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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The Pixel Slate isn’t the only Chrome tablet with a 3K screen: HP Chromebook X2 variant has one too

Here I thought only the Pixel Slate had a 293 PPI display on a Chrome tablet. HP has one too with a Chromebook X2 variant although it’s unclear if and where the device is currently available.

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Google Pixel Slate release date of November 22, says Best Buy

Google hasn’t provided an official release date for the Pixel Slate but earlier today Best Buy was showing availability on November 22. That gives Google time for final software tweaks to Chrome OS.

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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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Google Pixel Slate breaks cover along with thin keyboard attachment and pen

Images of the Pixel Slate have leaked, apparently confirming the earlier images of the Nocturne tablet with detachable keyboard. This is looking like a real challenger to Apple’s iPad Pro, depending on price.

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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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HP Chromebook X2 with Core i5 and 8GB of RAM is available… in France

Six months after the base HP Chromebook X2 launched, the U.S. is still waiting for more powerful configurations. If you live in the EU however, you can get this detachable Chrome tablet with a Core i5 and 8GB of memory.

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Will the Pixel Slate, aka: Nocturne, dual boot into Windows 10 or Linux?

There’s a code commit from July suggesting that Nocturne could dual boot into Windows or Linux. However, it’s not likely to happen in the near future: All of the Project Campfire efforts are targeted at the Pixelbook for now.

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