You have hearkened many rumours of Google’s imminent touch screen laptop based on Chrome operating system. Now, Its not a rumour …it’s a true that Google has officially launched the device denominated as ‘Chromebook Pixel’. It’s a first high-end Chrome laptop in the world.
Google has justified that they can also construct Chromebooks, distant from the Nexus smartphones or tablets which runs on Android. Chromebook Pixel possesses of a unique design that intend to make computing simple, faster and secure. The device has been assembled in Taiwan. The Chromebook Pixel runs on Google’s chrome operating system, powered by Intel’s Sandy Bridge processor and available with fast 4G LTE connectivity.
Key specifications of Google Chromebook Pixel:
Operating system: Chromebook Pixel runs on Google’s Chrome OS.
Display: The device supports 30.4cm(12.85 inch) touch display with a resolution of 2560x1700p,230 ppi pixel density longwise Gorilla Glass protection.
Processor: It is powered by dual-core Intel Core i5 processor clocked at 1.8 GHz.
Memory: Talking about memory storage, Chromebook has 4GB RAM, 32 GB or 64 GB in-built storage.
Connectivity: To connect with other devices, includes dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v3.0. Other connectivity options are two USB 2.0 port, mini display port, 3.5 mm headset jack.
Camera: It is incorporated with 720p HD front facing camera.
Battery: Device is loaded with 59 Wh battery offers up to 5 hours of battery backup.
Further, the Chromebook Pixel comes with 2-in-1 card reader supporting SD, MMC cards.
Features of Chromebook Pixel:
Touchscreen display: Apart from the superior display, the touch ready surface feature of the Chromebook Pixel is awesome. Users can make use of the fingers tap on the buttons and links, and pinch-to-zoom into pages, and swipe around photos and web content.
Free Google Drive storage: Google has also added 1 TB free Google drive storage for three years to store their files, photos, videos and other content. This free drive is available with every chrome pixel purchase.
Wi-Fi service: Users can get online even at 30,000 feet with Gogo in-flight internet service and comes with 12 free in-air internet passes.
Security: Chromebook comes with an in-built virus protection that permits the users get free from anti-virus updation and cautious software installation during internet access.
Price and availability:
Chromebook Pixel will be available for purchase from Google Play in U.S. and U.K. and will come soon to BestBuy.com. Google is offering two versions of Chrombook Pixel, one with Wi-Fi only connectivity and other with LTE supports. The Wi-Fi version priced at $1,299(app.Rs.70,500)will start shipping from next week and The LTE version priced at $1,449(app Rs.78,700) will start shipping in April. It seems Google will compete with MacBook Pro and air from Apple even though they are without touch-screen.