Pixel Slate is Google’s new detachable Chrome OS tablet

Google is taking another shot at a Pixel tablet, with a high-end detachable meant to rival the iPad Pro and Surface Pro. The Pixel Slate is a Chrome OS tablet with a detachable keyboard cover that turns it into something very closely resembling a laptop.

Full details haven’t been announced yet, but a video that went up early showed the tablet being sold with a keyboard cover that included circular keycaps — something stylish, but not often seen on keyboards.

This is Google’s second attempt at making a Pixel-branded tablet. Its last try, the Pixel C, was also a detachable meant to be paired with a keyboard cover. But the Pixel C ran Android, which has never excelled on tablets due to a lack of optimized apps. The Pixel Slate, on the other…

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