Google's Pixel C pill is Android's official reply to the Floor

Google's Pixel C tablet is Android's official answer to the Surface

You might have tuned into Google’s occasion anticipating Nexus telephones, however Google simply threw an enormous (if not totally unanticipated) wildcard into the combination: meet the Pixel C. The ten.2-inch Android Marshmallow system is the primary pill Google has designed utterly in-home, and it is a not-so-delicate try at competing with Microsoft’s Floor line, Apple’s iPad Professional and different excessive-finish tablets that flip into makeshift laptops with the correct add-ons. On this case, there’s an elective sensible Bluetooth keyboard ($149) that docks with the Pixel C whenever you’re bent on getting work accomplished, clings to the again of the pill once you’re not utilizing it, and costs when closed with the pill hooked up. And very similar to the equally professional-minded Chromebook Pixel, the Pixel C is utilizing a USB Sort-C connector — you’ll be able to even share chargers with the brand new Nexus telephones when you’re so inclined.

As you may guess, the gadget is a beast beneath the hood. As leaks revealed earlier, it is powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra X1 (the identical chip you discover within the Defend TV), and you will be taking a look at an additional-vibrant (500 nits), 308 pixels-per-inch show. Google is shy about saying simply when and the place the Pixel C shall be obtainable, aside from that it ought to arrive in time for the vacations. Nevertheless, the pricing is about what you’d anticipate for a slate on this class: it’s going to value $499 for a model with 32GB of storage, and $599 for a 64GB model.

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