Google unveiled a wide range of Pixel devices during its event yesterday. The event went almost as expected and the search giant unveiled the Pixel 7 series of smartphones and the Pixel Watch. But in an almost unexpected move, Google provided in-depth explanations about the Pixel Tablet.
The American company officially unveiled the Pixel tablet while holding the Google I/O event in May 2022. In this ceremony, although the design of the mentioned tablet was exhibited; But Google did not mention any other details about it. In fact, the company only announced its decision to release the Pixel Tablet in 2023 by issuing a vague statement.
Google has announced that the Pixel tablet is manufactured using premium raw materials and first-class coatings. However, since the large margins around the screen destroy part of the useful display space; Therefore, the design of the device looks a little old. Also, this tablet is equipped with a camera, power button and volume keys.
Pixel tablet features at a glance
According to rumors, the Pixel Tablet will use the first generation native Tensor chip, just like the Pixel 6 series phones. However, now Google has confirmed that the company’s upcoming tablet will be equipped with the new Tensor G2 chip. Also, this design will use the Material You design pattern. This style of design has been used in pixel phones before and users are familiar with it.
Google has announced that it has worked with developers to ensure the compatibility of Pixel tablet applications with the features of large screens such as split screen and stylus pen. In addition, Google has produced a rechargeable speaker dock that can be connected to the Pixel tablet. When connected to this dock, the Pixel tablet turns into a gadget such as Google’s Nest Hub or Amazon’s Echo Show 10.
Comparison of Pixel Tablet with other competitors
Google is trying to enter the competitive space of the tablet market. This market is dominated by other companies. However, to clarify the competitive power of Pixel Tablet against the products of companies such as Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and Amazon, we still have to wait until more information is revealed. Next, we will introduce the key competitors of Pixel Tablet:
- Apple iPad Air 2022 priced at $599: Apple’s iPad Air is equipped with a native M1 processor and is highly portable thanks to its slim and light design. Also, this tablet is equipped with a 12-megapixel camera and its 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display uses a pixel resolution of 2360 x 1640 pixels.
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 priced at $699: Galaxy Tab is one of the best Android tablets in the market. The Galaxy Tab is a premium device that provides a versatile and fast experience for users. This tablet is equipped with an 11-inch screen with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels.
- Microsoft Surface Go 2 priced at $399: This tablet weighs 1.22 pounds and has a battery life of over 11 hours, and its 5 megapixel front camera uses 1080p resolution. The 10.5-inch screen of this tablet displays colors vividly and looks great for playing videos.
Pricing and availability
Although Google has mentioned more details about the Pixel Tablet; But the information about the pricing and supply areas of this gadget has not been announced yet. In fact, for now we only know that this gadget will be released in 2023. Considering the company’s approach to its handsets, it can be assumed that the Pixel Tablet will be launched at a competitive price compared to other models.