Google and Samsung announce the Nexus 10

Google and Samsung announce the Nexus 10
Google's announcements are coming fast and furious right now. We already saw the LG Nexus 4, and now we've got the info on the Google Nexus 10 tablet. The Nexus 10 is a beast of a device, with the main feature being a rumor come true: a 2650x1600 display clocking in at 299 pixels per inch. 

As for the rest of the specs, the Nexus 10 will be packing Samsung's new 1.7GHz Cortex A15-based Exynos 5 chip, and quad-core Mali-T604 GPU, 2GB of RAM, NFC, a 5MP rear camera, and 1.9MP front camera. The tablet will also be running Android 4.2, just like the LG Nexus 4. One downside for some users is that the Nexus 10 will not have an SD card slot, so the storage is what it is. 

As far as the design, the tablet is plastic, but according to Matias Duarte, the plastic is "essential" to making the tablet thin and light, as well as allowing for a solid grip on the back so you can hold the tablet one-handed. The Nexus 10 will be 263.8 x 177.8 x 8.9 mm and just 603g, which makes it both thinner and lighter than the iPad 4. 

Just like the LG Nexus 4, the Google Nexus 10 will launch on November 13th exclusively in the Google Play Store in U.S., U.K., Australia, France, Germany, Spain, Canada and Japan. It will be $399 for the 16GB model, and $499 for 32GB. The listing is already up in the Play Store, but no pre-orders just yet.

source: Google

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Nexus 10
  • Display 10.1" 2560 x 1600 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 5 Dual, Dual-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 9000 mAh



1. melvineus

Posts: 17; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

Omg looovvveeettt

12. tahnik

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 17, 2011

Specs are amazing but this is too ugly to buy... They should take help from Sony for design....

27. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Sony is literally dead so its a good thing they dont take cues from Sony...they dont wanna go that way! Whats ugly about looks a lot like the Note 10.1 which has a decent enough design and the specs on this beast are awesome

30. itsjustJOH

Posts: 232; Member since: Oct 18, 2012

The design is not just for aesthetic purposes. Watch this video from The Verge, then you'll understand why they did this and that.

46. dodo1234

Posts: 40; Member since: Nov 06, 2011

The design is fine, besides, the majority of ppl, myself included, place a back cover on their smartphone anyways :)

22. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

OMG! OMG! OMG! Its here...finally a tablet with the sweeeeeet Super AMOLED baby! check out the price for this beast...$399...take my money ...u better take it or I am gonna shove it to you Google! THE BEAST UNLEASHED!

24. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

Join the club .......I'm glad I didn't buy the Note 10.1 ......399 means I can get 2 for me and my girlfriend

44. stealthd unregistered

Except it isn't really AMOLED, phonearena kind of jumped the gun there.

52. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

oh man! but this jelly bean offering is sweet enough even now :)

2. pkiran1996

Posts: 166; Member since: Oct 22, 2011


3. sheik

Posts: 249; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

This is my next!! But will that support cellular connection? or just wifi only?

19. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

WiFi only buddy ......I think they will add a cellular modem next year like the Nexus 7 3G

4. MeoCao unregistered

Wow, great value now the adapted apps are coming.

5. melvineus

Posts: 17; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

This must be better than asus infinity

43. thelegend6657 unregistered

Asus infinity has a 3G version , any information on the nexus 10 ?

6. darkvadervip

Posts: 366; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

Boring. The human eye can only see so much. No thanks.

15. sheik

Posts: 249; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

STFU. This shows you know nothing about tech. the human eye can perceive upto 477ppi at a normal viewing distance if it has .6 arc minute vision. So many people may have less than .6 arc minute vision. So If its boring then get the hell out of here...

25. hung2900

Posts: 966; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

OK but we still need something more than full-HD on 10.1 inch tablet in which 2650x1600 resolution is the best for 16:10 aspect ratio. And we still need a fastest updated device (Nexus) and a fastest hardware (first Cortex A15 with powerful Mali604 GPU)

7. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

yeah, i'll probably be getting this.

50. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Have fun with that Exynos 5, King. I wonder where Remix is, he should be drooling over this,

8. BadAssAbe

Posts: 507; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

All tablets need a amoled display due to the screen buttons that never go away. Day One Buy :-)

9. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012


26. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012


10. ogy_dogy

Posts: 453; Member since: Jun 29, 2012

one ugly fokker...

11. IEatApples

Posts: 66; Member since: Jul 06, 2011

Very nice tablet and specs but android tablets have been around for over 2 years now and the app catalog for tablets is still unacceptably small and the apps that do exist are absolute garbage compared to ipad apps. Android has a lot of potential for tablets but won't ever do well until developers get on board and make some beautiful tablet apps like in ios.

16. McLTE

Posts: 922; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

It's no different than with the phones.. With more tablets sold, the apps will explode in numbers. Trust me.. the pricing on the Nexus7 and 10.. will make for some impressive sales.. which leads to developers scrambling to get in on that action! This is good for Android tablets.. reasonable price and great specs! I'd take this over an iPad any day!

20. tahnik

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 17, 2011

yes....Android has always grown better than anyone... But this is ugly as hell...

13. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012


14. ilia1986 unregistered

2650x1600 Super AMOLED?! OMG - That's just too awesome, Samsung! :D Eat that iPad\mini! Shame there's no SD card though, but hey - you always got the cloud. :)

18. tahnik

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 17, 2011

Man,Android doesn't even much apps for 1024x768...

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