Hot on the heels of its Nexus 4 announcement and unveiling the updated Nexus 7, Google also announced its entry in the 10″ tablet segment with the Samsung manufactured Nexus 10. The tablet packs an extremely high resolution screen with the 2,560 x 1,600 pixels packed into the 10″ panel resulting in a ppi of 300. The tablet is rated at 9 hours of continuous video playback while standby time is stated as 500 hours thanks to its 9000 mAh battery.
The dual front facing speakers are another cool addition to the tablet which runs on a Cortex A15-based 1.7 GHz Samsung Exynos 5250 CPU coupled with a Mali T604 GPU and 2GB of RAM. Connectivity options include NFC, 802.11 b/g/n (MIMO + HT40) WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0. Physical connectors include microUSB, Pogo Pin, microHDMI and a standard 3.5mm headphone jack. The tablet is pretty light at 603grams and has a svelte 8.9mm thick shell.
A 5MP camera can be found at the back while a 1.9MP unit does front facing duty. The tablet starts shipping from November 13th on Google Play at a price point of $399 for 16GB and $499 for 32GB. It will be available in the US, UK, Australia, France, Germany, Spain, Canada and Japan.