Google Pixel Slate is the company's Chrome OS-based tablet and it features the stereo speakers, a USB Type-C port but there's no 3.5mm headphone jack. Here's everything you need to know.

With Pixel Slate, Google is trying to compete with Microsoft Surface lineup in 2-in-1 market. The Chrome OS tablet supports a detachable keyboard that would turn the device into something very closely resembling a laptop.

Pixel Slate

The Pixel Slate uses Intel's 8th generation m3, Core i5 or i7 processor and there's also Celeron processor option for your performance needs. It comes in 8GB and 16GB of RAM. There's a fingerprint sensor embedded in the power button for your security and privacy needs and Google says that Pixel Slate can last up to 12 hours or even more on average usage.

Unlike the Pixel C, the Pixel Slate runs Chrome OS and it also supports Android apps.

Google Pixel Slate features:

  • It comes with a detachable keyboard cover.
  • The Pixel Slate runs Chrome OS.
  • The device has 293 PPI and it uses the traditional 3:2 aspect ratio.
  • It's powered by Intel core processor and it comes with 8GB or 16GB of RAM couple up with 256GB of storage.
  • The Pixel Slate supports the active stylus
  • It comes with 8MP rear and front cameras.

Pixel Slate starts at $599 and you would need to spend $199 to purchase the keyboard. Google plans to sell the Pixel Slate later this year in the U.S, Canada and the U.K.