Google Pixel Slate tablet was launched in October 2018. The tablet comes with a 12.30-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 2000 pixels by 3000 pixels at a PPI of 293 pixels per inch.
Google Pixel Slate comes eighth gen Intel Core m3, Core i5, i7, or Celeron processors paired with 4GB, 8GB, or 16GB of RAM options. It comes with 32GB, 64GB, 128GB, or 256GB inbuilt storage options. The Google Pixel Slate packs an 8-megapixel primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
The tablet packs a 48Whr battery that claims to last up to 10 hours on a single charge and supports fast charging as well. It measures 202.04 x 290.90 x 7.00 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 721.00 grams.
Connectivity options include two USB-C ports, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, keyboard connecting pins, Bluetooth v4.2, and more. Sensors on board include 3-axis gyroscope/accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and half effect sensor.
Price Of Google Pixel Slate
The Pixel Slate is priced starting at $599 and is available in Midnight Blue color option. Google is offering YouTube TV for free for three months on the purchase of Pixel Slate. Google Pixel Slate keyboard will need to be bought separately, and it is priced at $199, and lastly, the Google Pixelbook Pen is priced at $99. The Pixel Slate will go on sale later this year in the US, UK and Canada through Google stores, and other partnered outlets. The New Adobe Acrobat comes preloaded on the Pixel Slate.
Chrome OS has been optimized for the touchscreen Pixel Slate, but also bundles in the full desktop experience. Features like Split screen, Family Link, Do not Disturb, and Night Light have been introduced. Google Assistant is deeply integrated, and there is also a dedicated button on the Pixel Slate Keyboard to trigger it. The Pixel Slate comes with built-in virus protection, a Titan Security chip that keeps your passwords more secure, and background OS updates. The power button on the Pixel Slate doubles up as a fingerprint sensor.
The Google Pixel Slate Keyboard connects to the Pixel Slate at the bottom, to convert it into a laptop. The folio at the back doubles up as a stand, and it allows for ‘infinite adjustability’ to suit your viewing angle needs. It features a full-sized backlit keypad, rounded ‘hush’ keys, a full-featured trackpad, and doesn’t need any charging or pairing.
Google Pixel Slate full specifications
- Release date October 2018
- Form factor Touchscreen
- Dimensions (mm) 202.04 x 290.90 x 7.00
- Weight (g) 721.00
- Colours Midnight Blue
- Screen size (inches) 12.30
- Touchscreen Yes
- Resolution 2000×3000 pixels
- Pixels per inch (PPI) 293
- Processor make Intel Core m3
- RAM 4GB
- Internal storage 32GB
- Rear camera 8-megapixel
- Front camera 8-megapixel
- Operating system Chrome OS
- Wi-Fi Yes
- Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n
- GPS Yes
- Bluetooth Yes
- Bluetooth version 4.20