Following the trend of humongous display clad 2-in-1 slates like the Apple iPad Pro and Microsoft Surface Pro, Google’s Pixel C also comes with a killer display. This tablet was introduced alongside the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X smartphones. Now, the Pixel C can be purchased in the U.S.
The Google Pixel C runs on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. The device offers premium-look thanks to the anodized aluminum build and it comes packed with cutting-edge configurations. The search giant is now selling this device via Google Play Store pertaining to the following countries -- the U.S., Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland and the U.K.
Speaking of price, the 32 GB variant of the slate will set the buyers back by $499, whereas the 64 GB model can be availed for $599. In case, buyers would like to convert this slate into a laptop, Google is now selling the detachable/optional keyboard for $150.
As far as the specifications go, the Google Pixel C features a killer 10.2-inch display, aided by 2,560 x 1,800 pixels screen resolution. To top it off, according to Phone Arena, the device comes with an aspect ratio of 1:√2, which is closer to the Microsoft Surface series’ 3:2 ratio. This metric clearly said the Pixel C is more of a laptop than a typical slate with an average ratio of 16:10.
Under the hood, the tablet comes powered by an Nvidia Tegra K1 chip. Not to forget, the Tegra K1 is reportedly world's first chipset guaranteed to give console-level performance for mobile devices. This chip also scored a phenomenal 75,000 points in AnTuTu benchmark test. Aiding the entire processor unit is a solid 3 GB of RAM configuration.
When it comes to memory specification, the device comes equipped with either 32 GB or 64 GB of built-in storage space. It goes without saying that being a Google device, the Pixel C will get all the major and minor software updates and security patches without fail. Similar to recently released devices, this slate also comes with an USB Type-C port.