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Google Pixelbook Go i5

Specifications

Google Pixelbook Go i5
Google Pixelbook Go i5 (Pixelbook Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
8192 MB 
Display
13.3 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 166 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
128 GB NVMe, 128 GB 
Connections
1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Sensors: Magnetometer, light sensor, 2 x USB-C
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth Yes
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 13.4 x 311 x 206 ( = 0.53 x 12.24 x 8.11 in)
Battery
47 Wh Lithium-Polymer, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 12 h
Operating System
Google Chrome OS
Camera
Webcam: FHD 1080p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.1 kg ( = 38.8 oz / 2.43 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
850 Euro

 

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Average Score: 84.16% - good
Average of 19 scores (from 34 reviews)

Reviews for the Google Pixelbook Go i5

Google Pixelbook Go review: Value is in the eye of the beholder (Update: 4K model now available)
Source: Android Authority English
The excellent design, materials, and construction are surely highlights here, as are the crisp display, and robust performance. If these are worth the price premium to you, then you won’t be disappointed. More budget-conscious buyers will find their needs easily fulfilled by lesser Chromebooks.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/17/2020
80% Google Pixelbook Go Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
There’s plenty to like about the Google Pixelbook Go; it feels like the first Chromebook from the company that actually stands a chance. It’s certainly well-designed, which in itself is a rarity for a Chromebook, and is a pleasure to use. The £629 starting price feels fair – although, as I mentioned, I can’t attest to the performance of that model. It's a harder sell as the price starts to creep up over £800, except to those who are perfectly content with Chrome OS.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/04/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Google Pixelbook Go review
Source: Stuff TV English
The Pixelbook Go gets a lot right - stunning design, long lasting battery and portability factor. It does just boil down to what is a luxurious Chromebook with a touchscreen and an in-built assistant - and we’d recommend this to anyone who travels a lot and uses Google’s suite of apps. The webcam is another plus for those who have a lot of web meetings. If you’re usually in browser mode and use cloud-based apps for work, then the Pixelbook Go is the ideal companion.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/04/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Google Pixelbook Go review: the new flagship affordable Chromebook
Source: T3 English
Cheaper Chromebooks are available, but we think the extra polish and power of the Pixelbook Go make it worth the additional cost – certainly at the basic £629 level. A Pixelbook Go purchase gets harder to justify at the higher price points, however, with the top-spec, 4K version costing an eye-watering £1,329.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/29/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Google Pixelbook Go review
Source: Tech Advisor English
We don’t yet know whether users will flock to the Pixelbook Go in a way they haven’t for Google’s high-end Chromebooks, or other Chromebooks in its same price range. But Google has once again made a standard that may be hard to beat. It balances price, design, features and performance very nicely indeed.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/15/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%
Google Pixelbook Go review: Value is in the eye of the beholder (Update: 4K model now available)
Source: Android Authority English
Despite the lingering appeal of the original Pixelbook, it remains a too-expensive device even today. The Pixelbook Go is a better all-around value when compared to its predecessor, but it is hard to justify the price considering the wealth of options in the market. The excellent design, materials, and construction are surely highlights here, as are the crisp display, and robust performance. If these are worth the price premium to you, then you won’t be disappointed. More budget-conscious buyers will find their needs easily fulfilled by lesser Chromebooks.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/10/2020
Google Pixelbook Go review: Value is in the eye of the beholder (Update: 4K model now available)
Source: Android Authority English
Despite the lingering appeal of the original Pixelbook, it remains a too-expensive device even today. The Pixelbook Go is a better all-around value when compared to its predecessor, but it is hard to justify the price considering the wealth of options in the market. The excellent design, materials, and construction are surely highlights here, as are the crisp display, and robust performance. If these are worth the price premium to you, then you won’t be disappointed. More budget-conscious buyers will find their needs easily fulfilled by lesser Chromebooks.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/13/2019
80% Pixelbook Go Review:
Source: Phandroid English
If you’re looking for the best Chromebook money can buy, the Pixelbook Go is a great option. That being said, most people will be better served by a cheaper Chromebook alternative or a Windows laptop if they need more than what Chrome OS has to offer.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
100% Google Pixelbook Go review
Source: Techradar English
Google’s new Pixelbook Go is the ultimate Chromebook for anyone that doesn’t want to spend a grand on Google’s previous Pixelbook. Its astonishing battery life and amazing keyboard are just two of this Chromebook’s selling points, and it has very few downsides for both average users and dedicated fans of Google and Chrome OS.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 100%
Google Pixelbook Go Review: A Premium Chromebook Experience
Source: Hot Hardware English
Heavy-duty content creation types, gamers, and graphic artists may not appreciate the Chromebook model and only realize enough performance and capability with Windows or Mac machine. However, much of the mainstream market is not made up of videographers, gamers, or graphic artists, but rather they just consume content, do research, write, edit and communicate vie email or social media, and maybe create or edit an image here or there. The fact is that many users will get by with the simplicity of a Chromebook. If the Chromebook ecosystem as it exists today satisfies your personal requirements, and if you desire a premium Chromebook experience, the Pixelbook Go may be one of the best options on the market right now.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/21/2019
