Considering a Pixelbook?
Google Pixelbook is a high performance Chromebook. The first laptop with the Google Assistant built in. Super thin, lightweight, 4-in-1 design. Go all day with a long-lasting, fast charging battery* and 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processor.** Plus all the apps you use and love to create, play, and do more.
*Battery performance is based on a mix of standby, web browsing, and other use. Charging time requires the battery to be at least 5% charged, the device to be inactive, and use of included charger. Actual results may vary.
**Intel and Intel Core are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
Adapts to your world with a 4-in-1 design
Pixelbook’s 10.3 mm super thin unibody and 2.45 lbs lightweight design includes a 12.3” 360° touchscreen display. It seamlessly adapts to whatever you're doing with laptop, tablet, tent, and entertainment modes. Pixelbook also features an ultra sleek aluminum body, Corning® Gorilla® Glass detail, and a backlit keyboard.
Get more done with the Google Assistant
Find info and get things done on your Pixelbook with the help of the Google Assistant.* Using voice or text, you can ask it questions, tell it to do things, and search what’s on your screen. The Google Pixelbook Pen**also works with the Google Assistant. Just press the pen’s Google Assistant button while circling an item on your screen and the Google Assistant will tell you more about it and share convenient links to suggested next steps.
Note: If you’re using a Pixelbook through work or school, you might need to ask your organization’s admin to turn on Web & App activity for your group in order to use the Google Assistant. If your Pixelbook is a personal device (not issued by your organization), you can also just sign in to your Pixelbook through your personal account, rather than your work or school account.
*The Google Assistant requires an Internet connection.
**Pixelbook Pen is sold separately.
Frequently asked questions
Check out this list of common questions to learn more about Pixelbook.
Where to buy
About Chrome OS
What’s the difference between Chromebooks and other computers with Windows or Mac OS?
Pixelbook is powered by Chrome OS, so it’ll automatically update itself and you’ll always have the latest virus protection.* Plus, Chrome OS starts up in under 10 seconds, stays fast throughout the day, and won’t slow down over time.
Learn about switching to a Pixelbook.
*Auto-updates and auto backup require an Internet connection.
Can Chrome OS work offline?
Yes. You can use offline-ready apps to keep using your Pixelbook when it’s not connected to the Internet. Here are some examples:
- Read and write emails with Offline Gmail - Messages you write, archive, label, or delete while you’re offline will be sent or moved once you’re able to connect to the Internet
- Write a note or make a list with Google Keep
- Create and edit documents, slides, or spreadsheets with Google Drive apps (Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides)
- View and RSVP to events with Google Calendar - When you’re back online, the event organizer will see your response.
- View and edit photos saved with the built-in photo editor
- Enjoy music or movies you’ve downloaded with the built-in media player or with Google Play Music and Google Play
Use apps on your Pixelbook
Can I get apps from the Google Play Store?
Yep! Go right to the Google Play Store on your Pixelbook to find and enjoy a wide range of the latest apps, games, music, movies, TV, books, magazines, and more.
Use popular Google apps like Photos, Drive, and Keep, and explore third-party apps like Netflix, Skype, Spotify, and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.
Check out just some of the apps available for Pixelbook at the Google Play Store.*
Note: If you’re using a Pixelbook through work or school, you might need to ask your organization’s admin to enable Android app downloading for your group. If your Pixelbook is a personal device (not issued by your organization), you can also just sign in to your Pixelbook through your personal account, rather than your work or school account. Just note that any Android apps you download will be available only when you’re signed in to your personal account.
*Availability and performance of certain apps and services may vary by region. Subscriptions(s) may be required, and additional terms, conditions and/or charges may apply. Pixelbook and Pixelbook Pen are optimized for selected apps and services only.
Music, videos, & photos
How do I store and organize photos?
How do I listen to music and watch videos?
Store your files
Do I need to store files online (or "in the cloud")?
Pixelbook comes with at least a 128 GB solid state hard drive. You can store your files on your device or in the cloud with Google Drive. Google Drive automatically backs up your most recent Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides files so you can access and edit them offline. You can even create new files offline that will be synced next time you’re back online.*
*500 most recently opened and 500 most recently shared with you. Accessible offline through Drive when enabled in Drive settings.
What happens to my Google Drive files when my free storage expires?
Use accessories & print
Can I print with a Pixelbook?
What tool should I use to take notes and draw with a Pixelbook?
Meet Pixelbook Pen, the smart, responsive pen for your Google Pixelbook. It works with the Google Assistant* and it lets you write, draw, and design naturally.
*Requires your Pixelbook to be connected to the Internet.
What other kinds of accessories can I use with a Pixelbook?
Pixelbook is equipped with 2 USB-CTM* ports. Most USB-C drives, computer mice, keyboards, and external storage devices are compatible with Pixelbooks.
Explore more accessories for Pixelbook on the Google Store.
*USB-C™ is a trademark of USB Implementers Forum.
Use with work or school accounts
Can I use Pixelbook with an account managed by my work or school?
- To allow for downloading of Android apps from the Google Play Store, enable Android apps on Chrome OS for your domain.
- To enable the Google Assistant, turn on Web & App Activity. After your admin turns on this setting, it can take a few hours for the setting change to apply. Learn more about Web & App Activity.
Get Preferred Care for a carefree experience
When you purchase Preferred Care with your Pixelbook at the Google Store, you’ll have access to easy repairs and replacement, accidental damage coverage, priority service, and unlimited help. Available in the US and Canada. Learn more about Preferred Care for Pixelbook.
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