It’s been awfully quiet (almost too quiet) on the Nexus 10 front of late, with the launch of the new Nexus 7 and N5 rumor bonanza completely overshadowing the imminent coming of a second-gen “pure Google” tablet in a 10-inch form factor.
Remember, the first ever Nexus 10, co-branded by Google alongside Samsung, was announced on October 29, 2012, meaning that in a month, a month and a half tops a sequel is bound to see daylight.
But will this also come out of Sammy’s labs? And since the first edition didn’t sell so well, will the hardware and/or pricing bar be lowered? Both great questions and I’m glad to inform you we might just have the answer to at least one of them.
Based on a screenshot claimed to be of PCWorld UK inventory, the Nexus 10 will be a Google/Asus concoction. Surprising? A little, though I wouldn’t call it the shock of the century. After all, Asus is an old and trusted Big G partner, whereas Samsung might simply have bigger other fish to fry than a branch of the Nexus program that doesn’t have an awful lot of potential.
As far as pricing goes, if the above pic is legit (and it certainly looks the part), one particular N10 2 version will cost £349.99 ($558). Unfortunately, we have no idea if we’re dealing with a Wi-Fi only 16 GB flavor, a 32 gigs edition or even an LTE-enabled variant.
While keeping our fingers crossed for Google to at least not boost N10’s pricing structure ($400 and up in the US last year), we’ll wrap this post up now and hope for the best. Keep in touch.
<Source: Android Police>