Pixelbook Go Review
Source: Chrome Unboxed English
In the end, there are going to be Chromebooks that launch later this year that will have more impressive spec sheets, more features, newer processors, and flashier designs. But I’m dubious that we’ll see another Chromebook come close to the feeling you get when using the Pixelbook Go. I think in nearly every way, Google just nailed it with this Chromebook, and I sincerely hope a ton of people give it a chance. At $649, there’s just nothing else quite like it.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/08/2019
100% Google Pixelbook Go review
Source: Techradar English
Google’s new Pixelbook Go is the ultimate Chromebook for anyone that doesn’t want to spend a grand on Google’s previous Pixelbook. Its astonishing battery life and amazing keyboard are just two of this Chromebook’s selling points, and it has very few downsides for both average users and dedicated fans of Google and Chrome OS.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/08/2019
Rating: Total score: 100%
Google Pixelbook Go review: Value is in the eye of the beholder
Source: Android Authority English
Despite the lingering appeal of the original Pixelbook, it remains a too-expensive device even today. The Pixelbook Go is a better all-around value when compared to its predecessor, but it is hard to justify the price considering the wealth of options in the market.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/07/2019
Google PixelBook Go review: the almost PERFECT Chromebook?!
Source: Pocketnow English
To conclude our PixelBook Go review, notice I don’t have anything I can’t say I don’t like. Like the original Pixelbook which I still adore and use, the PixelBook Go feels like if Google really thought the name out well. We’ve got a very sleek and light design that makes it a joy to carry, battery life that’ll get you through a day of work, and ChromeOS has matured in such a way that I actually want to use this laptop for work.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/31/2019
Google's Pixelbook Go Is the Best-Looking Chromebook Out There — But There Are Better Options for the Money
Source: Time English
All in all, the Pixelbook Go feels like another reference design instead of an actual laptop. Competitors like Dell offer better-equipped Chromebooks, like the Inspiron Chromebook 14, a two-in-one laptop with an integrated stylus that, while not as svelte, can do more in general, bringing you better value for the money. Still, if you know exactly what you need out of it, there’s something about it’s cool factor that might make you look twice at the Pixelbook Go.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/30/2019
90% Google Pixelbook Go review: A perfectly good Chromebook that elevates the category
Source: PC World English
When Google vice president of hardware design Ivy Ross introduced the Pixelbook Go on October 15, she said they set out to make a laptop that would be “fast, last all day, and look and feel beautiful,” but with a more attainable price point. The Pixelbook Go achieves that with very few compromises. We don’t yet know whether users will flock to the Pixelbook Go in a way they haven’t for Google’s high-end Chromebooks, or other Chromebooks in its same price range. But Google has once again made a standard that may be hard to beat.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/28/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Google Pixelbook Go review
Source: Tech Advisor English
We don’t yet know whether users will flock to the Pixelbook Go in a way they haven’t for Google’s high-end Chromebooks, or other Chromebooks in its same price range. But Google has once again made a standard that may be hard to beat. It balances price, design, features and performance very nicely indeed.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/28/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Google Pixelbook Go review: A perfectly good Chromebook that elevates the category
Source: PC World English
When Google vice president of hardware design Ivy Ross introduced the Pixelbook Go on October 15, she said they set out to make a laptop that would be “fast, last all day, and look and feel beautiful,” but with a more attainable price point. The Pixelbook Go achieves that with very few compromises. We don’t yet know whether users will flock to the Pixelbook Go in a way they haven’t for Google’s high-end Chromebooks, or other Chromebooks in its same price range. But Google has once again made a standard that may be hard to beat.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/28/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
Google's Pixelbook Go is a great Chromebook — if you can get past its price
Source: Yahoo English
Google has done a great job with the Pixelbook Go's hardware, and bringing the price of the system down compared to its standard Pixelbook is a good start — but it's still too much to ask for most consumers.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/27/2019
80% Google Pixelbook Go Review
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Pixelbook Go's thin-and-light chassis, elegant design, strong overall performance and lengthy battery life make it one of the best Chromebooks, period. Still, we wish this Pixelbook had a convertible hinge or USB-A ports.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/26/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Google Pixelbook Go
Source: PC Mag English
The Google Pixelbook Go is a well-built and stylish ultraportable, albeit one that costs far more than most of its Chromebook brethren.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Google Pixelbook Go Review: Impressive, but still expensive
Source: Mobile Syrup English
The Pixelbook Go is a beautiful laptop, and its typing experience is unparallelled, building on the already solid foundation the original Pixelbook's keyboard provided.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
100% Google Pixelbook Go review
Source: Techradar English
Google’s new Pixelbook Go is the ultimate Chromebook for anyone that doesn’t have a grand to blow on Google’s previous Pixelbook. Its incredible battery life and fantastic keyboard are just two of this Chromebook’s selling points, and it has very few downsides for both average users and dedicated fans of Google and Chrome OS.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% Google Pixelbook Go review: Who needs Pro?
