Samsung Nexus 10 announced
The tablet market has seen a reversal of roles of sorts, if you were to analyze it. For starters, Apple, when Steve Jobs was still alive, said that the 7-inch tablet market does not make sense, and tablets released at that size was pronounced to be DOA – Dead On Arrival. Rather ironic then, to see Apple step into the 7-inch tablet market with their recently announced iPad mini, don’t you think so? Samsung, on the other hand, had always tried to best Apple in the 10-inch tablet segment with their attempts coming in the forms of the Galaxy Tab family, while issuing 7-inch models under the same banner to boot. Their latest attempt, however, carries the Nexus flag of Google, resulting in the Google Nexus 10 which will also be the first device to ship with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean in tow.
One major talking point about the Samsung Nexus 10 would be this – it is touted to be the world’s highest resolution tablet display, offering new multi-user support, immersive HD content as well as the very best that Google apps deliver, making sure that you have a little bit of something for just about anyone and everyone. Measuring a mere 8.9mm thin and tipping the scales at just 603 grams ,the Nexus 10 will be powered by a speedy dual-core A15 processor and advanced MIMO WiFi, where the latter claims to deliver web browsing speeds that are up to 4 times faster compared to standard issue WiFi.
In front, there is a 1.9-megapixel camera, allowing you to look at your highest resolution best while you chat over video with up to nine friends simultaneously via Google+ Hangouts. The Nexus 10 does seem to be a tablet for everyone – tap your photo to sign in to your own user account, and you can set up different accounts for different users just like how your Windows system is like. Not only that, there is also the new Daydream mode on the Samsung Nexus 10 that allows you to display useful or delightful information on your tablet even when it is charging.
Other hardware specifications include a micro HDMI port, micro USB support, a 10” display at 2560 x 1600 resolution (300ppi), Bluetooth 3.0 and NFC support, and a massive 9,000mAh battery to keep this puppy going for hours on end. Does the iPad have something to be scared of? I would go out on a limb here and say yes, resoundingly.