Google unveiled 5 devices at an event in San Francisco which includes Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, Second-generation Chromecast, Chromecast Audio and Google Pixel C. In this post, we will focus on Pixel C.
Pixel C is Google’s first laptop cum tablet convertible. It is also seen as Google’s answer to Apple’s iPad Pro and Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 tablets. Google Pixel C has 10.2-inch display with 2560x1800p resolution and 500 nits brightness. The device runs on latest Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). It pis powered by Nvidia Tegra X1 SoC with a Nvidia Maxwell GPU, coupled with 3GB of RAM.
Pixel C comes with two storage option. One is 32GB which is priced at $499 and another one is 64GB variant which is priced at $599. As far as design is concerned, Google said that, Pixel C will bring the familiar resemblance of Pixel Chromebook laptops with its anodised aluminium design. The device is compatible with Pixel C keyboard which is sold seperatly for $149. This Google manufactured full sized keyboard can be attached to back of the tablet for storage, and can be charged inductively through the tablet. Using this keyboard, the tablet can be adjusted from 100 degrees to 135 degrees. Google said that, battery on the keyboard can easily last for upto two months on a single charge.
Google Pixel C connectivity features includes USB Type-C port, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi and it will run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. There is no official aanouncement on the exact availability date. It is just said that, will be available in time for the US holiday season.
At the time of writing this, the complete specifications of Pixel C is not released yet. Hence details of camera, battery, dimensions, weight etc are not known. It will be interesting to see how well this tablet compete with the likes of Apple’s iPad Pro.