These days, you’ll find Amazon’s listings refer to these electronics as “renewed” and though they may still be the same as refurbished, you probably won’t see that term listed anywhere – so keep it in mind. We’d recommend browsing the customer reviews and finding a well rated product with plenty of reviews before you make your purchase. But while it incorporates impressive fast-charging technology, its battery life is below the standard set by other Chromebooks (which typically cost $ 499 or less). The Pixelbook screen is very colorful, producing 117% of the sRGB spectrum. At 11.6 inches, it is not too small. Plus, with a screen resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, viewing of the screen and images is easy and comfortable.