Update: LG India’s Amit Gujral has apparently confirmed to IBN Live that the LG Nexus will indeed launch later this week at Google’s October 29th event in New York. He also said “the phone will be available in the Indian markets by the end of November.”
Google has a media event planned for October 29th, where the Android maker is expected to announce a slew of new material. The Next Web has highlighted the copious amount of new things Google is believed to announce at the press event. The biggest highlight in the report may just be that Google plans to announce a 10-inch tablet with Samsung that will be sold directly on the Google Play store. This aligns with earlier reports that the 10-inch tablet, conveniently named the Nexus 10, will have a higher screen resolution than Apple’s iPad. The Nexus 10 (codenamed “Manta”) will boast a 2560×1600 pixel (16:10) resolution and 300 PPI, according to The Next Web.
The report further adds that Google will announce the highly rumored LG Nexus 4, featuring a quad-core 1.5 GHz Snapdragon processor, 4.7-inch 1280 x 768 display, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, an 8-megapixel rear-shooter, 1.3-megapixel front-facer, and a beastly 2100mAh battery. Earlier leaks have indicated what the device is believed to look like:
The Next Web further adds in its lengthy report that Android 4.2 (Key Lime Pie) will be announced with a theme of “content in the center.”
Speaking of the OS itself, we have some details on that too. It has been confirmed that as part of Android 4.2, Google will introduce ‘Content in the center,’ which will allow users to access Play Store content from a widget and ‘Tablet Sharing’ which will suit families and enterprise users, providing them with a simple and easy to switch between several users on a tablet, each with their own email and apps.
Lastly, Google will announce a 32GB version of the Nexus 7 and a 3G version (HSPA+ specifically). We’ve seen many leaks of the device over the past few weeks, and even a few lucky customers have gotten their hands-on it.
The Next Web seems pretty certain of its sources, and much of what is mentioned has been backed up by similar findings. However we won’t know what is released for certain until Google takes the stage Oct. 29 in New York. We’ll be covering the event in whole for you that evening. Stay tuned!
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