There have been quite a few rumors around the Nexus 9 tablet, including Nvidia s revelations earlier this month during the lawsuit against Samsung and Qualcomm. Today, the Wall Street Journal has confirmed that Google has indeed roped in HTC to develop the forthcoming tablet. Also Read - Happy Father's Day 2021: Google Doodle wishes dads with cute pop-up greeting cardAlso Read - Google might be working on a 'Find My' network clone for Android users
According to the publication, HTC s engineers have been regularly flying to the Mountain View complex to collaborate on the development of the tablet. As mentioned above, Nvidia revealed the existence of the HTC-built Nexus tablet during its lawsuit against Samsung and Qualcomm. The document read, The HTC Nexus 9, expected in the third quarter of 2014, is also expected to use the Tegra K1. Also Read - PUBG New State receives over 17 million pre-registrations as closed alpha testing ends
From what we have heard so far, the tablet will be closer in nature to the Samsung-built Nexus 10 tablet, rather than the budget-friendly Nexus 7 tablets. The tablet, codenamed Volantis, is said to feature a display with a resolution of 2048×1440 pixels, Tegra K1 processor, 2GB of RAM, 8-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization, 3-megapixel front-facing camera, and front-facing stereo speakers. While the jury is out on when we will get to see the tablet, reports claim that it could be unveiled on October 16.