Nexus 10 available Nov. 13 starting at $399

Google’s cancelled event does not mean we will not get to hear all of the announcements it had planned for today. We don’t have our hands on the press release just yet, but the new Samsung-built Nexus 10 just popped up in a promo Google posted to its Nexus YouTube account. Google also now posted a product page for the Nexus 10 (as well as the new Nexus 4) to Google Play, with the ability to be notified of availability.

Google will officially begin selling the tablet on the Google Play store starting at $399 for the 16GB version ($499 for 32GB) on Nov. 13 in the following countries: U.S., U.K., Australia, France, Germany, Spain, and Canada.

The full specs and press release are below:

-10-inch 2560 x 1600, 300ppi display

-16GB or 32GB

-WiFi only


-dual-core ARM Cortex-A15

-quad-core Mali T604 GPU

-5 megapixel camera

-1.9 megapixel front-facing cam

-9 hours HD video playback

-9,000mAh battery

-weighs 604 grams

-microUSB, micro HDMI,

-two NFC chips

Samsung and Google today announced the Nexus 10, a powerful 10-inch tablet 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 lean, soft-to-the-touch frame – measuring just 8.9 mm and weighing 603 grams. The complete fact sheet is below.


Nexus 10 will be available on 11/13 in the Google Play Store in the U.S., U.K., Australia, France, Germany, Spain, Canada and Japan.

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

Network  WiFi only
Processor 1.7 GHz A15 dual-core processor
Display  10” WQXGA (2560×1600, 300 ppi) display
OS Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Camera Main(Rear): 5 Megapixel Camera

Sub(Front): 1.9 Megapixel Camera

Video 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,

Audio Codec: MP3, OGG, WMA, AAC, ACC+, eAAC+, AMR(NB,WB), MIDI, WAV,

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
Connectivity Bluetooth® v 3.0

WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (MIMO+HT40)



Pogo pin

Dual Side NFC


Sensor Barometer. Accelerometer, Gyro, Digital Compass, Light, Opening sensor
Memory 16/32GB User memory + 2GB (RAM)
Dimension 263.8 x 177.8 x 8.9 mm, 603g
Battery 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.

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