The new revamped Google Pixelbook – What you need to know

Google Pixelbook

Google, after a long time, has refreshed its Chromebook line and well now, it’s a new line altogether, called the Google Pixelbook. The design is sleek and it does look sporty. The Google Pixelbook comes in Core i5/i7 variants and weighs about 1 KG for the 12.3″ screen and runs up to 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB of SSD. The beautifully designed convertible has a fanless Kabylake processor for both the i5 as well as the i7. 

This is a 4-in-1 convertible that can be used as a regular laptop with keyboard, a tablet, the keyboard as a kickstand or as a base. The Google Pixelbook line works seamlessly with the Pixel phone – both the new and the old one. A new feature called instant tethering has been introduced which automatically switches to 4G tethering from your Google Pixel phone if there is no stable wi-fi connection in range. The Google Pixelbook is a milestone for closing in on the gap in the federated ecosystem that Google provides. Its a step in the right direction to get close to what Apple offers in an ecosystem space. This is for the first time, we are seeing a Google notebook which is not just an experiment but an actual competitor to the Apples and Windows of the world.The main drive for a flagship specced $1000 laptop from Google is to maintain its market amongst the student community as around 50% of the market segment is already using Chrome OS and today Chrome OS stands as a confident operating system for the masses. The base model starts at $999 and starts shipping on October 31st. 

The main drive for a flagship specced $1000 laptop from Google is to maintain its market amongst the student community as around 50% of the market segment is already using Chrome OS and today Chrome OS stands as a confident operating system for the masses. The base model starts at $999 and starts shipping on October 31st.

And yes, they did launch a Pen, the Pixel Pen which has a 10 ms latency with 2000 levels of pressure sensitivity. And this ships on 31st October for as low as $99.

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