Now that Google has sold Motorola to Lenovo, it’s led to an interesting turn of events for the Nexus series of phones that were so far being built by Motorola for Google.
The Nexus 10 is now out of stock at the Play Store and it’s likely to soon witness an update. At the same time, the much speculated Nexus 8 now has a more certain release date. So, what do we know about the next Nexus release?
Reports suggest that new Nexus handset, either a Nexus 5 or Nexus 6, will be constructed by Moto-novo. While ironically, Google will sell its venture before the build of next Nexus series commences.
Nexus series are usually released in Autumn, which requires that the R&D of the device is done well in advance. Nexus 6 was under development when Motorola thrived under Google and the exchange wouldn’t have affected the plans.
If you are hoping to see the Nexus 8 release date soon, it’s newsworthy that Asus has partnered with Google for this Nexus 7 successor. Google undoubtedly wishes to continue its phenomenal relation with the Taiwan company.
Finally, the Nexus 10 was a great device with splendid display. However, it failed to make a mark. Rumors suggest that Google may partner with HTC to release the next Nexus 10 series. Regardless of the low margin available on the Nexus series, they are extremely popular and will render a big turnover for HTC.… Read the rest
This may not come as great news to Nexus tablet enthusiasts. The buzz is that Nexus 10 2 release will never happen, as Google has no interest in launching the second version of Nexus 10.
This rumor has stemmed out from known analyst Edgar Murtazin’s tweet, which said that Google has no interest in going ahead with its Nexus tablet devices as it is shifting its focus on Google Play edition programs.
Nexus fans are disappointed that Google is not going ahead with the release of Nexus 10 2 tablet. DigiTimes reported that the Google supply chain sources are saying that instead of giving green light to Nexus 10 2 devices, Google is shifting its focus to 8-inch niche market for the Nexus 8 tablet.
Google wants to go against Apple iPad Mini and it is expected that the 8-inch offring from Google will hit the market in second quarter of 2014. Reportedly, the reason for Nexus 10 2 cancellation is bad sales of Nexus 7 2. Apple iPad Mini and Apple iPad Air have emerged as a strong contenders and low-end features of Nexus 7 2 could not beat what Apple has to offer in its tablets.
So, it seems for now Google will stick to Google Play edition programs and may roll out a mid-level nexus 8 tablet. Let us know your thoughts.
The recent rumors regarding the Nexus 10 2 release and feature suggest that just like the new Samsung Tablets Pro line, Nexus 10 2 may sport a 12-inch screen.
Though all the rumors regarding Nexus 10 2 are exciting, Google fans are tired of waiting for the release of the Tablet. None of the rumored release dates of Nexus 10 2 have deemed true. Recent reports said that Google would be launching Nexus 10 2 at CES 2014; however, there was no sign of the tablet throughout the event.
Now that Samsung has launched its Note Pro and Tab Pro line, it may happen that Google will add more features to its offering. According to reports by IBTimes.com.au, “Since reports stated that Samsung will be the maker of the second generation of Nexus 10, there were talks that the tablet may come with a bigger screen display and may ditch the menu button similar to what Samsung did to its new devices.
Meanwhile, it has also been rumored that now that Samsung has come up with its new line of tablet, Google may consider it other partners like Asus and LG to create the device. The features of Nexus 10 2 can now change but previously it was rumored that Nexus 10 2 will have an 10-inch screen display with 2,560 x 1,600 pixel resolution, 3 GB RA, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chip processor, 8 MP rear camera and 16 GB and 32 GB storage variants.
Google is finally letting out Google Nexus 10 2 out of its bag and to the surprise of many the new tablet is actually Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1.
Apparently, Samsung has been given the responsibility of making the Nexus 10 2 and the consumer electronic giant is all set to release the tablet at CES 2014 in Las Vegas.
The reports that Samsung has been given the task of assembling Nexus 10 2 seem feasible, as it was the one who came up Nexus 10. The buzz is Samsung is all set to launch a lot of products at CES2014. According to reports by IBTimes.com.au, “There were mentions of the compact Galaxy Tab Lite and the 12.9-inch Galaxy Note Pro. But what really pricked the interest of keen Android watchers is the Galaxy Tab Pro, which according to Samsung insiders will sport a 10.1-inch AMOLED screen.”
The Nexus 10 2 is definitely going to pack a punch and will come with features which may give Apple iPad Air a run for its money. The rumored specs of the tablet include Retina like screen with resolution of 2560 x 1600, Exynos 6 processing chip, 32 GB basic storage for files, 8 MP camera and Android OS Kit Kat 4.4.
Let us know your thoughts about Nexus 10 2. Will it beat Apple iPad Air?
If an article by Tablet Magazine is to be believed, the new Google Nexus 10.2 will be developed by Samsung and will be launched in the upcoming CES.
According to Grapevine, we can expect to get the new Nexus next year as it has already missed a lot of previous rumored release dates.
Experts believe that Google may hold its own special launch event for the Nexus 10.2 and will sell the tablet through the Play Store just like it had done with the Nexus 5.
The previous tablet from Google that was also manufactured by Samsung did not make a very strong impression and rumors are that Google will switch their manufacturing partners to ASUS, who had made the Nexus 7.
The Nexus 10.2 is expected to houaek
10.4 inch display with 2560×1600 pixels
Tegra 4 chip set
Qualcomm snapdragon 800 processor
The operating system will be the Android 4.4 Kit Kat.
The device will have a RAM of 2 GB and will be available in the 16 and 32 GB variants. As of now, there is no confirmed release date and whether Google will be shifting over to ASUS or not. There are also no specific reasons about the failure of the Google Nexus 7.