The google pixel device It takes a long time in the journey between the first reveal of the device (May 2022) and its actually being available for purchase (sometime in 2023), and that means ample opportunity for leaks and rumors to surface.
As monitored by the team in 9to5Google (Opens in a new tab)We may have had our first look at the software that runs on board the Pixel Tablet. Via blog post (Opens in a new tab) In keyboard shortcut updates coming to Google Keep on Android.
It’s hard to know for sure, but it stands to reason that Google engineers already use the tablet internally, and the GIF scales up to the expected Pixel Tablet screen resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels.
Details and details
The animation doesn’t tell us much about how the Pixel Tablet will look in terms of its software, but we can see a row of icons drawn along the bottom of the screen, and the familiar Android status bar along the top.
This status bar is larger than it would normally be on an Android phone, giving way to what looks like a Google Account toggle button – allowing you to quickly navigate between different users on the device.
The green and black color scheme matches each other Promotional materials (Opens in a new tab) Also provided by Google, is further evidence that this photo was actually taken from a Pixel Tablet running Android 12L.
Analysis: What we know so far
When it comes to what we know so far about the Google Pixel Tablet, we have a mix of officially confirmed details as well as some unofficial leaks and rumors. For example, Google itself said that the tablet will use the same Tensor G2 chipset that runs on Pixel 7 And the Pixel 7 Pro phones.
We also know that there will be a Charging Speaker Dock accessory available for the Google Pixel Tablet, which will also charge the tablet and turn it into something of a smart home hub — much like Google Nest HubIn fact.
When it comes to unconfirmed rumors, 10.95-inch screen, Wi-Fi 6, 128GB and 256GB internal storage options been mentioned. There were also rumors that a tablet would become a good fit With 4 GB of RAM.
These leaks suggest something more mid-range than premium, but we’ll have to wait and see to know for sure. Google told us the device will appear sometime in 2023 – we can’t be more precise than that, but given that it was announced in May 2022, we’re expecting that sooner rather than later.