A couple weeks ago, a company that makes promotional videos was hacked and a video for the Google Chromebook Pixel was leaked. There was no official word from Google if the device and view were real. Today, Google has officially announced the Chromebook Pixel.
This device has a 12.85″ high resolution touch display made out of Gorilla Glass with 239ppi (2560×1700). That would make the Pixel the highest pixel density in any laptop that is for sale. As for internals and hardware, the Pixel is powered by an Intel i5 processor, 64GB solid state hard drive, 4GBs of RAM, two USB 2.0 ports, a mini-display port, 2-1 card reader, microphone and headphone jack, and it is estimated to last 5 hours on constant use. Since ChromeOS is cloud based, it only makes sense that Google releases a wifi version and a 4G LTE version.
Both versions are already available on the Google Play Store so you can go and buy it already. The wifi-only version is priced at $1299 while the 4G LTE variant is $1499.
The video below is the new official announce video that has an Apple effect to it where the head of the different teams that made the laptop talk about developing the device.