Google Pixel Slate

The Google Pixel Slate (Core i5, 128GB) is a bigger tablet with a 12.3-inch screen. It has a resolution of 3000 x 1927 and creates exceptionally fine detail at 293 pixels for each inch. The rectangular screen is amazing for viewing videos than for photographs. The tablet has a 1.3GHz Intel i5-8200Y processor and running on the Chrome Operating System 71.0 Operating System at the time of testing.

It has an 8 GB memory and is expandable to 128 GB storage. The Google Pixel Slate allows you to connect to the internet using 802.11ac Wi-Fi. It has an 8 Megapixel webcam and an 8 Megapixel camera. The Google Pixel Slate (Core i5, 128GB) measures 11.5 inches long by 7.9 inches wide by 0.3 inches thick. Without a console, it weighs 1.6 lbs.

Google is also providing a free Pixel Slate pen and console at no additional cost, which would have sent the value going up to $1,300 in the event that you got them with the tablet when it launched. The Pixel Slate is accessible in a couple of various configurations that differ as far as storage and processor, however, the one we’re discussing here highlights an eighth Gen Intel Core i5 processor, 8 GB of RAM, and 128 GB of storage for $599. It additionally includes a Pixel book pen and a Pixel Slate console.

Google Pixel Slate Design

Google Pixel Slate

The dim Midnight Blue version of the Google Pixel Slate is a definition of elegance. The chassis is made of anodized aluminium which makes it feel solid and strong. The Pixel Slate’s bezels look a bit thick, particularly contrasted with those of the new iPad Pros.

At 1.6 pounds and 0.3 inches thick, the Pixel Slate without the keyboard is somewhat lighter than the Microsoft Surface Pro 6 which weighs 1.7 pounds and is 0.3 inches thick and the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 which weighs 1.8 pounds and is 0.3 inches thick. However, it is heavier and thicker than the 12.9-inch iPad Pro which weighs 1.4 pounds and is 0.2 inches thick, which was launched in 2018.

The Pixel Slate feels somewhat less convenient when connected to the console, which almost doubles its weight to 2.9 pounds, and pairs its thickness to 0.6 inches. This makes it heavier and thicker than the Google Pixel book which weighs 2.5 pounds and is 0.4 inches thick, and the Galaxy Book 2 and Surface Pro 6 are both about a large portion of a pound lighter when combined with their connectable consoles.

Google Pixel Slate Ports

Google Pixel Slate

Google Pixel Slate fits into any cutting edge working condition and in fact, is packed with more than one dual USB Type-C ports than the new iPad Pros, and also supports external storage which iPad Pro doesn’t. That being stated, the two machines typically beat the Surface Pro 6, which requires an $80 connector for a Type-C port.

However, as good as Pixel slate sounds to be, it does also have a glitch which is very annoying. When you try to import a large multi-gigabyte file to the Google Pixel Slate, it crashes and then reboots. The screens turn black and after a few moments a new blank chrome tan opens up. Besides that, the action of transferring files works effectively.

You can connect the console you get with the Google Pixel slate using the Pogo post which can be found at the bottom edge. Google incorporates a Type-C to 3.5 millimeter audio adapter, as the Pixel Slate does not include an earphone jack.

Google Pixel Slate Display

Google Pixel Slate

The Google Pixel Slate’s 12.3-inch screen offers extraordinary shading and detailing. You can observe a lot of crisp details in the Pixel slate 3,000 x 2,000 pixel panel. The Google Pixel Slate’s features amazing brightness feature which is strong enough to view content at decent viewing angles.

The Google Pixel Slate’s 12.3-inch screen is fabulous when talked about how fast it recognizes the touch. It offers smooth touch recognition when you navigate the internet and scrolling is smoother than ever imagined. The Pixel slate very much responds to the gestures quickly from the bottom to the top. You can also enable split-screen apps but this feature is available only when you are using it in tablet mode.

Google Pixel Slate Keyboard

Google Pixel Slate

Pixel Slate Keyboard has reclining folds that enable a user to use it in more different positions. Along these lines, rather than the two angles that the iPad Pro’s Smart Keyboard Folio offers, you can move from 135 degrees to around 90 degrees.

The Pixel Slate Pen offers 2,048 degrees of pressure sensitivity, which is half as much as you get with the Galaxy Book’s S Pen and the Surface Pen which is 4,096, while Apple doesn’t determine the pressure sensitivity of the Apple Pencil.

I found mixed results while using Pen’s Google Assistant component, were holding its button while circling a picture and asking the AI for the help in distinguishing the image or individual you circled. Circling different people in a photograph, Assistant effectively distinguishes between the individuals.

Wrapping Up

That was all about the Google Pixel Slate Core i5. However, there is much more about Pixel Slate Core i5 which will make you love the technology even more. It offers long battery life, great audio, beautiful screen and very much comfortable keyboard to use. However, as good as technology is, it also has some flaws and glitches which need to be fixed.

Other Technical Reviews:-  Reviews


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here