The eagerly awaited HTC-Google Nexus 9 tablet went on sale in select regions across North America, Europe, South-East Asia and Australia.
Soon after the unveiling in mid-October, Nexus 9's pre-order service went live online on 17 October.
Now, the Google Nexus 9 (Wi-Fi only) models have been made available in US, UK, Canada, and 18 other countries whereas the second LTE variants are set to be released later, reported Android Central.
As of now, there is no official word on when Nexus 9 will be released in India or any other markets, but if India Today sources are to be believed, the flagship HTC tablet is expected to go on sale on 12th November.
For the uninitiated, HTC Nexus 9 flaunts an 8.9-inch QXGA (2048x1536p) IPS LCD screen and comes packed with a 64-bit Nvidia Tegra K1 processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB/32GB inbuilt memory, 8.0-megapixel main camera, a 1.6-megapixel front-camera, and a 6700 mAh battery.
Key specifications of HTC-Google Nexus 9:
|Models||HTC-Google Nexus 9|
|Display||8.9" IPS LCD QXGA (2048x1536p) with Gorilla Glass 3 shield
- 'Double tap to wake' feature- '4:3 aspect ratio'
|OS||Android 5.0 Lollipop|
|Processor||64-bit NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor|
|Storage capacity||16GB & 32GB|
|Camera||Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with f/2.4 aperture, Auto-focus, LED flashFront:1.6-megapixel camera with f/2.4 aperture|
Wi-Fi Browsing: Up to 9.5 hours
LTE Browsing: Up to 8.5 hours
Video Playback: Up to 9.5 hours
Wi-Fi Standby: Up to 30 days
LTE Standby: Up to 30 days
|Network||3G & 4G-LTE (optional)|
|Add-ons||802.11ac 2x2 (MIMO)
NFC, Bluetooth 4.1, micro-USB 2.0, Dual front-facing speakers with HTC BoomSound technology and
|Dimensions||228.25mm x 153.68mm x 7.95mm|
|Weight||425g (Wi-Fi), 436g (LTE)|
|Colours||Indigo Black, Lunar White, Sand|
|Price||16GB: Wi-Fi only - $399 (around €310/₹24,550);32GB: Wi-Fi only - $479 (around €375/₹29,500);32GB: LTE - $599(around €470/ ₹36,900);In India:
16GB (Wi-Fi only): ₹28,900/-
32GB (LTE + Wi-Fi): ₹44,900/-