Google Nexus 10 was unveiled late October 2012, even though Google’s plans for the launch event were cancelled by Hurricane Sandy. Since it’s a member of the Nexus tribe, Google Nexus 10 runs stock Android 4.2 Jelly Beanout of the box, but if you are not into Vanilla, there’s a new alternative out there.
The guys at CyanogenMod team have released the first CM 10.1 nightlies for Nexus 10, but in order to flash the custom ROM on your tablet, you must first unlock the bootloader, then root the device, and you can do so by following the tutorials here and here.
As you probably know CM 10.1 is based on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, the latest iteration of the mobile operating system developed by Google. The first CM 10.1 nightlies for Google Nexus 10 are available for download on CyanogenMod’s official download server, here.
As soon as our writers will compile a tutorial on how to update Nexus 10 to CM 10.1 nightly, you will be able to find it in the Updates section of our website.
Nexus 10 is the second tablet of the Nexus line-up, and is co-developed by Google company Samsung. The tablet packs an amazing 10.1-inch Super PLS TFT display with a resolution of 2,560 x 1,600 pixels, the highest resolution display ever fitted on a tablet.
The 10.1-inch tablet also comes with a dual-core chipset developed in-house by the South Korean company, the Exynos 5 Dual SoC, based on two Cortex A15 cores at 1.7 GHz. Nexus 10 also comes with Mali-T604 GPU, 2 GB of RAM, 16/32 GB of internal storage, 5 megapixel primary camera with autofocus, LED flash and full HD video recording support and a front-facing 1.9 megapixel camera with HD video recording capabilities.
The 603 grams tablet is powered by a 9,000 mAh battery, capable of keeping it alive through 9 hours of multimedia playback.
Have you already installed CM 10.1 on your Nexus 10? If so, please let us know in the comments section below.