Pixel C Tablet Coming by Google – Among the many bulletins made at Google’s Nexus event on Tuesday, including two new Nexus telephones, the corporate revealed their all in-house 10.2 inch tablet, the Pixel C.
You might acknowledge the Pixel name. Google launched the unique Chromebook Pixel a number of years in the past, the most recent version having come out earlier this year. However regardless of being labeled as the most recent addition of the the Pixel household, the Pixel C will not be a Chromebook.
Pixel C – C for “convertible” – is a 2-in-1 tablet built end-to-finish by Google. That’s proper, Google has taken this one on all its own with no different manufacturing partner. This is the primary Android tablet constructed totally by Google, writes Vice President of Android, Chromecast and Chrome OS Hiroshi Lockheimer on the official Google blog.
On the skin, the Pixel C appears just like the Chromebook Pixel, particularly when the non-obligatory keyboard – see below for more on that – is attached. Both have a metallic aluminum body and a light-up bar on the back indicating battery life. However that appears to be about the place the similarities stop.
Pixel C will be working the brand new Android 6.zero Marshmallow working system. The tablet may also be sporting the new USB Kind-C port that Google has been using for its newest products.
Google appears to be organising the Pixel C as a work pill, giving it a lift over final 12 months’s Nexus 9.
Alongside the most recent Android working system, the Pixel C gives more in the specs department. The pill consists of the NVIDIA X1 quad-core processor, Maxwell GPU, and 3GB of RAM. The Pixel C is sold normal with 32GB of storage but there’s additionally a 64GB model.
Despite that, it’s the removable keyboard that Google is really pushing.
The total-sized keyboard attaches to the tablet utilizing magnets, just like the brand new iPad Pro Apple revealed at their latest reside occasion earlier this month. Not like different pill keyboards nevertheless, Google has chosen to use Bluetooth to attach the keyboard to the Pixel C.
Google says the keyboard can assist a variety of positions, tilting anyplace from one hundred to one hundred thirty five levels without needing a kickstand. The keyboard additionally charges itself when related to the tablet. So that’s another battery you may not have to fret about supplied you retain your pill charged.
Pricing for the Pixel C is set to start at $499. In order for you the accompanying keyboard though you’ll have to come up with one other $149. Google has not made availability clear, but you may look out for the Pixel C sometime throughout this year’s holiday season.