Pixelbook Go Core i5 laptop now $899 in rare Chromebook deal

Rare Pixelbook Go deal takes up to $150 off
Google Pixelbook Go Chromebook (Image credit: Future)

The Pixelbook Go is one of the best Chromebooks to buy. And for the first time ever, Google premium ChromeOS-powered laptops is on sale for a record low price. 

In a rare deal, Amazon has the mid-tier Pixelbook Go on sale for $899 (opens in new tab). This laptop normally retails for $999, so that's $100 off its regular price. 

Not an Amazon fan? Best Buy also has the Pixelbook Go on sale (opens in new tab) for the same price. 

Google Pixelbook Go (i5/16GB/128GB): was $999 now $899 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Google Pixelbook Go (i5/16GB/128GB): was $999 now $899 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Now $100 off at Amazon, the Pixelbook Go packs solid performance and great battery life into a super-slim design. This model features a 13.3-inch, 1080p touch screen, a 1.3-GHz Core i5-8200Y dual-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, and a 128GB SSD. Best Buy also has a similar Pixelbook Go deal (opens in new tab)

Google Pixelbook Go (i7/16GB/256GB): was $1,399 now $1,249 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Google Pixelbook Go (i7/16GB/256GB): was $1,399 now $1,249 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon is also taking $150 off the Pixelbook Go with 4K display. It packs a 2160p touch screen, a 1.5-GHz Core i7-8500Y dual-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, and 256GB SSD. Best Buy offers the same price (opens in new tab)

The Pixelbook Go is basically a MacBook Air for Android users. I own the Pixelbook Go and it's one of the best laptops I've ever used. 

This Pixelbook Go on sale packs a 13.3-inch (1920 x 1080) touch display, an 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8200Y CPU, 16GB of RAM, and 128GB of SSD storage. It can also run Android apps and Linux which makes it one of the best laptops for programming. 

As with all Chromebooks, you get an extra 15GB of Cloud file storage and unlimited image storage in Google Photos. Even better, the Pixelbook Go includes exclusive Google Perks like 3 months of Disney Plus for free, 3 months of free Stadia Pro cloud gaming service, and 100GB of storage for 12 months. 

In our Google Pixelbook Go review, we found its super-slim design and bright colorful display impressive. We gave the Pixelbook Go a 4 out of 5 star rating for its solid performance and great battery life

In one test, the Pixelbook Go's  Core i5-8200Y processor and 8GB of RAM shredded through 30 Google Chrome tabs and five 1080p YouTube videos simultaneously without a hint of lag. The Pixelbook Go in this deal packs 16GB of RAM, so you can expect multitasking to be exceptionally seamless. 

Design-wise, the Pixelbook Go sports a low-profile, minimalist design. Its smooth, magnesium-alloy finish chassis has a single Google "G" logo on the lid. Meanwhile, the underside of the laptop's washboard-like, ribbed texture gives you a solid, non-slip grip. 

At just 2.3 pounds and 12.2 x 8.1 x 0.5 inches, the Pixelbook Go is lighter and thinner than most of our best 13-inch laptops. It's more portable than the HP Envy 13 (2.8 pounds, 12.1 x 8.3 x 0.57 inches), the HP Chromebook 15 (4 pounds, 14.1 x 9.7 x 0.7 inches) and Asus Chromebook Flip C434 (3.1 pounds, 12.6 x 8.0 x 0.6 inches).

For your connectivity needs, the Pixelbook Go keeps it simple with just two USB Type-C ports and a headphone jack. 

If you're looking for a Windows laptop alternative, the ChromeOS-charged Pixelbook Go is solid choice, especially at this price!

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.