Google has announced the much awaited Google Nexus Phones and Tablets, these devices are LG Nexus 4 which is Android Smartphone and Google Nexus 7, and Google Nexus 10 which are Nexus Tablets.
Nexus 4 mobile phones are being manufactured by LG, Nexus 7 by Asus, and Google Nexus 10 tablets are being manufactured by Samsung, however, design and quality control for all these products will be taken care by the Google itself.
Google has been also adding new features to its Android operating system and beefing up its music, video and magazine services with more content.
LG Nexus 4
The Nexus 4 has a 4.7-inches display with a resolution of 1,280-by-768-pixel, a quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor from Qualcomm, 2 GB of RAM, an 8 Megapixel rear camera, a 1.3-megapixel front camera and either 8 or 16 GB of internal storage options. Other features include NFC, a micro USB port and micro HDMI output.
The Nexus 4 doesn’t support 4G LTE, only the slower HSPA+. As the Verge explains, Google wants to sell these phones unlocked and without wireless contracts, which isn’t possible with Verizon or Sprint without their permission. That leaves AT&T, whose LTE frequencies are different than the rest of the worlds. Rather than make a separate, and more expensive, 4G LTE phone for AT&T users, Google went with a single HSPA+ model that works everywhere.
The price of LG Nexus 4 will be $299 for the 8-GB version and $349 for the 16-GB version
Asus Nexus 7
Nexus is the upgrade of its previous release so there is not much new of differences, the new Nexus 7 will cost $199 for 16 GB variant and $249 for 32 GB variant, and the variant with 3G connectivity with 32 GB storage will cost $299.
Apart from the from the storage bump and optional 3G, the new Nexus 7 is the same as the old one, with a 7-in., 1,280-by-800 resolution display, a quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor, 1 GB of RAM, a 1.2-megapixel front-facing webcam and a micro USB port. It gets about 9.5 hours of battery life on a single charge.
Samsung Nexus 10
This is Google’s first Nexus tablet which is being called the Android version of Apple‘s iPad, and it offers a Retina-beating 10.1 inches. display with the resolution of 2,560×1,600. Nexus 10 also packed dual-core A15 processor, 2 GB of RAM, a 5-megapixel rear camera, a 1.9-megapixel front camera, micro USB, micro HDMI and NFC. The tablet also supports multiple user sign-ins, with separate home screens, apps, e-mail and photos for each. If you are planning to buy the Samsung Nexus 10 then the 16 GB variant will cost you $399, and for another variant with the 32-GB internal storage, you will have to pay $499; it will be available to buy from November 13.