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Google Pixel Slate, i7

Specifications

Google Pixel Slate, i7
Google Pixel Slate, i7 (Pixel Slate Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
16384 MB 
Display
12.3 inch 15:10, 3000 x 2000 pixel 293 PPI, Capacitive, native pen support, 72% NTSC color; 400 nits, glossy: yes
Storage
256 GB NVMe, 256 GB 
Connections
Sensors: Accelerometer, Hall Effect Sensor, . Fingerprint Sensor, 2 USB-Cs for charging, 4K display output and quicker data transfer
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac)
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7 x 290.9 x 202 ( = 0.28 x 11.45 x 7.95 in)
Battery
45 Wh, Fast charging: up to 2 hours in 15 minutes, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 10 h
Camera
Primary Camera: 8 MPix ƒ/1.8 aperture, 1.12μm
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix ƒ/1.9 aperture, 1.4μm
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual, Stylus pen
Weight
725 g ( = 25.57 oz / 1.6 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1450 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 70.44% - average
Average of 16 scores (from 30 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 60%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Google Pixel Slate, i7

60% Google Pixel Slate review: is this high-end tablet a winner?
Source: T3 English
The Pixel Slate only really makes sense as an evolution of Google’s own-brand high-end Chromebook line. In that context, it’s a fine successor to the convertible Pixelbook, although that too nestles in a confusing niche given that virtually every other Chrome OS device is both lower power and lower cost. The dream of a joint Android tablet and serious laptop is worthy, but not fully realised here.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/03/2019
Rating: Total score: 60%
69% Google Pixel Slate review:
Source: CNet English
There are a lot of good ideas in the Pixel Slate, but this pricey Google tablet doesn't do enough to distinguish itself from the plenty of other great Chromebook options out there.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 69% performance: 60% workmanship: 70%
80% Google Pixel Slate review: Slick hardware but not quite polished enough
Source: It Pro English
Despite a gorgeous design, relatively nippy performance and a truly lovely keyboard, there are too many little irritations about the Google Pixel Slate to recommend - especially given it's so expensive.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/13/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% Google Pixel Slate review
Source: PC Advisor English
So yes, the Pixel Slate can replace your laptop if you buy a keyboard. But you need to spend nearly £1,000/$1,000 on those two things to get a set up fast enough for you not to go mad with frustration - and with that you still get an annoying tablet experience and a laptop that isn’t fun to actually use on your lap if you get the Google keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
Google Pixel Slate Review: The Chrome OS Tablet Future
Source: Chrome Unboxed English
But, if you are a Chrome OS user and you want the most versatile, well-built Chrome OS device ever made, the Pixel Slate is your device. If not, hold tight. There will be more like it…I guarantee it.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/07/2018
60% Google Pixel Slate review
Source: Stuff TV English
A Chromebook is a great way to get a £200 computer that can handle all the basics, and save you from a potentially deeply disappointing Windows machine at that price. But in its current wobbly and hollow state Chrome OS just doesn’t deserve this kind of flashy treatment.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
69% Google Pixel Slate review: The burden of bad software
Source: Engadget English
Based purely on its hardware, the Pixel Slate is impressive. Unfortunately, the whole package is hampered by a confusing software experience and a high price. If you’re looking for a Chrome device, there are plenty of less expensive options that work just as well, if not better.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/30/2018
Rating: Total score: 69%
Google Pixel Slate review: So close, yet so far, from being a perfect Chrome-Android tablet hybrid
Source: Good Gear Guide English
But while I probably wouldn’t recommend the Pixel Slate to anyone looking for a full-time tablet or Chromebook, I also wouldn’t talk someone out of buying one. For all of the annoyances, I enjoyed using the Pixel Slate, and it’s definitely one of Google’s best-designed products. I’ll certainly keep using and report back as things improve. But for now, if you have $1,000 to spend on a Chromebook, you’re probably better off getting the year-old Pixelbook.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/28/2018
Google Pixel Slate is the Mirror Universe iPad Pro
Source: CNet English
The Pixel Slate proves that a great keyboard and trackpad and a great browser make a difference, and they're the missing links that the iPad Pro desperately needs. But the Pixel Slate doesn't feel like it's good enough at everything else for its high price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/28/2018
55% Google Pixel Slate Review: Slapdash
Source: The Verge English
