Google has released a smartphone tradition with the Nexus name each time releasing the latest version of Android.
Google always took the phone vendor to produce the Nexus. Typically, Nexus has always been a bone of contention phone vendors such as Samsung, HTC, and Motorola.
As reported by Digitimes, Google indicated chose Samsung as the manufacturer of the Nexus fourth generation will carry Android 5.0, codenamed Jelly Bean.
“Since Samsung has become a leading vendor Android smartphone, Google will continue to cooperate with Samsung to develop fourth-generation smartphone Nexus,” the source said.
Samsung re-elected to the possibility of a vendor who manufactures the Nexus series, it will enhance the Samsung as a company focused on the Android platform.
Actually, LG and HTC vendors also participate in the bidding to be the manufacturer of this series next Nexus. But if this news is true, Google has chosen Samsung and become winners in the contract.
Samsung has been producing three times in the Nexus. For the next generation Nexus, Samsung seems to be selected again by Google.
Nexus model first, Google took to produce the HTC HTC Nexus. The device is still implementing the Android 2.2 or Froyo for the first time.
The second model, Google took Samsung to manufacture Samsung Nexus S, which is an example of implementation of Android 2.3 or Gingerbread.
The third model, the Samsung again won the project to produce Galaxy Nexus.
Form similar to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus Nexus S with a curved screen that is more flexible now in hand to follow the curve of the human body. Although similar to its predecessor, the form factor Galaxy Nexus slightly thinner (8.94 mm) and slightly heavier (135 grams).
The plan, Google will release its fourth-generation Nexus is in the fourth quarter-2012.
With the release schedule at the end of the year, certainly will not interfere with the release schedule smartphone from Samsung, in particular smartphone Samsung Galaxy S III is scheduled to be released earlier this May 2012.