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Google Unveils LG Nexus 4 Smartphone and Samsung Nexus 10 Tablet Running Android 4.2

Event though it had to cancel the media event due to bad weather, Google made several important announcements yesterday with the LG Nexus 4 Smartphone based on Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 and Samsung Nexus 10 tablet powered by the latest ARM Cortex A15 Exynos 5250 processor. The company also announced Android 4.2 (still called Jelly Bean) which will run on both devices. I’ll provide more details on the new features of the latest version of Android in a separate post.

Let’s see what kind of hardware the Nexus 4 has to offer:

  • CPU – Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro @ 1.5 GHz (Quad Core)
  • System Memory  – 2 GB RAM
  • Storage – 8 or 16 GB internal storage
  • Display – 4.7″ IPS display (1280×768)
  • Camera – 8MP rear and 1.3 MP front cameras.
  • Connectivity – Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, NFC (Android Beam) and Bluetooth
  • Mobile Network – Unlocked GSM/UMTS/HSPA+, GSM/EDGE/GPRS (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), 3G (850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz) and HSPA+ 21
  • Sensors – Microphone, Accelerometer, Compass, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Barometer and GPS
  • Ports – Micro USB, SlimPort HDMI and 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Battery – 2,100 mAh Lithium polymer
  • Weight – 139g
  • Dimension – 133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm

The device will also support wireless charging, you can get some details on how this will work on slashgear. There does not seem to be amicro SD card slot, which seems to have become a bad habit in Nexus products. Nevertheless, pricing appears to be very competitive, as the 8GB version will sell for $299 and the 16GB version for $349 starting November 13, 2012 in Google Play Store.

After the new Chromebook and Arndale board, Samsumg Nexus A10 is yet another Exynos 5 product announced in the last few days.

Android 4.2 Tablet

Samsung Nexus 10

Here are the specs of the latest Google/Samsung co-branded tablet:

  • CPU – Samsung Exynos 5 dual core Cortex A15 @ 1.7 GHz.
  • System Memory  – 2 GB RAM
  • Storage – 16 or 32 GB internal storage
  • Display – 10.055″ capacitive touchscreen display (2560 x 1600) with Gorilla Glass 2
  • Camera – 5MP rear and 1.9 MP front cameras.
  • Connectivity – Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, NFC (Android Beam) and Bluetooth
  • Sensors – Microphone, Accelerometer, Compass, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Barometer and GPS
  • Ports – Micro USB, Magnetic Pogo pin charger, Micro HDMI and 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Battery – 9,000 mAh Lithium polymer
  • Weight – 603g
  • Dimension – 263.9 x 177.6 x 8.9 mm

Still no micro SD card slot as usual. Samsung Nexus 10 tablet will also be available for purchase on the 13th of November 2012 on Google Play and sell for $399 (16GB version) and $499 (32GB version).

Via: Android Community

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