Google Reveals the Pixel-C Chromebook/Android Tablet Hybrid

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  1. dgstorm

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    Google surprised us with an all new product, called the Pixel-C. It's basically a brand new Android Tablet with similarities to the Chromebook, in a hybrid/combo format. Here's the full specs for Google's latest creation:
    • 10.2-inch tablet with a 308 pixel-per-inch screen
    • NVIDIA X1 quad-core processor and integrated Maxwell GPU
    • 3GB of LPDDR4 RAM
    • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
    • USB Type C for charging
    • A colorful light bar to indicate how much battery life is left
    • Optional magnetically attaching keyboard and the ability to prop up the display like a Chromebook or Notebook
    • The keyboards can stick to the front, to protect the screen, or to the back, when using it as a tablet.
    • The keyboard itself is Bluetooth, and will inductively charge from the tablet unit when closed
    This is actually a sneaky little "dark horse" product for the Google event. Those crazy Googlers just through this device in at the last minute. Here's the pricing details: 32GB will cost $499, 64GB $599, and the keyboard is $149. We will update with availability info when that becomes available.
     
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    I'm very intrigued by this device. Looking forward to reviews and hands-on videos. I got the Remix ultra tablet for a killer deal, but you need a flat surface to use the darn thing. It's also a bit ridiculous to use in portrait mode without the keyboard.
     
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    Interested but not pre-ordering. Lets see so real world reviews. I thought I saw through the video that it had more of a trapezoid space. But that could have been camera angle tricks.

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    The Android tablet market just got smacked.
     
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    The screen has right angles. Not sure what you mean by trapezoid?