Looks like Google’s latest project has snuck out from behind closed doors as a video of a touch-friendly Chromebook Pixel has surfaced. Rumors of a high-end Chromebook had been making rounds for quite a while now. The sleek polished video was unearthed by avid Chrome fan François Beaufort. The video is quite sparse with details, only that the display houses 4 million pixels, which Beaufort believes to translate to a 2560 x 1700 screen resolution. Google seems to have forgone its usual hardware partners as the video claims that the computer is “designed entirely by Google.”
The video was first found on a YouTube channel owned by Slinky.Me, who have previously created Google ads. The video apparently surfaced after the site was hacked and the video was uploaded on the company’s YouTube channel. Evidence that suggests the Chromebook Pixel could be a reality include the video quickly being removed, while Slinky.Me’s CEO Victor Koch issuing a public apology on his Google+ account (tagging Google co-founder Sergey Brin as well) for the video’s sudden release.
With Google’s I/O conference only a few months away we should be seeing more news about the Pixel is it is a true product.