Nexus 9

The Nexus 9 was related to Nexus 6 according to Wikipedia yet was launched in 2014. It was also named Flounder or Volantis (as codenamed). It was developed and market by Google and HTC together. It was a computer based tablet. The operating system of this device was the Android OS.

In in series of Nexus, its number was fourth. Moreover, OEM was its partner, yet, it was marketed by Google on the basis and for the consumers of Android devices. Although, this device wouldn’t be compared with Nexus 6, yet this device was launched with it. this device was also called digital media device having a new future which was called Nexus Player. This device contains two types of storage, 32 GB which was sold at price US$479 and 16 GB which was sold at price US$399 at that time. The OS system was 5.0 Lollipop which was the extension on Android. At that time, various new feature of the time introduced through this device i.e. virtual machine Dalvik was replaced, and into this device a visual appurtenance was introduced which was also modified into a new look and features also having ART. “Enable OEM unlock” was also included in this device as an extension by Google through which Nexus 9 bootloader could be unlocked by the users/developers

Release Date:

Although, this device was launched and available for direct purchase in the first week of November, yet pre-orders were started 17 October after its announcement on 15 October 2014. Later, in the second week of December 2014, its LTE version was launched in the US.

Specifications

Hardware

–       Processor: Tegra K1

–       Processor Company: NVIDIA

–       RAM: 2 GB

–       Display: IPS LCD

–       Display Size: 8.9-inch

–       Display Resolution: 1536×2048

–       Screen Type: Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Software

Originally OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop

Updated OS: Android 5.0.2 (May 2015)

Updated OS: Android 5.1.1 (May 2015)

Updated OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow (October 2015)

Updated OS: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Updated OS: Android 7.0 Nougat (August 2016)

Last Updated OS: the 7.1.2 Nougat (January 2017)

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