Google is reportedly scheduled to soon launch its Nexus 8 product this coming year. The upcoming device is likely to be equipped with the new Android 4.5 Lollipop operating system. Nexus 5 was the last Nexus phone released by Google, and since then the series has started generating interest from the tech lovers. Some reports also claim that the Nexus 8 would give the iPad Mini Retina a tough competition.
The Next Digit has reported that the Nexus 8 would compete with the iPad Mini Retina especially due to its Android 4.5 OS and 64-Bit processor. Google shifted to Nexus 8 as it wants to concentrate more on the 8-inch tablet group as the 7-inch sector is highly saturated at present. The company wants to enter into a less exploited section.
The Next Digit also reported that Google will not launch the device during the upcoming Google I/O conference scheduled to be held in June, while it will release the product around July, according to a Google employee based in Dublin. Meanwhile, the company will announce the Android 4.5 update in the conference apart from highlighting its other services.
The company launched the first and second generation Nexus 7 in a gap of one year in July 2012 and July 2013 respectively. People are expecting the company to release the Nexus 8 during the same time in 2014.
PC Advisor has reported that the upcoming Google Nexus 8 is likely to carry a price tag of nearly £299. The device will be slightly more expensive than the Nexus 7 as a result of its improved features and bigger screen.
Google will no longer launch a 7-inch tablet, and the big question here is who will manufacture the tablet for the internet giant. Digitimes released a report claiming that Google is likely to work in association with Asus which it later updated to HTC.
According to the recent rumors, HTC is responsible for manufacturing the new 8.9 inch tablet. HTC is scheduled to begin the mass production of the “high-performance” and more “premium” Nexus 8.9 tablet with effect from July or August 2014, according to Android Origin citing IHS technology. Meanwhile, the new tablet is expected to be available at a price tag of at least USD300, Rhoda Alexander, the director of tablet and monitor research at IHS Technology, said.
The new tablet is likely to be available with a 8.9 inch screen display, and would be powered by an Intel-based 64-bit processor instead of the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset, which is usually installed in most Android-based smartphones available in the market. Meanwhile, the tablet would also feature a 2K screen resolution.
If released, the Google Nexus 10 2 would boast a 10.1-inch size having a pixel resolution of 2560 x 1600 along with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The tablet would run on 2.3 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor or the NVIDIA Tegra 4 as well as 3GB RAM and Adreno 330 GPU. The tablet would be available in two variants – the standard 16 GB and 32 GB. There would be an 8MP rear camera and a 2.1MP front camera in the tablet apart from other exciting features, such as a dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, dual-side NFC and a 9500mAh non-removable battery.
Google has still not revealed whether it will collaborate again with Samsung to manufacture the next Nexus 10 tablet.
The release date of the Google Nexus 10 2 is going to juxtapose the release date of Nexus 8 tablet so as to battle against the iPad Air 2 and the iPad Mini 3. As per the latest discussions, Nexus 10 2 is said to release during the later part of this year. The iPad Mini as well as the iPad Air are also launching at the same time
Google has not yet clarified as to which company will they rope in for manufacturing of Nexus 10 2. It is known that the first generation was designed and made by Samsung. Reports suggest the South Korean company is planning to shake hands with HTC and Asus for its upcoming line of tablets. As per the previous reports, it is suggested that Google will work with HTC for creating of the Nexus 10.
As far as specs of the tablet goes theNexus 10 2 will be 10.1 inch in size and it will have a display resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. The new Google smartphone would be featured with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and it will be equipped with 2.3 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. It will be available with 16 GB and 32 GB variants. It is also said to be featured with an 8 megapixel camera and a front camera of 2.1 megapixel
The online world is again filled with news related to the production and release date of Nexus 8, which is one of the premier devices of Google. The Google Nexus 8 is also believed to be equipped with a 64-bit CPU and Android 4.5 exclusively.
A report by Highlight Press has claimed that the tech giant Google is changing its Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipsets for the upcoming tablet, and will be using a new and more powerful 64-bit Intel CPU.
The first and second generation Nexus 7 tablets received widespread appreciation as a result of their excellent features and performance. They set a base for Google to manufacture top notch tech gadgets at a good price. However, provided the trend that Google started, the market for the 7-inch tablets have started saturating.
