Along with the Nexus 6 smartphone from Motorola that was unveiled by Google two days ago, another Nexus device was unveiled too. But it did not grab as much attention as Nexus 6 but it was equally good. Yes guys, we are talking about the Nexus 9 tablet from HTC that was unveiled at the same event. As you might have noticed, the Nexus 6 was the show-stopper at the event but this post here is a brief review of the Nexus 9. Also, the Nexus 9 has already starred in a hands-on video.
The Nexus 9 is a 9″ tablet manufactured by HTC. Many of you have heard of the HTC Volantis which is nothing but the code-name for the Nexus 9. Manufacturers want to keep devices under covers to prevent leaks or tips from tipsters. Below are the features of the Nexus 9:
Display: An IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1536 X 2048 pixels on the screen, giving pixel density of 281 ppi protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Front Camera: 1.6 MP, 720 p
Rear Camera: 8 MP with auto-focus and LED flash, 3264 X 2448 pixels
RAM: 2 GB
Chipset: 64-bit NVIDIA Tegra K1
CPU: A dual-core Denver chipset clocked at 2.3 GHz
GPU: Kepler DX1
Memory: 16/32 GB
Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 6700 mAh
Dimensions: 228.2 mm x 153.7 mm x 7.9 mm (8.98 in x 6.05 in x 0.31 in)
Weight: 425 g (Wi-Fi) / 436 g (3G/LTE)
So this was a brief list of the specs of Nexus 9 or the HTC Volantis. If you’re not satisfied with just the specs and want to have a peek at what the Nexus 9 looks like and want to see it in action, we have something for you as well. The Nexus 9 recently starred in a hands-on video.
The video showcases the Nexus 9 being handled by one of the guys. The video originated from somewhere in Vietnam. Here is the video for you to watch yourself:
If the video did not complete the task of satisfying you, don’t be disappointed yet. We have some photos of the Nexus 9 in the wild that might just serve the purpose. Here is the gallery for you to go through and see some detailed images of the Nexus 9.
The Nexus 9 along with the Nexus 6 went up for pre-registration on October 17th.So if you are impressed with the Nexus 6 or the Nexus 9, you can pre-order them on Google Play Store if they have been put up for pre-registration in your region. If not, you’ll have to wait for some time. The deliveries will begin from November 3rd.
All major carriers in the US have announced they will soon be offering the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 though they haven’t specified when. Till then, stay tuned for more updates.