Google Pixel Slate i5: A Detailed Look at Its Features

Google Pixel Slate i5
Google Pixel Slate i5

Do you want to use the Google Pixel Slate i5 but are not sure if you should buy it or not? On the other hand, Google slate i5 is designed to provide portable performance, entertainment, and everything you need to know in a 7mm thin and 1.6 lb light slate. It is worth mentioning that the slate i5 has two 8-Megapixel snappers (one on the front and the other on the back). Moreover, the device has processors ranging from the 8th generation m3 to the 8th generation i5 and i7 chips, along with 4/8/16 GB. The storage capacity ranges from 32GB to 256GB (the most expensive version of the Google slate i5). Albeit, the google slate brings the power of the OS chrome into the laptops/tablets with the hybrid design. Now let’s discuss the detailed features and specifications of the google slate in a blog.

Google Pixel Slate i5 and its Features

The google slate comes with a thriving category of tablets/ laptops hybrid. The powerful Chrome OS device, the pixel slate, works amazingly from work to play. But still, there is a problem that you will have to pay a massive premium for the portability and convenience of the tablet and a laptop in a single device.

Google Pixel features
Google Pixel features

1.      Design and Display of the Google sl-ate i5

The Google slate comes in a dark midnight colour that gives a classy look and allows the Slate to merge into a modern office. It is also robust, and one can handle it easily. If we can use the pixel slate without a keyboard, it is 0.3 inches thick and weighs around 1.6 pounds. Its weight is lighter than the Microsoft surface pro. Moreover, if you detach the keyboard from the tablet, it will become a pure slim slate.

The google slate has a series of configurations with processors ranging from the Intel  Celeron 3965Y to the 8th generation Intel Core i7-8500Y. Certainly, the slim profile means that physical Connectivity is partial, but google pixel slate has a pair of Type-C USB 3 ports on the short edges that can be used to charge or to attach the external storage to move the files. In addition, it comes with amazing hardware and has a 12.3 touch screen display that allows you to sketch and take notes on-screen. Similarly, the touchpad below the keyboard works well, too, as its responds and has an instant click action.

2.      Performance and Connectivity of the Pixel Slate i5

The 48-watt battery in the Google slate pixel slate i5 battery will keep the Slate running for up to 10 to 12 hours. When it comes to ports and Connectivity, the Google Pixel slate appears to have an obvious advantage over the iPad Pro. It supports external storage and has dual USB Type-C ports that make it easy for users to connect to other external devices and move the files. It also allows Android games and Linux apps on Chrome OS and includes the Type-C 3.5mm audio adapter.

Moreover, the Pixel Slate comes with 8GB of RAM and an 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8200Y processor, the most efficient and productive combination that brings decent output with incredible speed. You can also run heavy Software with ease, and you can also use the editing software without any trouble. And it is the perfect platform for gaming.

3.      The keyboard of  Pixel Slate i5

If you want to enhance the productivity of the Google Pixel slate i5, you have to buy the additional keyword, which costs $199, which is a bit expensive. But it serves as great hardware and a protective case for the Slate. Moreover, the texture of the keyboard is soft, grippy, and easy to use, and you don’t have to charge it separately as it gets its power from the tablet. You can connect the keyboard to a site through the points and magnets and connect them. So you did not use Bluetooth pairing to join it?

The keyboard has round keys as it creates more separation among the keys does not make any sound during typing. It includes the more helpful option buttons like Google Assistant, controlling brightness, multitasking buttons, and managing the volume keys. In addition, you can also fold the back panel as it works as a prop for carrying the screen upright to use the Slate as a desktop.

4.      Software of the Pixel Slate i5

The google slate has excellent hardware and has a more significant advantage over the iPad Pro. Let’s talk about the Software that makes it more powerful as it runs the Chrome OS and has access to the android applications on the google play store. Google optimized the Software to work smoothly as a tablet and desktop for the pixel sl-ate i5. Further, the Software of chrome slate is great for productivity and running the browser applications properly.

5.      Specification and Price of the Pixel Slate i5

The table will show you the specification and the Price of the slate i5.

Google Pixel Slate i5 Specifications
Display 12.3-inch LTPS LCD 3,000×2,000 Resolution
Audio Dual front speakers, two mics, No headphone jack
Battery 48WHr, 10 hours battery life
Storage 32GB,64GB,128GB, OR 256 GB
Processor 8th Gen Intel Core m3, i5, i7 or Celeron


The pixel slate is an excellent Google product and has one of the best Chrome OS. We can enjoy using the 2 in 1 product, but it is quite expensive, so here is the price list of the google slate i5.

Processor RAM Storage Price
Intel Core m3-8100Y 8GB 64GB £749, $799
Dual-core 1.3GHz Intel Core i5-8200Y 8GB 128GB £969, $999
Intel Core i7-8500Y 16GB 256GB £1,549,$1599
Celeron 3965Y 4GB 32GB £549, $599
Celeron 3965Y 8GB 64GB £649, $699

Final Thoughts

The verdict is that, overall, the Pixel Slate i5 is an impressive 2 in 1 touchscreen laptop that provides us with various features and great hardware that I obviously love. But, the Price of the Google Pixel is too expensive, as, at this Price, people would not go to buy the product, as the competitor’s product is more mature, consistent, and offers more efficient work. But sometimes Google offers some pleasant deals to buy the Pixel Slate. They have better options like the iPad Pro, Surface Pro 6, etc. Let us know your thoughts about the google pixel slate i5.