Google Nexus 10 2 Release Date Further Delayed as Nexus 8.9 Takes the Limelight

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By Kristin Dian Mariano | March 25, 2014 8:24 PM EST

The Google Nexus 10 2 release date may be delayed further as Nexus 8.9 tablet took the limelight and may most likely be released soon.

According to Android Origin, Nexus 10 2 launch will be delayed. Also, recent reports claimed that production of the 8-inch tablet will commence in July or August and speculations arise that the device would carry a premium price tag worthy of the specs. The Nexus 8 will replace the Nexus 7 tablet.


Android 4.4.1 KOT49E update is available for Nexus 10.

Nexus 8 was speculated to be released in July or August at the annual I/O Conference alongside a new version of Android operating system. However, Google has not revealed the official launch of the tablet.

Meanwhile, reports claimed that the second generation of Nexus 10 release date was further delayed and yielded to higher expectations from waiting fans.

Google still has not confirmed which company it will work with in making the successor of Google Nexus 10. The first generation was made by Samsung. Some reports claimed that the South Korean company will make a comeback in making the tablet. However, other possible manufacturers that Google may tap are HTC and ASUS.

Previous reports suggest that Google are working alongside HTC on the creation of the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 and other sources have said that the Nexus 10 may come out before the end of the third quarter this year.

Some of Google Nexus 10 2 rumoured features are 10.1-inch size with a 2560 x 1600 resolution and protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Under the hood, there will be 2.3 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor or the NVIDIA Tegra 4, 3GB RAM and Adreno 330 GPU. For storage, there will be the standard 16 and 32 GB variants. As for the camera, the tablet will pack an 8MP at the back and the front camera could be 2.1MP. The tablet will also pack a dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, dual-side NFC and a 9500mAh non-removable battery.

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Android 4.4.1 KOT49E update is available for Nexus 10.
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