Google is still the most renowned and powerful name in the 7-inch segment, but the increasing number of competitors and regular launch of products threaten its position in the market. It will take no time to put another name on top as the industry is highly unpredictable and competitive.
Keeping such things in mind, Google has entered into the less competitive 8-inch market. The available specifications and details about the device are limited. The tablet is likely to be powered by 64-bit Intel Moorefield CPU clocked at 2.33Ghz including a PowerVR G6430 GPU clocked at 2.33Ghz. The tablet will initially be available exclusively with Android 4.5, which will go by the Lollipop or Licorice. It is also expected that Google would make the official announcement about the 8-inch tablet during the company’s I/O event. … Read the rest
SundarPichai, the Google executive stated at the MWC 2014 about no early release of Nexus 6. He stated that the Nexus 6 will not come out in the first part of 2014. With such confirm words from Google Executive, the Nexus 6 shifts toward the rivalling iPhone 6 and GS5.
Speaking about the previous releases, while LG Nexus 5 witness a Google Play Store release in November 2013, its successor shall debut little earlier. The safe bet will be October or a little later after the iPhone 6 release.
However, till you wait for Nexus 6, another charm to attract Android lovers which is slated for a July release. The schedule is likely to happen at the yearly I/O Developers Conference which Google will conduct in San Francisco on 24th of June. Analyst suggests that Google will use the I/O platform to introduce Nexus 8.
As suggested earlier, the Nexus 8 will replace Nexus 7. As Apple is giving cut-throat competition in the compact tablet sector, Google is doing all possible steps to fight. Thus, Nexus 8 will rival the iPad Mini 7.9inches. for better functions, Google is launching the latest Android version to batter iOS 7, which will be known as build 4.5or Lollipop
If similar Nexus cycle continues with little upgrades, then we can anticipate its release between September and October. The much talked about Android 5.0 called as Key Lime Pie could also be expected during this time period. But nothing has been confirmed till now.
Coming April we may get hands on the Google Nexus 8. Aimed at replacing the Nexus 7, the latest Google Nexus kid could come with features that pack in a punch. • Intel Bay Trail T-chip • HD-Screen with 2560 x 1440 display • Android KitKat 4.4 While we await this beauty, for those in a hurry, two tabs are ideal to buy, as far as our research says. The face-off between the Apple iPad Air vs. Amazon Kindle Fire HDX could let you decide which one to pick between the two. • At 9.2 x 6.2 x 0.31 inches,, Kindle HDX comes with a 8.9 incher screen size. Apple iPad Air comes in 9.4 x 6.6 x 0.29 inches dimension and boasts a 9.7 incher display. • In terms of the OS, Kindle is fired with Fire 3.1 while iPad Air comes with the classic iOS 7. • The Air features a 5-megapixel snapper on the rear while the Kindle boasts an 8-megapixel shutter on its rear—with flash. In case, you are still undecided, wait for the Google Nexus 8 and then make your mind up.… Read the rest
Many rumors are doing the round about the upcoming Nexus 8 phone release date and it is likely to arrive in April 2014. As the date approaches, sellers are promoting the Nexus 7 at attractive prices, such as the US-based telecom major Verizon, which has started selling it at a price of $250.
The pricing introduced by Verizon is lesser by a staggering $100 as the identical Nexus 7 2013 featuring LTE access and internal memory storage of 32 GB is priced at $350 on Google Play Store. It has taken quite a long time for Verizon to eventually include the Nexus 7, built by Asus, which raises a rather pertinent question that will this move of price cut signal for a more dynamic and action packed slate from the search giant.
Industry watchers are ready to suggest that selling devices at discounted prices and promoting its easy availability are only signs that the manufacturer wants to clear out the outstanding inventories so as to make way for new stock of the latest device that will be made available soon. And in this case, it is clear that Verizon Nexus 7 is being offered at attractive prices so that Asus and Google can exhaust their existing inventory as the Nexus 8 release date is around the corner.
There are also rumors that the Nexus 8 will be larger than the present Nexus 7.… Read the rest