Pixelbook- The best Chromebook
TERSEINFO: The software giant managed to do eminently well in the hardware business too. And very recently, it just proved its prowess by giving birth to Pixelbook , a visual treat to all laptop users and trust us, it’s so elegant that you will not be able to keep it out of your sight. Now, Pixelbook comes with Chrome OS and costs around $1000 for the entry variant. The yet to launch gadget comes with ChromeOS. Though, the price is not something very preferable for a laptop which runs Chrome OS but this could come out as an exceptional product.
The web browser pretty much everyone use is Google Chrome. So, implicatively Chrome OS is only a browser with all the functionalities of a chrome web browser like sync with other devices, faster browser. Well, as much as you find it weird but Google Chrome is the only thing you’ll find when you open your laptop. The OS has been around for a while but did not receive much attention . Hence, the introduction was must. Chromebook is a laptop which runs the Linux based Chrome OS. Acer and Samsung were the first ones to give this OS a hardware and it was way back in 2011. For obvious reasons, student community were the largest category of consumers as it was very handy for doing research and studies (not that it couldn’t do more).
Chromebook as a laptop:
Can it be as good as a normal laptop? Well, we need to look into the word “good”. Chromebook are the fastest laptops(so called) you can find . It boots up instantly and it’s as cool as the Chrome browser. You are given a chrome web store so that you don’t always have to visit a website but get a dedicated web app for it. With such a simple platform you expect the Chromebooks to be cheap. It costs around $300(approx. ₹19000) and have been doing well for students. 1GB of RAM in a Chromebook will be something equivalent to 8GB of RAM of a normal laptop because it does not need much. You can save your files in Google Drive whose storage depends on the model you buy. As the way we see it, ChromeOS and Chromebook are ahead of its time as it uses cloud for storage. Perhaps a video on Chrome OS can make you feel optimistic about it.
Chromebook Pixel and Pixel 2 didn’t do pretty well . So, it should be skeptical for Google to invest further in that segment. But with announcements on the Pixelbook, Chromebooks might get to see a better life. As hard as it is to agree that Pixelbook will cost you $1000 , you can’t see a better looking laptop .
- Intel Core i5
- 8GB RAM
- 128GB SSD
- Intel Core i5
- 8GB RAM
- 256GB SSD
- Intel Core i7
- 16GB RAM
- 512GB NVMe SSD
These specifications are brilliant for a Chromebook. Though previous Chromebooks struggled with android apps to function on their device, this Google made Chromebook spare no expenses when it comes to hardware and ChromeOS functionality. It’s hard to guess what’s it going to compete with. This just above 1kg, 10mm wide laptop comes with a no-fan CPU and also is completely made of aluminium. It has a 10-hour battery, and uses USB Type-C charger; its Instant Tethering feature allows the Chromebook to automatically connect with the Internet connection of the user’s Pixel phone in the absence of a Wi-Fi connection.The Google Pixelbook has a 12.3-inch display with Quad HD resolution and 235ppi pixel density
- Chassis: Aluminum unibody with 360-degree hinge, in one color, Silver
- Dimensions: 11.4 x 8.7 x 0.4 inches
- Weight: 2.4 pounds
- Ports: Two USB-C for charging and 4K display support
- 720p webcam
Google claims that you can get 2 hours of use in just 15 minutes of charging. It’s obvious for this product to have Google assistance as the giant is leaving no chances to reign over the future tech A.I . You can talk to the Pixelbook to get information, launch apps or stream movies or music.
Google’s big step:
It’s the first Chromebook to be so closely tied to the rest of Google’s ecosystem, and it’s a good thing to see them come together. This laptop cum tablet also offers pixel pen worth $99 to make your tablet experience good. The confident giant is not sorry about the pricing and we think it should not be because what else can give you the speed Pixelbook offers . if mobile phones costing around $1,000 didn’t upset you, then this beautiful beast won’t upset you either . Let’s wait for the release as the internet is optimistic about it.