How to connect Nexus 10 to TV via HDMI/AirPlay

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Google’s Samsung made Nexus 10 tablet is latest tablet. You can easily connect Nexus 10 to TV or projector to watch videos, movies or play games on the big screen.

There are couple of ways to connect Nexus 10 to TV depending on with wires or wirelessly. You can use HDMI cable or android apps to stream media to TV.

How to connect Nexus 10 to TV using HDMI
Nexus 10 features micro HDMI slot. If your TV has HDMI in, You can easily connect Nexus 10 to TV using micro HDMI to HDMI cable. This is also called Type D connector. Amazon has Micro HDMI to HDMI cables starting from about $5.

By connecting Nexus 10 to TV using HDMI cable, You can get true mirroring of the tablet screen. It also should not have any lag. If you are going to buy HDMI cable, make sure you get long cable so that you can sit on the couch and play on your tablet.

How to connect Nexus 10 to TV using android apps similar to AirPlay
You can use android apps and WiFi to connect Nexus to TV. Your TV needs to be DLNA ready. If Your TV is not dlna ready, You can use any other devices like Apple TV, Xbox, PS3, Blu-ray Players etc to connect Nexus 10 to TV. You can read 6 android apps for AirPlay here to know more about it. These apps include iMediaShare Lite, Twonky, doubletwist & AirSync etc. You can stream music, photos, videos from Nexus 10 to most home devices.

How to connect Nexus 10 to TV using Miracast
Miracast is similar to AirPlay. It was announced with JellyBean 4.2 android OS. Nexus 4 officially supports miracast. You can connect Nexus 4 to TV using PTV3000.

Nexus 10 tablet was supposed to have Miracast builtin. But it does not seem to. It might be available as update in the near future.

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