We are starting to see more Chrome OS-based tablets released alongside traditional Chromebooks, including Google’s Pixel Slate. Now, keyboard company Brydge, which has already released its own dedicated Pixel Slate keyboard, has revealed it will release a general Bluetooth wireless keyboard that works with all Chrome OS devices, along with a Chrome OS touchpad.
Brydge’s website has the details on both products (via Android Police). The keyboard is made of aluminum and has dedicated Chrome OS keys, including a button for launching Google Assistant. The keyboard can also connect to a tablet or other Chrome OS device via a USB Type-C port, in addition to Bluetooth 4.1 support. The battery life on the keyboard is supposed to last up to six months.
The Brydge Chrome OS touchpad is made of glass on top, with an aluminum body below. There’s no word on how long the battery life will be on this touchpad, but it can connect to your Chrome OS device either via a USB Type-C cable or wirelessly via Bluetooth 4.2.
Brydge plans to launch both of these products sometime in the spring of 2019, but, unfortunately, there’s no word on how much they will cost. We will keep an eye out and let you know when they will go on sale and what their final prices will be.
January 9, 2019 at 08:19AM