Should you’ve been ready for Google’s Pixelbook Go to be launched within the UK, then that wait is lastly over, with the much-praised Chromebook now obtainable direct from the Google Retailer.
Different stores may also be promoting the machine (John Lewis is a kind of already providing the laptop computer) which is priced beginning at £629 for the bottom mannequin with a Core m3 processor, 8GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. That’s just about a direct conversion from the asking worth of $649 within the US – which is unfortunately typically the case lately.
The Core i5 mannequin with the identical quantity of reminiscence however 128GB of storage is priced at £829, and the subsequent mannequin up doubles the RAM to 16GB (however retains the identical sized SSD) and retails at £949.
The highest-end Pixelbook Go ups the ante to a Core i7 CPU and supplies a 256GB SSD, in addition to a 4K show, however prices a wallet-worrying £1,329. As we identified in our overview, the higher-end fashions are the place Google fairly falls down, as these asking costs type of defeat the purpose of this being a extra inexpensive Pixelbook.
The entry-level model, nevertheless, is an outstanding Chromebook indisputably. A lot in order that upon its preliminary launch within the US, the Pixelbook Go instantly stormed straight in because the primary decide in our greatest Chromebook roundup (and certainly made the minimize as among the best laptops on the market full-stop).
It truly is that good, and so probably plenty of of us this facet of the pond have been ready for the Chromebook to reach, and will likely be very happy to see they’ll now pull the set off on a purchase order.
The machine was first launched in October 2019 within the US, so has taken a couple of months to make its option to the UK – though we’ve actually seen longer delays in terms of new crossing the Atlantic (we’re you particularly, Microsoft, and varied Floor gadgets down the years).
In the intervening time, the Pixelbook Go is just obtainable in black, though the ‘not pink’ color (it is pink) will likely be obtainable later this 12 months, Google tells us.