Google Vice President of Engineering Linus Upson announced the features of the Chromebook Pixel, which is powered by Google’s Chrome OS that was built around their famous Chrome browser.
The newest laptop from Google is reportedly packed with the highest pixel density (239 ppi) among the current laptops on the market today. According to the Google’s official announcement, the 12-inch screen of the laptop was packed with 4.3 million pixels and boasts a “more immersive” touch experience for easier navigation.
Like the previous Chromebook, the Pixel will also boast superb speed for to provide superb overall experience. The latest Google laptop is powered by an Intel Core i5 processor and the most-advanced Flash memory architecture.
The Pixel also has full-range speakers and 720p webcam that will allow users to capture high-definition videos with clear sounds because the three microphones built throughout the device. It also comes with one terabyte of Google Drive storage, which will allow users to access their stuffs anywhere. Google products like Gmail, YouTube, Search, Maps, and Google+ Hangouts are integrated on the device along with a built-in anti-virus.
In a blog post on Thursday, Upson said: “The Chromebook – which brings together the best in hardware, software and design to inspire the next generation of Chromebooks. With the Pixel, we set out to rethink all elements of a computer in order to design the best laptop possible, especially for power users who have fully embraced the cloud.”
“The philosophy of Chrome has always been to minimize the “chrome” of the browser. In much the same way, the goal of the Pixel is to make the pixels disappear, giving people the best web experience.”
The Wi-Fi edition of the Google Chromebook Pixel is now available for $1,299 in US and $1,049 in UK. An LTE version will be available in the United States for $1,449 in April.