Among the new products presented by Googleits first transformer Pixel Slate with the Chrome OS operating system on board stands out. The novelty is a 2-in-1 tablet that turns into a laptop when a proprietary keyboard is connected. A nice addition to the work will serve as a digital stylus Pixelbook Pen.
Google Pixel Slate has 12.A 3-inch touchscreen LCD display with a resolution of 3000 × 2000 pixels and a density of 293 ppi, which, when activated for night mode, automatically reduces the brightness level. The manufacturer will release four variations of the tablet with different processors, starting with the Intel Celeron 3965Y and ending with the Core i7-8500Y. The amount of RAM will be from 4 to 16 GB, built-in from 32 to 256 GB. There is a main and 8 megapixel selfie cameras each with support for shooting portrait mode and creating bokeh (blurring the background in the frame around the object).
On the front side of the tablet are placed on the sidesstereo speakers to create high quality sound. In the power button built fingerprint sensor. 3.5mm headphone jack missing. The battery provides 10 hours of battery life, fast charging is supported. Among other things, there are: dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 2 × 2 (MIMO), Bluetooth 4.2, two USB Type-C ports.
A proprietary keyboard with illuminated round buttons has a button to activate the Google Assistant voice assistant. The angle of the tablet while you can change to suit your preferences.
Google Pixel Slate is managed by operatingChrome OS systems optimized for Android and Linux applications. True, the type of OS and the cost of the device are unlikely to expand the circle of buyers. The novelty will be sold from $ 600 for the base model to $ 1600 for the top. The connected keyboard and stylus will not be included in the package; you will have to purchase them separately for $ 200 and $ 100, respectively.
Source: Google, theverge.com