First HTC Nexus 9 camera samples pop up

First HTC Nexus 9 camera samples pop up
The $399 Google Nexus 9, built in collaboration with HTC, sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with a backside-illuminated sensor, f/2.4 lens, and support for 1080p video recording. Shooters on tablets aren't typically very impressive, but improvements have definitely been made over the past year or so, up to a point where you can now confidently use your tablet to snap a picture and get decent results -- at least so long as there's enough light, as an LED flash is a rarity.

The Nexus 9 doesn't have an LED flash, either, but its snapper looks to be capable enough to handle indoor shots in dimly-lit environments. We know this because the first slew of camera samples have been released by Vietnamese Sforum, which has gotten its hands on what is likely one of the very first units of the slate. The images, shot in 4:3 aspect ratio, are looking very well overall, at least from where we're standing. Obviously, it remains to be seen how well those will compare with what other tablets offer -- especially the next iPads, which we expect to be unveiled in a few hours from now.

Have a look.


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Nexus 9
  • Display 8.9" 1536 x 2048 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.6 MP front
  • Processor NVIDIA Tegra K1, Dual-core, 2300 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 6700 mAh

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9 Comments

1. htcforlife

Posts: 73; Member since: Apr 15, 2014

Not bad at all! Pretty decent for a tab! Keep up the good work htc

3. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

I agree, for a tablet, those are some mighty fine pictures. I have to say this is an amazing tablet. I think I want the gold one. I will wait until it comes out. Gold with 32GB for me! Thank you! lol +1

6. maverick786us

Posts: 159; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

HTC has done a great job with 1 m8 and now with Nexus 9

2. htcforlife

Posts: 73; Member since: Apr 15, 2014

Btw PA some Vietnameise guys got hold of one and u couldnt?

4. shubhajit

Posts: 4; Member since: Oct 14, 2014

after a long time a tablet get a pretty camera.

5. newbey123

Posts: 701; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

Yes! The beast has been unleashed! Best android tablet available and I will be pre ordering mine! Killer job Google & HTC.

7. Trex95

Posts: 2383; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Looks better than Nexus 6 camera?!

8. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2264; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

"THE NEXUS 9 DOES HAVE A LED FLASH" you mean didn't use LED flash.

9. shubhajit

Posts: 4; Member since: Oct 14, 2014

it is not so good.everybody who are fan of HTC will disappointed with it.Even I donot expect this quality from HTC,

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