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.
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.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
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