Source: Android Central English
The Pixelbook Go is a stupendous all-round laptop that doesn't pretend to be anything different. It can't fold to become a tablet, but it can last nearly 10 hours on a charge and make typing feel fun again. This is the premium Chromebook to buy right now.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
84% Google Pixelbook Go review: Function over form
Source: Engadget English
Google’s most affordable Chromebook yet is a solid all-around laptop. It’s not as eye-catching as the original Pixelbook, and Google cut a few corners to get the price down (most notably the display).. But the Pixelbook Go covers the basics well and should serve most people well.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 84%
75% Google Pixelbook Go Review: The Price Of Simplicity
Source: The Verge English
Simplicity in product design is mostly good, but on the Pixelbook Go it also means fewer ports and fewer ways to use the screen. Neither is a deal breaker and all things considered I enjoy using the Pixelbook more than I do the C434, but that doesn’t make it a better machine.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 75%
Google Pixelbook Go review: A perfectly good Chromebook that elevates the category
Source: Good Gear Guide English
When Google vice president of hardware design Ivy Ross introduced the Pixelbook Go on October 15, she said they set out to make a laptop that would be “fast, last all day, and look and feel beautiful,” but with a more attainable price point. The Pixelbook Go achieves that with very few compromises. We don't yet know whether users will flock to the Pixelbook Go in a way they haven't for Google's prior Chromebooks, or other Chromebooks in the same price range. But Google has once again made a standard that may be hard to beat.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/25/2019
80% Google Pixelbook Go Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
Google's Pixelbook Go is actually quite good for what it is. It offers a superslim design, a bright display and solid performance, all topped off with great battery life. You will, however, have to deal with the low-travel keyboard and limited number of ports. The biggest strike against this system comes in the harsh-sounding speakers; you'll want to use headphones if you're listening to music.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Google Pixelbook Go Review: Treat your fingers
Source: Slashgear English
What may be the most important thing I realized, though, is that the “best” laptop isn’t measured by speed, or screen resolution, or how skinny and light it is. It’s about how eager you are to use it, to get stuff done, and anything which lights a fire under that enthusiasm and stokes it higher is a device worth having. Google, by virtue of the Pixelbook Go’s keyboard, has made such a device, and if like me you spend your days typing it’s absolutely worth your consideration.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
3 Things I Love About Pixelbook Go After 1 Week [Video]
Source: Chrome Unboxed English
Again, I want to reiterate that these aren’t my only thoughts or my final thoughts on the Pixelbook Go. We have to talk about the screen, internals, battery, performance, price, models, and the handful of features this devices shrugs off to get down to a realistic price tag. Those things will all be covered in the full review, and I promise it will be coming soon. But at a starting price of $649 (and I can confidently recommend that model, not just the higher-priced ones), I can already tell you that if a clamshell, touchscreen Chromebook is anywhere on your radar, there is a very good chance that the Pixelbook Go is absolutely the one for you.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/25/2019
Pixelbook Go Hands-on: Google’s Chromebook laptop
Source: Mobile Syrup English
The new Pixelbook will be available in two colours, with only ‘Just Black’ being available at launch in Canada. The laptop’s more interesting looking ‘Not Pink’ variant — which looks similar to last year’s white Pixelbook, but with a slightly pink tinge — is “coming soon” to Canada, according to Google.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/15/2019
Google Pixelbook Go hands-on: The expensive Chromebook gets cheaper
Source: Android Authority English
Regardless of the competition, the Pixelbook Go feels like the right move for Google. Where the original Pixelbook was too expensive for most and the Pixel Slate was too niche, the Pixelbook Go feels like a Pixelbook for everyone. It has a good mix of smarts, specs, and Google-y style that better complements the rest of Google’s product range than either of its predecessors.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/15/2019
Google Pixelbook Go Hands-on Review
Source: Tom's Guide English
I'll save my conclusive opinion for our final rated review, but this early amount of time gave me a positive impression about the Pixelbook Go. Not only is it more affordable than the original Pixelbook, but its elegant design stands on its own, its keyboard feels rock solid and its chassis doesn't feel cheap.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/14/2019

Foreign Reviews

[Review] Pixelbook Go: duração de bateria impressionante em um laptop com preço esquisito
Source: Gizmodo Brasil Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Long battery life; nice design; great built quality. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/26/2019

Comment

Intel UHD Graphics 615: Integrated graphics card in some Amber Lake Y-series processors (5 Watt TDP) with 24 EUs (GT2) and no dedicated graphics memory. Clocks with up to 1000 MHz depending on the CPU Model.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


i5-8200Y: Extremely efficient ULV-SoC (System-on-a-Chip) for tablets and fanless notebooks based on the Amber Lake architecture which is basically a Kaby Lake chip produced in the  improved 14nm+ process (no 14nm++) with higher clock speeds and 5 Watt TDP. Includes two CPU cores clocked at 1.3 - 3.9 GHz with Hyper Threading support as well as a graphics adapter.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


13.3":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.1 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


Google:

Since 2012 Google has also distributed tablets and smartphones. These products are frequently tested. While Google is not one of the most important hardware manufacturers, the customer interest is higher than in various East Asian manufacturers.
The products achieve above average ratings in the reviews (as of 2016).


84.16%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2019-11- 8)