Android 4.2 release speculations have started again as Google plans to hold an Android event on October 29. The Google event is also expected to release a novel Nexus smartphone and the much rumoured Nexus 10 tablet. The smartphone is alleged to be the LG Nexus 4 which might operate on Android 4.2, the new Android operating system.
The Google event is reported to be the biggest showing of Nexus devices from the technology giant as it plans to release three Nexus devices. The cheaper variant of Nexus 7 is also expected to release along with Nexus 10, which is touted as a direct competition to Apple’s iPad. The upgraded version of the Nexus 7 might include a 32GB option.
Reports suggest that LG Nexus 4 smartphone will feature a quad-core SnapDragon processor from Qualcomm, 2GB RAM, a 1280×768 display, 16GB of internal storage, and an 8MP camera. LG Nexus 4 is rumoured to be inspired from LG Optimus G, but without LTE support.
Android 4.2 might not be called the alleged Key Lime Pie, the new Android operating system is speculated to feature multiple user accounts, account specific parental controls and the redesigning of the gallery application. The Android 4.2 update is also expected to feature ‘Quick Settings’ menu referring to notification power controls for radios, brightness and other custom rows applications.
Google has planned the event in close proximity of Apple and Microsoft’s unveiling event. Apple is rumoured to unveil the iPad mini on October 23 while Microsoft plans to launch its new operating system Windows 8 on October 26.
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