Google first teased the “Pixel Tablet” last year in the “Made by Google ’22” event. The company has now finally launched this tablet at I/O 2023 alongside Pixel 7a and Pixel Fold. So in this article, we will be discussing the specs, features, and expected price of the Google Pixel Tablet in Nepal.
Google Pixel Tablet Overview:
Charging speaker dock
As confirmed earlier, the Pixel Tablet is paired with a new charging speaker dock that offers additional features and accessibility. When not in use, you can dock the tablet which will turn it into a smart hub, while also feeding power to the device. You can use it to turn off lights, set thermostats, and control other smart home accessories.
Furthermore, you can also use the Pixel Tablet as a hands-free device or a photo frame in dock mode. The built-in speakers also improve the overall sound output of the tablet.
Performance: Tensor G2 chip
In terms of performance, this tablet is powered by an in-house Tensor G2 chip. By the way, this is the same processor that you can find on Google’s flagship phones: the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro. And also the newly launched Pixel 7a.
As per the company, Tensor G2’s improved image processing and machine learning capabilities assists the tablet in video calling and photo editing, as well as in hands-free operation. This is complemented by the Titan M2 security coprocessor, 8GB LPDDR5 RAM, and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. Likewise, the tablet boots on Android 13 out of the box with 5 years of “Pixel” updates, which points to 3 years of OS and 5 years of security updates.
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- Google leaps into the foldable phone market with “Pixel Fold”
- Google Pixel 7a launched with Tensor G2, 90Hz display, and updated cameras
- Pixel 8 Pro to arrive with Tensor G3 chip, flat display, redesigned cameras
Design and Display
Similarly, Pixel Tablet sports a 10.95-inch LCD screen with a 2560 x 1600 resolution, 276 PPI pixel density, a 16:10 aspect ratio, and 500 nits of maximum brightness. It is also USI 2.0 Pen compatible with stylus input. Furthermore, it incorporates Google’s Material You Design for a customized look-and-feel.
As for the design, Pixel Tablet shares a similar visual aesthetics to most other tablets. It has uniform bezels on all four sides, which are complemented by rounded edges and a horizontally aligned selfie camera. The tablet is available in Porcelain, Hazel, and Rose color options.
Battery and Charging
Pixel Tablet ships with a 27Wh internal battery that is rated to last up to 12 hours with video streaming. It charges via the speaker dock, which is bundled in the box or you can purchase a separate USB-C charger too.
Rest of the features
Google says the Pixel Tablet uses premium materials and a nano-ceramic finish at the back. The corners and smooth and round, and you get an 8MP camera at the back and another 8MP camera up front.
As for the audio setup, this tablet houses quad speakers and 3 microphones. It equips a USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 port and a 4-pin accessory connector on the back. For wireless connectivity, it supports WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2.
Google Pixel Tablet Specifications:
- Display: 10.95-inch IPS LCD panel, 500 nits brightness
- Resolution: 2.5K (2560 x 1600 pixels), 16:10 aspect ratio
- Chipset: Google Tensor G2 (5nm mobile platform)
- Memory: 8GB LPDDR5 RAM, 128/256GB UFS 3.1 internal storage
- Software & UI: Android 13 (with Material You)
- Rear Camera: Single (8MP f/2.0 sensor)
- Front Camera: Single (8MP f/2.0 sensor)
- Audio: Quad-speaker setup, Triple Microphones
- Connectivity: WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C
- Battery: 27Wh with fast charging
- Accessories: Charging speaker dock
Google Pixel Tablet Price in Nepal and Availability
The official price for the Google Pixel Tablet is USD 499 for the base 8/128GB and USD 599 for the 8/256GB variant. We can expect the Google Pixel Tablet price in Nepal to start from NPR 80,000 if and when it launches here.
|Google Pixel Tablet||Price in the US||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|8/128GB||USD 499||NPR 80,000|
|8/256GB||USD 599||NPR 95,000|
Google Pixel Tablet Pro Rumors:
Besides, reliable tipster Kuba Wojciechowski also spotted a reference to the “Pixel Tablet Pro” a while ago in one of Google’s apps. The tablet has been referred to as “TangorPro” in the Google Camera Go app. For those unaware, “Tangor” is a codename for the vanilla Pixel Tablet.
For the moment, it is unclear how the “Pro” tablet will differ from the vanilla model. We can only speculate that it will ship with cellular connectivity, a higher refresh rate display, and some other features that the regular Pixel Tablet skips.
- Meanwhile, check out our review of the Oppo Pad Air