Google discounts Pixel Slate by $200, Core m3 now $599 & Celeron still out of stock
In comparison with the Pixelbook, the Pixel Slate introduced final October has not fared as properly by way of efficiency and lacks critical acclaim. Software program updates proceed to deal with the previous concern, whereas the Google Retailer is now discounting the Chrome OS pill household by $200 throughout the board.
When the Pixel Slate first launched late final yr, its base worth was $599 for an Intel Celeron chip, 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. Nonetheless, the 2 fashions with these chips have been perpetually “Out of stock” since launch.
This weekend (by way of Android Police), Google slashed the price of the efficient entry mannequin from $799 to $599. That new worth presents an eighth Gen Intel Core m3, 8GB of RAM, and 64GB of storage, or principally double the specs for a similar worth.
The Core i5 mannequin with 128GB of storage is now $799 as an alternative of $999, and the flagship Core i7 with 16GB of RAM and 256GB of storage is $1,399 (vs $1,599). This momentary low cost begins as we speak and ends on June 6, 2019.
For the Google Retailer, that is probably the most aggressive low cost on the Pixel Slate up to now. Worth cuts within the $200 vary are often restricted to the Pixel cellphone lineup.
Save $200 on the m3, i5, and i7 Google Pixel Slate tablets. Begins Could 26, 2019 at 12am PT and ends June 6, 2019 at 11:59pm PT, whereas provides final and topic to availability. US residents solely.
A number of main retailers have additionally discounted the Chrome oS pill, together with Amazon, Best Buy, and B&H Photo. Sadly, Google has not discounted the $199 Pixel Slate Keyboard or the $99 Pixelbook Pen. The Brydge G-TYPE Keyboard can also be still $159.99. For the entire expertise as a productiveness gadget, the keyboard is a wanted accent and it’s unlucky Google didn’t go all the way in which.