Sunday , September 23 2018 Ausdroid » Hardware » Tablets, Laptops and Chrome » Pixel C appears on Australian Google Store – now on sale

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Google hardware aficionados this morning will be pleased to find Australia has been included in the list of launch countries for Google’s newest premium tablet the Pixel C. The tablet has been in and out of stock all morning, but finally seems here to stay.

Appearing on the Google Store, the Pixel C is priced at $699 for the 32GB model and $829 for 64GB.

The US site is listing a Leather option for the Keyboard, but it appears that Australia is only seeing one Keyboard option that appears to be aluminium – like the tablet itself – priced at $199.

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The tablet has a premium price, but the specs are premium as well, with the full list of specs now available:

Display: 10.2 inches
2560 x 1800 (308 PPI)
500 nits
√2 aspect ratio
sRGB color gamut
1500:1 contrast ratio
LTPS LCD
In-cell touchscreen
Processor: NVIDIA Tegra X1 with Maxwell GPU
RAM: 3 GB LPDDR4
Storage: 32 GB or 64 GB
Camera: Rear Camera: 8MP
Front Camera: 2MP
Audio: Stereo speakersQuad microphones3.5 mm audio out
Wireless Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac²,
2×2 MIMO, dual-band (2.4 GHz, 5.0 GHz)
Bluetooth 4.1 + HS
Sensors: Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light Sensor
Proximity Sensor
Compass
Hall Effect Sensor
Ports: USB Type-C, 3.5 mm audio
Power: 15W USB Type-C adapter
OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Colour: Silver
Material: Anodized Aluminum
Battery: 34.2 Wh
Physical: 242 x 179 x 7mm @ 0.517 kg

Source: Google Store - Pixel C, and Google Store - Pixel C Keyboard.

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Do you think we’ll see this in physical stores, or will stay online only? Looks so good, but wish they were offering some Play credit or storage or something to take the edge off that high price.

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Does NOT get a good review on arstechnica. Partly flaky hardware, but mostly the problem that Google have screwed up their OS for tablets. Unfinished it probably the nicest way to put it (I won’t link because of what this naff comment system does to links).

Oh, and I’m getting pissed off with these overpriced keyboards that are sold as optional extras, even when they ain’t.

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Well, well, well…. That is good news indeed. I’m looking for something to replace my HP Slatebook x2 so this could be it. However I’ll hold off until the price drops a bit.

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Nexus 9 launch fashback…. Arghhh! $650 I will never get back 🙁

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$950, …. Ugh. Oh I hate them so much.
How can they charge that much? This pricing of egregiously offensive

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