In spite of the cancellation of Android event due to Hurricane Sandy, Google unveiled Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) along with several Nexus devices, Nexus 4 smartphone made by LG, the Google Nexus 10 tablet by Samsung and the new Google Nexus 7 tablet versions made by Asus.
Nexus 10 sports an impressive 10-inch 2560 x 1600 display with 300ppi. The tablet is 8.9mm thick and weighs just 603 grams and includes Samsung Exynos 5 SoC and a Mali 604 GPU. Display, Batter, Chips are made entirely by Samsung.
Nexus 10 will cost $399 for a 16GB model and $499 for the 32GB.Nexus 4 has a quad-core processor, a 4.7-inch display with 320ppi. It also features wireless charging and of course shipped withe the latest version of Jelly Bean, Android 4.2.
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean is an incremental Android update and will offer a slew of new features:
– Photo Sphere, which will let you create panoramic photos.
– Swype-like Gesture Typing keyboard
– Multi-user support for tablets.
– Daydream is a new Android feature that will turn your Android device into a live gadget when in idle or dock.
Along with other enhancements to Google Now.
Google also updated its Nexus 7 with 3G version. Nexus 7 will cost $199 for 16GB and $249 for 32GB. Nexus 7 with 32GB and mobile data will cost $299 unlocked.