Already rumors were heard in recent days, and Google has just confirmed by surprise. Chromebook Pixel is already one is a reality. Google has publicly announced the launch of its first notebook based on Chrome OS, which United Kingdom and United States residents can buy now in Google Play.
Google has taken firstly thanks its partners Samsung, Acer, Lenovo and HP for your commitment to your operating system Chrome OS, but to boost their platform they decide to launch their own laptop to make it reference, as it already does with devices Nexus with Android, but with the difference that it seems that it is Google who is manufacturing under its brand this laptop, as it does not appear the name of any partner.
Chromebook Pixel brings together the best in design, hardware and software to inspire the next generation of Chromebook, specially designed for advanced users who have been taken completely in the cloud.
Chromebook Pixel has a touch screen of 12.85 inches with a resolution of 2.560 × 1, 700 pixels with 400 nits and a viewing angle of 178 degrees. It is presumed to be the laptop with the highest density of pixels that are on the market with its 239 pixels per inch. It also includes protection against scratches Gorilla Glass.
Bring Intel Core processor i5 (dual core 1.8 GHz) with integrated graphics card Intel® HD 4000, 4 GB of RAM DDR3 and 32 GB of SSD memory. Carries dual Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n 2 x 2 and Bluetooth™ 3.0, Chrome keyboard backlit, trackpad of etched glass fully interactive, high definition, 2 USB 2.0 ports, mini display port webcam and 2 in 1 compatible with SD card reader and MMC.
It is manufactured with anodized aluminum, ventilated active without visible fans and system ENERGY STAR certified. Its dimensions are 297.7 x 224.6 x 16.2 mm and with a weight of 1.52 kg. His 59 Wh battery offers up to 5 hours of use.
As I said at the beginning, Chromebook Pixel already can be purchased from United Kingdom and United States through Google Play, at the price of 1,049 lbs and $1,299 for the WiFi version. The first orders will be send from the week that comes in the next few days will reach physical stores in those countries. From April will be on sale in United States the version with LTE connectivity by 1.449 dollars. Google will give its customers 1 TB of free storage in Google Drive space for 3 years. It is unknown if it will be released in Spain.
This could be the first step for Google unifies Android and Chrome OS in a single operating system, since it draws much attention its touch screen, and that the next Nexus are also manufactured by them.