Nexus 10 tablet leaks impressive specs onto Google Play Store

Someone has clearly been dropping a lot of banana skins around Google HQ, because the last few weeks have seen the Google Play store let more than its fair share of slips.

The latest comes just days before the internet giant’s latest hardware push, rumoured to be 1 November, as the full specs of the new Nexus 10 tablet made a brief appearance on the Play store website before being swiftly removed.

A quick-fingered gadget fanboy was quick to nab a screenshot before it was taken down, though the random nature of the grab means that many are suggesting that we take the leaked details with a pinch of salt.

Cautionary warning out the way though, what’s been revealed? Well according to the screenshot, if true, the new Nexus 10 will support a precise 10.055in display boasting a 2,560 x 1,600 pixel resolution alongside a 300ppi density which matches the high-res screen of the Nexus 10 mark one.

Inside we’ll also be treated to the quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor with 3 GB of Ram, making the Nexus 10 a considerably powerful piece of kit. The camera has also been upgraded, with an 8-megapixel camera at the rear and a 2.1-megapixel front-facing photo grabber.

With this massive growth in power, it is of no surprise that the Nexus 10’s battery has also been boosted to an energetic 9,000mAh. Surprisingly, despite all this, the tablet will reportedly be lighter than its predecessor with its slimmed down 7.9mm body weighing just 584g.

All of that, and it’s running the latest Android 4.4 KitKat – could the screenshot be too good to be true? We’re still in the dark, but word on the Google-vine is that we’ll be hearing an announcement any day now detailing a release date for the much-anticipated tablet.

In the meantime, after the Nexus 5 smartphone's recent impromptu début onto Google play, it may just pay to keep refreshing the Google Play Store browser. Just in case.