iPad 4 is undoubtedly the most preferred tablet computer despite the presence of Microsoft Surface and latest Google Nexus 10 in the market. However, for those who are more interested in value for money than the glitter of the brand or logo will find it difficult to choose the best tablet in 2012.
Google Nexus 10
The latest tablet from Google is the Nexus 10, which is also the packing the most number of pixels per inch making it the tablet with the highest resolution screen. The impressive multi-user benefits, a plethora of high-def content and the best Android apps from Google.
Manufactured By Samsung, Google Nexus 10 Specs:
Nexus 10 Screens: 10-inch WQXGA with 330ppi that generates stunning 2560 x 1600 resolution and beautiful 16:10 aspect ratio. The enhanced Gorilla Glass 2 to make it scratch free and shatter proof.
Nexus 10 CPU: Samsung Exynos 5250 Dual-core processor based on Cortex A15 clocked at 1.7GHz.
Nexus 10 Battery: Huge 9000mAh battery to deliver upto nine hours of HD video and more than 500 hours of standby.
Nexus 10 Camera: The 5MP camera on rear and 1.9MP on the front will make it perfect for all the daily situation.
The other top features of Google Nexus 10 include 2GB of RAM, powerful dual speakers for music and other audio needs. Yes, NFC is there along with connectivity options WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (MIMO+HT40) and Bluetooth 4.0. You will get latest Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, which will provide users with new multi-user account support.
Nexus 10 Price: The Nexus 10 16GB will cost you $399 and 32GB storage will require you to pay $499. This is full $100 less than the competing tablet, that is iPad, in the 10-inch tablet bracket.
Comparing Nexus 10 with Apple iPad 4
Considering the initial benchmarks, iPad 4 running dual-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz is the fastest, but 1GB RAM is obviously limited compared to Nexus 10’s 2GB offering. Apple has demonstrated its ability to provide faster processor by tweaking dual core cpu and even beating quad core chips from the rivals.
Google Nexus 10 is clocked at 1.7Ghz, which is clearly faster than iPad 4, but it will take another benchmark result to declare the fastest of the both.
Conclusion: The Google Nexus 10 is clearly a winner considering the price, resolution, speed and RAM. However, the iPad 4 is a better option for users who are interested in having LTE connectivity.