Google last week had announced the next range of Nexus devices including the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9. The Nexus 9 is the first tablet post the Nexus 10, that you can say is in the category of large tablets. It is being manufactured by HTC and looks like, will be the only Nexus tablet this year. Google had also announced that the new Nexus devices will be made available to India in the very first batch set of countries and looks like they are keeping their words as the 16 GB black variant with Wifi of the Nexus 9 has already been listed on the Play Store for Rs 28,990. The 32 GB LTE variant is not available in India yet.
The Nexus 9 Origami cover in three different color choices has been listed at Rs 2,900 and will go on sale with the tablet sometime next month. There is no listing of the Nexus 6 just yet, though the Nexus 5 remains an option for those who want to pick a Nexus smartphone from the Play Store.
The Nexus 9 has an 8.9 inch QXGA display with a 4:3 AR and will run Android Lollipop 5.0 out of the box. The device is powered by the Tegra K1 Dual Core chip which is considered to be one of the finest Mobile SoCs out there. The tablet weighs about 425 grams and has an 8 MP rear camera as well as a 6700 mAh battery. There is a metallic frame, which adds to the whole fine look of the device.