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Google discounts the Pixel C for Android N development

Google's latest hardware is being offered to developers in 13 countries at a reduced rate for Android N app building.

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Google Pixel C with optional keyboard

The Pixel C is the latest version of Google's own hardware line and it's an Android tablet. Google recently extended a 25 percent discount on the Pixel C to developers in just a few countries. That offer has been expanded to developers in eight more countries: Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, and Switzerland. This brings the offer to 13 countries including the original offer to developers in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, and United States.

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According to Google the discount is to encourage developers to build apps for Android N. It is making the preview edition of that version of Android available to those taking advantage of the Pixel C offer for developing on the device.

The Pixel C features premium hardware. It features metal construction, and the hardware components are good for a tablet. These components include an Nvidia Tegra X1, 3GB of system RAM and 32/64GB of storage.

There is a laptop dock accessory for the Pixel C for use as a laptop. The dock is an extra $149 and is not subject to the 25 percent discount without qualifying as a developer.

The developer discount may not be restricted to developers only as consumers have been able to get the discount code from Google.