Alex Cranz, writing for Gizmodo:
So would I recommend it over the iPad Pro? To a lot of people yes!
Especially if you’re considering buying the iPad Pro, which starts
at $800 for an 11-inch model and $1,000 for a 12.9-inch device.
The Pixel Slate starts at $600 and moves between laptop and tablet
mode much more smoothly. It’s an inexpensive tablet that doubles
pretty neatly as a solid work device — though I’d suggest
spending at least $100 more to go from 4GB of RAM to 8GB. The
Pixel Slate does the jobs of a tablet so well that Apple should
take note. And if you’re a Surface Pro acolyte who isn’t beholden
to Windows, then the Slate is worth a look too.
A fascinating yin to Dieter Bohn’s yang. Really seems like they’re reviewing two different devices. As to who is right, Cranz uses at least 12 exclamation marks in this review, which I’d wager speaks to her taste.
★ Thursday, 29 November 2018