Google’s Chromebook Pixel 2 takes on Apple MacBook, features 2 USB C ports

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Google has refreshed its Chrome OS-powered premium Chromebook Pixel pocket book lineup, the corporate introduced late final night time. Referred to as the Chromebook Pixel 2, the pocket book maintains the identical aluminum physique and 12.85-inch display whereas sporting a number of improved internal hardware elements.

The Chromebook Pixel 2 comes with a number of fascinating modifications. The display, as an example, has 2560 x 1700 pixels decision (greater than 4 million pixels) and comes protected with Gorilla Glass. The laptop computer is available in 8GB and 16GB RAM choices, and 32GB and 64GB internal storage SSD decisions. It's powered by the fifth era Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor (generally known as Broadwell) coupled with Intel HD Graphics 5500. The corporate assures that the battery will final for as much as 12 hours on a single cost.

One other fascinating new addition is 2 USB Sort C ports. However in contrast to the Apple’s MacBook, which doesn’t have any commonplace USB ports, the Chromebook Pixel 2 additionally comes with two USB 3.0 ports in addition to a card reader. There's additionally a unified port for dealing with HDMI and different connection terminals.

Whereas the Chromebook Pixel 2 stays as cumbersome as its predecessor, Google has made a number of enhancements to scale back the load by a shade. As for the pricing, the Chromebook Pixel 2 prices $ 999 for the i5 and 8GB version whereas the highest-of-the-line i7 and 16GB RAM mannequin will value you $ 1,299. That’s fairly a price to pay for undoubtedly attractive hardware that's able to operating an internet browser.

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