Google last week sent out invitations to a press event it is having on October 29th in New York City. And, today, a internal video shown to Googlers reveals the information of the product, Google is unveiling.
The video was distributed at one of Google's weekly all-hands "TGIF" meetings on its internal network, according to a source with knowledge of Google's plans, reports The Next Web.
Google will release a 32GB variant of the Nexus 7 tablet made by Asus, and that will be available in both WiFi only and a WiFi/3G version. However, the source adds that there will be a second 32GB variant that will offer HSPA+ (3G) support, allowing users to take the tablet on their travels.
The source adds, Google will also reveal a 10-inch tablet, made by Samsung, that has the codename "Manta", might be called as Nexus 10 when it is actually released. The tablet will sport a screen resolution of 2560×1600 pixel (16:10) and 300 pixels per inch (PPI) compared to the new iPad's 264 PPI.
Google will also launch the LG Nexus 4 smartphone, featuring a quad-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon processor, 4.7-inch 1280 x 768 display, 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera (and 1.3-megapixel front-facing snapper) and a 2100mAh battery.
Both the Manta tablet and the LG Nexus 4 will reportedly be running Google's new "Android 4.2," operating system (previously referred to as "Key Lime Pie," but now set to retain the "Jelly Bean" branding).
Android 4.2, among other new features will introduce a 'Content in the center,' which will allow users to access Play Store content from a widget and a 'Tablet Sharing' feature which will provide users a simple and easy to switch between several users on a single tablet, each with their own email and apps.
"Android 4.2 will compete with Apple's iOS 6, in that the panoramic camera settings will be updated to support both horizontal and vertical movement by default," the source was quoted as saying.