Google has finally launched its much awaited Chrome operating system based laptop. So after all it’s all true what we’ve been hearing lately. Named as ‘Chromebook Pixel’, the new touch-screen laptop from the search-giant is really remarkable with high-end features and specifications. It’s been priced at $1,299 for Wi-Fi only version and $1,449 for 4G LTE version. Currently, the device can be found on Google Play marketplace in US & UK. The LTE version i.e. priced at $1,449 will go on sale from April first. And the both version will be available via BestBuy.com and in case you want catch a glimpse of the Chromebook then you can visit Best Buy (U.S.) and Currys PC World (U.K.). But before that, catch the detailed features and specifications below.
Being a premium Chromebook, the new launch of Google expects to take on Applce Macbook Pro and some other Windows 8 gadgets from the renowned manufacturers including Lenovo, Sony, HP and the like. However, let’s get into the features and specifications of the Chromebook Pixel.
The Chromebook sports a 12.9 inches (about 30 cm) full touch-screen with 2560×1700 pixels resolution resembling 239 ppi. As you know, it runs on Chrome Operating system. It has Core i5 processor clocked at 1.8 GHz and equipped with Intel 4000 HD graphics and 4 GB of RAM. Powered by a 59WHr battery, the Chromebook could stand up to five hours. As far as the common brass tacks are concerned the Chromebook comprises 3.5mm headset jack, Bluetooth 3.0, HD webcam, Mini DisplayPort, SD card slot, USB 2.0 ports and Wi-Fi.
Let’s have a quick look at the features and specifications of the Chromebook:
- LCD touchscreen of 12.9 inches
- 2560 x 1700 pixels resolution (239 ppi)
- Chrome Operating system
- 1.8GHz Core i5 Processor with 4000 HD graphics & 4 GB of RAM
- HD Front-facing web cam
- 32/ 64 GB SSD In-built storage
- 2x USB 2.0
- Mini DisplayPort
- SD card reader
- Wi-Fi 802.11n
- Bluetooth 3.0
- Dimension 11.7 x 8.8 x 0.6 inches
- 3.4 lbs Weight
- 59WHr Battery
- $1,299 (WiFi)
- $1,449 (LTE)
According to Linus Upson, VP, Engineering, Google, “Packed with 4.3 million pixels, the display offers sharp text, vivid colors and extra-wide viewing angles. With a screen this rich and engaging, you want to reach out and touch it—so we added touch for a more immersive experience. Touch makes it simple and intuitive to do things like organize tabs, swipe through apps and edit photos with the tip of your finger”.
Additionally, with Google Chromebook Pixel you’ll get 1 TB of storage on Google Drive free for three year. Check out the official video of Google Chromebook Pixel.