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Meet the new Google Chromebook Pixel - 2560x1700 and USB Type-C

Google unleash their new Chromebook Pixel to market, featuring a 2560x1700 resolution and USB Type-C integration for charging, data and monitor support
By: Chris Smith | Laptops News | Posted: Mar 12, 2015 11:45 pm
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Featuring a 2560x1700 resolution screen powered by Intel HD graphics, 12 hours of battery life, a claimed 15 minute charging window for 2 hours of battery time, the latest Intel 5th generation processor and 8GB of RAM, say hello to Google's new Pixel Chromebook.

 

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Being one of the first devices to see USB Type-C integration, this technology will not only be used to power the device, but also for data transfer and extended monitor support.

 

This 3.3lbs device comes with a 12.85" screen and the base model will feature an Intel i5 2.2GHz with 8GB of memory compared to the higher-positioned Intel i7 edition at 2.4GHz with a massive 16GB of RAM. As for storage you can expect either 32GB or 64GB, two USB Type-C ports and two USB 3.0 ports.

 

For more information you can check out their official landing page.

 

The starting price for this release is $999 on Google's Store, with the more powerful Core i7 version to set you back $1,299.

 

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NEWS SOURCES:Google.com, Tomshardware.com

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