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Google have made a new better notebook, better specs, better performance and a lot more changes have been made to make this version better.
On the outside it’s pretty simple. It’s an all metal design nearly the same as last year’s. It’s weighted perfectly so you can open the laptop without the bottom of the laptop moving.
It has a slightly new keyboard design. All the special keys up top are a little bit lower. At all this is a very nice keyboard and supplies to type on for a long period of time. The trackpad is also new, it has built in gestures kind of like OS X so you can use a four finger swipe to review all your open chrome windows which kind of feels like real multitasking. Here the speakers are actually underneath the keyboard and it sounds like the sound is being muffled by the keyboard because it is. The camera is 720p webcam, it’s not bad, but at the same time is not really good.
And according to its name the Chromebook Pixel 2 has an incredible display, very bright, very vivid, good contrast and viewing angles and 2560 by 1700 pixel resolution. And has an awesome touch screen too.
The Chromebook changed the charger for two USB c-ports one per either side. On the right side you get USB C-port and a SD card reader for more storage. On the right side you the other USB C-port and two full size USB ports and a headphone jack.
The LED light
On the top you’ll find a LED light. It lights up 4 different colors (blue, red, yellow, green) when your laptop is on, which is pretty nice according to last year which was just yellow. And has a knock feature – when the laptop is closed you can just knock three times and it will light up the amount of battery life you have left, which is really cool.
Chromebook Pixel 2 is powered by the latest 5th generation Intel Core processor, 8 GB of RAM, and Intel HD graphics. The amount of storage you get is 32 or 64 GB of flash storage. Because of these awesome specs, it’s actually really smooth.
You can get up to 12 hours of battery life. And you can also get 2 hours of power for 15 minutes with the fast charging technology.
With this combination of specs, build, ports and price honestly this would make an awesome Windows or Mac machine. Performance is extremely good all the time, battery life is extremely good you can get 10 + hours as I said. So this is an extremely good laptop and I recommend it.