Google Pixelbook Details & Price
Google Pixelbook Price In Nigeria
The Google Pixelbook is a Chromebook (i.e., a laptop that runs on Google’s Chrome OS) that can be converted to a tablet and vice-versa. It was announced alongside the Google Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL at an event in October 2017. The Pixelbook is first of its kind from Google and works seamlessly with the Google Pixel smartphones, allowing easy and fast data transfer between the two.
The Google Pixelbook Specs (Key) :
- Display: 12.3-inch Display, 2400 x 1600 pixels, 400 nits
- Software: Google Chrome OS
- Processor: 7th Gen Intel Core i7, Core i5 Processor
- Memory: 8GB or 16GB RAM , 128GB SSD , 256GB SSD , 512GB SSD
- Connectivity : 2 x USB Type C with Fast Charging
- Battery: Up to 10 hours
Design & Display
The Google Pixelbook comes with a 12.3-inch LCD touchscreen display which has a Quad HD (2400 * 1600) pixel resolution. It has a maximum brightness level of 400 nits which is what you’ll get on most high-end smartphones. It’s protected from scratches and cracks by Corning Gorilla Glass, and a 72% NTSC colour gamut ensures that display tone and contrast are adjusted whenever necessary.
A slim keyboard with backlit keys which has a travel distance of 0.8 millimetres, and an edge-to-edge trackpad is bundled along with the Pixelbook, allowing you to carry out tasks on-the-go. The trackpad is improved with a new special technology that processes touches by the user for more accurate navigation. The added keyboard gives it a weight of 1.1kg, but a thickness of 10.3 millimetres isn’t too much for a laptop.
The Google Pixelbook can be used in different modes such as the normal laptop mode, tablet mode, and tent mode that allows you prop the laptop with its jacket. It also comes with the Pixelbook Pen which can be used instead of touch input. An hardware button specially designed for Google Assistant is present on the laptop.
Storage & Hardware
The Google Pixelbook is available in three storage, (7th generation) processor and memory configurations; the base model with an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and 128GB SSD, the mid-ranger with the same processor and RAM capacity but 256GB SSD, and the top model with an Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM and 512GB (with support for NVME) SSD. The three models use Intel Integrated Graphics.
As you would expect , the Pixelbook runs Google’s Chrome OS with a dedicated button for Google Assistant.
The Pixelbook features an HD webcam on the top bezel at the front which is capable of recording videos in 720p (HD) resolution at a rate of 60 frames per second.
Connectivity & Battery
The Google Pixelbook packs a 41Wh battery which offers a battery life of up to 10 hours on a single charge. The device comes with a USB-C 45W fast charger with various adapters (5V/3A, 9V/3A, 15V/3A, 20V/2.25A) for quick charging based on the available power.
It has two USB-C ports that is very helpful for quick charging and data transfer. It comes with a TPM Chip for better security, and offers an immersive audio experience with dual speakers and four noise-cancelling microphones. It also packs an array of sensors including 3-axis gyroscope and accelerometer, Magnetometer, Hall Effect and Ambient light sensor.
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Pricing & Availability
The base model of the Pixelbook with 8GB RAM, Core i5 and 128GB SSD goes for $999, the mid-ranger with 8GB RAM, Core i5 and 256GB SSD goes for $1199 and the top model with 16GB RAM, Core i7 and 512GB NVMe SSD goes for $1649.
The Pixelbook Pen is to be purchased separately from the laptop and costs $99. There is no word on if / when they will be available in the country.
Google Pixelbook Full Specifications
- Announced: October 4, 2017.
- Available: Yes.
- Platform: Chrome OS.
- Price Range: $999 / $1199 / $1649.
BODY & DISPLAY:
- Type: LCD touchscreen, 16M colors
- Size: 12.3 inches.
- Resolution: 2400 * 1600 pixels (Quad HD).
- Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass.
- Dimensions: 290.4 * 220.8 * 10.3 mm.
- Weight: 1.1kg.
- Colours: Silver & White.
- Processor: 7th gen Intel Core i5 / Core i7 processors.
- GPU: Intel Integrated Graphics.
- WLAN: Dual-band WiFi 802.11 ac 2×2 (MIMO), Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Bluetooth: v4.2.
- GPS: Yes.
- USB: 2 x USB-C ports for 4k display output.
- RAM: 8GB / 16GB.
- HDD/SSD: 128GB / 256GB / 512GB (with NVME support) SSD.
- Webcam: HD.
- Features: 720p video recording @ 60fps.
- Capacity: 41Wh.
- Battery Life: Up to 10 hours.
- Features: USB-C 45W fast charger (5V/3A, 9V/3A, 15V/3A, 20V/2.25A).
- 3-axis Gyroscope / Accelerometer.
- Ambient Light.
- Hall Effect.
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