Though the Pixel looks the same as its predecessor, it feels like a big improvement, thanks to its tripled battery life and lower price. Chrome OS has come a long way too, to the point where the idea of doing everything online doesn't seem like as crazy an idea as it once did. That said, as well-designed as the Pixel is, $999 is a lot to pay for a laptop that only runs Chrome OS, especially when comparable Mac and Windows machines can run all manner of desktop apps -- including the Chrome browser.Read Full Review
- Beautiful, high-res display
- Incredible build quality
- Great keyboard and trackpad
- Long battery life, charges quickly
- Mix of regular and USB Type-C ports
- Chrome OS has come a long way, but still has limitations
- Still feelsexpensive for what it is
- No real change in the thickness or weight
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