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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Did Google leak this image of the Pixelbook 2 with smaller bezels?

The Google hardware leaks are just getting silly now: What looks like the Pixelbook 2 with smaller bezels appeared in a blog post… on Google’s own blog.

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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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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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Pixelbook 2 ads leak, showing smaller bezels as previously predicted

Leaked ads show a Pixelbook that looks like today’s version but with smaller bezels for a larger actual display. Expect newer Intel processors and perhaps a lower starting price.

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Atlas Chromebook, possibly the Pixelbook 2, gets fast NVMe support for SSD storage

The 4K Atlas Chromebook will have speedy NVMe support for its local storage, just like the current high-end Pixelbook. Could this be the high-end detachable laptop Google debuts on October 9 at its #MadeByGoogle event?

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Will Atlas, Nocturne or both be a Pixelbook 2 at the #MadeByGoogle event on October 9?

The #MadeByGoogle hardware event is happening on October 9 in New York City where we should see at least one, if not two, new detachable Chromebooks. Will it be Atlas, Nocturne or both?

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