The highest-tier model of Google’s Pixelbook Go is now on sale over within the US, however if you’d like this extra highly effective mannequin – with a 4K display – it’ll value you greater than an entry-level MacBook Professional 13-inch.
The Pixelbook Go along with an Intel Core i7-8500Y processor and a 4K display (in comparison with Full HD on the opposite fashions) will set you again $1,399 in the US or £1,329 within the UK. These territories, plus Canada, are the one areas the place the machine is out there – though no Pixelbook Go fashions are literally on sale within the UK simply but (you may solely join the ‘waiting list’ at this point).
So whereas the Pixelbook Go is designed to be a extra inexpensive high quality Chromebook providing than Google’s earlier Pixelbook, it isn’t once you get to the high-end (and certainly as talked about truly prices greater than the bottom mannequin of the MacBook Professional 13-inch which begins at $1,299 or £1,299).
Chrome Unboxed noticed that the flagship Pixelbook Go was now transport, and certainly could have been for one of the best a part of per week within the US, as Greatest Purchase reveals an availability date of December 7.
Energy to Go
At any fee, whether or not you want the additional Core i7 oomph – in comparison with the opposite variations of the Go which run with Core i5 or m3 chips – in a Chrome OS machine is one other matter. As we noticed in our evaluation, the Core i5-powered Pixelbook Go was a lot sufficient to deal with our diversified and fairly intense workload; however actual energy customers might want extra.
And that 4K ‘Molecular Show’ could show extra of a tempter, however once more it’s debatable whether or not that’s actually mandatory for a Chromebook.
Nonetheless, extra alternative is at all times good, and when you do need one of the best Pixelbook Go, no less than now you can truly purchase it (albeit solely within the US in the intervening time).
When it was launched, we had been extremely impressed with Google’s Pixelbook Go: it went straight to the primary place in our article highlighting all one of the best Chromebooks (and even made the lower for our greatest laptops on the earth roundup).