Sharing the tablet platform with other tech giants like Samsung and Apple, Google with its Nexus 10 puts one more addition to its wide spectrum of the flagship Nexus series products. The Google Nexus 10 comes with a variety of features like the new chipset, superior screen resolution and not to forget Google’s own “Android” operating system that has been one of the most feature-packed OS in the market and is very user friendly. However, we further don’t need to justify its might as Android has its own style of dominating the market.
Let us cruise through the Nexus 10 boat and discover the deep secrets that its ocean of features have to offer us.
- A 10.1 TFT capacitive touch-screen with 16M colors and a superior WQXGA resolution of 2560×1600 pixels with a whooping 300ppi density.
- Scratch-resistant corning Gorilla Glass 2.
- Exynos 5250 chipset powered with a 1.7GHz ARM Cortex A-15 processor with a Mali GPU and 2GB of RAM.
- Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
- 16/32GB of built-in storage.
- 5MP primary camera with LED flash and 1.9 MP secondary camera.
- GPS with A-GPS support, digital compass and GLONASS support.
- NFC (Near Field Communication) and Android Beam support.
- Front mounted stereo speakers, standard USB support and a micro-HDMI port.
- Accelerometer, proximity sensors, gyroscope sensors and barometer.
- 9000mAh Li-Po battery.
- Design and Display
With the first glance on the device, you will see that the Nexus 10 is pretty sleek with 8.9mm thickness and is very light in weight with just 600 grams on your hands. The Nexus 10 has a rubber finished back which certainly does not give the polished and executive look like that of a metal finish, but its build quality is certainly unquestionable! The rubber back offers a much firm grip on the hands and with a scratch-resistant corning Gorilla Glass for the 10” screen, you will get the much essential robustness and ruggedness to your device.
Coming to its display, Google seems to have moved a step further than the iPad. The picture-performance is just stunning as Google pours nearly over 4 million pixels in the 10” screen and offers an ultra-clear resolution with 300ppi density. With this impressive resolution, your experience with reading texts, watching HD movies and playing high-end graphic games is just going to be enhanced! Moreover as it is Samsung made, you will get the WQXGA that you see in the Samsung Note 10.1.
- Hardware and Software
With a dual-core 1.7GHz Cortex A-15 processor, you can perform almost any operation on the device. When compared to its other equivalents in the market, you might find a noticing difference of the quad-core and the dual-core processor, but however Nexus 10 fares pretty well in terms of performance. Moreover, you will also get a Mali-T640 GPU in order to support all your high-end graphic content.
Looking to its software, we need no introduction regarding what wonders can the Android operating system do! Powered with the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean you will be able to run a plethora of applications with seamless multitasking and will be able to explore the functionality of the device in a much better way!
- Stay Connected and Made-to-Share Feature
With the Stay Connected feature, Nexus 10 gives you the luxury for free messaging and video chats via Hangouts. With the Hangout feature you can turn on video chat with 10 friends and stay connected. This features also helps to make video conferencing with 10 colleagues of your office. With a sharp 1.9MP front-facing camera, your video conversations will be simply better!
If your Nexus 10 is operated with many people at your home, you will surely understand the beauty of this Made-to-Share feature. With a multi-user support, you can manage your own accounts privately. On power on, tap your photo and enter your own profile with storage, photos, e-mails and all your data! And as Android has a built-in multitasking in its core, you can easily switch between accounts without logging-in or logging-out.
- Google Play and Chrome
The Google Play Store has all the fun waiting for you! Just get the latest HD movies and various famous fiction or non-fiction novels at a touch. With a crystal clear 10 inch screen you experience with reading texts will be better and you can enjoy all the thrill of an HD content. Moreover, you can also get the latest episodes of your favorite TV shows instantly!
We all have been knowing about the super-fast Chrome browser from Google. The accelerated page loading, scrolling and instant zooming will get you to your required data in no time. With Chrome, you can send the web pages from your computer to your tablet and can read them offline.
- Battery Life
With a 9000mAh lithium polymer battery support users are ensured long hours of seamless operation with the Nexus 10. Both Samsung and Google claim that users will get 9 hours of video watching, 90 hours of music playing and 7 hours of continuous operation.
With all these power-packed features, there are few areas where users and Nexus fans will be bit disappointed! There is no cellular data model and you get only the Wi-Fi model with the Nexus 10. There are only two models with 16/32GB of internal storage. Moreover the is no expandable memory slot offered and we all know that user’s thirst of additional memory is always quenchless no matter how big you get!
However, Google has managed to put a fair price to its device with 399$ for 16GB version and 499$ for its 32GB version.