Google Pixelbook Go – Everything We Know So Far

Google Pixelbook Go release date
Google Pixelbook Go (Credits: Google)

Google Pixelbook Go was recently announced by Google. It is at a reasonable price which makes it more accessible to a wider audience and it also has some decent specifications. It is a 13.3-inch laptop that starts at $649 and has a total of four configuration options that cost up to $1,399. The battery life of this is insane, according to Google, it can last 12 hours on a charge. It is a touchscreen laptop but it doesn’t rotate 360-degrees into tablet mode. It comes in two colors which are all named by Google that are just black and not pink.

Google Pixelbook Go
Google Pixelbook Go (Credits: Google)

The body is made out of magnesium instead of aluminum. The company has said that the Magnesium apparently has a better strength-to-weight ratio, which meant it could use less material and keep the cost down. As for the display, it possesses a 13.3-inch 1080p display surrounded by bezels. There’s a 4K “Molecular Display” option at the very high end, but it is available for a $1,400 variant. There are two USB-C port one on the right and another one on the left. It also supports quick charging, Google says you can get “two hours of use in just 20 minutes of charge.” Moreover, there’s a headphone jack too. The full specifications of the laptop can be seen down below.

Pixelbook Go Specifications

• Processor: 8th Gen Intel Core m3, i5, or i7

• RAM: 8GB / 16GB of RAM

• Storage: 64GB / 128GB / 256GB SSD

• Weight: 2.3 pounds (FHD)Thickness: 0.5 inches / 13.4 mm

• Battery: Claimed 12 hours, with fast charge

• Display: 13.3-inch, 16:9 touchscreen; HD (1920 x 1080) or 4K (3840 x 2160)

• Camera: Front-facing 2MP, 60 fps, 1080p video

• Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2×2 (MIMO), dual-band (2.4 GHz, 5.0 GHz)

• Bluetooth: 4.2

The company is offering four different variants for this laptop which are as follows:

• $649: 8GB RAM, 64GB SSD, FHD, 8th Gen Intel Core m3

• $849: 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, FHD, 8th Gen Intel Core i5

• $999: 16GB RAM, 128GB SSD, FHD, 8th Gen Intel Core i5

• $1,399: 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, UHD, 8th Gen Intel Core i7

As for the release date, Pixelbook Go is available for pre-order but only the black $649 and $849 configs open today for the US and Canada. Other more expensive variants are coming soon. Google Pixelbook Go will be available on 28th October of this year and it starts at$649.