It was not long ago that we discussed both Android tablets and the Pixel C, where we explored the shifts in hardware and software that the big-screen Android devices have been going through in accordance to the tablet market as a whole.
In our analysis of the Pixel C’s place in the tablet world, we contrasted the device with the Surface line, Microsoft’s answer (and perhaps, initiator of) the demand for powerful, productivity-oriented tablets. More than a mere consumption device, the Surface line offers the full power of desktop-based operating systems, whereas Android Marshmallow failed to address the glaring shortcomings of our favorite mobile OS when viewed and operated on big screens.
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