LG executive Amit Gujral reportedly confirmed that the Nexus 4 mobile phone will be powered by a new version of the Google operating system, Android Jelly Bean 4.2, in an interview with IBN Live.
Many smartphone owners in Australia are still awaiting upgrades to version 4.1 of the software, which should improve device performance.
There have been a number of leaks concerning the much-anticipated Nexus handset, including specifications and photographs.
Apparently, it is true that the mobile will sport a 4.7-inch display, 1.5 GHz processor 2 GB of RAM and a 2,100 mAh battery.
An alleged leak from Twitter user @evleaks suggests that the device will weigh in at 139 grams and will be 9.1 millimetres thin.
Speculation that the smartphone would be unveiled at the Google event taking place on October 29th has been confirmed by Mr Gujral, so gadget lovers can expect to hear more details soon.
Microsoft will also formally introduce its Windows Phone 8 operating system on this day.
Posted by Simon Thomas