Google Pixelbook — the notebook competing to pads

Google Pixelbook, Notebook, ChromeOS, Google Assistant, Intel Core, Gorilla Glass

Google provided new generation of the chromebook — Google Pixelbook. From the name of a product mentioning of Chrome disappeared and the emphasis on the Pixel brand connected also to reference smartphones of the company is placed. It is not casual and therefore that Chrome OS has more and more opportunities of Android.

Google Pixelbook, Notebook, ChromeOS, Google Assistant, Intel Core, Gorilla Glass

Magnificent design Google Pixelbook

The aluminum casing differs in thickness in 10,3 mm and in case of screen 12,3 diagonal” only 1,1 kg weigh. Despite existence of the keypad, the device remains to lungs for constant carrying with itself. The screen fixed also keeps on the loops allowing to turn it on the opposite side for operation in the pad mode, to set the book or a tent.

Google emphasizes that Pixelbook — a unique notebook which can be felt really as a pad in case of transformation. The statement is disputable because similar decisions there was already much. The device, is by the way, equipped with a gyroscope and the magnetometer.

Google Pixelbook, Notebook, ChromeOS, Google Assistant, Intel Core, Gorilla Glass

The configuration can turn on the Intel processor Core i5 or i7, to 16 Gbytes of a random access memory and SSD with a capacity up to 512 Gbytes. The touch screen is protected by the Gorilla Glass glass and differs in permission 2400 × 1600 with a density of points of 235 ppi and with a brightness of 400 nit. Keys have the silent and soft course and also illumination. The touchpad is expanded to a limit, resting on top against the keypad and from below against the edge of the casing.

Google Pixelbook, Notebook, ChromeOS, Google Assistant, Intel Core, Gorilla Glass

The stated time of an offline operation is 10 hours, and restoration of a charge happens 8 times quicker. At the same time it is possible to use the 45-W adapter and the USB-C cable from the Pixel 2 smartphone that exempts the desktop from excess cords. There is a built-in webcam 720p.

Own operating system

Pixelbook still the ChromeOS platform copes with full access to app store of Google Play and the assistant to Google Assistant which can give a command by voice (and well voice actuation of reproduction), clicking of a special key or having just outlined a pen the image or the text. For the improved perception of commands it is used the whole 4 microphones.

Google Pixelbook, Notebook, ChromeOS, Google Assistant, Intel Core, Gorilla Glass

The cost of Google Pixelbook begins with $1000 for model from 8 Gbytes of the RAM and 128-Gbyte SSD. The pen of Pixelbook PEN which is on sale separately for $100 recognizes 2000 levels of pressure and slope angle to 60 °, differing in the minimum time delays up to 10 msec. Pre-orders already began in the USA, Canada and England.

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Google Pixelbook — the notebook competing to pads was last modified: October 9th, 2017 by Jim McDonald