The Pixel Slate has a lot going for it, but it’s just too experimental. The bummer is that I actually like what Google is trying to do here. I just wish it was less trying and more doing.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 55%
70% Google Pixel Slate review
Source: Digital Trends English
No. The average person would do better to buy an iPad and a laptop separately. Right now, it’s only the right purchase for someone deep in the Chrome OS ecosystem who’s looking for a device that can do it all.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Google Pixel Slate review: a strong case for death of Android tablets
Source: The Guardian English
The Pixel Slate makes a very convincing argument for the death of Android tablets. Turning the desktop-class experience of Chrome OS into a mobile, finger-friendly operating system brings the best of both worlds together in one neat package. At least in theory. Most of it works really, really well. But it is a case of trial and error for Android apps to see what works and what doesn’t.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Google Pixel Slate review: Overpriced convenience
Source: Android Authority English
The Pixel Slate is a powerful Chrome OS device that works wonderfully for work and play, provided you pick up the additional accessories. The downside is you'll have to pay a hefty premium for the portability and convenience of a tablet and laptop in one device.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/27/2018
Google Pixel Slate Review: The best Chromebook you shouldn’t buy
Source: Mobile Syrup English
If you really need a Chromebook, options from other manufacturers provide similar experiences without the large price tag.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/27/2018
70% Google Pixel Slate Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
qWhile the Google Pixel Slate starts at $599 -- with an Intel Celeron CPU, 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage -- we tested the $999 configuration that rocks an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. On top of that, you'll want the $199 Pixel Slate Keyboard and those who prefer to write longhand and draw should check out the $99 Pixelbook Pen. The Google Pixel Slate is a great 2-in-1 with small issues that Google needs to fix.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Google Pixel Slate Review: An expensive experiment
Source: Slashgear English
Like with the iPad Pro, too often I ran into frustrations that the Pixel Slate threw into my path, and sent me scurrying back to my regular laptop. And the cold reality is that the App Store has more to suit Apple’s tablet than the Play store has for Google’s. Factor in that the Pixel Slate – with expensive and pretty much essential keyboard attached – is thicker than the Pixelbook, not to mention the annoyances of trying to perch it on my lap, and I think I’d still go for the far more affordable convertible notebook not its new tablet sibling.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Google Pixel Slate review: So close, yet so far, from being a perfect Chrome-Android tablet hybrid
Source: PC World English
But while I probably wouldn’t recommend the Pixel Slate to anyone looking for a full-time tablet or Chromebook, I also wouldn’t talk someone out of buying one. For all of the annoyances, I enjoyed using the Pixel Slate, and it’s definitely one of Google’s best-designed products. I’ll certainly keep using and report back as things improve. The Pixel Slate is very much the future, but for now, if you have $1,000 to spend on a Chromebook, you’re probably better off getting the year-old Pixelbook.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
84% Pixel Slate review: Google tablet vs iPad or Surface? It's beyond compare
Source: Zdnet.com English
It's been a few years since we have seen Google release its own tablet device and the Pixel Slate has the potential to be a winner. It has a more premium fit and finish than any previous Google tablet and even bests the Pixelbook in terms of design. Google just needs to spend a bit more time optimizing Android apps to make it a killer tablet.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 84%
80% Google Pixel Slate review: Notebook power, notebook feels
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Google Pixel Slate is better than just about any Android tablet when it comes to productivity. Naturally that depends on what you’re going to be asking it to do, but within the web environment, you’re getting a very powerful browser from Chrome and a great keyboard (sold separately).
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Google Pixel Slate review: Pro tablet, mediocre laptop
Source: Android Central English
The Pixel Slate is another Google Halo device. It's the Chrome tablet for people to see just how great a Chrome tablet can be, and for other manufacturers to reference while building their own Chrome tablet. And at that, it's a masterpiece. Being extremely well built, having a great display, and advancements in the user experience department make it a success where it counts. Google almost certainly knows it won't sell millions upon millions of Pixel Slates, but it can also take a few moments and enjoy the fact that every goal was accomplished and the Pixel Slate is an amazing product where it counts.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Google Pixel Slate
