Nexus 10 vs New iPad: Power
Nexus 10: Under the hood is a dualcore ARM-based A15 chip similar to the architecture found in the iPhone 5 and a quadcore Mali T604 GPU. With 2GB of RAM, it’s should be within the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 realms of multitasking.
New iPad: Nestled inside the fourth generation tablet is the brand new 1.3GHz A6X dualcore processor which Apple claims will deliver twice the CPU performance and twice the graphics as the A5X chip which lies inside the iPad 3. In the RAM department, there’s 1GB to take care of multitasking.
Nexus 10 vs New iPad: Connectivity
Nexus 10: There’s no news of 3G or 4G support, but the Nexus 10 does Feature a dual-band 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi with the same MIMO data transfer technology as seen in the Kindle Fire HD.That means users can expect strong Wi-Fi reception and smoother video and music streaming than most Android tablets currently on the market.
Bluetooth 4.0 is also under the hood with dual-side NFC (or Android Beam) and in terms of physical connections Micro USB and HDMI support but no sign of SD card support.
New iPad: Apple claims that the dual band 802.11n Wi-Fi on board will deliver perform twice as good as previous iPad models, while LTE compatibility on top of the standard 3G support means its primed for 4G and features the latest version of Bluetooth.
In terms of physical connections there’s the new slimmer Lightning connector with a 3.5mm headphone jack and a Micro-SIM card slot to take care of making calls and using that data plan.