Google had an Android press event planned for today, but due to hurricane Sandy had to cancel it. It looks like they’ve gone ahead and decided to announce the devices today anyway, but via their blog site.
Its running Android 4.2 bringing new features like Gesture Typing, which lets you glide your finger over the letters you want to type on the keyboard—it makes typing fast, fun and a whole lot simpler. Android 4.2 also adds support for Miracast wireless displays so you can watch movies, YouTube videos, and play games right on your HDTV wirelessly.
The Nexus 4 is listed in the Google Play store at £239 for 8GB and £279 for 16GB which is extremely competitive pricing, and much cheaper than the Galaxy Nexus when it launched.
The Nexus 10 is the new 10” tablet from Google, with the highest resolution of any tablet available at 2560 x 1600 (300ppi) – also running Android 4.2 it makes use of another new 4.2 feature – multiple users – allowing each user to have their own login, home-screens, bookmarks and Apps arrangements making the Nexus 10 the first ‘shareable’ tablet.
The Nexus 10 will be available in the UK from 13th November – it’s listed in the Google Play store at £319 for 16GB and £389 for 32GB.
More details in the video below:
Nexus 7 with 3G
Yup, the Nexus7 is being updated too. It looks like the 8GB size has gone and now there is 16GB and 32GB only. No word on UK pricing yet, but USD is listed at 16GB for $199 and 32GB for $249.
Also integrated 3G will finally be available, for $299 unlocked and also available from 13th November.
Google also announced that Google Music is coming to the U.K (and France, Germany, Italy and Spain) bringing music purchase from the Google Play store and add up to 20,000 songs—for free – from your existing collection to the cloud for streaming to your Android devices or web browser.
Source Google Blog