We’re only 3 days divided from this year’s MadeByGoogle event. While it’s scarcely unfit to keep all underneath wraps, we’ve seen a comically vast series of leaks of this year’s Pixel line-up, many particularly of the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. We’ve even seen a third-generation Chromecast, Google Home Hub intelligent display, and Pixel Stand wireless charging dock. But one product that hasn’t leaked as entirely as a others is a arriving detachable Pixelbook code-named ‘Nocturne‘, that will apparently be marketed as a “Google Pixel Slate” and will offer as a 2018 modernise to a Google Pixelbook. We already know utterly a few things about this arriving device interjection to Chromium source code, though we finally have what seem to be selling renders of a Google Pixel Slate detachable inscription interjection to MySmartPrice.
The Google Pixel Slate seems, design-wise, like a child between a Google Pixel C and a Google Pixelbook. You could call this an updated Google Pixel C: The Pixel Slate presumably has a large touchscreen with a 3:2 aspect ratio, a back camera in a tip corner, and a slim steel build. However, a few things are different: a Google Pixel Slate will be using an updated, tablet-optimized Chrome OS build, that should yield a improved desktop knowledge compared to a Google Pixel C’s Android Marshmallow/Android Nougat/Android Oreo build. Furthermore, a Pixel Slate inscription still has support for all of your favorite Android apps, so you’re not blank out on anything.
Just like a Google Pixel C, a Google Pixel Slate will have a detachable keyboard appendage that will concede we to wharf your inscription and use it only like we would use a laptop. We will also be removing a stylus, nonetheless we have no idea on how feature-rich will it be. Both accessories are not reliable to be bundled with a Google Pixel Slate out of a box, though we’ll substantially get to know that after a unveiling.
We still have no decisive information on a device’s hardware specifications outward of a few benchmark listings, though we think it’ll have specifications during slightest on standard with final year’s offering. That means it should hoop Linux apps in Chrome OS with ease. And while we don’t have pricing or accessibility data, there’s small doubt in the minds that it’ll be a reward offering.