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Google Pixelbook

Specifications

Google Pixelbook
Google Pixelbook
Graphics adapter
Memory
8192 MB 
Display
12.3 inch 3:2, 2400x1600 pixel 235 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
,  GB 
, 128 GB SSD
Connections
2 USB 3.1 Gen2, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm combo, Card Reader: undefined
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 10 x 289 x 220 ( = 0.39 x 11.38 x 8.66 in)
Battery
41 Wh
Operating System
Google Chrome OS
Additional features
Keyboard Light: yes, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.25 kg ( = 44.09 oz / 2.76 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Average Score: 80.06% - good
Average of 15 scores (from 25 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 74%, features: 31%, display: 85% mobility: 82%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 90%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the Google Pixelbook

85.9% Google Pixelbook Chromebook Review | Notebookcheck
The Chromebook poster child. The most expensive Chromebook available is unsurprisingly fast and very versatile. Just be prepared to bring all your USB Type-C adapters along for the trip.
80% PixelBook
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Overall, its keyboard oddities and Android software weirdness fall into insignificance next to great performance, awesome battery life and a thin and light build. This is a truly desirable laptop.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Google Pixelbook Review: Chrome OS plays hardball
Source: Slashgear English
Still, the $999+ price tag is hard to get past, especially for a platform which continues to demand such compromises. What the Google Pixelbook does, however, is leave me actively wanting to be able to make the switch: the hardware, design, and performance are all so beguiling. It might not be the notebook for me today, but it means I’ll be watching Chrome OS even more closely to make that jump when the feature delta finally closes.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Google Pixelbook Review
Source: Digital Trends English
Only if you’re a diehard Chrome OS fan and want the very best Chromebook available. The Pixelbook has much to recommend it, but also suffers annoying problems, and more work is needed to make Assistant and the Pixelbook Pen truly useful.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/09/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Google Pixelbook review
Source: PC Advisor English
It’s easy to fall in love with the Pixelbook’s sleek hardware, but the combination of a high price and faltering software means that the competition bests it on both laptop and tablet fronts.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Google Pixelbook review: the big Chromebook comeback
Source: It Pro English
Google's Pixelbook delivers on the promise of ChromeOS - a speedy, lightweight laptop with all of the intelligence and functionality that we've come to expect from Google. It may be expensive compared to most other Chromebooks, but it makes up for it with a slick design and some very clever features.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Google Pixelbook review: Android and Google Assistant transform the Chromebook
Source: Good Gear Guide English
Truth be told, the Pixelbook probably has more power than most Chromebook users will ever need. It gets a high rating not because I think everyone should buy it. Frankly it’s unaffordable for most people, and hard for many to justify compared to a full-fledged Windows or Mac PC. Instead, the Pixelbook earns its rating because it succeeds in showing the best a Chromebook can be.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/27/2017
85% Google Pixelbook review: A premium Chromebook that's worth the price
Source: Engadget English
Chrome OS has matured to the point where it is a legitimate option for many consumers, and the Pixelbook represents the best hardware to run it on. Mediocre battery life is a disappointment, but the Pixelbook's hardware is otherwise as good as it gets. Unless you absolutely need a Mac or Windows PC, the Pixelbook is worth its high price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 85%
90% Google Pixelbook review: Android and Google Assistant transform the Chromebook
Source: PC World English
Google’s Pixelbook supports Android apps, Google Assistant, and pen input, making it a leader in Chromebook capabilities. Whether anyone will follow is the great unknown, but it's probably the best chance Chromebooks have to get out of their rut.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
70% Google Pixelbook
Source: PC Mag English
The Google Pixelbook is a powerful, upscale 2-in-1 convertible laptop that will serve well-heeled Android and chromebook fans well.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
100% Google Pixelbook review
Source: Techradar English
The Google Pixelbook is the first Chromebook worthy of consideration alongside the most high-end Windows and Mac devices. From its excellent design to its massive software enhancements, this is the best Chromebook to date, bar none.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% Google Pixelbook review:
Source: CNet English
The Pixelbook has high-end hardware and a great hybrid design, but it’s still hard to justify spending so much on a Chrome OS laptop.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
90% Google Pixelbook review: Clean design with impressive performance you'll have to pay for
Source: Zdnet.com English
As someone who used to primarily work from an iPad, about halfway through the Pixelbook review process, it occurred to me: The Pixelbook is more of a computer than the iPad Pro is. Yes, Apple has many more apps, and better quality apps at that, than Chrome OS right now.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Google Pixelbook review: Is a £1000 Chromebook truly worth it?
Source: Pocket Lint English
Ultimately, Google made Pixelbook to flex its design and hardware muscle. And it's succeeded. But it hasn't succeeded in making a Chromebook that's truly worth a grand. Not yet, anyway.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Google Pixelbook Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The speedy and sexy Google Pixelbook is the best Chromebook, though it comes at a much higher price than we're used to.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Google Pixelbook review: Finally
Source: Android Central English
It's an amazing device and lives up to all the hype that has surrounded it since we first heard of it. And there are people who will buy it, but not because it's something anyone needs. It's that thing that you want. It was built for people like me, who have changed their digital life to be all-in with Chrome and really want the shiny beautiful thing. If you're also that person, you'll love the Pixelbook as much as I do.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/26/2017
70% Google Pixelbook Review and Ratings
Source: Computer Shopper English
Even if you are a Google devotee, it's worth considering alternatives, even those that aren't a single convertible device. You could get a very good clamshell Chromebook like the Acer Chromebook 14$297.41 at Amazon and an excellent Android tablet like the Huawei MediaPad M3$289.00 at Amazon. All your Android apps would run fine on the latter and you'd have a bigger screen for getting work done on the former. You'd save about $500 over the Pixelbook in the process. And we guarantee that the 0.7-pound MediaPad M3 will be more comfortable to hold for long periods while reading or gaming than the 2.4-pound Chromebook Pixel.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Google Pixelbook hands-on review: the big Chromebook comeback
Source: It Pro English
The Google Pixelbook is one of the most instantly attractive laptops we've ever had the pleasure of using, Chromebook or not. It's thin, light and gorgeous to look at, with some clever software tricks to boot. Were it running Windows, we'd have no hesitation recommending it wholeheartedly.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/05/2017
Google Pixelbook: Is It Good for Business?
Source: Business News Daily English
If you've never used a Chromebook, you should be aware they have some limitations. While you will be able to access the full Google Play store on the Pixelbook (Snapchat is even making a desktop version of its app for the Chrome OS store), you won't be able to download any desktop software you might be accustomed to using. That's because Chromebooks are primarily meant to be used online. But because the operating system is constantly being updated, it's better protected from viruses than many PCs.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/05/2017
Hands-on: Google Pixelbook review
Source: PC Advisor English
Lenovo’s Yoga Book might be smaller, but it comes in Windows and Android versions and costs half as much, so before splashing out on a Pixelbook, just remember that there are alternatives.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/05/2017
Hands on: Google Pixelbook review
Source: Techradar English
We’ve yet to test out the performance of the Pixelbook, but the design is peerless and the package is angled most at enthusiasts of design, Android and Chrome OS. That price though…
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/05/2017
Pixelbook hands-on
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Pixelbook is an interesting beast. Featuring top-end hardware that matches powerhouse Windows 10 hybrids, alongside a pleasing, design, it could be a great choice for convertible buyers looking for a laptop that can double as a tablet, not the other way round.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/04/2017
Pixelbook Chromebook is Google's new convertible laptop (hands-on)
Source: CNet English
It also feels *far* less cumbersome than Microsoft's Surface Book -- an important comparison even if the Book's discrete graphics options can put it in a different weight class. Other touches, like a magnet that holds the Pixelbook in tablet mode, and the ability to charge it with either of its USB-C ports seem pretty convenient.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/04/2017
Google Pixelbook preview: Is a £1,000 Chromebook worth it?
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Google Pixelbook is certainly the most impressive Chromebook we've ever seen. It's great to look at, feels excellent in use and its 360-degree hinge adds flexibility to its potential use cases. The inclusion of Google Assistant to Chrome OS is a fun new feature for contextual interaction.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/04/2017
Google Pixelbook hands-on review
Source: Stuff TV English
Having only spent a few brief minutes using it, though, I'm not convinced just yet. Hopefully that will change once I've had the chance to test it properly with a full review, a little closer to launch.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/04/2017

