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Google set to announce the Nexus 10, Android 4.2 and more in NYC next week

Google (GOOG) is set to announce a variety of Android goodies at its press event on October 29th in New York City. It has been widely reported that the Internet giant will debut a higher-capacity Nexus 7 tablet alongside a model with cellular capabilities and a new Nexus-branded smartphone from LG running Android 4.2, an updated version of Jelly Bean. A report from The Next Web on Sunday claimed that Google will also announce a 10-inch Nexus-branded tablet that it has co-developed with Samsung (005930).

The Nexus 10, as the device is believed to be called, is expected to include a class-leading 2560 x 1600 pixel resolution display with nearly 300 pixels-per-inch and Android 4.2. The Mountain View-based company’s latest software upgrade will compete directly with Apple’s (AAPL) iOS 6 platform and is said to include updated support for panoramic camera settings with both horizontal and vertical movements, and is also expected to introduce multiple users accounts and a new Play Store widget.

Be sure to tune into BGR beginning at 10:00 a.m. EDT on October 29th for live coverage of Google’s Android event.

Zach Epstein

Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than 15 years, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications in the US and around the world. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.

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