The Google Pixel tablet on sale before its official presentation

The Mountain View company has officially announced a new tablet for next year at Google I/O 2022.

A revival for Android tablets at Google?

This Pixel Tablet therefore embodies Google’s hope to return to the tablet market, dominated head and shoulders by Apple and its iPads (with 31% market share according to IDC in the second quarter of 2022, compared to just over 18% for Samsung). The company that enjoys the good aura of Pixel series smartphones, this new iteration could allow Google to return to the top 5 worldwide, consisting of Apple, Samsung, Amazon, Lenovo and Huawei.

The Google Pixel tablet on sale before its official presentation

The Pixel tablet should therefore ship Android 13, the internal Tensor 2 chip also found in the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro, and stands out from its competitors by offering a support to repair the device while it functions as a charging station, and which would make the whole thing look like a Nest Hub (according to rumors, Apple could also offer such an accessory for its iPads).

The Google Pixel tablet on sale before its official presentation

A pre-release for sale on Facebook Marketplace

The images (of poor quality) illustrating this article come from a pre-version for sale on Facebook’s marketplace for $400 (before it is quickly removed), and marked with ShrimpApplePro. Although Google has not specified a release date, we won’t have to wait very long to learn more about this Pixel tablet and about Google’s return to this market.

The Google Pixel tablet on sale before its official presentation

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