Hands-on with the Google Pixel C


Call it a Pixel. Just don’t call it a Chromebook.

OK, so the new Google Pixel C looks very much like the Chromebook Pixel. Same beautiful aluminum. Same sleek lines. This one’s decidedly Android, though (thus no “Chromebook” moniker, never mind how many times I type it by mistake), and it very much is in the ilk of the Microsoft Surface and perhaps the new iPad Pro.

It’s part tablet, part keyboard, with the two mated by some seriously strong magnets. They’ll be available for purchase separately, but we’ve got a feeling most folks considering the Pixel C will want them together.

Let’s take a quick look.