Google Launches Pixel Slate with Chrome OS, Detachable Keyboard
Google has unveiled the all new Pixel Slate laptop-tablet hybrid. It is the first table from the search engine to run on Chrome OS. It comes with a detachable keyboard and a stylus.
The Google Pixel Slate 2-in-1 device features a 12.3-inch LTPS LCD display that produces 3000 x 2000 pixels resolution. The display offers an aspect ratio of 3:2.
The anodized aluminum chassis of the Pixel Slate measures 7mm in thickness and it weighs 1.6 pounds. The edges of the device are slightly curved which makes it comfortable to hold for longer hours.
The Pixel Slate features dual front-facing speakers. A fingerprint scanner is embedded under the power button of the Slate. Google did not confirm on the exact size of the battery present inside the Pixel Slate.
There is a wide-angle 8-megapixel front-facing camera on the Pixel Slate. An 8-megapixel camera is also available on the backside of the device.
Operating System and Storage
The Google Pixel Slate runs on a customized version of Chrome OS, It is powered by 8th Gen Intel Core m3, i5 or i7 processor, or Intel Celeron processor, up to 16GB of RAM, up to 256 GB storage.
Google Pixel Slate Highlight specification
Display: 12.3-inch (3000×2000 pixels) 293 PPI LCD display with Google Pixelbook Pen support, 400 nits brightness, 72% NTSC color gamut
Chipset: Intel Celeron Processor / 8th Gen Intel Core m3 / Core i5 / Core i7 Processor
Storage: 4GB RAM with 32GB SSD, 8GB RAM with 64GB SSD / 128GB SSD, 16GB RAM with 256GB SSD
Operating System: Chrome OS
Camera: 8MP Autofocus rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, 1.12μm pixel siz; 8MP front camera with f/1.9 aperture, 1.4μm pixel size, wide field of view
Sensor: Pixel Imprint Fingerprint Sensor with dedicated microcontroller for better on-device security, Titan C security chip
Network: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 GHz, 5 GHz), 2×2 (MIMO), Bluetooth 4.2, Two USB-Cs for charging, 4K display output and quicker data transfer
Dimensions: 290.85x 202.04×7.0mm; Weight: 721 g
Dual front-firing speakers for better surround sound, 2 mics for improved noise cancellation
Battery: 48Wh battery with up to 12 hours of mixed use, 45W (5V/3A, 9V/3A, 15V/3A, 20V/2.25A) fast charging.
Pixel Slate with Intel Celeron Processor, 4GB RAM with 32GB Storage / 8GB RAM with 64GB Storage starts at $599
Pixel Slate with 8th Gen Intel Core m3 Processor, 8GB RAM with 64GB Storage at $799
Pixel Slate with 8th Gen Intel Core i5 Processor, 8GB RAM with 128GB Storage at $999
Pixel Slate with 8th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor, 8GB RAM with 256GB Storage at $1,599