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Google Nexus 5 Release Date, News, Price: Nexus 10 2 and Android 4.4 KitKat OS to Launch on October

( [email protected] ) Oct 22, 2013 08:28 PM EDT

Google accidentally leaked the official price of the upcoming LG-made Nexus 5 on Google Play last week, the listing shows the new device will start at $349 for the 16GB model. Even though the Nexus was only available for a short time, Android Police was able to capture a screenshot.


It is suggested that the Nexus 5 includes a 5-inch 1080p LCD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor clocked at 2.3GHz and a whopping 3GB of RAM. There's also been suggestion it will feature a 16Mp camera made by Nikon.  

Meanwhile, Nestle has released via its official Facebook page that Android KitKat will launch in October, adding fuel to that claims that Nexus 5 and the Android 4.4 KitKat update will arrive at that same time.   

Many have expected Google will launch the Nexus 5 along with the Android 4.4 KitKat on October 15, but as you know it didn't happen. Now, new rumors suggest that Google will launch the new device on October 24 at the Google Play press event in New York City. But most sources have speculated that the Nexus 5 will be announced toward the end of October or early November. 

It is likely that Google will release Nexus 10 2 alongside Nexus 5. The Nexus 10 2 has most likely been manufactured by Asus. The upcoming Nexus 10 2 is said to have a 10inch screen with 2560 x 1600 resolution and the 16GB model will cost $562.

The Nexus 10 2 is also rumored to run on Android 4.4 KitKat OS and is expected to be powered by the latest Snapdragon 800 processor paired with 2GB RAM. The device is expected to have 4G LTE connection, NFC, Low Energy Bluetooth, 8 Megapixel rear camera and a 1.2 MP front facing camera with a possibility of MicroSD card slot.