Google on Tuesday has launched a 10.2 inch Android tablet called the Pixel C at an event in San Francisco. The company for the first time has made a tablet without depending on any partner. The body of Pixel C is made up of Aluminium and shares the design elements with company’s Chromebook Pixel laptop. The two unique aspect of the device are it is a tablet and second is it runs on Android instead of Chrome OS. Pixel C is powered by a Nvidia Tegra X1 quad-core processor, Maxwell GPU and 3GB of LPDDR4 RAM.
Google is likewise offering an extra console adornment for the new Pixel C tablet. Sold independently, the console has been cost at $149. The console extra is in charge of the moniker “C” in the naming, which remains for convertible. The Pixel C is a mixture tablet that bends over as a versatile netbook through the attractively appended console. Google has invalidated the need of any kickstand or catch to connect the console to Pixel C. Once joined the tablet is customizable in the reach from 100-135 degrees. The console accompanies Bluetooth and charges inductively from the tablet itself when in shut state. Google claims the console frill has a battery life of up to 2 months, even on dynamic utilization.
The tablets 10.2 inch display features a 2560 x 1800 resolution which translates with a 308 pixels per inch. The device runs of Android 6.6 Marshmallow and USB Type-C port. It comes in two variants 32GB and 64GB for a price of $499 and $599 respectively. The company is offering a detachable keyboard that draws inspiration from Microsoft Surface line and it is loosely available for a price of $149. The only difference is that the keyboard is attached magnetically instead of docking. This premium device and with this launch the company has entered into new area of flagship tablets. Definitely the tablet will face tough competition with iPad Pro and Microsoft’s Surface range.