Google Pixel C may come with a split-screen feature, if the announcement from the Pixel team proves to be authentic.

Andrew Bowers, Director for Consumer Hardware, made the announcement during a Reddit AMA, aiming to answer any questions consumers might have on the new Pixel C. 

"We have been working to get Pixel C out the door before the holidays, and now that we have time to breath, we wanted to answer your questions," said Bowers. "We'll be answering your questions from 11 to 12 PM PT (1800-1900 UTC) so...Ask Us Anything!"

Unveiled earlier this year, the new Google Pixel C tablet was finally released this week and had already earned for itself quite a number of praises from early reviewers. One of them suggests that the Pixel C could just be one of the best tablets to hit the market to date.

"Google's done it - it's made the best Android tablet around. The Pixel C has it all: a fantastic display, heaps of power and a premium design. Plus, for those willing to splash the cash, the keyboard is a great accessory," wrote John McCann of TechRadar in his review on the tablet.

Unlike other devices, the Pixel C is designed and built wholly by Google. It boasts a 10.2-inch screen and a pixel resolution of 2,560 x 1,800. The tablet runs on a NVIDIA Tegra XI chip and features a RAM of 3 GB and internal storage of either 32 or 64 GB. As for the camera, the Pixel C is built with an 8-MP rear camera and a 2-MP front camera. Other interesting features include a USB-C port, a battery that promises to deliver more than 10 hours of battery life, Android 6.0 and a number of sensors that include Ambient Light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Compass, Hall and Proximity.

The split-screen and multi-window features are already possible in Android Marshmallow. After careful consideration of several complaints from reviewers, Google developers confirmed that it is working closely to meet customers' demands on the company's latest flagship tablet.

Over at the Reddit AMA, the Pixel team also noted that the Pixel C will be regularly updated on a monthly basis akin to a Nexus device. The team added that the tablet's bootloader can be unlocked, making it possible for alternative ROMs to be installed.

While the issue on the split-screen functionality seemed finally settled, there is no mention of an active stylus accessory for the tablet. According to the developers, the Pixel C is designed to be more like a productivity machine. Therefore, it is more sensible for them to focus more on the keyboard input instead of a stylus.

It should be noted, however, that Android 6.0 has support for styluses that are Bluetooth-activated. In other words, the Pixel C's lack of a stylus may be possibly filled in by third party accessory makers such as Adonit and Wacom.

The new Pixel C tablet from Google is priced at $499 for the 32 GB version. The keyboard is sold separately and carries the price of $149.

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