6 Things We Know About Tomorrow's Nexus 9 Release

Low key but big specs

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Tomorrow, HTC is reportedly ready to announced its latest product release: the Nexus 9 tablet, built in collaboration with Google. Instead of a large press event however, the company will only be announcing this new device in a blog post, perhaps because Google is unwilling to attract too much attention to its as-yet unfinished Android L operating system. Regardless, this has been a long-awaited product release, and lots of rumours abound. Read below our list of 6 things we know about tomorrow’s Nexus 9 release.

1. New Android L

The new Nexus 9 will be the first device to hit the market which will run the latest version of Google’s operating system, known as Android L.

2. $399 Price

The base model of the new tablet will sell for $399 with 32GB of memory, while an LTE enabled version of the device will be $100 more.

3. Brushed Aluminium Frame

In order to cut down on costs, HTC has replaced the all metal construction of earlier Nexus tablets, with a brushed Aluminum finish on the Nexus 9.

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4. Beyond-HD Display

Carrying on the trend of ever-increasing tablet resolution, the Nexus 9 will reported feature a greater-than-HD resolution on a 8.9-inch 2048×1440 display

5. Tegra K1 Processor

Powering the the device will be a NVIDIA Logan 64-bit processor (Tegra K1), backed by a large 2GB of RAM.

6. Stereo Speakers

Similar to the HTC One M8, the new Nexus 9 will feature dual surround sound front-facing speakers, able to generated better sound the previous editions.