Reader question: Which Pixel Slate would be comparable to the Samsung Chromebook Plus?

Internally, the $499 Samsung Chromebook Plus v2 and base Google Pixel Slate at $599 are generally the same so performance should be comparable. You’ll have to decide if you want to pay a premium for a true tablet.

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First look video: Google Pixel Slate Keyboard

At $199, the Pixel Slate Keyboard is a pricey accessory. But the design, engineering, and the generous trackpad make it stand out from Apple’s iPad Pro keyboard. Take a look.

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Here’s what the Pixel Slate in its keyboard stand likely looks like

Since the #MadeByGoogle event is on Tuesday, there’s still time for one last Monday night leak. This one comes from the always dependable Evan Blass, showing the Pixel Slate attached to its thin keyboard.

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Google adds Wake on Voice function to Pixel Slate before October 9 launch

Need a hands free way to wake up the Pixel Slate? It’s likely you’ll have one since Google recently added a Wake on Voice function to its first Chrome OS tablet, expected to launch on October 9.

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Looks like four Pixel Slate options ranging from Intel Celeron to Core i7, 8 to 16GB of RAM

Expect the Pixel Slate, aka: Nocturne, to have configuration options across a wide range of price points based on benchmark tests showing four different Intel chips and 8 or 16 GB of memory powering Google’s Chrome OS tablet.

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Google Pixel Slate tipped to have Core i7-8500Y and 16 GB option, running Android 9

Geekbench tests showing a device called Google Nocturne (aka: Pixel Slate) appeared online: At least one configuration is likely to be the latest Core i7 Y-series chip and 16 GB RAM, with Android 9 on board the detachable Chrome tablet.

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Google Store link shows Pixelbook, Chrome tablet and Pixel 3 orders start on October 9

A hidden Google Store link shows that new device orders may begin on October 9, the day Google is expected to show off a refreshed Pixelbook, the Chrome OS tablet code-named “Nocturne” and new Pixel phones. Get your credit cards ready!

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Nocturne Chrome tablet to have higher resolution screen than Pixelbook with a 3000×2000 display

Google has quietly changed the Chrome OS code for Nocturne, its first Chrome tablet expected to launch at the #MadeByGoogle event on October 9: Instead of the originally planned 2400×1600 resolution, the screen res will be 3000×2000.

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First look at what appears to be the Pixelbook tablet, aka: Nocturne

Chrome OS external keyboard images show an interestingly thin tablet that lines up nicely with the specs I’m thinking will be in Nocturne, expected to debut on October 9. Here’s what it looks like.

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An HP convertible with LTE might be the Nocturne Chromebook: A twist on the Chromebook X2

Connecting dots between Chrome OS code changes, recent FCC tests and Google’s October 9 event suggests that Nocturne may be a revision of the HP Chromebook X2 with LTE and possibly a secondary thin keyboard attachment.

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Pixelbook 2 appears in YouTube TV ad highlighting those smaller bezels

Good things come in threes and for the third time in three days there’s another leaked image of the Pixelbook refresh with much smaller bezels.

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