Google Announces HTC-Made Nexus 9: Specs, Price And Availability [India]


Google alongside Nexus 6 smartphone also made Nexus 9 tablet by HTC official. This is the Taiwanese manufacturer’s first Nexus gadget since the Nexus One started things in January 2010, and it will be the foremost HTCs’ tablet since the Flyer 7-inch launched in 2011.

It comes with a 4:3 aspect ratio screen, and will be among the first devices to run production builds of Android 5.0 Lollipop, which has been in developer preview status since this summer. Powered by a NVIDIA Tegra chipset, with a the powerful K1 on the inside. Available to buy in 16GB or 32GB vrainats, but only Wi-Fi model and the LTE model comes with a fixed 32GB storage.

Designed in collaboration with HTC, the Nexus 9 features a soft touch back and a metallic frame, with 8.9-inch 2048 x 1536 pixels resolution screen, the 64-bit Tegra K1 Processor paired with the gigantic Kelper GPU.

Although, Google is placing the Nexus 9 in its Productivity listing, with an optional keyboard folio case that magnetically attaches to the tablet. More than enough, are the key hardware capabilities of its specs, includes a dual front-facing speakers with HTC BoomSound, LTE connectivity, 64bit SoC and comes with the great additions of Android L with Material Design, which is flexible across all the previous Android devices.

Pre-orders already started with a price stating at $399 for the base 16GB Wi-Fi only variant. The Nexus 9 will go on sale in the US starting November 3rd.

Update X1: Google Nexus 9 now shows up in Google Play Store in India, pricing and release date confirmed as well.

The 16GB WiFi version of the tablet comes with a Rs. 28,900 (almost $470), while the 32GB LTE version of the tablet costs Rs. 44,900 (almost $730). The price of the WiFi version is almost in line with the US pricing where the tablet costs $399, so it isn’t too far off. However ,the LTE version of the tablet is more pricier when compared with its price in the US.

Google’s Nexus 6 Phablet Designed For Android 5.0 Lollipop Announced


The Mountain View giant has officially introduced the world with Motorola-made Nexus 6, an mammoth screened smartphone that could easily be mistaken for a tablet-cum-smarthone.

The Google Nexus 6 is all set to go on sale as to be among the first devices to get the new version of Android, named it the 5.0 Lollipop. It’s the biggest of all those Nexus devices released and available to buy in the market, with a whopping 5.96-inch screen and Quad-HD (2560×1440) resolution. On the inside it’s running the latest Snapdragon 805 processor, while the storage comes in 32GB and 64 gigs configurations, and also packs a 13-megapixel camera with OIS technology.

Paired with 3GB of RAM, clocked at 2.65GHz quad-core processor it also houses a 2MP front0facing camera and the battery is a 3,200mAh unit and it is non-removable just the ones from the previous model.

Usually, the Nexus 6 physical aspect looks like the Moto X (Gen 2), with a front-facing speaker and mic, a metal trim and soft-touch plastic rear. The Nexus 6 will come in Midnight Blue and Cloud White, and the pricing starts at $649 off-contract.

The Nexus 6 will be available to pre-order starting late October, with general availability to come in November. Available on contract through AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon and U.S. Cellular. The Nexus 6 with the 32GB SIM-free version priced at $649. In Europe, the 32GB and the 64GB variants are expected to cost you €569 and €649 respectively.

The latest Nexus flagship is going to be available for purchase in 28 countries across Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, including India. The Nexus 6 will make its debut outside the US by the end of 2014.