Nexus 10 2 Release Rumors Are Ripe: Will It Kill iPad Air?

Google is absolutely basking in the glory this year. It has tasted success with the launch of Google Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 2 and now people are eagerly waiting for the Nexus 10 2 release.

Google is absolutely basking in the glory this year. It has tasted success with the launch of Google Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 2 and now people are eagerly waiting for the Nexus 10 2 release.

A slew of rumors and speculation regarding the Nexus 10 release is flooding the Internet. However, there is no confirmation as when will the tablet release. Earlier it was speculated that Nexus 10 2 will come on Black Friday but now with the constant delay, it seems Google will release its tablet in the first quarter of 2014.

Nexus 10 2 will give tough competition to Apple iPad Air.  Currently iPad Air is enjoying the monopoly in the premium tablet segment. However, Google can beat Apple’s offering if it offers extraordinary features in Nexus 10 2.

 Right now the rumored specs of Nexus 10 2 are :

  • Android 4.4 KitKat Operating System
  • Super PLS 10.1 inches, 2560 x 1600, 299ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen
  • nVidia Tegra 4 or 2.3 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Processor
  • Adreno 330 GPU
  • Up to 32 GB Storage
  • 2GB or 3GB of RAM
  • 8 MP rear and 2.1 MP front Camera
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, dual-side NFC, microUSB
  • Li-po 9500mAh non-removable Battery

 

Where as Apple iPad Air  Specs 

2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

 

CDMA 800 / 1900

3G Network

HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100

 

CDMA2000 1xEV-DO

4G Network

LTE

SIM

Nano-SIM

Announced

2013, October

Status

Available. Released November 2013

BODY

Dimensions

240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm (9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 in)

Weight

469 g (Wi-Fi) / 478 g (3G/LTE) (1.03 lb)

DISPLAY

Type

LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Size

1536 x 2048 pixels, 9.7 inches (~264 ppi pixel density)

Multitouch

Yes

Protection

Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating

SOUND

Alert types

N/A

Loudspeaker

Yes, with stereo speakers

3.5mm jack

Yes

MEMORY

Card slot

No

Internal

16/32/64/128 GB storage, 1 GB RAM DDR3

DATA

GPRS

Yes

EDGE

Yes

Speed

DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps

WLAN

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot

Bluetooth

Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR

USB

Yes, v2.0

CAMERA

Primary

5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, autofocus, check quality

Features

Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR

Video

Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, check quality

Secondary

Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular

FEATURES

OS

iOS 7.0.4

Chipset

Apple A7

CPU

Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)

GPU

PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics)

Sensors

Accelerometer, gyro, compass

Messaging

iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM

Browser

HTML (Safari)

Radio

No

GPS

Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS

Java

No

Colors

Space Gray, Silver

 

– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

– Siri natural language commands and dictation

– AirDrop file sharing

– iCloud cloud service

– iCloud Keychain

– Twitter and Facebook integration

– TV-out

– Maps

– Audio/video player/editor

– Organizer

– Image viewer/editor

– Document viewer/editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

– Voice memo

– Predictive text input

BATTERY

 

Non-removable Li-Po 8,820 battery (32.4 Wh)

Stand-by

 

Talk time

Up to 10 h (multimedia)

       

So take your pick… 

 

 

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