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

Tegra K1 2.3GHz Android 32GB Oct 2014
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Designed for work and play, the Nexus 9 features a just-right 8.9 screen with front-facing speakers for rich music and audio. 64-bit processor drives productivity and play to new levels, with... More
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Expert Reviews Are Good

This HTC tablet computer received an expert rating of 86 out of 100 from notebookcheck.nl. Tablet computer experts think this Tegra K1 processor tablet computer is one of the very best tablets of this spec and age.

Good Product Quality

Thirty-three people who reviewed the HTC Nexus 9 wrote that it was good quality. Alison L. Wragg wrote on Amazon “Tablet with great picture quality”. Alison L. Wragg also mentioned “It also has excellent sound quality”. Amazon Customer wrote two years ago “I didn't want to take the risk if it was faulty.I have to say mine, thus far, is flawless - well made, no flex, no screen bleed”.

Good Picture Quality

A few customers thought it had good colour saturation. Two years ago Amazon Customer gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review “Colours are vivid and contrast is good”. Duncan Wood gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he wrote in his review “Top quality display with true colours”. Jeremy Whilde wrote on Amazon last year “Display quality is excellent sharp with vivid colours and excellent viewing in all light conditions” and scored it 4 stars.

Several customers who purchased it agreed that it had good picture quality. Last year Francis K. mentioned “Graphics are superb” in his review of the HTC Nexus 9. Mcd123 mentioned on Amazon “Great tablet, fast, holds its charge well, excellent graphics”. Last year Tracey said “Really quick with amazing graphics!”.

One person wrote in their reviews that it was good for watching tv. Robm scored it very highly and wrote on Amazon “Nexus 10 - much better for web page viewing and expands nicely when rotated for watching TV and films” in their review of this tablet.

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Easy to Use

Some customers who reviewed this tablet concluded that it was easy to use. Alison L. Wragg wrote in her review “It is easy to use & generally easy to negotiate”. Bobby Down gave this tablet an excellent rating and he wrote in his review of the HTC Nexus 9 “Notifications & lock screen have been redesigned and additional control over how these work give you the 'power user' feeling”. Bobby Down also mentioned “It's easy and intuitive to use”.

Twelve people concluded that the product had a good experience. Amazon Customer mentioned “The Nexus 9 is my favourite for the great Lollipop user experience and gaming performance” in their HTC Nexus 9 review and gave the HTC Nexus 9 a rating of 4 stars. Corrinpowers wrote in their review “It doesn't engender a good feeling when you consider how expensive this tablet is.I definitely think Lollipop is the best android experience by a very long way”. Dazaster mentioned in their review of the HTC Nexus 9 “I prefer a pure Android experience to the overlays of Samsung, LG etc” .

Several HTC Nexus 9 owners mentioned in their reviews that the HTC Nexus 9 was comfortable and easy to hold. David Michael Archdale mentioned “Comparing the nexus 9 to my shield tablet if say the nexus is better built, nicer to hold and faster” in his review of this tablet. Paul D mentioned on Amazon “Excellent tablet, easy to hold” in his review of this tablet and scored it 4 stars. Two years ago Richard mentioned on Amazon “It is pleasant to hold and the plastic backing is such that it doesn't feel like it will slip out of your hands”.

A few HTC Nexus 9 owners agreed that the HTC Nexus 9 had a good interface.

A number of HTC Nexus 9 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to handle. Richard mentioned on Amazon two years ago “The web browsing is smooth and responsive and handles today's bloated websites with relative ease” in his HTC Nexus 9 review and rated it 4 stars. Rikki wrote in her review of the HTC Nexus 9 on Amazon “Amazon were great in handling the refund and I can see as of today 18/11/14 they have dropped the 16gb from”.

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Good Battery Life

Some people who reviewed this tablet concluded that it had a good battery life. Two years ago Corrinpowers wrote on Amazon “Battery life is pretty good, not stellar”. Fil Sapia said in their review “The speakers are OK and the battery is OK”. Jeremy Whilde mentioned in his HTC Nexus 9 review on Amazon in December last year “Would highly recommend this tablet definitely would purchase again, if the battery life/built-in power management were slightly better would give it 5 stars.”.

