. The Pixelbook also sports two USB Type-C ports (one on each side) which will serve for data, charging and display output.

Google tells us that the Pixelbook packs a durable battery that can last up to 10 hours when being used. The device‘s battery supports fast charging. You can get two hours of power from just 15 minutes of charging, isn’t that wonderful!

Google Pixelbook Price and Availability

Since the Pixelbook comes in three variants, the prices are not expected to be the same. It depends on the one chosen by users.

#1. The device is priced at $999 for the model with a 7th generation Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM and 128GB of SSD storage.

#2. The device is priced at $1,249 for the model with a Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM and 256GB of SSD storage.

#3. The device is priced at $1,649 for the model with a Core i7 processor, 16GB RAM and 512GB of NVMe SSD storage.

Pre-orders of all the three variants has started and expected to be shipped around October 31.


What do you think about Google Pixelbook? Please let us know in the comments below.
google pixelbook
Google Pixelbook which runs Chrome OS was launched in San Francisco on Wednesday, 4th October. The Pixelbook is the first convertible Chromebook packed with Google Assistant built-in. The device’s 2-in-1 form factor enables it not only to be used as a laptop but also as a tablet with touch support.

google pixelbook laptop

The Pixelbook integrates an AI software and hardware that puts it in the position capable of Artificial Intelligence (AI) deep learning. There is a dedicated Google Assistant button on the keyboard or you can use the voice command “OK Google” to call Assistant. If you are concerned about productivity and interacting with the tablet, Google did well to launch a new Pixelbook Pen which cost $99 to assist you although it is sold separately.

Design and Display

Google Pixelbook sports a 12.3-inch Quad HD LCD display, 2400 x 1600 resolutions with a pixel density of 235 pixels per inch. It has an aluminum unibody chassis with 360 degrees hinges, enabling it to be used as a laptop, tablet, tent, and entertainment modes. The device is 10.3mm thick and weighs 1.1 kilograms (2.4 lbs).

Hardware

Bringing our focus to Google’s Pixelbook hardware; it will amaze you to know that it comes in three configurations based on Intel’s Core i5 or i7 ‘Kaby Lake’ processors. The systems will feature either 8GB or 16GB RAM and its internal storage will have three options which are 128GB, 256GB or 512GB SSDs. This time around, the latest Pixelbook will not be depending on the internet as its major source of storing data.

Connectivity and Battery

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a 720p web camera, speakers, a microphone and a headphone jack. The Pixelbook also sports two USB Type-C ports (one on each side) which will serve for data, charging and display output.

Google tells us that the Pixelbook packs a durable battery that can last up to 10 hours when being used. The device‘s battery supports fast charging. You can get two hours of power from just 15 minutes of charging, isn’t that wonderful!

Google Pixelbook Price and Availability

Since the Pixelbook comes in three variants, the prices are not expected to be the same. It depends on the one chosen by users.

#1. The device is priced at $999 for the model with a 7th generation Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM and 128GB of SSD storage.

#2. The device is priced at $1,249 for the model with a Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM and 256GB of SSD storage.

#3. The device is priced at $1,649 for the model with a Core i7 processor, 16GB RAM and 512GB of NVMe SSD storage.

Pre-orders of all the three variants has started and expected to be shipped around October 31.


What do you think about Google Pixelbook? Please let us know in the comments below.
Kachi Ojieh
Kachi Ojieh

"Tech Is Before Anything Else since 2017". Kachi Ojieh is the CEO and Founder of Tech Is Bae. An enthusiastic blogger with the heart to unify all tech lovers across the globe. Currently working to make sure readers keep coming back for more.

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