Google Pixel Slate Review


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00:43 – Hardware Overview
00:50 – Price and Configuration
02:18 – Build Quality
02:22 – Screen and Weight
03:11 – Battery Life
03:30 – Great Speakers
03:40 – Cameras
03:54 – No Headphone Jack
04:09 – 2 USB-C Ports
04:32 – Power Switch has Fingerprint Reader
05:09 – Keyboard
05:56 – Keyboard Backlight
06:16 – Trackpad Issues
07:01 – Adjusting the display position
07:25 – Keyboard connection issues
07:40 – Folded Keyboard Slides Around!
08:05 – Performance: Web Browsing and YouTube Playback
09:02 – Benchmarks: Speedometer
09:47 – Chrome OS and Use in Tablet Mode
11:48 – Difficult to Use as a Tablet
12:36 – Using the Pen
15:42 – Google Assistant Built-In
16:59 – Running Android Apps
18:12 – Playing Android Games
18:35 – Running Linux Apps
19:39 – USB-C Functionality
20:44 – No Self-Powered External Displays!
21:19 – Final Thoughts

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