Foreign Reviews

Google Pixelbook, toma de contacto: el "look Pixel" y un Assistant muy atento sientan muy bien a Chrome OS
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Smart stylus pen; impressive design; light weight; solid workmanship; excellent display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/08/2017

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 615: Integrated graphics card in some Kaby Lake Y-series processors (4.5 Watt TDP) with 24 EUs (GT2) and no dedicated graphics memory. 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.
7Y57: Extremely efficient ULV-SoC (System-on-a-Chip) for tablets and fanless notebooks based on the Kaby Lake architecture. Includes two CPU cores clocked at 1.2-3.3 GHz with Hyper Threading support as well as a graphics adapter and is manufactured in a 14 nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
12.3":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that 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.
1.25 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).


80.06%: 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.

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Dell Latitude 7285
HD Graphics 615, Core i5 7Y57, 1.362 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet 2017, Core i5-7Y57
HD Graphics 615, unknown, 1.1 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet 2017, Core i7-7Y75
HD Graphics 615, Core i7 7Y75, 1.1 kg
Huawei Matebook E
HD Graphics 615, Core i5 7Y54, 1.1 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6 W627N LTE
HD Graphics 615, Core m3 7Y30, 10.6", 0.64 kg

Devices from the same Manufacturer

Google Pixel XL 2
Adreno 540, Snapdragon 835, 6", 0.175 kg
Google Pixel 2
Adreno 540, Snapdragon 835, 5", 0.143 kg
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2017-10-19)