Google announces the Nexus 10, available November 13 for $399/16GB or $499/32GB

Earlier LG and Google made the Nexus 4 official and now they made the Nexus 10 official. As expected, it’s made by Samsung and it will feature a 2560 x 1600 display with a whopping 300ppi. It’s the highest resolution tablet on the planet. It will feature a battery that will give you 9 hours of playback time and 500 hours of standby time. It will sport Google’s latest update, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and front-facing speakers just like the Galaxy Note 10.1. It will be the first truly sharable tablet with support for multiple users that you can easily switch from the lockscreen.

The Nexus 10 will be available for $399 for the 16GB version and $499 for 32GB starting on November 13 in the Google Play Store in U.S., U.K., Australia, France, Germany, Spain, Canada and Japan.

Full specs:

  • 10-inch 2560 x 1600 display at 300ppi
  • 1.7GHz A15 dual-core processor
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 5MP rear camera
  • 1.9MP front camera
  • microUSB and microHDMI
  • Dual Side NFC
  • 263.8mm x 177.8mm x 8.9mm
  • 603 grams

Hit the break for a quick video that features the Nexus 10 as well as the full press release

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Samsung and Google introduce Nexus 10

Powerful 10” Tablet with the World’s Highest Resolution Display

Mountain View, CA—October 29, 2012— The newest tablet from Google and Samsung’s joint efforts, Nexus 10, is a powerful device that marries Samsung’s best-in-class hardware, the latest version of Android—4.2 Jelly Bean, and the best of Google. With the world’s highest resolution tablet display, all new multi-user support, immersive HD content and the best Google apps – Nexus 10 has something for everyone.

Nexus 10 packs powerful components inside a surprisingly lean, soft-to-the-touch frame – measuring an incredibly thin 8.9 mm and weighing just 603 grams, it’s the perfect couch or coffee table companion. Nexus 10 was created in partnership with Samsung and comes with a blazing fast dual-core A15 processor and advanced MIMO WiFi, giving you web browsing speeds up to 4x faster than normal WiFi.*With the 1.9MP front-facing camera, you’ll look great as you video chat with up to nine friends at once with Google+ Hangouts, and so will your friends on the dazzling 10″ display.

Nexus 10 was made for everyone to enjoy. Just turn on your tablet and tap your photo to sign in to your own home screen, apps, email, photos and storage. All new multi-user support lets each user have their own separate space, and save their own individual high scores on games, all on the same tablet. With the new Daydream mode on Nexus 10 you can display useful or delightful information on your tablet when it’s charging. Choose to show off your photo albums, get the latest news from Google Currents, and more.

Samsung continuously strengthens our partnership with Google to deliver the most compelling Android device experience, enabling users to be always on the top of the game.

Nexus 10 Product Specifications


 WiFi only


1.7 GHz A15 dual-core processor


 10” WQXGA (2560×1600, 300 ppi) display


Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)


Main(Rear): 5 Megapixel Camera

Sub(Front): 1.9 Megapixel Camera


Codec: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, VC-1, DivX VP8,

Format: 3GP(MP4), WMV(ASF), AVI, FLV, MKV, WebM

Full HD(1080p) Playback & Recording @30 fps,



AC-3, Flac

3.5mm Ear Jack, Stereo speaker


Mobile Services

Google Chrome, Gmail, Google Talk, Google Maps for Android, Google Search, Voice Search, Google Now Google+, Gmail, YouTube, Google Currents, Google Play Store, Google Play Books, Google Play Movies, Google Play Magazines


Bluetooth® v 3.0

WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (MIMO+HT40)



Pogo pin

Dual Side NFC



Barometer. Accelerometer, Gyro, Digital Compass, Light, Opening sensor


16/32GB User memory + 2GB (RAM)


263.8 x 177.8 x 8.9 mm, 603g


Standard battery, Li-ion 9,000mAh


* Based on theoretical peak speeds. Actual speeds may be lower.

* All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

* Android, Google, Google Docs, Quick Office, Google Chrome Browser, Google DownloadsGoogle Play Store, Google Play Books, Google Play Movies, YouTubeGoogle Talk, Google Plus, GmailGoogle Maps, Google Latitude, Google Places, and Google Navigation are trademarks of Google Inc.

About the Author: Robert Nazarian

Robert lives in upstate New York where he was born and raised. Technology was always his passion. His first computer was a Radio Shack TRS80 Color that used a cassette tape to save programs, and his first laptop was a Toshiba T1200FB that sported a CGA greyscale screen and two 720kb floppy drives (no hardrive). From the early 90’s through late 2011, he only owned Motorola phones starting with the MircroTAC all the way through to the Droid X. He broke that streak when he bought the Galaxy Nexus. Now he's sporting a Galaxy Note 4, and absolutely loves it. He has a wonderful wife and a 6 year old son. In his free time he enjoys sports, movies, TV, working out, and trying to keep up with the rapid fast world of technology.