Google is now a 20-year old company. And, it has made one the best software solutions available in the markets today. Starting off with the Chrome OS a few years back, the platform is evolving year-after-year. Today, Google has made the Google Pixel Slate official in front of the rest of the world.
Pixel Slate Screen and Operating System
The Slate has the most gorgeous tablet screen on the market. And, this makes for a 293ppi pixel density or in other words a 6 million pixels display. The Chrome OS interface on the Pixel Slate has desktop kind of experience. And, it starts has all the fancy application library that includes the G Suite and, finally, split screen for better multitasking.
Further, the launcher on Chrome OS borrows some of the features from the Android Pie. So, now your launcher will be able to predict the app’s that you use the most. And, then it will list the most used apps in the front and center. Also, Google Assistant is deeply integrated as well.
Now, the screen on the Pixel Slate has a whopping 3:2 aspect ratio, and it has a 2.5D glass all over it. You can purchase a separate $99 stylus input to do all the creativity.
Pixel Slate Keyboard
Lastly, the keyboard and the Keyboard cover are the most interesting part of this gadget. Pixel Slate slides down the Keyboard cover with ease, and it is freely movable. Once, you close the lid the cover acts as the case protector, and this is a good move from Google. The round keys on the Pixel slate have the same mechanism from the last yeat’s Chromebook Pixel Keyboard. And, the key’s are also backlit. The entire experience should be quiet and the keys should be soft to touch.
Further, you can use the same Pixelbook pen with the Pixel slate. And, the built-in version of Acrobat will let you edit PDFs and sign documents with the Pen. Also, the front speakers on this new Pixel books are the stereo speakers and offer a good experience.
Pixel Slate Camera
Now, Google has put a wide-angle selfie camera on the slate. It has an 8Mp resolution and shares the same AI features that we are getting with the Pixel 3 duo. The larger sensor size and the center position of the camera make it well suitable for the video calls. Features like the Bokeh mode are still present on the Pixel Slate.
For, security the Google Pixel slates comes with a Titan security chip. Now, it is new to see such chips on these devices. Nevertheless, this is a nice touch to the Pixel slate, and it will add up to the overall experience of the device.
Pixel Slate Pricing, Offers, and Availability
The Pixel Slate provides you free 3-month free YouTube TV trial. And you watch live from 60 networks that stream sports, news, tech or anything else.
It’s geared towards cord-cutters with a 3-month free trial of YouTube TV. The service lets you watch live TV from 60 networks (sports, news, anything).
The all-new Google Pixel slate will be coming at the end of this year. It will hit the US, Canada, and the UK in December or maybe on the Christmas eve. The Pixel Slate comes at $600, and you need to buy the keyboard for another $200.