Google’s Pixel Laptop features
Matt Vokoun from Google unveiled the Google Pixelbook at a media event in San Francisco on Wednesday. He advised it is supported by Chrome operating system and is very fast and secure. It is very light and just weighs around 1 kilogram and has a very thin body of 10mm. It is also the first laptop that will feature Google Assistant, which is the company’s artificial intelligence-powered virtual assistant. The company is also providing a smart pen along with the laptop.
The Pixelbook has a 12.3-inch display size and will be offered in three different configurations. Starting price will be $999 which is roughly INR 65,000. Pixelbook Pen is priced at $99 which is around INR 6500. Google has advised it will allow customers to pre-order the laptops starting from Wednesday itself. The sale of the same will start on October 31. It has Quad HD resolution with 235ppi pixel density. It will support up to 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD. Buyers also have the option to choose between Core i5 and Core i7 processor options. It also has a 10-hour backup battery.
It uses USB Type C charger. It has an instant tethering feature. It allows the device to automatically connect with the internet connection of the user’s Pixel phone in the absence of a Wi-Fi connection. Users can also fold the keyboard underneath and can also use it as a tablet. It can actually be said that it’s the first convertible laptop that is very natural for the user to use.
Users can use this anywhere whether in the classroom, office, or even on a plane as it also doubles as a tablet. The additional pen provided has several features. Users can quickly take notes using the pen. They can also use it to edit photos on Adobe Photoshop. It has 10ms of latency and 60 degrees of angular awareness and has over 2000 levels of pressure sensitivity.
Chrome books are gaining more attention and popularity in the education market whereas the other lines of the company’s laptop are lagging behind. Google would want to change that. Let’s see how the user finds this new version.