Source: PC Mag English
The first Chrome OS-based tablet from Google, the Pixel Slate is superior hardware, but in practice, it falls short of topping the Apple iPad, Chromebooks, or Windows tablets.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/23/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
Hands on: Google Pixel Slate review
Source: Techradar English
zThe Pixel Slate is a perplexing mobile productivity device, combining the design and appeal of a flagship 2-in-1 tablet with the starting specs of the cheapest Chromebook. Will it rise to the top of 2-in-1 tablets? Only a full review will tell.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/08/2018
First looks: The Google Pixel Slate takes on the iPad Pro
Source: Hardware Zone English
The Pixel Slate starts at US$599 for the model with 4GB RAM, 32GB storage, and an Intel 8th-generation Celeron CPU. A total of five SKUs are available, with the most expensive US$1,599 model sporting 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, and an Intel 8th Gen Core i7. The Pixel Slate keyboard costs US$199, and the Pixelbook Pen costs US$99. The Slate will be available later this year on the Google Store in the US and in major retailers in the US, Canada, and the UK.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/13/2018
Google Pixel Slate first look
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Pixel Slate is a beautiful looking Chrome OS convertible that has the chops to be a fantastic travel companion, student laptop replacement and mobile workstation for basic office busywork.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/11/2018
Pixel Slate hands-on: The keyboard's my favorite part
Source: CNet English
The Pixel Slate arrives later this year. We'll have a full review when we get a model to use for longer than a quick demo session. But at this price, the Pixel Slate has a big question mark hanging over it: who would buy this over a Microsoft Surface or an iPad.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/11/2018
Hands on: Google Pixel Slate review
Source: Techradar English
The Pixel Slate is a perplexing mobile productivity device, combining the design and appeal of a flagship 2-in-1 tablet with the starting specs of the cheapest Chromebook. Will it rise to the top of 2-in-1 tablets? Only a full review will tell.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/09/2018
Google Pixel Slate initial review: Can Google take on the iPad Pro?
Source: Pocket Lint English
Overall, the Google Pixel Slate looks premium, feels great to use, and with the keyboard dock added it functions very well.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/09/2018
Google Pixel Slate hands-on: An iPad Pro competitor?
Source: Android Authority English
The Google Pixel Slate comes in four prices and configurations. The base model of the Pixel Slate starts at $599 which gets you an Intel Celeron processor 4 or 8GB of RAM and 32 or 64GB of storage, respectively. The highest end model costs $1,599 and comes with an 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. These prices don’t include the $199 Slate Keyboard or the $99 Pixelbook — you’ll have to buy them separate. Even the base model’s price can add up very quickly. Without at least one of these accessories, you won’t get the most out of the Pixel Slate.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/09/2018
Pixel Slate Hands-on: Pixel C spiritual successor
Source: Mobile Syrup English
Google’s Pixel Slate starts at $849 CAD Canadian and is available for pre-order now through the Google Store. The Pixel Slate Keyboard is priced $259 and the Pen, now available in Midnight Blue, is $129.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/09/2018

Foreign Reviews

Đánh giá Google Pixel Slate: Đối thủ đáng gờm của iPad Pro
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware; nice performance; decent display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/13/2018

Comment

Intel UHD Graphics 615: Integrated graphics card in some Amber Lake Y-series processors (5 Watt TDP) with 24 EUs (GT2) and no dedicated graphics memory. Clocks with up to 1000 MHz depending on the CPU Model. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  
8500Y: Extremely efficient ULV-SoC (System-on-a-Chip) for tablets and fanless notebooks based on the Amber Lake architecture which is basically a Kaby Lake chip produced in the improved 14nm+ process (no 14nm++) with higher clock speeds and 5 Watt TDP. Includes two CPU cores clocked at 1.5 - 4.2 GHz with Hyper Threading support as well as a graphics adapter. Fastest Amber Lake-Y chip at the time of announcement.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
12.3":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.725 kg:

This weight is typical for small tablets.


Google:

Since 2012 Google has also distributed tablets and smartphones. These products are frequently tested. While Google is not one of the most important hardware manufacturers, the customer interest is higher than in various East Asian manufacturers.
The products achieve above average ratings in the reviews (as of 2016).


70.44%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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