Google Pixel Slate with 12.3-inch (3000 x 2000 pixels) display, Intel processor, up to 16GB RAM, Chrome OS announced

Google, along with the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, also introduced the Pixel Slate, the company’s latest tablet running Chrome OS that can also run Android apps via Google Play. It has a new 12.3-inch  (3000 x 2000 pixels) 293 PPI 2.5D curved glass Molecular Display, is just 7mm thin and has  dual front-firing speakers. It has an extra layer of protection with the Titan security chip so your information, device passwords and OS are protected on your device.

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, and 8MP cameras on both the rear and front, and the front-facing Duo Cam provides an extra wide field of view. The power button doubles as a fingerprint sensor and the Pixel Slate promises up to 12 hours of battery life with typical mixed usage.

Pixel Slate Keyboard has round Hush Keys, dedicated Google Assistant key and an extra large trackpad.  The Pixel Slate also works with Pixelbook Pen, which launched last year.

Google Pixel Slate specifications

  • 12.3-inch (3000×2000 pixels) 293 PPI LCD display with Google Pixelbook Pen support, 400 nits brightness, 72% NTSC color gamut
  • Intel Celeron Processor / 8th Gen Intel Core m3 / Core i5 / Core i7 Processor
  • 4GB RAM with 32GB SSD, 8GB RAM with 64GB SSD / 128GB SSD, 16GB RAM with 256GB SSD
  • Chrome OS
  • 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
  • Pixel Imprint Fingerprint Sensor with dedicated microcontroller for better on-device security, Titan C security chip
  • 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
  • 48Wh battery with up to 12 hours of mixed use, 45W  (5V/3A, 9V/3A, 15V/3A, 20V/2.25A) fast charging

The Pixel Slate comes in Midnight Blue color and starts at $599. The Pixel Slate Keyboard is priced at $199 (Rs. 14,750 approx.), and Pixelbook Pen costs $99 (Rs. 7,340 approx.). All three will be available later this year via Google Store, and at major retailers in the U.S., Canada and the U.K.

Pricing for Pixel Slate

  • Pixel Slate with Intel Celeron Processor, 4GB RAM with 32GB Storage / 8GB RAM with 64GB Storage starts at $599 (Rs. 44,395 approx.)
  • Pixel Slate with 8th Gen Intel Core m3 Processor, 8GB RAM with 64GB Storage at $799  (Rs. 59,215 approx.)
  • Pixel Slate with 8th Gen Intel Core i5 Processor, 8GB RAM with 128GB Storage at $999 (Rs. 74,040 approx.)
  • Pixel Slate with 8th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor, 8GB RAM with 256GB Storage at $1,599 (Rs. 1,18,509 approx.)

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