It’s been an active day today as far as Google is worried, and together with the all-new Nexus 6, the Mountain Sight attire has prepared in the solutions of Taiwan-based HTC for its next major ipad. With the Motorola-made Nexus 6 set to be the very first mobile phone working on Android Lollipop right from the start, the Nexus 9 will certainly jump on the bandwagon for the larger owners of the mobile internet, as well as considered that it’s made by HTC – – developer of some highly-regarded mobile phones over the previous couple of years as you could remember – – we have actually been very intrigued to take the wraps off this particular slate. Now, Google has actually put paid to the rumors, offering glimpses of the ipad also those critical specifications, and also here, we dig via them all to see if it has validated the fuss.

With this tablet, it’s clear that Google is wanting to match the likes of the Microsoft Area instead compared to, state, Apple’s iPad, and also offered its equipment, devices and rate point, it might really ask a concern of those tabs working on Windows 8.1.

Nexus 9 main

But can Android truly, I suggest, actually take on Windows? Let’s have a look at the specs:

Functions/ Specifications


Nexus 9 shades

Allow’s not cut words here, the Nexus 9 hasn’t already been enhanced by HTC to anywhere near the very same degree as the One M7 or M8. But likewise, it is necessary to keep in mind that mobile phones and also ipads are still inherently various regardless of their close links, as well as if you’re an appreciator of well created slabs, the Nexus 9 is most definitely among them.

As for colours, you can pick the rather standard black or white, along with a rather strange “”sand”off-white shade which, we need to admit, doesn’t really float our watercraft. If you’re not keen on it either, then that’s just as well, given that it will not actually attack the market till later in the year.


Nexus 9 lifestyle

With a 4:3, 8.9-inch QVGA screen flaunting a resolution of 2048 x 1536, this device is made to be both effective as well as flexible, and also although it’s consistently hazardous to cast aspersions about any type of tech product by checking out on-paper specifications sheets, we would certainly anticipate a fairly sharp, high-performing panel in fact.

Electronic camera

Nexus 9 camera

The Nexus 9 includes an 8-megapixel rear-facing snapper and also a 1.6-megapixel front shooter, as well as although, once again, it’s tough to make a lot of judgments at this point, it’s most likely that they’ll both provide skilled, if not magnificent performance.


The key attribute of the Nexus 9 is its power. I attracted those Area comparisons previously on because, unlike many Android tablet computers as well as phablets, the processor approaches those productivity-centric “”pro”device. Under the hood, you get a 64-bit NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor clocked at a healthy and balanced 2.3 GHz, 2GB of RAM and Kepler DX1 graphics.


You obtain 16GB or 32GB of on-board storage as standard, however however, there’s no chance of bumping this up via microSD. This is where those running a Windows device may choose versus opting for the Nexus 9, for including additional memory is as simple as appearing a USB thumb drive.

Electric battery

Nexus 9 display

The Nexus 9 includes a 6,700 mAh electric battery, which, Google declares, will certainly keep the tablet competing some 9 hrs. The typical suspects will definitely test the living daylight out of the device over the following couple of weeks in an attempt to corroborate/ shoot down these cases, so we’ll keenly wait for those, but also for a powerful, 64-bit tablet computer, those numbers are instead impressive.

Other Equipment

The Nexus 9 profits of HTC’s BoomSound innovation, and also although we’ll book clear-cut judgments until we’ve had a hands-on, our past encounters with BoomSound have actually been extremely advantageous undoubtedly.

Nexus 9 keyboard case

There’ll additionally be a main keyboard attachment that clips onto the Nexus 9 magnetically, as well as essentially allows you to change the device into a traditional notebook.

Software application

Together with the Nexus 6, will be working on Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box, and we’ll have the complete low-down on that certain side of today’s news in a few moments.

The total set of tech. specifications of the device are as adheres to:

Nexus 9 specs


The Wi-Fi-only Nexus 8 will certainly start at $ 399 for the 16GB version, or $ 479 for the 32GB. There’ll likewise be an LTE design for $ 599, which will arrive simply as a 32GB option.

Release Date

Nothing solid has actually been made known yet, however the Nexus 9 will show up in 29 countries over the next couple of weeks, and pre-orders will start on October 17th. U.S. retail electrical outlets will include Finest Buy, Gamestop, Office Depot and others, and also the Google Play Store, and also as and also when we compile additional info pertaining to the Nexus 9′′ s retail début, we’ll have the details right here.

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