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    Google Pixel Slate launched as a 2-in-1 for work and play

    US$599 Intel-powered device is 7mm thin and 721g. Pen and keyboard cover are extra.
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    Re: Google Pixel Slate launched as a 2-in-1 for work and play

    I was interested, but a Celeron in a £550 device?!
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    Re: Google Pixel Slate launched as a 2-in-1 for work and play

    I'd rather pay a small amount more and get a microsoft surface pro, or less and get a surface go...at least I know I can run EVERYTHING I need to run in a day.

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    Re: Google Pixel Slate launched as a 2-in-1 for work and play

    Quote Originally Posted by MrRockliffe View Post
    I was interested, but a Celeron in a £550 device?!
    Especially as Apple's mobile chips are verging on the performance of high end x86 chips in some workloads (was recently on Anandtech's latest iPhone review). It's obvious why they're using a Celeron but just nah.

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    Re: Google Pixel Slate launched as a 2-in-1 for work and play

    £550 for the slate £200 for the keyboard???!

    Are they mad?

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    Re: Google Pixel Slate launched as a 2-in-1 for work and play

    Quote Originally Posted by Usernamist View Post
    £550 for the slate £200 for the keyboard???!

    Are they mad?
    No, but the people who buy it are. I'm sure the personal data this thing will suck from you will probably double the profit margin as well.

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    Re: Google Pixel Slate launched as a 2-in-1 for work and play

    Google and Samsung (with the Tab4) seem to think that they can compete with Apple and charge similar prices. Simple fact is that if they charge similar prices then the average joe public punter who is not a tech nerd/geek is going to go for the iPad.
    Microsoft to a degree can compete with Apple as more folk are at least aware of Windows capabilities as a work platform as well as entertainment.
    A Slate with an i5 8Gb ram 128Gb storage is £969 + £288 for the keyboard and stylus = £1257, that would buy a very decent laptop.

    Specs and prices for UK

    https://store.google.com/product/pixel_slate_specs

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    Re: Google Pixel Slate launched as a 2-in-1 for work and play

    All that internal room and they *still* couldn't find room for a headphone jack? Really? This is just pathological now.
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    Re: Google Pixel Slate launched as a 2-in-1 for work and play

    No thanks. Might as well buy a Surface instead. Google is as trustworthy as a wang enlargement pill ad from china and these devices are way too expensive.

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    Re: Google Pixel Slate launched as a 2-in-1 for work and play

    I believe Mars have got this - and more - already covered.

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    Re: Google Pixel Slate launched as a 2-in-1 for work and play

    Quote Originally Posted by Nifl View Post
    No thanks. Might as well buy a Surface instead. Google is as trustworthy as a wang enlargement pill ad from china and these devices are way too expensive.
    Hey, they work. Trump told me so.

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    Re: Google Pixel Slate launched as a 2-in-1 for work and play

    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
    All that internal room and they *still* couldn't find room for a headphone jack? Really? This is just pathological now.
    but how would they sell their new usb c headphones with quick access to their assistant and a microphone built in....

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    Re: Google Pixel Slate launched as a 2-in-1 for work and play

    Work and PLAY ay? nudge nudge...
    okay, my work here is done.

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