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Google Nexus 2016 Release Date, News: Nexus 7 To Feature Snapdragon 820 & Android Nougat; Releases On Oct. 4

Update Date: Sep 20, 2016 07:10 AM EDT
Google Nexus 2016
The Google logo is displayed on the new Nexus 5X phone during a Google media event on Sept. 29, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Google unveiled its 2015 smartphone lineup, the Nexus 5x and Nexus 6P, the new Chromecast and new Android 6.0 Marshmallow software features. (Photo : Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The latest Nexus 2016 is all set to reveal itself, but the only thing is that they won't be known as "Nexus" devices, but "Pixel". Yes, Google has reportedly renamed the lineup as "Pixel" and all set to unveil it on October 4.

As for the specifications, the Nexus 7 boasts of a 7-inch AMOLED display with 2560 X 1440 pixels reported a German site. It would also include a Snapdragon 820 processor, which will come with an Adreno 530 graphics-processing unit.

The RAM would be 4 GB, and is expected to launch before the year ends. The month and date, however, is still unclear, according to Evan Bliss, the renowned tipster.

As for the camera, the Nexus aka the "Pixel" devices would sport a 13-megapixel rear camera and have an in - built storage of 64 GB. It will include the latest Android OS from Google, i.e. Android 7.0 Nougat. Aside from this, it is speculated that the device would also go through a revamp, and thus have a faster and more efficient navigation system, improved multi - window feature and virtual reality support.

According to reports from GizmoChina, the HTC-made Google handsets are currently being tested running Android N, and have a full implementation of the previously rumored pressure-sensitive touch display.

Meanwhile, Android Central reported that Google would be shifting the brand name of the upcoming devices. The apparent reason being Google focusing more on the "Google" brand. However, there has been no official confirmation from Google regarding this.

Notably, the tech tycoon has launched several products, which boasts of great industrial design. One such example would be Chromebook Pixel, which boasts of being great in looks, and is one of the fine specimens of Google's design.

As for the Nexus aka Pixel devices, there has been no official confirmation, so fans will have to wait and see what Google brings to the table.

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