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Nexus 9
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Nexus 9
Also known as Volantis or Flounder
Developer Google, HTC
Manufacturer HTC
Product family Google Nexus
Type Tablet computer
Release date November 3, 2014
Introductory price 16 GB: US$399
32 GB: US$479
Discontinued May 26, 2016 (2016-05-26)[1]
Operating system Android 5.0 Lollipop
upgradable to Android 7.1.1 Nougat
System-on-chip used NVIDIA Tegra K1
CPU 2.3 GHz dual-core 64-bit Denver
Memory 2 GB LPDDR3-1600 RAM
Storage 16 or 32 GB flash memory
Display 8.9 in (230 mm) 4:3 aspect ratio, 281 ppi pixel density 2048×1536 QXGA backlit IPS LCD, scratch resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 3 capacitive touchscreen
Graphics 192-core Kepler, 16M colors
Sound Dual front-facing speakers
Input Multi-touch screen, accelerometer, gyroscope, GPS, magnetometer, dual microphone
Camera Rear:MP with flash
HD (1080p) resolution
Front: 1.6 MP
HD (720p) resolution
Connectivity 3.5 mm combo headphone/microphone jack, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n/ac @ 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz Dual-band) (MIMO+HT40), Quad-band GSM, CDMA, Penta-band HSPA, LTE, NFC, Micro-USB 2.0
Power Internal rechargeable non-removable lithium-ion polymer 3.8 V 25.46 W·h (6,700 mA·h) battery[2]
Online services Google Play
Dimensions 228.25 mm (8.99 in) (h)
153.68 mm (6.05 in) (w)
7.95 mm (0.31 in) (d)
Weight 425 g (15.0 oz) (WiFi)
436 g (15.4 oz) (LTE)
Predecessor Nexus 7 (2013)
Nexus 10
Successor Pixel C
Website www.google.com/nexus/9/

The Nexus 9 (codenamed Volantis[3] or Flounder[4][5]) is a tablet computer co-developed by Google and HTC that runs the Android operating system. It is the fourth tablet in the Google Nexus series, a family of Android consumer devices marketed by Google and built by an OEM partner. The device is available in two storage sizes, 16 GB for US$399 and 32 GB for US$479. Along with the Nexus 6 mobile phone and Nexus Player digital media device, the Nexus 9 launched with 5.0 Lollipop, which offered several new features, notably a modified visual appearance, and the complete replacement of the Dalvik virtual machine with ART. Google has included an additional step to "Enable OEM unlock" before users can unlock the Nexus 9 bootloader.[6]

Release[edit]

The Nexus 9 was announced on 15 October 2014, with pre-orders available on 17 October and was released on 3 November 2014. A 4G LTE version was released in the US on 12 December 2014.[7]

Specifications[edit]

Hardware[edit]

The Nexus 9 tablet features an 8.9-inch IPS LCD display with a 1536x2048 resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It runs the NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor and has 2 GB of RAM.[8][9]

Software[edit]

The Nexus 9 originally featured Android 5.0 Lollipop.[10]

In December 2014, the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop was released for the Nexus 9.[11] Android 5.0.2 Lollipop was released for the device a few months later, in May 2015.[12][13] Later that month, Android 5.1.1 Lollipop was released for the Nexus 9 as well.[14]

Google released the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for the Nexus 9 in October 2015.[15][16] In December 2015, the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow was released for the Nexus 9, among other devices.[17]

On August 22, 2016, Google released the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Nexus 9, as well as several other devices.[18] In January 2017, Google announced that the Nexus 9, along with the Nexus 6, won't receive the 7.1.2 Nougat update, making 7.1.1 the last major software update from Google themselves.[19]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google's Nexus 9 tablet has been discontinued - The Verge
  2. ^ "Nexus 9 Teardown". iFixit. November 4, 2014. Retrieved November 4, 2014. 
  3. ^ Spradlin, Liam. "This Is Volantis, HTC's Nine-Inch Nexus Tablet". Android Police. Retrieved 5 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "device / htc / flounder — Git at Google". Retrieved November 6, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Information: Google Nexus 9 (Wi-Fi) ("flounder")". Retrieved November 6, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Unlock Nexus 9 Bootloader". 8 November 2014. 
  7. ^ Nexus 9 LTE hits Google Play Store, but only in United States. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
  8. ^ "HTC Nexus 9 - Full tablet specifications". 
  9. ^ "Google Nexus 9 specs". 
  10. ^ "Nexus 9 official: here's what you need to know". 
  11. ^ "Android 5.0.1 (LRX22C) Hitting AOSP Now [Update: Factory Images Too]". 2 December 2014. 
  12. ^ "[Trollface] The Nexus 9 Is Getting An OTA Update... To Android 5.0.2 [OTA Download]". 5 May 2015. 
  13. ^ "Google releases Android 5.0.2 factory images for the Nexus 9". 5 May 2015. 
  14. ^ "Android 5.1.1 factory images and OTAs (Update: Nexus 5 and Nexus 4 OTA/factory images)". 
  15. ^ "Android 6.0 Factory Images Are Live For The Nexus 5, 6, 7, 9, And Player". 5 October 2015. 
  16. ^ "Get ready for the sweet taste of Android 6.0 Marshmallow". 
  17. ^ "Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow With New Emoji Available For Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 5, Nexus 9, Nexus 7 (2013)". 8 December 2015. 
  18. ^ "Android 7.0 Nougat is rolling out to Nexus devices starting today". 22 August 2016. 
  19. ^ "Nexus 6 And Nexus 9 Will Not Get Android 7.1.2 Nougat, Confirms Google". 2 February 2017. 

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