Android/Chrome head Sundar Pichai to host Google event July 24th: Nexus 7 announcement?

Android/Chrome head Sundar Pichai to host Google event July 24th: Nexus 7 announcement?
Google has begun sending out invitations for an event on July 24 in San Francisco. The event will be hosted by senior vice president for Android and Chrome at Google, Sundar Pichai. Unfortunately, the invites don't say what topics will be on the schedule for the event, but obviously that won't stop anyone from speculating. 

And, if we had to put money down, we expect the announcement is about the next-gen Nexus 7. There have been consistent rumors that the Nexus 7 refresh would be released at the end of July, and we just saw a new leak pertaining to the pricing of the tablet; so, it's a fairly good bet that the Nexus 7 will highlight the announcement. 

There are other possibilities for the event. It could include the official announcement of the next version of Android, although we would expect an announcement of the incremental update of Android 4.3, rather than the full Android 5.0, which is more likely to be announced with the Nexus 5 and next-gen Nexus 10 in the fall. Some may try to stir up rumors about this being the Moto X reveal, but we would expect that to come from Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside, not Sundar Pichai. 

Whatever the announcements, we'll bring them to you. The event is scheduled to begin at 12PM EST (9AM PST), and Google will be live-streaming the event at its YouTube channel

source: AllThingsD

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11 Comments

1. brar.arsh

Posts: 202; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

Nexus 7 2nd Gen and MOTO X coming with Android 4.3.. (Y)

5. amansingal14

Posts: 309; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

We can only hope so

8. syedej123

Posts: 71; Member since: Jan 08, 2013

We all indians are proud of you sundar ! :) For hosting Big Event for Giant Brand google!

2. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

well, only time will tell

3. shamataa

Posts: 257; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

its going to be better than Apple's event. That's for sure.

4. jove39

Posts: 2137; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

I hope this event is about nexus and android not chrome.

9. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

we always think but never happend. lol hope we will see nexus, and android 5.0

6. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

Sundar Pichai: now i have someone here with some exciting things to talk about so without further adieu i invite Dennis Woodside to the stage! wooooooo! funny how this is going to be the day after the Motorola event. it's just like what happened with the Droid Razr and the Galaxy Nexus. xD

7. PermanentHiatus

Posts: 267; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

New Chromebooks. Can't wait.

10. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Looks like clone of Young Tim Cook with Specs :)

11. Supaheight

Posts: 66; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

after what happened to my nexus 10 i stopped believing in google's nexus devices

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