The big surprise at today’s Google announcement was the Pixel C, an Android tablet developed by the team behind the Pixel Chromebooks.
The Chromebook Pixels are powerhouses of speed and wonders of design — and they definitely had the prices to match those outsized ambitions. The same thing applies to the Pixel C. It starts at $499, but you’re also going to want to pony up for the keyboard, which costs $149. That’s pretty-good laptop territory, so does the Pixel C actually compete with a pretty-good laptop?
Well, sort of.
This article originally appeared on Recode.net.