Behold

The Nexus 10 represents Google's best chance at unseating the iPad as the current tablet champ.
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Grip

The Nexus 10's grippy, soft, rubbery back is one of the reasons it's so comfortable to hold. The other is its fairly light weight and thinness.
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Closer

A closer shot. It's not metal, but it's not cheap, either.
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Quick!

Swiping down from the right side reveals a quicker way to reach settings.
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Android 4.2

Android 4.2 includes the home screen tray from the Nexus 7. It's the first time we've seen it on a full-size tablet.
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Back

The back-facing 5-megapixel camera.
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In action

The back camera is decent, but taking normal pictures shouldn't excite you.
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Sphere

The Photo Sphere feature lets you take full, 360-degree (including X and Y axis) panoramas. It's really cool.
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Sharp

The Nexus 10's screen is the sharpest around, bar none.
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Video

Video from Google Play looks great, colorful, and clear. The tablet's wide aspect ratio allows for a more cinematic look.
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Apps

Google is trying to convince more app developers to make native tablet apps. Here's hoping it succeeds.
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Ah games

Developers will need to take the Nexus 10 specifically into account when building games if they're going to look awesome.
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Bandwidth...

The Micro-USB port is great for transferring data, not so much for charging.
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Pogo

The magnetic pogo charging port should charge the tablet a lot faster than the Micro-USB, but how much will the pogo charger cost?
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HD mags

Google Play has support for HD magazines. It actually works great with the Nexus 10's large design.
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Speaker box

From the front, the tablet is all front-facing speakers.
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HDMI

Micro-HDMI for all you people not satisfied with 10-inch screens.
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