HTC Nexus 9 Specs & Price

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Launched alongside the Nexus 6 was Google’s new Nexus tablet built to showcase the company’s new Android 5.0 (Lollipop). Built by HTC, the Nexus 9 comes with the same premium build that HTC devices are known. HTC Nexus 9 sports a brilliant 8.9-inch screen and a 64-bit processor from NVIDIA.

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Hardware & Software

HTC Nexus 9 is promising a smooth performance with the 64-bit Tegra K1 chipset from NVIDIA. The 2.3GHz quad-core processor and 2GB RAM should offer users a good Android 5.0 Experience. Nexus 9 is available in 16GB or 32GB options with no microSD slot.

HTC Nexus 9 sports an 8.9-inch IPS display with 1536 x 2048 pixels resolution. It features an 8 megapixels camera on the back and a 1.6 megapixels camera.

Google will also be releasing a keyboard accessory, which attaches magnetically with your Nexus 9 so you can be more productive in laptop mode.

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Pricing & Availability

HTC Nexus 9 will be launching this October. We have no information on pricing and availability for Nigeria. Price starts at $399 for the Wi-Fi model and $599 for LTE models. Pre-order begins October 17 in the United States and store sales begins November 3. HTC Nexus 9 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 65,000 Naira to 120,000 Naira at launch.

HTC Nexus 9 Specs

Here are a few specs of the HTC Nexus 9:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
  • Processor: 2.3GHz Quad-core Processor (64-bit Tegra K1)
  • GPU: Kepler DX1
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Colours: Indigo Black, Lunar White, Sand
  • Dimension: 228.2 x 153.7 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 425 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM (LTE model)
  • SIM Count: Single SIM (LTE model)


  • Display: 8.9-inch IPS Display, 1536 x 2048 pixels (281ppi)
  • Display Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3


  • Rear Camera: 8 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, Autofocus, HDR, Geo-tagging, Face Detection
  • Front Camera: 1.6 MP Camera, HD Video Conferencing


  • Built-in Storage: 16GB or 32GB Storage
  • Memory Card Support: No
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz (LTE model)
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 MHz (LTE model)
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes (LTE model)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes (LTE model)
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21Mbps
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.1 with A2DP
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, Dual front-facing stereo speakers
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Temperature Sensor: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: No
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Suports Traditional Voice Calls: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)


  • Battery: 6700 mAh Li-Po Battery (non-removable)
  • Internet Use Time (Wi-Fi): up to 9.5 hours
  • Internet Use Time (LTE): up to 8.5 hours
  • Video Playback: up to 9.5 hours

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Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article HTC Nexus 9 Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: April 6th, 2018
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