It seems Google ain’t slowing down with their Hardware innovations, the Google PixelBook which appears to be quite a contender with Apple’s MacBook laptops offers powerful Intel Core i7 or i5 processors, the Google Assistant feature and the unique ability to run mobile apps. Below is the review of Google PixelBook.
The Google Pixelbook looks like the Apple’s MacBook from far. But don’t be fooled by its simple look, the PixelBook is more powerful on the inside and it’s definitely not for people on a budget. This premium laptop is simply attractive and classy with a convertible design. It features a 360-degree hinge that allows you flip the display all the way back. The 10.3mm ultra-slim laptop features two USB Type-C ports.
The Google PixelBook sports a 12.3-inch display with a high resolution of 2,400 x 1,600 pixels. The sharp touchscreen supports an optional Pen which is purchased separately, offering 2,000 levels of pressure sensitivity. The display screen can also be folded all the way to the back if you want to have a tablet feel of the Pixelbook.
Hardware And Software
This laptop works perfectly fast on the inside like it does on the outside. Equipped with the 7th Generation Intel Core i7 processor which offers a smooth ride on all your tasks, files and apps launching. It houses an Integrated Intel HD Graphics GPU to run the most demanding games, video editing apps and photo editing app. Making the Pixelbook perfect for gamers and graphics designers.
It comes in three versions, 128GB SDD, 256GB SDD and 512GB SDD. The more the internal storage, the higher the price. The 128GB SDD has 8GB of RAM, while the 512GB SDD comes with 16GB of RAM, perfect for gamers. It runs on Google’s customized Chrome OS.
According to Google, the 41Wh battery on the Google PixelBook can last up to 10 hours with heavy usage. The company also claims you can get enough battery power to last for two hours from just 15-minute charging.
Google PixelBook Full Specifications and Price
・OS: Chrome OS
・Processor: 7th Generation Intel Core i7, i5 Processor
・GPU: Integrated Intel HD Graphics
・Memory: 8GB RAM, 16GB RAM
・Dimension: 290.3 x 220.7 x 10.4 mm
Display and Keyboard
・Display: 12.3-inch LED Display, 2400×1600 pixels, 400 nits
・Keyboard: Full-sized, Back-lit Keyboard
・Pointing Device: TouchPad
・Internal Storage: 128GB SDD, 256GB SDD, 512GB SDD
・Optical Storage: No
・Webcam: Yes, 720p HD Webcam
・USB Ports: Yes, USB Type C x 2
・HDMI Port: No
・Ethernet (RJ-45): No
・VGA Port: No
・SD Slot: Yes
・WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band
・Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2
・Dock Connector: No
・PixelBook Pen ($99)
・Battery: 41 Wh Li-Po Battery
・Use Time: 10 Hours
Price And Availability
The Google PixelBook starts from $999 (N370,000) in the United States for the 128GB SDD version. $1199 (N440,000) for the 256GB. And $1649 (N610,000) for the 16GB RAM, 512GB SDD version with 7th Gen Intel Core i7 processor.