Google Nexus 9’s existence and release date confirmed by Nvidia

Also: it’s going to have an Nvidia Tegra K1 CPU and will be built by HTC
Is the next Nexus a 9-incher?

Over the past few months there’s been a lot of speculation about Google working on a powerful 8.9in Nexus 9 tablet – and now Nvidia has confirmed those rumours.

In legal documents discussing its Tegra K1 processor, Nvidia reveals that not only will said CPU make an appearance in the Nexus 9, but that it’ll be out in the third quarter of 2014 (i.e. very soon) and that it’ll be made by HTC.

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Nexus in New York?

Q4 2014 is over at the end of this month, and interestingly HTC has just sent out invitations to a press launch in New York for 8th October. A coincidence? Or could it be Google plans to debut the Nexus 9 at a partner’s event rather than its own.

What else do we know about the Nexus 9? Well, going back to speculation again: the word on the street is that it’ll come with Android L, 16GB or 32GB of storage, 2GB of RAM and a 2K display with 2048 x 1440 pixels. And of course, that Nvidia Tegra K1 chip, which is very powerful indeed.

[Source: Brightside News]

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