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Google Nexus 9 Tegra K1 2.3GHz 32GB 8.9" 4G 3G Tablet

Tegra K1 2.3GHz Android 32GB Jan 2015
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With a soft grip back and subtle curves, the Nexus 9 tablet strikes a slim profile that's light and comfortable forwork or play. Built with a thin bezel, brushed metal sides, clean lines and... More
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On average tablets from Google are rated 82%, which is in the top 30% of all tablet manufacturers that we have assessed.

4G Compatible

The Google Nexus 9 is 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the Nexus 9 are not 4G compatible.

If you want a tablet computer that is 4G compatible then you might also want to consider the HTC Nexus 9 (£229.00).

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3G Compatible

The Nexus 9 is 3G compatible. Most of the other Tegra K1 processor tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Nexus 9 are not 3G compatible.

If you want a tablet computer that is 3G compatible then you might also want to look at the HTC Nexus 9 (£229.00).

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Very Large Internal Storage Capacity

The internal storage capacity of tablets that came out around the same time as the Nexus 9 range from 16GB to 32GB. With an internal storage capacity of 32 gigabytes, the Nexus 9 has one of the largest internal storage capacity amongst tablets of this age.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The Nexus 9 supports a 4.1 Bluetooth version which is newer than the 4 Bluetooth version supported by most tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to it.

This tablet's Bluetooth version (4.1) is actually the best supported Bluetooth version across all tablets that were launched around the same time as the Nexus 9.

Across similar types of tablet the worst supported Bluetooth version is 4.1 BLE.

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Fairly Long Standby Time

With a standby time of 720 hours, the Nexus 9 has a quite long standby time compared to most of the other tablets that are a comparable age to the Nexus 9. The shortest standby time of tablets that came out around the same time as the Nexus 9 is 9h, the longest is 3,000h, and the average standby time is 580h.

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Quite High Battery Capacity

The Google Nexus 9 has a fairly high battery capacity (6,700 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Nexus 9. The lowest battery capacity of comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Nexus 9 is 21mAh and the highest is 11,000mAh.

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2048 X 1536 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the Nexus 9 is 2048 x 1536 pixels. That's over three times the display resolution of the most common display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. Across all similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the Nexus 9 the worst display resolution is 800 x 400 pixels and the best is 2732 x 2048 pixels.

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Quite Long WiFi Browsing Time

The WiFi browsing times of tablet computers of this spec and age range from 3h to 16h, and the average WiFi browsing time is 7.9h. At 9.5 hours, the Nexus 9 has a fairly long WiFi browsing time compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Nexus 9.

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Very Short 4G Browsing Time

The average 4G browsing time of tablets of a similar age and type to the Nexus 9 is 58h. The Nexus 9 has one of the shorter 4G browsing times (only 8.5 hours) amongst tablet computers of this age.

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1 Reason Against

Very Heavy

With a weight of 436 grams, the Nexus 9 is one of the heaviest tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Nexus 9 amongst Tegra K1 processor tablet computers of this age. The lightest tablet of this type and age is 350g heavy, the heaviest is 440g, and the average weight is 410g.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Google Nexus 9

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Google released the Nexus 9.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.3 gigahertz, the Nexus 9 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablets of this age and spec.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

With a rear camera resolution of 8 megapixels, the Nexus 9 has a relatively typical rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the Nexus 9.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 8.9 inches, the Nexus 9 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other Tegra K1 processor tablet computers that have been available for more than a year.

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Two Processor Cores

The Nexus 9 has two processor cores which is average compared to the other tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Nexus 9 that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

Tablet computers with more processor cores that might also be worth considering include the Nvidia SHIELD (£268.95) (4 processor cores) which is also higher rated.

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Expert Reviews

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20 January 2015

Nexus 9 Keyboard Folio ReviewGarry Clark January 20, 2015 Accessories, Accessory Reviews, Android, Gadgets & Tech, Reviews, Tablets (Android) No CommentsThe Question: How do you make a lightweight...

22 December 2014

Before we talk about the typing experience, however, let's take a look at the case itself.The overall design of the unit reminds me a lot of Microsoft's Surface Type keyboard, and that's... Read more…

12 December 2014

The official keyboard case for the Google Nexus 9 tablet offers a good-feeling keys, but it has some design flaws, and is very expensive...

Mechanical keys with comfortable 1.4mm travel
Easy pairing
Long battery life
Key stickers look cheap
Magnetic case peels off easily
Expensive
12 December 2014

The Nexus 9 is a pretty mediocre tablet. For $479, it's nothing special. But if Google bundled every single one of them with this awesome keyboard case, I bet they'd sell much better.Gizmodo loves... Read more…

9 December 2014

If youve already committed to a Nexus 9 and you really, really like it, this optional keyboard case might make you like it even more. Particularly if youve got an LTE version: add this keyboard...

9 December 2014

The Nexus 9 is a pretty mediocre tablet. For $400, it's nothing special. But if Google bundled every single one of them with this awesome keyboard case, I bet they'd sell much better.The $130... Read more…

14 April 2015

Das Display und der Akku sind die Hauptkriterien im dritten Teil des Nexus 9 Dauertest. Ich erwarte ich Topqualität und Top Performance, zumal Google bzw. der Erbauer HTC nach harter Kritik, vor... Read more…

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