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Google's PixelBook in pictures: a sharp-looking, folding Chromebook

A first look at the Google PixelBook, a long-awaited premium Chromebook.

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Google's new Pixelbook is a premium Chromebook hybrid. Read more about the Google Pixelbook here.

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The system has a 12.3-inch touch display. 

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The 360-degree hinge folds into a table tent mode. 

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Or a "kiosk" mode, with the keyboard hidden behind. 

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And, of course, it can fold down into a tablet. 

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Google points out the Pixelbook is 10mm thick and weighs just 1kg. 

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And there's also a stylus, called the Pixelbook Pen. 

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The Pen has 2,000 levels of pressure sensitivity. 

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Many Windows convertibles and even some Chromebooks are starting to emphasize stylus input on touchscreen devices. 

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The Pixelbook has a 12.3-inch QHD display, which usually means 2,560x1,440. 

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The Pixelbook can automatically tether to your Pixel phone without setting up tethering every time. 

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Like most new Chromebooks, Android apps from the Google Play store can be downloaded and run. 

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Naturally, Google Assistant is also included. 

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The Pixelbook has a premium price, starting at $999, plus another $99 for the optional Pixelbook Pen stylus. 

Read more about the Google Pixelbook here

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Like many new laptops, the main connection here is USB-C. 

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The premium design looks similar to other high-end Windows laptops. 

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