Thursday, March 12, 2015

Google Chromebook Pixel: High Price for High-End Technology | Re/code

Also see Chromebook Pixel Review: $1,000 for a Laptop That Only Surfs the Web? (WSJ), which notes "Web apps like Microsoft Word make living in Chrome OS easier."

"I like the new Pixel a lot. But I’m still scratching my head as to why anyone would pay $999 for this thing. Sure, it’s a little less expensive than the original, and it has some cool new technology, but it’s still pricey for a Chromebook, considering that most cost around $250.

Let’s go over the good stuff first. Its most notable addition is a fast-charging USB Type-C cable, which gives the laptop its full 12-hour battery life after just over 90 minutes of charging. This worked well in my tests."
Google Chromebook Pixel: High Price for High-End Technology | Re/code
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