LG Nexus 4 and Google Nexus 10, Google’s latest offerings in the smartphone and tablet market were released by the search engine despite the cancellation of the Android event due to Hurricane Sandy. Google had earlier released a statement that the event was cancelled and would be held at a later date, but then the company went ahead and announced the LG Nexus 4 and Google Nexus 10.
LG and Google are collaborating for the first time to build a Nexus phone, which has been leaked profusely on the internet. Google has also unveiled the Nexus 10 tablet rivaling the 4th generation iPad. Nexus 10 is a result of Samsung and Google’s efforts and is the first 10-inch tablet from the Nexus flagship.
LG Nexus 4 featured a 4.7-inch True HD IPS touchscreen, 1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm S4 Snapdragon processor, 2GB RAM, 8MP rear facing camera with 1080p HD video and a 1.3MP front-facing camera. LG Nexus 4 also supports wireless charging in addition to bringing Google Music and Movies to the UK.
Talking about the collaboration with LG, Andy Rubin, Senior VP of Mobile and Digital Content at Google said, “This is the first time we collaborated with LG to build a Nexus device. They brought an extraordinary amount of talent to the project, and the result is a feature-packed device that feels great in your hand, and blazingly fast under the hood.”
Google Nexus 10 was also released by the firm as the tablet is speculated to give iPad a run for its money. Nexus 10 runs on a 1.7GHz A15 dual-core processor with 2GB RAM. The tablet has a 2560×1600 resolution display with 300 pixels per inch, 5 MP rear and 1.9MP front camera.
LG Nexus 4 and Google Nexus 10 run on Android 4.2, which is not the rumoured Key Lime Pie; both the products will be available from 13 November.
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