Google Pixel Slate review: specs and price

Google Pixel Slate
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Google Pixel Slate

Why is Google Pixel Slate better than the average?

  • Resolution
    ?

    3000 x 2000pxvs1.97MP
  • RAM
    16GBvs2.06GB
  • Pixel density
    293ppivs212.43ppi
  • Screen size
    ?

    12.3"vs9.25"
  • Thickness
    7mmvs9.2mm
  • Internal storage
    256GBvs49.57GB
  • Megapixels (main camera)
    8MPvs5.95MP
  • Megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs2.48MP

Price comparison

Google Pixel Slate

ProductStorePrice
Google Pixel Slate AmazonGoogle Pixel Slate 12.3-Inch 2 in 1 Tabl...Google Pixel Slate 12.3-Inch 2 in 1 Tablet Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB, Aspect Ratio 3:2
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$579.99
Google Pixel Slate AmazonGoogle Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD...Google Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD Tablet w/ Keyboard and Pen | Intel 8th Generation Core M3 | 8GB Memory | 64GB SSD | Fingerprint Reader | Chrome OS | Midnight Blue
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$582.81
Google Pixel Slate AmazonGoogle Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD...Google Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD Tablet w/ Pixelbook Pen | Intel 8th Generation Core M3 | 8GB Memory | 64GB SSD | Fingerprint Reader | Chrome OS | Midnight Blue
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$679.00
Google Pixel Slate AmazonGoogle Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD...Google Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD Tablet w/ Pixel Slate Keyboard | Intel 8th Generation Core i5 | 8GB Memory | 128GB | Fingerprint Reader | Chrome OS | Midnight Blue
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$959.00
Google Pixel Slate AmazonGoogle Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD...Google Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD Tablet w/ Keyboard and Pen | Intel 8th Generation Core i5 | 8GB Memory | 128GB | Fingerprint Reader | Chrome OS | Midnight Blue
Amazon logo
$962.71
Google Pixel Slate AmazonGoogle Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD...Google Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD Tablet w/ Keyboard and Pen | Intel 8th Generation Core i5 | 8GB Memory | 128GB | Fingerprint Reader | Chrome OS | Midnight Blue
Amazon logo
$962.71
Google Pixel Slate AmazonGoogle Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD...Google Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD Tablet w/ Pixelbook Pen - Silver | Intel 8th Generation Core i5 | 8GB Memory | 128GB | Fingerprint Reader | Chrome OS | Midnight Blue
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$889.00
Google Pixel Slate AmazonGoogle Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD...Google Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD Tablet w/ Pixel Slate Keyboard | Intel 8th Generation Core M3 | 8GB Memory | 64GB SSD | Fingerprint Reader | Chrome OS | Midnight Blue
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$582.81
Google Pixel Slate AmazonGoogle Pixel Slate w/ Keyboard and Pen (...Google Pixel Slate w/ Keyboard and Pen (12.3" Touch Screen Display | 8th Gen Intel Core i5 | 8GB RAM | 128GB EMMC) Tablet (Midnight Blue)| Fingerprint Reader | Chrome OS
Amazon logo
$962.71
Google Pixel Slate aliexpressStylus Pen Touch Screen for Tablet Googl...Stylus Pen Touch Screen for Tablet Google Pixel Slate M3
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$42.75

Design

1.Has a stylus
?

A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.

Google Pixel Slate
2.thickness
?

Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

7mm

3.weight
?

Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

731g

4.height
?

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

202.04mm

5.Has a detachable keyboard
?

You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode. The keyboard is included when buying the device.

Google Pixel Slate
6.width
?

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

290.85mm

Display

1.resolution
?

The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. Show more

Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

3000 x 2000px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Teclast M8

359ppi

293ppi

3.screen size
?

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience. Show more

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

12.3"

4.has branded damage-resistant glass
?

Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force. Show more

Google Pixel Slate
5.has a touch screen
?

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Google Pixel Slate
6.has a anti-reflection coating
?

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

Google Pixel Slate

Performance

1.CPU speed
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

8 x 2.36GHz

2 x 1.5GHz (Intel Core i7-8500Y)

2.RAM
?

Best

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12.3" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 16GB RAM / 256GB SSD

16GB

16GB

3.has an external memory slot
?

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card. Show more

For example

Huawei MatePad Pro 5G (256GB / 8GB RAM)

Google Pixel Slate
4.internal storage
?

Best

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2020) Wi-Fi + Cellular

1000GB

256GB

5.Supports 64-bit
?

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit apps.

Google Pixel Slate (Intel Core i7-8500Y)
6.Has integrated graphics
?

