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

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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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posted on 17 Jul 2013, 12:09 2

1. brar.arsh (Posts: 202; Member since: 12 Sep 2012)

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

posted on 17 Jul 2013, 12:30

5. amansingal14 (Posts: 309; Member since: 08 Sep 2012)

We can only hope so

posted on 17 Jul 2013, 13:03 9

8. syedej123 (banned) (Posts: 71; Member since: 08 Jan 2013)

We all indians are proud of you sundar ! :)

For hosting Big Event for Giant Brand google!

posted on 17 Jul 2013, 12:09

2. apple4never (Posts: 1064; Member since: 08 May 2013)

well, only time will tell

posted on 17 Jul 2013, 12:19 6

3. shamataa (Posts: 240; Member since: 07 Dec 2011)

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

posted on 17 Jul 2013, 12:23 1

4. jove39 (Posts: 1964; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)

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

posted on 17 Jul 2013, 14:20 1

9. akki20892 (Posts: 3902; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)

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

posted on 17 Jul 2013, 12:45

6. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 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

posted on 17 Jul 2013, 12:47

7. PermanentHiatus (Posts: 267; Member since: 22 Jun 2012)

New Chromebooks. Can't wait.

posted on 17 Jul 2013, 16:28

10. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)

Looks like clone of Young Tim Cook with Specs :)

posted on 18 Jul 2013, 13:44

11. Supaheight (Posts: 66; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)

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

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