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Is this the long awaited Nexus 8, pictured at last?

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Is this the long awaited Nexus 8, pictured at last?
Recent posts on MYCE that referenced a device called "flounder," are among the most recent indications that the mythical Nexus 8 tablet is indeed real. Google is known to use fish as code names for its Nexus devices. The MYCE posts also refer to a 64-bit Tegra processor that would be powering the slate. On Thursday, a leak out of Asia came with a couple of leaked pictures allegedly showing the Nexus 8 tablet, and some new specs. And while the latest rumor does mention a 64-bit chip, the Tegra name is not on it.

The new rumor has the Nexus 8 powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm processor. The only Qualcomm silicon that could fit the bill, with 64-bit technology fit for a flagship, would be the Snapdragon 808 or the Snapdragon 810. But the pair won't be ready until 2015, which means that either the timing of this rumor is off, or more likely, the slate will use another chip altogether. There is a third possibility, which is that the pictures and specs are a fake. More on that later.

The Nexus 8 is  tipped to include 3GB of RAM and will include Android 4.5 pre-installed. The next big Android update is believed to be optimized for 64-bit silicon.

Now comes the part of the story where we tell you to take this with a grain of salt. After all, that Exclusive Leaked stamp makes the pictures below look questionable immediately. The previous rumor had the slate getting unveiled during Google I/O which runs for two days starting on June 25th. Considering that the number of leaks about the Nexus 8 have picked up recently, it could be a sign that the long waited tablet will  finally be unveiled next month at Google's developer conference.


Thanks for the tip!

source: MyDrivers (translated) via GforGames

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posted on 05 Jun 2014, 05:19 35

1. Bondurant (Posts: 40; Member since: 04 Jun 2014)


Its a photo frame to hang on walls.

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 05:21 1

2. alrightihatepickingusernames (Posts: 305; Member since: 29 Dec 2013)


Doesn't look like a Nexus 10 this time.

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 05:21 14

3. garlic456 (Posts: 149; Member since: 24 Dec 2012)


This can't be real. Look at those bezels...

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 12:22 1

34. nexusdude (Posts: 139; Member since: 22 Aug 2013)


It says 100% real on the second pic. It HAS to be real.

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 05:29

4. peace247 (Posts: 75; Member since: 26 Apr 2014)


Yukkkkk....
I gonna vomit....

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 05:29 4

5. Japultra (Posts: 13; Member since: 16 May 2014)


This slate is more bezel than anything else. Horrendous.

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 05:29 2

6. power_x (Posts: 204; Member since: 28 Aug 2013)


Oh the bezels ......... I'm sick now

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 05:30 1

7. Smokin (Posts: 117; Member since: 10 Oct 2013)


Comparable to old iPads' bezels. Huge. This looks awful.

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 05:32

8. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 1650; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


Hello bezels :)

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 05:44 1

9. Bjray (Posts: 21; Member since: 29 May 2014)


Bezel-tastic.

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 05:52 1

10. wilsong17 (Posts: 734; Member since: 10 Mar 2013)


Is fake

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 11:29

32. RandomUsername (Posts: 357; Member since: 29 Oct 2013)


100% true ;)

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 05:54 4

11. CyberFalcon (Posts: 92; Member since: 17 Apr 2014)


oh my god its the Bezilla...

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 05:54 2

12. FingerMyApple (unregistered)


After all the Awful experience on nexus 7, I'll try my best to stay away android tablet, people try to make tablets a computing experience, if tablets apps taste like smartphones, what's the point of getting it when I already had a smartphones?

All fandroid claim variety of customization on android tab is full of Bulls**t , lack of cases, lack of keyboard experience, lacks of bagages to choose, even lack of business integration apps. even my little sister bored of this toy.

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 06:10 9

13. amiaq (Posts: 378; Member since: 30 Jun 2012)


ahh ... "customization" definition from an iFan, - "cases, keyboards etc". I think you're confused it with term "accessories". Anyway, keep using Apple. Android might be too complex for you. In short Tic Tac Toe is for you, but not Sudoku.

