Gadgets world can look forward to launching of an Android L HTC tablet towards the end of 2014. Tentatively, the launch date could be anytime in the last three months of 2014. The news has been confirmed by the US-based NVIDIA. A lawsuit filed by NVIDIA against Samsung and Qualcomm revealed the impending launch of this Nexus tablet.
Features and Specifications
The chip in Nexus 9 is NVIDIA’s Tegra K1. Though NVIDIA has not confirmed many of the features and specifications of Nexus 9, as of now, market has a few leaks on the device. Gadgets world expects the device to have 8.9 inch screen with resolution of 2048 by 1440. Its operating system will be Android L, which is for mobiles. HTC will not make any changes to this OS because it is for Nexus device. Market also expects Nexus 9 to come with a rear camera of 8MP. Its front camera would be of 3 MP. A 2GB RAM may form an integral part of the device. There are rumors that device may have 5GB RAM. As far as networking is concerned the gadget is geared up for 4G LTE.
The launch timing clashes with Apple’s iPad Air. It will be interesting to compare the features. As yet the price has also not been revealed, but the market expects it to be around $400. For the higher LTE model, the price may exceed $600. Interestingly, neither Google nor HTC has confirmed any of the rumors.