To Pixel or not to Pixel?
What is a reason to own the Pixel, then? Simple: to enjoy a top-of-the-line Chrome OS experience with all the amenities you could ask for. The device's hardware quality and design, keyboard and trackpad, speakers, and display add up to make a wonderful overall user experience no other Chromebook can match.
As for whether it's worth the price, well, that's a question only you can answer. Is a high-end car worth the premium over a reliable but less luxurious sedan? For someone like me, probably not. But for someone who's passionate about cars, spends a lot of time in a vehicle and appreciates the elevated quality, it just might be.
The same concept applies here. The Pixel remains a fantastic luxury option for users sold on the Chrome OS concept — people like me who rely heavily on cloud storage and spend most of their time using Web-centric apps and services.
Like with any luxury item, the level of quality the Pixel provides certainly isn't something anyone needs, but its premium nature is something a lot of folks will enjoy — and that's as true today as it was last year.
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