Google has just announced its Nexus 10 tablet, the device that could turn out a killer for the Apple fourth generation iPad. The Nexus 10 has been co-developed with Samsung Electronics and will be the first out of the gate with Jelly Bean/Android 4.2. The Nexus 10 device, packed (with) tons of great features, can be used to download and enjoy various applications, watch movies and read books. Its 2560×1600 high-resolution display at 300ppi (pixels per square inch) is highly optimized for playing games.
While the tablet may not be a radical departure from its predecessors, Google has partnered with Samsung Electronics to make significant hardware improvements that it hopes will help it break into the mainstream.
Nexus 10: Specifications
If you’ve been following the rumors surrounding the Nexus 10 then you already know most of the specs for Samsung’s Nexus 10 tablet. The Dual-core Cortex A15 chip powered device features a 10-inch display screen with 2560-by-1600 resolution (Google calls it as the highest-resolution screen in the tablet marketplace), 1.9MP front camera, 5MP rear camera, and 2GB RAM as you’d expect and 9000 mAh battery provides 9 hours of video playback battery life. Other specifications are – Front-facing stereo speakers, Micro USB, Micro HDMI, Two NFC chips (one in the front, one in back), Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) and Pogo pin.
With 4.2, Nexus 10 has an account-switching feature that lets multiple users share the tablet more easily. Android 4.2 Jelly Bean also features a Customization Center, allowing you to customize the user interface without having to root the nexus 10 or install custom ROMs. That means, you can install different icon packs, backgrounds, launchers, ringtones, and filters without rooting the tablet. Gmail for android has also been updated. Users can now pinch to zoom in on text within an email, as well as swipe to archive or delete a message. Simple! There are many other features available with Google’s latest mobile operating system – Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
Nexus 10: Pricing and Availability
It starts with a 16GB of storage, and will be priced at $399. The 32GB version of Nexus 10 will cost $499 only. The tablet will go on sale starting November 13th in the U.S.,U.K.,Australia,France,Germany,Spain,Canada and Japan. The Nexus 10 retails through Google’s online store only. Here are the links: