Google Nexus 10 tablet launched; price starts at $399

Google Nexus 10 tablet launched; price starts at $399


Zeebiz Bureau

San Francisco: Raising the bar of the tablet war, Google Inc on Monday unveiled a larger version of its Nexus-branded tablet computer – the 10-inch Nexus tablet.

Also known as the Nexus 10, it has been made in partnership with the South Korean electronic giant, Samsung Electronics Co and is the first 10-inch tablet to come under the Google’s Nexus brand. It will be run on Google’s Android.

The Google Nexus tablet has been launched in the backdrop of new products been launched by technology leaders in recent weeks including the Apple’s iPad Mini and Microsoft’s tablet, the Surface.

The Google Nexus 10 will be available in the European market from November 13. Given below are some of the salient features of Nexus tablet.

Features of Google's Nexus 10:

Operating system: Google's Android 4.2

Screen size: 10.1 inches diagonally

Screen resolution: 2560 by 1600 pixels

Price: USD 399 for 16 GB and USD 499 for 32 GB

Weight: 1.33 pounds.

Cameras: 5 MP camera on back and a low-resolution camera on front

Battery life: 9 hours for video playback, 7 hours for Web browsing and over 500 hours of standby time