Google Pixel Slate Chrome OS Tablet with 12.3″ Display Launched
As expected Google also announced a new premium Chrome OS tablet called Google Pixel Slate. While we have also seen leaks about the Pixelbook 2, Google skipped talking about it. Coming to the Pixel Slate, it a premium tablet running on Google’s own Chrome OS. However, it now comes with a new set of features including suggests apps in the launcher, split-screen multitasking, and built-in Google Assistant. The power button on the Pixel Slate also comes with an integrated fingerprint sensor.
The company Pixel Slate keyboard that comes with rounded backlit buttons and a touchpad. Google also announced the Google Pen in Midnight Blue color which nicely matches the Pixel Slate. Talking about the specifications, the tablet comes with a 12.3-inch Molecular display with 3000 by 2000 pixels resolution. It offers 400 nits of brightness and supports Google Pixelbook Pen. It comes with the metal unibody design and sports Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front.
On the audio front, the tablet offers front-firing stereo speakers. There 8MP cameras on the front and rear with Portrait mode support. As seen on the Pixel 3 devices, the Pixel Slate can also capture wide-angle selfies. While the base variant comes powered by Intel Celeron processor, there are other variants with 8th-gen Intel processors. There is no LTE variant and the connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 GHz & 5.0 GHz), 2×2 (MIMO), Bluetooth 4.2, and 2 USB Type-C Ports.
It is backed by a 48Wh battery and comes with a 45W charge adapter. The Pixel Slate measures 290.85 x 202.04 x 7.0 mm and weighs 721 grams. Talking about the pricing, the Google Pixel Slate starts from $599 and goes all the way up to $1599. While the Pixel Slate keyboard costs $199, the new Google Pixelbook Pen is priced at $99. Stay tuned on PhoneRadar for more details!