Google unveiled its Nexus 5 Android smartphone, built by LG, which Google will sell unlocked starting at $349 for the 16 GB model. Google said the LTE-capable phone will be sold by Sprint, T-Mobile US and AT&T Mobility, according to reports, but that the phone will not work on Verizon Wireless' network.
LG Electronics announced a white version of its Nexus 4 smartphone, the phone it built for Google's "Nexus" program, but an LG executive said the company is not currently working with Google on another Nexus-branded gadget.
Google CEO Larry Page said the company is continuously working to keep all of its Android hardware partners happy, and that the search giant will continue to innovate around its mobile platform. However, Page stopped short of saying that the company will produce a Nexus-branded device through Motorola Mobility, the Android OEM it acquired earlier this year.
LG Electronics and Google officially announced the Nexus 4, the LG-made device that is the latest in Google's series of "lead" Nexus-branded gadgets showcasing the newest Android software. Google also unveiled the Nexus 10 tablet as well as an update to the original Nexus 7.
Sony Mobile Communications may be joining a growing roster of Android OEMs working with Google on new smartphones as part of its Nexus program for lead devices, according to a post from Xperia Blog.
LG Electronics is working with Google on a new smartphone as part of the software giant's Nexus program of Android-based devices. The deal may give LG a major boost to its brand and cachet.
Google appears poised to unveil its long-rumored co-branded Nexus Android tablet at its I/O Developer Conference this week, according to multiple reports citing unnamed sources. The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg both report that Asustek will make the device, which will be sold for a base price of $199 and will run the 4.1 version of Android, dubbed Jelly Bean.
Microsoft may be working on its own Windows Phone 8 smartphone in a bid to spur sales of the platform, according to a financial analyst.
Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) plans to give multiple Android device vendors early access to the next version of its operating system as it expands its Nexus device program and tries to husband more control
Employees of Google Spain are rumoured to be testing operator networks for the possible launch as an MVNO. The company is thought to have provided a number of its workers with Google-branded SIM