Nexus 7 2016 Rumors: Andromeda Powered Google-Huawei Tablet Arriving on October 4

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Google will be unleashing Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones running on Android 7.1 Nougat OS through the October 4 launch event. Rumors have it that an upcoming 7-inch tablet built by Huawei will be the first device to run on Andromeda

What is Andromeda?

Google is rumored to be working on a new operating system that is said to be a hybrid of Android OS and Chrome OS. This new operating system is codenamed as Andromeda. The mysterious OS is being tested on Nexus 9 tablet.

New 7-inch Tablet Running on Andromeda

After releasing 7-inch Nexus tablets built by Asus in 2012 and 2013, Google has not released a 7-inch device. Google has worked with Huawei in releasing Nexus 6P last year. Earlier this year, there were rumors that both companies were working together in releasing a new 7-inch tablet.

Related:?Google Nexus 7 Will Be Built By Huawei?

Now, 9to5 Google has reported that both companies are indeed working a new 7-inch tablet. It is pegged to be the first device to come loaded with Andromeda operating system.

Andromeda 7-inch Tablet Specs

The publication has not revealed any details of the rumored 7-inch Andromeda OS powered tablet. However, previous rumors indicate that it will be coming with specs like Snapdragon 820 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 13-megapixel camera.

Related:?Another Google Nexus 7 2016 Tablet Release On The Way

Andromeda Powered 7-inch Tablet Announcement Soon?

Google is hosting a launch event for its upcoming Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones on October 4. Since a 7-inch Google tablet is speculated to be in works since couple of months and the company has been testing Andromeda OS on Nexus 9, speculations are rife that Andromeda powered 7-inch tablet soon. It may get unveiled at the October 4 launch event.

Google to Launch 12-inch Andromeda Tablet?

Fresh news suggest that Google will be releasing a 12-inch Andromeda 2-in-1 tablet next year. This device that is said to be codenamed as Bison is likely to arrive in the market as Pixel 3 by the second half of 2017.

Also Read:?Google Pixel, Pixel XL / Nexus 2016 Release Date Update: Is it Launching on October 4 or 5?

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