Introducing Pixelbook Go

Pixelbook Go is the Chromebook that goes anywhere, and keeps going. So whether you’re collaborating on a Google Doc in a cafe, catching up on emails during a flight, or watching movies while on vacation, you can do more on the go.

Go to Pixelbook Go in the Google Store

The go-there, do-that Chromebook

Made with finely painted magnesium, Pixelbook Go is barely 2 pounds and just 13 mm thin, so it's easy to bring along.1 And with up to 12 hours of battery life, you can go unplugged virtually all day.2 An 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Processor and Chrome OS keep you moving fast. The Titan™ C security chip and built-in anti-virus software help protect your data, so you can go without worry.3

1Weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
2Battery performance is based on a mix of video, web browsing, productivity and other use. Actual results may vary.
3Built-in virus protection relies on auto-updates and auto backup, which require an internet connection. Intel and Intel Core are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Frequently asked questions

Check out this list of common questions to learn more about Pixelbook Go.

Where to buy

Shop for your Google Pixelbook Go online at the Google Store and additional retailers.1

Country availability

Pixelbook Go is currently available for purchase in the following countries:

  • US
  • Canada
  • UK (coming soon)

1Google's Limited Warranty applies to devices purchased from a Google authorized reseller. If you're unsure whether the reseller you purchased from is authorized by Google, contact us.

How to care for your Pixelbook Go

Pixelbook Go is a high-performance Chromebook from Google, built with premium design features. Check out these guidelines to keep your device safe, clean, and looking great.

About Chrome OS

What's the difference between Chromebooks and other computers with Windows or Mac OS?

Pixelbook Go is powered by Chrome OS, so it'll automatically update itself and you'll always have the latest virus protection built-in.1 To keep you extra secure, the Titan™ C security chip stores your device information and passwords, while protecting your operating system. Plus, Chrome OS starts up in seconds, stays fast throughout the day, and won't slow down over time.

Want to use Microsoft Office on Pixelbook Go? Go for it! Just download any of the Microsoft Office apps from the Google Play Store.

Learn about switching to a Pixelbook Go.

1Auto-updates and auto backup require an Internet connection.

Does Chrome OS come with Google Assistant?

Pixelbook Go includes built-in support for Google Assistant. Simply press the Assistant key Launch assistant key to access it. Using voice or text, you can ask it questions, tell it to do things, and search what's on your screen.1

Note: If you're using a Pixelbook Go 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 Go is a personal device (not issued by your organization), you can also just sign in through your personal account, rather than your work or school account.

1Internet connection required

Can Chrome OS work offline?

Yes. You can use offline-ready apps to keep using your Pixelbook Go 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 Go

Can I get apps from the Google Play Store?

Yes! In addition to web apps like Facebook, Instagram, and HBO, you can also download and install Android apps from the Google Play Store.

Go right to the Google Play Store on your Pixelbook Go 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 Microsoft Office, Slack, Netflix HD, and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.

Check out just some of the apps available for Pixelbook Go at the Google Play Store.1 Also, take a look at Chromebook Offers to see special offers on apps and more.

Note: If you're using a Pixelbook Go through work or school, you might need to ask your organization's admin to enable Android app downloading for your group. If your Pixelbook Go is a personal device (not issued by your organization), you can also just sign in to your Pixelbook Go 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.

1Availability 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?

You can save your photos with Google Photos, where they'll be quickly and safely stored and organized for you.

How do I listen to music and watch videos?

You can play music files and videos you've saved on your Pixelbook Go. Listen to music with YouTube Music or music streaming Android apps like Spotify. For movies and videos, try YouTube or Google Play Movies.

Store your files

Do I need to store files online (or "in the cloud")?

Pixelbook Go comes with at least a 64 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.1

With Google Drive, your data is stored in Google's highly secure data centers. The Terms of Service make clear that "what belongs to you stays yours."

1500 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?

With a new Pixelbook Go purchase, you get 12 months1 of Google One with 100 GB of storage across Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Photos, expert support, and extra member benefits like discounts and perks. 

When the free period ends, you'll have the option to cancel (you won't be charged) and use 15 GB of free storage, or continue at the current rate for the 100 GB tier of Google One.

Note: If your account is using more than 15 GB when the free 100 GB storage period ends, your existing files will remain, but you will no longer be able to edit them, add new files, or send or receive new emails with that account until you free up space or renew your Google One membership.

Learn more about this and other Chromebook Offers.

1Terms apply.

Google One offer Terms and Conditions

If you need additional storage, you can buy more.

Use accessories & print

Can I print with a Pixelbook Go?

Yes, you can. To print with a Pixelbook, set up your printer or set up Google Cloud Print.

What other kinds of accessories can I use with a Pixelbook Go?

Pixelbook Go is equipped with 2 USB-C™1 ports. Most USB-C drives, computer mice, keyboards, and external storage devices are compatible with Pixelbooks.

Explore more accessories for Pixelbook Go on the Google Store.

1USB-C™ is a trademark of USB Implementers Forum.

Use with work or school accounts

Can I use Pixelbook Go with an account managed by my work or school?

Yes. However, to use the Google Assistant and download Android apps, you might need to ask your organization's admin to turn on several settings in the Admin console. Details below.
If your Pixelbook Go is a personal device (not issued by your organization), you can also access Android apps and Google Assistant by signing 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.
Note: If your Google Account was set up through a K–12 school or non-profit group, or you have an .EDU email address, you won't be able to use the Google Assistant on Pixelbook Go.
Here's what your organization's admin needs to do to grant you access to Android apps and Google Assistant through your work or school account:

Get Preferred Care for a carefree experience

When you purchase Preferred Care with your Pixelbook Go at the Google Store, you'll have access to easy replacement, accidental damage coverage, and unlimited help. Available in the US and Canada. Learn more about Preferred Care for Pixelbook Go.

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