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

Google Pixel Slate (Intel Core i7-8500Y)

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2020) Wi-Fi 512GB

12 & 10MP

8MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Huawei MatePad Pro 5G (256GB / 8GB RAM)

8MP

8MP

3.video recording (main camera)
?

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions. Show more

Best

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2020) Wi-Fi 512GB

2160 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

4.has a flash
?

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

For example

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2020) Wi-Fi 512GB

Google Pixel Slate
5.has a front camera
?

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

Google Pixel Slate
6.has a CMOS sensor
?

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce. Show more

Google Pixel Slate

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

Google Pixel Slate
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones. Show more

For example

Lenovo Tab M10 FHD REL LTE

Google Pixel Slate
3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2020) Wi-Fi 512GB

5

2

Battery

1.Battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

36h

10h

2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Google Pixel Slate
3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Google Pixel Slate
4.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base. Show more

For example

Huawei MatePad Pro 5G (256GB / 8GB RAM)

Google Pixel Slate
5.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

Google Pixel Slate

Features

1.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
?

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming. Show more

Google Pixel Slate
2.has a HDMI output
?

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

For example

Bush Spira B3 10"

Google Pixel Slate
3.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Huawei MatePad Pro 5G (256GB / 8GB RAM)

5.1

4.2

4.has NFC
?

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions. Show more

For example

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2020) Wi-Fi 512GB

Google Pixel Slate
5.Has a fingerprint scanner
?

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user. Show more

Google Pixel Slate
6.has a gyroscope
?

A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation. Show more

Google Pixel Slate

Miscellaneous

1.Has voice prompts
?

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Google Pixel Slate
2.USB ports
?

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 256GB

4

2

Price comparison

Google Pixel Slate

ProductStorePrice
Google Pixel Slate AmazonGoogle Pixel Slate 12.3-Inch 2 in 1 Tabl...Google Pixel Slate 12.3-Inch 2 in 1 Tablet Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB, Aspect Ratio 3:2
Amazon logo
$579.99
Google Pixel Slate AmazonGoogle Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD...Google Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD Tablet w/ Keyboard and Pen | Intel 8th Generation Core M3 | 8GB Memory | 64GB SSD | Fingerprint Reader | Chrome OS | Midnight Blue
Amazon logo
$582.81
Google Pixel Slate AmazonGoogle Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD...Google Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD Tablet w/ Pixelbook Pen | Intel 8th Generation Core M3 | 8GB Memory | 64GB SSD | Fingerprint Reader | Chrome OS | Midnight Blue
Amazon logo
$679.00
Google Pixel Slate AmazonGoogle Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD...Google Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD Tablet w/ Pixel Slate Keyboard | Intel 8th Generation Core i5 | 8GB Memory | 128GB | Fingerprint Reader | Chrome OS | Midnight Blue
Amazon logo
$959.00
Google Pixel Slate AmazonGoogle Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD...Google Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD Tablet w/ Keyboard and Pen | Intel 8th Generation Core i5 | 8GB Memory | 128GB | Fingerprint Reader | Chrome OS | Midnight Blue
Amazon logo
$962.71
Google Pixel Slate AmazonGoogle Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD...Google Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD Tablet w/ Keyboard and Pen | Intel 8th Generation Core i5 | 8GB Memory | 128GB | Fingerprint Reader | Chrome OS | Midnight Blue
Amazon logo
$962.71
Google Pixel Slate AmazonGoogle Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD...Google Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD Tablet w/ Pixelbook Pen - Silver | Intel 8th Generation Core i5 | 8GB Memory | 128GB | Fingerprint Reader | Chrome OS | Midnight Blue
Amazon logo
$889.00
Google Pixel Slate AmazonGoogle Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD...Google Pixel Slate 12.3" Touchscreen LCD Tablet w/ Pixel Slate Keyboard | Intel 8th Generation Core M3 | 8GB Memory | 64GB SSD | Fingerprint Reader | Chrome OS | Midnight Blue
Amazon logo
$582.81
Google Pixel Slate AmazonGoogle Pixel Slate w/ Keyboard and Pen (...Google Pixel Slate w/ Keyboard and Pen (12.3" Touch Screen Display | 8th Gen Intel Core i5 | 8GB RAM | 128GB EMMC) Tablet (Midnight Blue)| Fingerprint Reader | Chrome OS
Amazon logo
$962.71
Google Pixel Slate aliexpressStylus Pen Touch Screen for Tablet Googl...Stylus Pen Touch Screen for Tablet Google Pixel Slate M3
aliexpress logo
$42.75

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