Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is hoping to take the lowly netbook to a whole new level with its high-end Chromebook Pixel.

In this first of a two-part series, Motley Fool analyst Rex Moore takes a look at the Pixel's impressive hardware features. Part two looks at the software aspects, and whether this netbook is worth its lofty price tag.

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