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The time has come to pour one out for the Pixel C, Google's flagship Android tablet that was introduced around two years ago. Starting at $499 for a version with 32GB of onboard storage, the Pixel C took aim at the premium tablet sector and was an alternative to Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 and Apple's iPad Pro. It never gained much traction, however, and Google has now removed the Pixel C from its web store. Price may have been the Pixel C's undoing, or at least part of the reason why it never caught on. Running Android instead of Chrome OS, $499 was a tough ask ($599 for the 64GB model), and Google charged another $149 for a keyboard accessory. So to go all-in with the higher storage variant,... Read more...
Perhaps Microsoft was onto something with the Surface and Surface Pro family of tablets. We’ve seen a number of manufacturers embrace the tablet + keyboard accessory, most recently with Lenovo ideapad MIIX 700 and the Apple iPad Pro. Now Google is officially throwing its hat into the ring with the Pixel C. The Pixel C is a 10.2-inch (308 pixels-per-inch) tablet that runs the Android operating system (Android 6.0 Marshmallow, of course).  Powering the device is an NVIDIA Tegra X1 processor that is paired with 3GB of RAM (for comparison, the Surface Pro 3 tops out at 8GB, while the iPad Pro comes with 4GB of RAM). The device also features a USB-C port, which brings it in line with the newly... Read more...