According to Reuters, Hurricane Sandy has forced Google to cancel its Android event, which will be kicking off on the 29th of October in New York. The hurricane is expected to hit nearby areas in between Delaware and New York. Unfortunately, Google’s waterfront pier venue is now an evacuation zone.
In a statement, the search giant announced, “We are canceling [sic] our Monday morning event in New York due to Hurricane Sandy. We will let you know our plans as soon as we know more.”
If you want to know when Google plans to reschedule the event, keep it here for more updates.
Google was expected to unveil three devices at the event, one smartphone and two tablets. The smartphone is the LG Nexus 4. The smartphone has been heavily leaked in the past few days. Carphone Warehouse let slip network deals on its website and a placard showing the device’s SIM-free price tag was spotted in one of the company’s retail stores. The device is said to sport a 4.7-inch screen, an 8-megapixel camera, and a 1.5GHz quad-core processor. It is said to be based on the hardware of the LG Optimus G, but bear design similarities with the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.
One of the tablets is the Google Nexus 10. The device sports a 10.1-inch touchscreen with a resolution of 2560×1600 pixels. This would mean that the device’s screen would beat the iPad’s retina display. Other rumoured specs include a 1.7GHz quad-core processor and a 5-megapixel camera.
The second tablet that was to be unveiled at the event is an updated version of the Google Nexus 7. This new version sports 32GB of internal memory and 3G support.
The three are expected to run Android 4.2, which is a minor update to Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean).
Want to know when Google plans to reschedule the event? Keep it here for more updates.