HTC is working in the next Nexus, it was a rumor. The Next 8.9inch Nexus will be manufactured by HTC and codenamed Volantis, also known as Flounder. Now there is Volantis. Android police has reported an image that shows the hardware specifications features and pricing of the Nexus 8.9. The tablet is also referred to as Nexus 9. It has 2048 x 1440 pixels resolutions, 281 pixels per inch (ppi) and Nvidia’s Logan 64-bit processor called Tegra K1 with 2GB RAM. The CUDA (Computer Unified Device Architecture) technology has made the Tegra processor powerful. Also the K1 chip is more faster that previous Tegra 2. It eats less power. HTC Nexus 9 Volantis is powered with 8 MP Rear camera with Optical Image Stabilization and 3 Mp front camera. It has the front facing speaker. Volantis will have Aluminum zero-gap construction.
Pic courtesy: Android Police
HTC Nexus 9 Volantis Specifications
- 8.9″ Display at 2048×1440 (281ppi)
- NVIDIA Logan 64-bit processor (Tegra K1)
- 2GB RAM
- 16/32GB internal storage
- 8MP OIS main camera, 3MP front facing camera
- Aluminum zero-gap construction
- Stereo front-facing speakers
- 8.91″x5.98″x0.31″ body (that’s 22.63×15.19×0.79cm)
- 418g (or 427g with LTE) (that’s 14.74/15.1 ounces)
Price of HTC Nexus 9 Volantis
Price is only approximate. 16GB model of the Nexus 8.9 will cost $399 (£235) and the 32GB variant $499 (£293). This is quite comfortable price. The LTE model will have higher price than Wi-Fi version.
When HTC Nexus 9 Volantis will be released?
As there are no official statement, the exact date could not be announced. But HTC Nexus 9 Volantis is expected at the fourth quarter of 2014. Don’t expect the Volantis at Google I/O.
What do you think about HTC Nexus 9 Volantis?