Google announces LG Nexus 4, Asus Nexus 7 and Samsung Nexus 10

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The initial event of Google was canceled due to the Hurricane Sandy but Google still proceeded to announce three new Nexus devices which are the LG Nexus 4, Asus Nexus 7 and Samsung Nexus 10.

The LG Nexus 4 is a quad-core smartphone that runs the latest Android 4.2 jellybean. It’s got a 4-inch display with a resolution of 1,280 x 768 pixels. The processor is a quad-core Qualcomm Snadrpagon S4 Pro running at 1.5 GHz. It also has 2 GB of RAM, 8 or 16 GB of internal storage but it’s not expandable via microSD card.

The handset has an 8MP rear-facing camera featuring photosphere allowing to shoot panorama from more angles. Other goodies are Wifi, Bluetooth, 3G, NFC, and a 2100 mAH battery. It measures 9.1 mm in thickness and weighs 139 grams. 8GB and 16GB models are priced at $299 and $349 respectively and will be headed to US, Canada, GB etc on November 13.

Nexus 7 has been known to the public earlier. The device has a 7-inch 1280×800 display, quad-core 1.3 GHz Tegra 3 processor, 1 GB of RAM, WiFi, Bluetooth, 3.5 mm jack, 4,325 mAh battery and runs Android 4.2 Jellybean.

Nexus 7 16GB model will replace the existing 8GB model and is priced at $199 as well. While a 32GB wifi-only model is priced at $249 and 3G model is priced at $299. It’s also headed to US, Canada, GB etc on November 13.

The Samsung Nexus 10 is a 10-inch tablet that’s claimed to have a display on par with the iPad 4’s retina display. Its 10.1-inch display offers a resolution of 2,560 x 1,600 pixels.

Other specs are dual-core 1.7 GHz Exynos 5250 Dual processor based on ARM Cortex A15 architecture and a quad-core Mali-T604 GPU. It runs Android 4.2 Jelly bean out of the box and a battery that’s said to be able to keep it awake for up to 9 hours.


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