Google has officially announced a new HTC-built Android tablet, the Nexus 9. Based on specs-wise, the device is quite a powerful tablet but you can’t expand the storage through microSD card. The latest Google Nexus tablet would be up for pre-order on October 17th, 2014. It should be hit the shelves in stores starting November 3rd. The LTE-enabled model of HTC Nexus 9 tablet could be yours for priced at $599 (32GB). But you can get the 16GB and 32GB versions are $399 and $479, respectively.
Google’s Nexus 9 comes with a premium metal build with a soft touch back and a metallic frame. The 8.9-inch IPS LCD display has QVGA (2048 x 1536 pixel) resolution with a 4:3 aspect ratio. It is unlike the previous model of tablet. The screen makes the Nexus 9 is real competitor to the iPad mini. Most interestingly, the tablet runs Google’s latest Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system.
That’s also support for a keyboard case, just attach to the screen (with two different angles), you’ll get an Android notebook looks. On the inside, Nexus 9 tablet is armed with a 64-bit dual-core NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor that accommodates NVIDIA’s Kepler graphics chip. Well, Google is designed the HTC Nexus 9 as a productivity device aside a traditionally entertainment-only.
Full specifications of the Nexus 9 tablet
- 8.9-inch 2048×1536 IPS LCD display with Gorilla Glass 3 and Double Tap to Wake, 4:3 aspect ratio
- 7.95mm thin
- Nvidia Tegra K1 64-bit processor with Kepler GPU
- 2 GB of RAM, 16/32 GB of storage
- Android 5.0 Lollipop OS
- 8 MP rear / 1.6 MP Front cameras
- Dual Front facing speakers with BoomSound
- LTE connectivity
- 6700 mAH battery
There are three different color options – Indigo Black, Lunar White and Sand. So, anyone planning to purchase the HTC Nexus 9 Android Lollipop tablet?