Alongside the new Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel Buds, Google also announced its latest Pixelbook Go laptop at the hardware event in New York. Pixelbook Go is a portable laptop with a touchscreen display, runs on ChromeOS, comes with an even bigger battery compared to 2017 Pixelbook and more.
Google Pixelbook Go features a lightweight design with textured bottom, sleek matte finish and magnesium casing and it sports a 13.3-inch touchscreen display with up to 4K resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels). It comes in 4 different variants and is powered by up to 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor paired with up to 16GB RAM with up to 256GB SSD storage.
It runs on Chrome OS that “starts up in seconds and stays fast with automatic updates”, sports a 1080p webcam, and dual front-firing speakers. Google has also improved the keyboard on the Pixelbook Go with a full-size backlit keyboard, Hush keys to minimise noise disruption, and a dedicated Google Assistant key. It also comes with Titan C security chip, built-in FIDO authenticator and sensors like Ambient Light sensor and Magnetic sensor. This laptop promises to deliver up to 12 hours of battery life and 2 hours of battery on just 20 minutes of charging.
Google Pixelbook Go specifications
- 13.3-inch FULL HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) / 4K Ultra HD Molecular Display (3830 x 2160 pixels)
- 8th Gen Intel Core m3 / Core i5 / Core i7 processor
- Up to 16GB RAM
- Up to 256GB SSD
- Full size backlit keyboard; Hush keys
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2×2 (MIMO), dual-band 2.4 GHz and 5GHz; Bluetooth 4.2
- 2MP Duo Cam with f/2.0 aperture; capable of recording 1080p videos at 60fps
- Ambient Light sensor, Magnetic sensor
- 2 x USB Type-C charging and display output, 3.5mm headphone jack
- Titan-C security chip, built-in FIDO authenticator
- Dimensions: 311 x 206.3 x 13.4 mm (L x W x H); Weight: 1090g
- 47Wh battery (FULL HD display variant) / 56Wh battery (4K display variant); USB Type-C 45W charge adapter (5V/3A, 9V/3A, 15V/3A, 20V/2.25A)
Pricing and Availability
Google Pixelbook Go comes in Just Black, Not Pink colour options and is priced starting at US$ 649 (Rs. 46,390 approx.) for Intel Core m3, 8GB RAM, 64GB storage version, $849 (Rs. 60,700 approx.) for Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB storage version, $999 (Rs. 71,425 approx.) for Core i5 16GB RAM, 128GB storage version and $1399 (Rs. 1,00,027 approx.) Core i7, 16GB RAM and 256GB storage version. The pre-orders start today in the U.S. and Canada, and in January in the U.K.