The Google Pixel Slate was revealed at the Pixel event last month. Since it was just listed by the FCC, it is probably ready to be launched in a week or two. The Google Pixel Slate will be Google’s replacement for Android Tablets which has still to be released.
The Google Pixel Slate is likely to be one of the most sought-after Chromebooks that will be out in the market. It is designed to not only entertain but also do much more. It is a combination of touch-first user interface, Android apps and desktop-style features in Chrome OS.
Specifications of Google Pixel Slate
The Pixel Slate will be available in four variants. They will have most of the same specs which includes the 12.3inch 3000 X 2000 (293 ppi) LCD display. The Google Pixel Slate will be 7mm thin and weighs 1.6 pounds.
The four variants will vary in the amount of RAM installed, storage and processors.
The entry-level Google Pixel Slate comes with an Intel Celeron Processor and has either 4GB or 8GB RAM and either 32GB or 64GB configurations. The other three variants feature 8GB or 16GB RAM and 64GB, 128GB or 256GB storage. The three variants come with either m3, i5 or i7 processor.
The Google Pixel Slate features dual front-firing speakers and wireless Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. There will be two USB-C ports and Pixel accessory connector. It will come with an 8MP with wide FOV camera.
The Google Pixel Slate features Chrome OS.
Google Pixel Slate Design
The Chromebook has rounded edges and curved 2.5D glass. It is 7mm thin and weighs 1.6 pounds with the display covering the front of the device. With a good resolution, movies, photos and games come to life. The 12.3inch Molecular Display with 293 ppi(6 million pixels) gives a sharp picture quality. The Pixel slate only comes in Midnight Blue colour.
You can enjoy entertainment offline. You can download and watch movies, play music as well as explore games even without a Wi-Fi connection.
The Duo Camera wide angle lens of the Chromebook enables you to get everyone in the frame and get a good picture even in low light.
OS of Google Pixel Slate
It runs Chrome OS with built-in Google Assistant, a new launcher, machine learning suggestions for the most used apps and multi-task with split screen functionality. You can connect your mouse, keyboard and monitor and turn your Chromebook into a powerful workstation.You can work offline with Google Docs, Sheets and Slides. The Chrome OS can run GSuite apps online or offline. Running LINUX on Pixel Slate can also be done if you so desire.
Battery life of Google Pixel Slate
The 12hour battery life helps you to be productive on the go. In the case of a boost, you can get 2hours of use in a matter of 15minutes of charge.
Price of Google Pixel Slate
It will be priced from $599 for the low-end variant and can reach up to $1599 for the high-end variant. The Pixel book Pen is priced at $99 and the Pixel Slate Keyboard at $199.