Based on my initial review and a follow up one four months later, I think the Pixelbook Go is worth $649 for most people. Now you can get a refurbished unit for $529.99, making it even more attractive.
Sign up for a free myBestBuy account to get 10% off on the base Pixelbook Go: $584 after discount
Still think the base model Pixelbook Go is priced too high at $649? If $584 sounds more like it to you, there’s a quick and easy way to get a 10 percent discount on this excellent clamshell Chromebook.
Discounted to $329.99, the Asus Chromebook C425 is a steal of a deal
Considering the internal hardware of the Asus Chromebook C425 is nearly the same as the $649 Pixelbook Go, this limited-time sale for the Asus at $329.99 is a ridiculously good buy.
There’s a quiet $399.99 deal on the Asus Chromebook Flip C434 right now
The Asus Chromebook Flip C434 carries a $569.99 MSRP but a $50 price reduction combined with a “secret” discount on Amazon gets you this all-aluminum 2-in-1 for $399.99.
Who is the Google Pixelbook Go for, and not for?
Two weeks of using the Pixelbook Go shed more light on just who this Chromebook is, and isn’t for. Keep in mind: It’s not a budget Chromebook. Pixelbook Go is a budget Pixelbook.
Amazon deal offers nearly $450 off on Google Pixel Slate and keyboard bundle
If your only major knock against the Google Pixel Slate was the high price, you just ran out of excuses to buy one. You can get $250 off all three Pixel Slate models and get an included Pixel Slate Keyboard worth $199.
Thoughts on the Pixelbook Go leaks
The reported Pixelbook Go specs and design have leaked, leaving me with serious questions about Google’s strategy here. This is why I said back in June it may not be worth waiting for the next Pixelbook.
Asus Chromebook Flip C433 looks likely to use same Intel Core m3 as the Flip C434
Recently posted benchmark scores, combined with a lack of fan vents on the Asus Chromebook Flip C433 strongly suggest this 2-in-1 will be powered by an Intel Core m3 processor; the same one as in the Pixel Slate.
Asus Chromebook C425 debuts at $500
Like the Asus Chromebook Flip C434 but don’t need a 2-in-1? Check the Asus Chromebook C425, which shares many of the same features but gives up tablet mode and a touch screen for $499.
So long, Pixel Slate Celeron, we barely knew you
In a move that probably should have happened before the product launch, Google has removed the Celeron-powered Pixel Slate from its store. A $200 discount on the higher-end models combined with Chrome OS updates make the remaining options more attractive.
Upgraded Asus Chromebook Flip C434 appears on Amazon
If you passed on the base model of the Asus Chromebook Flip C434 due to the 4 GB of memory, Amazon is now showing the 8 GB configuration for $599. The extra RAM is well worth the investment if you keep many tabs open in Chrome OS.