After two years in which the compact Nexus tablets were manufactured by ASUS, Google has teamed-up with HTC for the Nexus 9. As its name suggests, Nexus 9 has an almost 9-inch display.
Nexus 9 is running Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box and it is equipped with an 8.9-inch IPS LCD display with 1536 x 2048 resolution, a pixel density of 281 ppi, and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Underneath the hood there’s a 64-bit-enabled Nvidia Tegra K1 chipset based on two Denver cores clocked at 2.3 GHz and a Kepler DX1 GPU.
Nexus 9 also comes with 2 GB of RAM, 16/32 GB internal storage, 8 MP primary camera with autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, and full HD video recording support, a 1.6 MP secondary camera with HD video recording support.
The HTC tablet is available in WiFi-only and WiFi+LTE variants. Nexus 9 is 228.2 mm tall, 153.7 mm wide, and only 8 mm thin. The WiFi-only model weighs in at 425 grams, while the LTE model has a weight of 436 grams. The other connectivity features include WiFi ac, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, and microUSB 2.0. Nexus 9 is kept alive by a 6,700 mAh battery.