Google has confirmed that it’s engaged on a premium model of its Pixelbook and Pixel Slate units. At Cloud Subsequent 2019, the search large hosted a session titled “Google Hardware for Enterprise” that lays out plans for business-centric units. The session reportedly began with a recap of present product lineup – the Pixelbook and Pixel Slate – and introduced that the following system from the corporate will goal workforce market aiming to “be productive on-the-go”. This shouldn’t come as a shock since this can be a robust section for Microsoft and Home windows and Google needs to compete with the Redmond large.
In line with 9to5Google, Steve Jacobs, Lead Product Supervisor for the Pixelbook group described the Pixelbook as a product designed for busy executives and data staff or leaders briefly. With the Pixel Slate, based on Jacobs, Google aimed toward consumer-facing audience like “gross sales groups within the discipline” and “entrance of home working”. Google says the Pixel Slate was thus developed with a audience of “artistic groups” and “medical practitioners.”
Google is just not providing a timeline for the launch of those new workforce-centric Pixelbook units nevertheless it may occur someday in October. Google has been rumored to be engaged on the successor to Pixelbook codenamed Atlas. The system reportedly leaked in two movies late final yr, revealing a brand new design language. The announcement comes amidst experiences that Google has began cutting down its roadmap for future laptop computer and pill tasks.
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Enterprise Insider reported that Google has scaled down the “Create” crew inside its division till it “reassesses product plans.” The report didn’t rule out the launch of a brand new product although. The presentation at Cloud Subsequent 2019 solely additional exhibits Google’s intention to grow to be an even bigger participant within the computing section. With Rick Osterloh main the merchandise division and having gained assist of HTC‘s smartphone division, there’s a risk that the corporate may debut a totally new computing system.