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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 | Mar 12, 2015 06:45 pm CDT

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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Chris Smith

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Chris Smith

I'm a competitive gamer and was an eSports employee. Recent changes have seen me hang up the mouse and move over to the technology world, covering all news for TweakTown, ranging from gaming news to opinion articles and the latest tech releases. Expect to see a few different articles on international eSports news and competitive game releases, as well as audio and mobile device content.

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