Google Pixel Slate Chrome OS Tablet With Detachable Keyboard Launched

Alongside the new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones, Google has also launched a new Chrome OS tablet. The new convertible tablet comes with a detachable keyboard. Additional highlights include up to 10 hours of battery life, dual front-facing speakers, touchscreen smart display, and supports Pixelbook Pen. It also supports Android apps from the Google Play store. Read more to find about Google Pixel Slate Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Google Pixel Slate

Price and Availability

Price $599 (approx Rs 44,400)

The Google Pixel Slate is priced at $599 (approx Rs 44,400). It comes in Midnight Blue color option. Users will have to buy the Google Pixel Slate keyboard separately. It is priced at $199 (approx Rs 14,700). The Google Pixelbook Pen costs $99 (approx Rs 7,300).

The Pixel Slate will be available in the US, UK, and Canada via Google stores, and other partnered outlets. As of now, there is no information about the Indian price and launch date. Google is also offering YouTube TV for free for three months on the purchase of Pixel Slate.

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Specifications

Processor 8th gen Intel Core m3, Core i5, i7, or Celeron
RAM 4GB/ 8GB/ 16GB
Internal Storage 32GB/ 64GB/ 128GB/ 256GB
Display 12.3-inch, LTPS LCD ‘molecular’ touchscreen, 293ppi, 6 million total pixels, 2,000 x 3,000 pixels
OS Chrome
Primary (Rear) Camera 8MP with flash
Front Camera 8MP
Battery 48Whr

The new tablet is powered by an 8th gen Intel Core m3, Core i5, i7, or Celeron processors along with 4GB/ 8GB/ 16GB RAM and 32GB/ 64GB/ 128GB/ 256GB internal storage. The 48Whr battery offers can last up to 10 hours on a single charge and supports fast charging.

In terms of optics, the Google Pixel Slate sports 8-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture. The 8-megapixel front camera comes with f/1.9 aperture, wide-angle selfie lens. portrait mode support, and large 1.4-micron pixel size.

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Features

  • Chrome OS
  • Detachable keyboard
  • Two USB-C ports
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth v4.2
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dedicated Google Assistant button
  • Dual front speakers
  • 3-axis gyroscope/accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Half-effect sensor
  • Built-in virus protection
  • Titan Security chip

The new tablet runs an optimized Chrome OS that also offers the full desktop experience. Features include Split screen, Family Link, Do Not Disturb, and Night Light. Connectivity options include two USB-C ports, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.2, and keyboard connecting pins.

The Google Pixel Slate features a 12.3-inch low-temperature polysilicon (LTPS) LCD ‘molecular’ touchscreen display with 293ppi pixel density, 6 million total pixels, and a resolution of 2,000 x 3,000 pixels.

The Pixel Slate Keyboard (with full-sized backlit keypad, rounded ‘hush’ keys, a full-featured trackpad) converts the Pixel Slate into a laptop. The folio at the back doubles up as a stand. It can be adjusted to suit your viewing angle needs. There is also a dedicated button to trigger Google Assistant.

In terms of dimensions, the tablet measures 202.04 x 290.85 x 7.0mm and weighs 721 grams. It features round edges and sports dual front speakers. The power button doubles up as a fingerprint sensor. Additional sensors on the device include 3-axis gyroscope/accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and half effect sensor.

Additionally, the Google Pixel Slate comes with built-in virus protection, a Titan Security chip (keeps passwords more secure), and background OS updates.

Also read: Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL Launched With Upgraded Cameras – All You Need To Know

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