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 07:30

21. ikenvape (Posts: 32; Member since: 28 May 2014)


Now I'm not going to swear at you because judging by your avatar, you're a misguided child. Question for your statement. So what do you plan to do with your next tablet?

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 07:38 1

23. FingerMyApple (unregistered)


Rather a m$ tablet than android by any means :)

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 07:47

24. skinny95black (Posts: 113; Member since: 06 Jan 2013)


If you wanted an m$ tablet over the nexus 7 it's your choice and actually I like m$ but all the talk about customization really got to go android has the biggest ability to customise far bigger than wp and even the new ios 8 this coming from a wp fan

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 07:49

25. FingerMyApple (unregistered)


Any customization to benefit my career ?

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 08:01

29. skinny95black (Posts: 113; Member since: 06 Jan 2013)


Can't really tell you recommend you since you have the n7 wich is easy to customise but I can recommend you that if you wanted switch to wp get the 2050 if you wanted rt but if you wanted a full pc experience there is so much to choose from

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 06:22 2

14. boosook (Posts: 904; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)


Fake. I don't believe that Google will release an 8'' tablet with such big bezels.

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 06:27 2

15. karamelakimo (Posts: 45; Member since: 26 May 2014)


I think it's a fake
But whatever I prefer ipads over android if I look for a tablet and the choice for many reasons to me
But in case of mobile go for android for sure

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 06:53

16. Jishnusur (Posts: 63; Member since: 07 Oct 2013)


This is the reason "I don't want to live on this planet anymore" :P

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 06:54

17. NotAGeek (Posts: 117; Member since: 26 Jan 2014)


Bezelicious.Doesn't look like a nexus

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 06:57

18. GreekGeek (Posts: 375; Member since: 22 Mar 2014)


If this is real, then Google must've gone nuts to approve that design

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 06:59 1

19. iMemo (Posts: 97; Member since: 22 Feb 2014)


Hmm... If Htc is making it, then its not fake. Don't forget that Htc loves thick bezels!

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 07:24

20. NotAGeek (Posts: 117; Member since: 26 Jan 2014)


If htc ditch their logo and don't use the front facing speaker then the bezel will be slimmer

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 07:34

22. iampayne (Posts: 208; Member since: 12 Aug 2013)


When did bezels become the enemy of the state?

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 07:51 1

26. skinny95black (Posts: 113; Member since: 06 Jan 2013)


I hope that this has the k1 i really wanted to see how it will perform since I heard that it wiped the flor with the 801

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 07:56

27. skinny95black (Posts: 113; Member since: 06 Jan 2013)


I really wanted to see how the k1 will perform ever since I heard that it wiped the flor with the 801 this is gonna be great

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 07:57

28. skinny95black (Posts: 113; Member since: 06 Jan 2013)


Sorry for the double comment

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 09:43

30. tokuzumi (Posts: 233; Member since: 27 Aug 2009)


That looks like a cheap Chinese tablet, that you would find at Big Lots.

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 10:51

31. gehrig (Posts: 138; Member since: 17 Apr 2014)


I think I just choked on all that bezel. FAKE!!!

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 11:54

33. Totse2k15 (Posts: 210; Member since: 11 Feb 2014)


Nice digital photo frame tablet.

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 13:13

35. o0Exia0o (Posts: 317; Member since: 01 Feb 2013)


I HOPE YOU ALL REALIZE THAT THIS TABLET, IF IT WERE THE UNRELEASED NEXUS 8, WOULD BE ENCASED IN A CONFIDENTIALITY CASE TO PROTECT IT FROM BEING UNVEILED TO THE PUBLIC BEFORE IT WERE LAUNCHED! THOSE ARE NOT THE BEZELS OF THE DEVICE, THAT IS THE CASE THAT IT IS IN, LOOK MORE CLOSELY AT THE PHOTOS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 13:40

36. Taters (Posts: 2592; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


I thought Google would correct some of Suck T C's bad habits but I guess I was wrong.....lol this is going to be even worse than I thought. Lol

posted on 05 Jun 2014, 13:49

37. scsa852k (Posts: 274; Member since: 16 Oct 2012)


That is THE ugliest thing I've ever seen in my entire life.

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