Google Nexus 9

Announced:
Oct 15, 2014
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

9.3
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Display

Display size:

8.9 inches

Resolution:

1536 x 2048 pixels

Pixel density:

288 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

69.90 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 29.2 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Panorama, Touch to focus

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Recording format:

H.264, 3GP

Front:

1.6 megapixels

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

8.99 x 6.05 x 0.31 inches (228.25 x 153.68 x 7.95 mm)

Weight:

15.38 oz (436 g)
the average is 19.9 oz (568 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Brown, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, 3GP

Additional microphone(s):

Yes

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

NVIDIA Tegra K1

Processor:

Dual-core, 2300 MHz, Denver, 28 nm

GPU:

Kepler

RAM:

2 GB DDR3

Internal storage:

32 GB

Device type:

Tablet

OS:

Android (7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 5.0 Lollipop)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

6700 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Stand-by time:

30.0 days (720 hours)
the average is 23 days (559 h)

Video playback:

9.50 hours

Internet browsing

Browser:

Chrome

supports:

HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support:

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging:

Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 15, 2014
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This device is also known as HTC Volantis

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Google Nexus 9

Wi-Fi only

Differences from the main variant:

Weight:

14.99 oz (425 g)
the average is 19.9 oz (568 g)

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Too little RAM

Description

The HTC made Nexus 9 comes with a 8.9-inch IPS screen with 2048x1536 pixels resolution (4:3 aspect ratio), an 8-megapixel shooter with led flash, Bluetooth 4.1 connectivity and 16 or 32GB of storage. The tablet is powered by a 64bit NVIDIA tegra K1 dual-core processor clocked at 2.3GHz and 2GB of DDR3 memory. The Nexus 9 will come in 2 variations; either Wi-Fi only or Wi-Fi+LTE.

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