Nexus 10, Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 3G: full specs, features and image gallery sets

by: Chris SmithOctober 29, 2012

LG Nexus 4

Even though Google cancelled today’s media announcement due to Hurricane Sandy – and we received official word that it won’t be rescheduled for a later date – the company went ahead and unveiled new products. After all, Google wasn’t going to let the tech world talk about Windows Phone 8 devices today, was it?

We have already talked about the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 today, but let’s look at the complete set of specs and features for each device. And we have an image gallery ready for each new Nexus toy, which it’ll just have to be good enough for Android fans until we get our hands on the handset and new tablet versions.

Nexus 4

We’re not going to pretend the LG Nexus 4 surprised us today. We know what this device is capable of since it’s basically an LG Optimus G variant, not to mention that it was the star of countless leaks in the recent weeks. However, the smartphone has two drawbacks, depending on who you ask: lack of microSD support and no 4G LTE connectivity. Here’s the full specs and features lists for the handset:

  • Size: 133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1mm
  • Weight: 139g
  • 4.7-inch-inch touchscreen WXGA IPS display with 1280 x 768 resolution, 320ppi and Corning Gorilla Glass 2
  • Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 8/16GB internal memory
  • no microSD support
  • 8-megapixel camera
  • 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera
  • Quad-band GSM/EDGE/GPRS (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • Penta-band 3G (850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • HSPA+ 21Mbps support
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth
  • NFC
  • GPS
  • Micro USB
  • SlimPort HDMI
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 2100mAh Litium polymer battery
  • Wireless charging support
  • Sensors: microphone, accelerometer, compass, ambient light, gyroscope, barometer
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
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Nexus 7 3G

Google unveiled today two 32GB Nexus 7 versions, a Wi-Fi-only version and a 3G model. Both are identical with their 8GB/16GB older brothers, but for the sake of the argument we’ll share the specs list of the 32GB Nexus 7 3G version:

  • Size: 198.5 x 120 x 10.45mm
  • Weight: 340g
  • 7-inch touchscreen backlit IPS display with 1280 x 800 resolution, 216ppi and Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 CPU
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 32GB internal memory
  • No microSD support
  • 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera
  • Quad-band GSM/EDGE/GPRS (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • Penta-band 3G (850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • HSPA+ 21Mbps support
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth
  • NFC
  • GPS
  • Micro USB
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 4325 mAh Litium polymer battery
  • Sensors microphone, accelerometer, magnetoscope, ambient light, gyroscope
  • Listed as running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (definitely upgradeable to Android 4.2)
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Nexus 10

Google’s first iPad rival, the Samsung-made Nexus 10 will soon hit stores. Before you order, make sure you check specs and prices for the device:

  • Size: 263.9 x 177.6 x 8.9mm
  • Weight: 603g
  • 10.055-inch touchscreen WQXGA display with 2560 x 1600 resolution, 300ppi and Corning Gorilla Glass 2
  • 1.7GHz Dual-core Exynos chip with Mali T604 GPU
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 16/32GB internal memory
  • No microSD support
  • 5-megapixel camera
  • 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (MIMO+HT40)
  • Bluetooth
  • NFC
  • GPS
  • Micro USB
  • Micro HDMI
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Magnetic Pogo pin charger
  • 9000mAh Litium polymer battery
  • Sensors: microphone, accelerometer, compass, ambient light, gyroscope, barometer
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
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In case you need availability details for any of the new Nexus devices, check out this post right here.

  • jongruden

    I’m all lower speeds whenever possible because LTE is simply not for a data cap but to have this on T-Mobile is freaking ridiculous. Sure its unlocked but I wonder how many people actually bought an unlocked HSPA Galaxy Nexus when it came out earlier this year than an LTE Verizon one?

    • AndroidBrian

      I bought one for T-Mobile? Ridiculous in a good or bad way?

  • kjy2010

    check your specs. the play store says S4 cpu, which means quad, not dual core as your article states re: nexus 4 ;)

  • kjy2010

    oops meant to type S4 pro

  • Boss Nova

    Okay, I was excited about the Nexus 10 until I read no SD slot. I think the Galaxy Note 10.1 just won me over…..

  • Mystery Man

    Yea its a quadcore for the Nexus 4 your specs are wrong

    • Sean Quinlan


  • AndroidBrian

    So is the Nexus 4 quad core or dual?????????

    • Justin W

      Quad, it’s a typo.

  • Out of the Park Apps

    So you’re telling me Android 4.2 has built in Swype? Righteous.

    • Doug

      It’s like swype… but not from samsung.

  • ray01000101010101

    Cool, this cpu is better than S4 Pro

  • AndroidBrian

    I’m shocked at the price. Anyone else surprised this phone only cost $300-$350. $100 off what I thought it was going to be

  • Jam

    is it that expensive to include a sd card slot?

    • Dennis van Doorn

      It’s not an expense issue that’s keeping them from adding an SD card slot. You can read why here:

      • JohnZimmerman

        I think it probably IS an expense issue. Think about it. By making us pay $100 more to have a reasonable amount of storage, Google/Samsung can advertise “staring at $399” to attract consumers, them get them to dish out $499 at checkout.
        Always take what corporations say with a grain of salt. The most likely explanation for any corporate decision is maximizing profit.

  • Taju

    Will Nexus7 3G act as a cell phone also like the Galaxy tab7 from Samsung ?

  • Taju

    Is there an Android App to turn 3G enabled devices into cell phone also ?

  • On a Clear Day

    In the Google video re the new Nexus product line
    it is mentioned that the 8 megapixel camera is by Sony – is this the same one that is being used in new iPhone? Assuming Apple used Sony’s camera in the iPhone 5 in keeping with using it as they did in the 4S.

  • FrogWater01

    What is NFC?

  • zartan

    no sd slot……..

  • Michael Turner

    @Chris Smith, where did you get your specs for the Nexus 7, I ask because I am hearing reports that glass is NOT Gorilla Glass, and that it scratches quite easily (ie: a piece of sand on your finger)

  • Joshua Hartshorn

    Isn’t the Nexus 4 capable of 42 Mbps HSPA+?