Nexus 9 Overview Updated December 17, 2020

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The tablet includes black, gold, and white colour options, brushed metal sides and what Google calls a “soft grip back.” Other specs listed by Google include an 8.9-inch IPS LCD (2048×1536), 6700 mAh battery, 8MP main camera, 1.6MP front camera, 64-bit NVIDIA Tegra K1 2.3GHz processor, Kepler DX1 GPU, and HTC BoomSound front-facing speakers. The tablet will be available in 16GB and 32GB variants.

Nexus 9 Stories December 17, 2020

It may come as a surprise to hear that not every Android device with a good enough screen can play Netflix in HD. Two of Google’s older tablets, the Nexus 9 and the Pixel C, are no longer supported by Netflix, meaning movies and shows may no longer play in HD.

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Nexus 9 Stories January 31, 2017


Yesterday’s announcement of Android 7.1.2 revealed a small update, with bigger implications. In Google’s blog post, you may have noticed that the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 are both not listed, and for good reason ─ Google is no longer pushing system updates to these devices.

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Nexus 9 Stories September 25, 2016


Google has new hardware to debut at its October 4th event, but as we’ve learned recently the most important part of the event may not lie in hardware, but in software. We now know that Google’s long-rumored Android/Chrome OS hybrid operating system is internally called “Andromeda,” but we’ve been doing some digging of our own over the last couple of days to see if we could learn more.

We don’t know if it will ever formally come to the almost two-year-old tablet, but we’ve heard that Google is testing the yet-to-be announced hybrid OS on the HTC-made Nexus 9…

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Nexus 9 Stories September 14, 2016

Amidst delays, Google confirms that Nougat for the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 LTE will be available ‘in the coming weeks’

It’s been a few weeks since Google made Nougat official, and in the time since the company hasn’t pushed the update to all Nexus devices. It took until last week for the Nexus 6P’s OTA to fully roll out, and we’re still waiting on updates for the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 LTE. Now the company has confirmed: we’re going to have to keep waiting…

Nexus 9 Stories August 3, 2016


Multi-tasking on Android has never been great and while it is getting some major improvements with Android Nougat, it still can’t beat a standard desktop OS. The goal of Jide’s Remix OS has always been to create an OS based on Android that does multi-tasking well, and after releasing the latest version last week, Remix OS 3.0 is now available for Google’s most recent tablets.

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Nexus 9 Stories April 27, 2016


There’s a reason that I suggested the iPad Air 2 as the “Android tablet” to buy last holiday season. The HTC-made Nexus 9, which was the successor to the much-more-successful Nexus 7 series, just wasn’t a great tablet. We thought it was probably the best way to get pure Android in tablet form when it launched, but consumers never loved it, I never loved it, and tablets as a whole have become less and less useful for the general population as smartphones have gotten bigger.

Now, the Nexus 9 has finally died a silent death in its disappearance from the Google Store…

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