Android 4.3,New Nexus 7 and Moto X

Google Event

Google is sending out invites to journalists, inviting them to “join them and Sundar Pichai for breakfast” in San Francisco. The event is believed to be the unveiling of the next generation of Nexus 7 tablet,Android 4.3 and possibly Moto X.

Google Invitation

Google Invitation

The other announcement that is quite likely is the reveal of Android 4.3, which will continue to carry the Jelly Bean moniker. Screenshots of the OS have already leaked for the Nexus 4, so we’re pretty sure about this one announcement. While many have been dying for the Android 5.0, Key Lime Pie, we believe that Google might be holding onto it till the next Google I/O.

I)New Nexus 7

The new Nexus 7 is no secret. It’s been leaked, leaked, and leaked again. But up until today, we hadn’t seen the actual device in the flesh. One lucky soul was able to get his hands on a retail version of the new N7 and has provided us with essentially every angle, pose, nook, and cranny of the device – he even offered up a couple of pictures of the box.
Without further ado, we present the new ASUS-made Nexus 7.

Further you can see the Pre Order page on Best Buy which shows all the specs of the New Nexus 7.

Take entertainment on the go with this Google Nexus 7 tablet, which features a 32GB capacity for storing music, movies, apps and more. The 7″ 10-finger capacitive touch screen allows easy navigation of features, Web content and media.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Google Nexus 7 7 inch Tablet with 32GB Memory
  • 1-cell lithium-polymer battery
  • Adapter, power plug
  • Owner’s manual

PRODUCT FEATURES

  • Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system
    Along with a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro 8064 processor with a 2MB L2 cache and 1.5GHz processor speed allows you to stay connected and productive on the go.
  • Built-in 802.11a/b/g/n wireless LAN
    Connect to the Internet without wires.
  • 2GB DDR3LM memory
    For multitasking power.
  • 7″ LCD high-definition 10-finger capacitive touch screen
    With IPS technology, 300 cd/m² brightness, 178° viewing angles and 1920 x 1200 resolution offers easy operation and provides crystal-clear visuals.
  • Scratch-resistant glass helps guard your device’s display against damage. Antifingerprint technology minimizes smudging for enhanced clarity.
  • 32GB on-board flash memory
    Offers plenty of space for your music, movies, photos, apps and more.
  • Adreno 320 graphics
    For lush images with precise detail.
  • 5.0MP rear-facing and 1.2MP front-facing webcams
    Make it easy to video chat with loved ones.
  • Micro USB port with SlimPort
    For fast digital video, audio and data transfer.
  • Bluetooth 4.0
    Easily link with other Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as a mobile phone or MP3 player.
  • Weighs only 11.2 oz. and measures just 0.3″ thin
    For lightweight portability. Sensors include G-sensor, ambient light, Ecompass, gyroscope and proximity.
  • Preloaded apps
    Include Google Search by Voice 2.1, Gmail, Google Talk, Google Maps, Google Street View, YouTube, Android Market and more.

 

Of course, pictures are dandy – but you want to see this beauty in action, no? You’re in luck, we have a video!

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Source: [Best Buy][Sam’s Club]

II)Moto X

There have been many leaks of the Moto X till now.Twitter user @evleaks is at it again and has leaked the images of the new Moto X.In other news Motorola has also announced three new Droid phones on Verizon – Droid Mini, Droid Ultra and Droid Maxx will go on sale for $99, $199 and $299 for customers who sign a two year contract and will be available in Verizon stores August 20.

The three phones do show a stockish UI, what is being expected to be seen on the Moto X too.

A leaked promotional video from Canadian wireless carrier Rogers Communications (since made unavailable) demonstrated that the camera app can be activated with two successive flicks of the wrist and you can press anywhere on the screen to capture a photo. The same video also highlighted “always on” Google Now-enabled voice commands.

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III)Android 4.3

First thing’s first, this is still Jelly Bean so for those of you hoping to get your Key Lime Pie on, you’ll have to wait. Secondly, there are very little user-facing changes in this build, however, since we don’t know how close this is to a final build, we could very well see some changes in the official Android 4.3 build when it comes out.

Android 4.3 on Nexus 4

Android 4.3 on Nexus 4

Some Changes include:

New Camera app

New Dialer app

Always on Wi-Fi

Bluetooth Low Energy

Ability to disable or change OEM Skins and get Stock Android!

Other Changes:
There are some new developer settings, some of which already talked about at Google I/O this year, as well as some rebrandings of settings like the “cell broadcast” setting has changed to “mobile broadcasts”.

The new Sun Beam live wallpaper which was first seen on the Google Play Edition HTC One and Galaxy S4 has been renamed and is called Phase Beam like the purple version of the same live wallpaper. If we are really nitpicking, you’ll notice that the time in the notification bar is gone when you’re at the lock screen.

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What do you think of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean?Do let us know in the comments below!