Google unveiled the Pixel Slate on Tuesday morning: A tablet that also acts as a laptop, running Chrome OS.
The tablet is intended to compete with Microsoft’s Surface Pro, and Apple’s iPad Pro.
To that end, the Pixel Slate can be easily attached to the Pixel Slate Keyboard (sold separately) and used with a digital stylus.
Google has a brand new tablet: The Pixel Slate was introduced during a press event in New York City on Tuesday morning.
It’s a new “convertible” device, which is to say that it can be used as a tablet, or as a laptop, or as a digital sketchpad. Through a keyboard — the Pixel Slate Keyboard — and a new digital stylus, the Pixel Slate takes on new forms.
Since the device is made by Google, it’s running Google’s operating system: Chrome OS. That’s an important distinction, as this isn’t an Android tablet.
Instead, the Pixel Slate is more of a Chromebook than anything else — designed to run Chrome-native software, including Google’s suite (Docs, Calendar, etc.) and a broad variety of third-party applications.
Unlike previous Chromebooks, the Pixel Slate is more than just a laptop.
As you can see above, Google envisions Pixel Slate owners treating the device more like …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Tech