Even the eye of a hurricane couldn't help but be impressed gazing upon the pixelicious screen found in the newly announced Samsung Nexus 10 tablet. Sandy prevented the physical launch of Android's iPad killer, but Google went ahead and announced its new flagship Nexus anyway, pulling back the curtain on a slate that sports a better-than-Retina display for under $400.
The 10-inch Nexus 10 rocks an incredible 2560 x 1600 resolution, delivering over 4 million pixels at a density of 300 pixels per inch. That eye-popping picture is joined by a pair of front-facing speakers and a 9,000 mAh battery that supposedly delivers nine hours of video playback time, all of which serves to highlight the Nexus 10's biggest strength: the amazing display.
But what if you don't want Little Billy digging into your True Blood collection when he picks up your slate? Fear not; the Nexus 10 runs on the newly announced Android 4.2, which includes multi-user tablet-sharing mode.
The Nexus 10 should be more than just a pretty face, however. The Verge reports that the tablet is powered by Samsung's beefy new Exynos 5 dual-core processor, which contains two ARM Cortex-A15 cores and a quad-core ARM Mali-T604 GPU. The hardware's rounded out by 2GB of RAM, micro-USB and micro-HMDI ports, two NFC chips, and a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 1.9MP front camera.
Despite the high cost of high-resolution displays, Samsung and Google are offering the Nexus 10 for a surprisingly low sticker price. You'll find both a $399 16GB version and a $499 32GB version available when the tablet starts shipping on November 13th.