The Next Web has received details about the new devices and software improvements the search giant plans to announce at the media event.
The Next Web reports that according to their sources, Google will release the following:
- Google will announce a 32GB model of its popular Nexus 7 tablet. Google Nexus 7 is currently available in 8GB and 16GB storage capacities.
- Google could also offer a 3G model of Nexus 7, which supports HSPA+ 3G networks. Google is currently offering only a Wi-Fi only Nexus 7 model.
- Google may also unveil a 10-inch tablet made by Samsung, which may be called Nexus 10 to take on the full-sized iPad. It will be powered by Google’s new Android 4.2 operating system, which is referred to as Key Lime Pie, but is set to retain the Jelly Bean branding. Internally, the tablet goes under the name “Codename Manta”. It will offer a 2560×1600 pixel (16:10) resolution. The display may have pixel density of 300 pixels per inch (ppi), compared to iPad 3 Retina Display’s 264 ppi.
- Google may also launch its next generation flagship smartphone, the LG Nexus 4 with a quad-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 4.7-inch 1280 x 768 display, 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera, 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera and a 2100mAh battery. The LG Nexus 4 will also be powered by Android 4.2 software.
- Google’s new Android 4.2 operating system may come with features such as ‘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.
- Android 4.2 will also come with an improved version of the panorama feature, which will support both horizontal and vertical movement by default like iOS 6.
Leaked photo of Google’s Nexus 4 – (Image credit: PhoneArena)
October 29th is going to be a busy day as Microsoft is also holding a Windows Phone 8 media event on that day.
[via The Next Web]