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Some people agreed that it was well made. Andres mentioned on Amazon “Build quality is nice, light bleed on my device is no worse than any other LCD panel (con of the technology I'm afraid) ie”. Two years ago Bhp rated the product as very good and wrote “The built is typically HTC, ie very solid and with great attention to details”. Bobby Down he wrote in his review of the HTC Nexus 9 “The overall build is solid, ascetically pleasing”.

One person wrote that it was reliable. Paul D said in his review on Amazon “My trusty nexus 7 will go back to kitkat 4.4 when I work out how to do it” and rated it 80 out of 100. One HTC Nexus 9 owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Techworld.com mentioned “Sturdy aluminum frame and overall construction” in their review.

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Nice Design

A number of HTC Nexus 9 reviewers who purchased it considered that it was smooth. Amazon Customer said on Amazon two years ago “Lollipop makes the user interface very snappy and smooth”. David Michael Archdale mentioned in his HTC Nexus 9 review on Amazon “No disappointment here! Android lollipop is the first version of android that runs as well as iOS its silky smooth, intuitive and in many ways better”. Fresh758 mentioned “It's intuitive, sleek and buttery smooth” in their review of this tablet but they only scored the HTC Nexus 9 20 out of 100.

A few HTC Nexus 9 reviewers who bought the HTC Nexus 9 concluded that it was good looking. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “IOS 8 is pretty dull compared to Android Lollipop” and rated it 4 stars. Amazon Customer also wrote “Looks beautiful, shame about the build quality”. Bhp rated the product 5 stars and mentioned two years ago “I use a Logitech Ultrathin mouse (see my review of it if you'd like to know more) and it works beautifully, even though the mouse is not advertised for Android” in their review.

One HTC Nexus 9 owner who bought this tablet thought it was well designed. Bhp scored this tablet 5 stars and said “This is an excellent tablet, well designed, fast and very responsive”. One customer who bought it reckoned that it was a good design. Piotr Bartkowiak mentioned on Amazon “Sweet design [it matches my Nexus 5 ; )] fast” in their review of the HTC Nexus 9.

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Good Sound Quality

Several customers who reviewed it considered that it had good sound quality. Last year Alistair A. mentioned on Amazon “The screen is really very good and very clear the speakers sound good for films” in their HTC Nexus 9 review. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this tablet two years ago “Sound is great through the two front facing speakers” . Bobby Down gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “The screen and sound are a delight ! Right size” in his HTC Nexus 9 review.

Reasonably Priced

A few HTC Nexus 9 owners mentioned in their reviews that the HTC Nexus 9 was good value for money. Bhp mentioned on Amazon “Excellent value for money” in their review and rated this tablet 5 stars. Big_daddy mentioned in their review of the HTC Nexus 9 “Save your money and buy a different tablet” however they only rated it 20 out of 100. Cmo mentioned in their review of this tablet two years ago “Value for money not as great as previous Android tablets”.

Ten customers who bought it wrote that it was a bargain for the price. Balders wrote in their review of the HTC Nexus 9 in December last year “The tablet itself feels cheap, flimsy and just general handling of the device results in odd backlight effects on the screen as it flexes” . Bhp said in their review of the HTC Nexus 9 “Once paired with a (cheap) Bluetooth keyboard the combination is really effective (close to a Surface Pro”. Bhp also mentioned “The Samsung tablets I have had feel cheap and clunky (and I really don't like the TouchWIz interface”.

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Good Size

Several customers who reviewed this tablet agreed that it was a good size. Two years ago Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the HTC Nexus 9 “Its a nice size and feels comfortable to hold (I own a Nexus 7”. In December last year Dazaster wrote in their review of this tablet on Amazon “The dimensions are good offering a much better screen size for reading”. Hiijinx rated the product 5 stars and said on Amazon “3 ratio+ Clean fluid OS+ Snappy performance+ Awesome tap to wake function+ Dual Front speakers+ Chrome cast+ Nice size balance between mini”.

Three people who bought this tablet thought it was a good weight. In December last year Dan said in his HTC Nexus 9 review on Amazon “Its pretty light weight which is good” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Jeremy Whilde gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and he said in his review of the HTC Nexus 9 last year “Excellent light weight quality tablet”.

One HTC Nexus 9 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. Cardelle gave the HTC Nexus 9 a very good rating and wrote on Amazon “Still compact enough to be convenient”.

One HTC Nexus 9 owner considered that the product was a squeeze to fit in. Corrinpowers wrote on Amazon two years ago “The buttons are all squeezed in near the top right hand side, this immediately means you may press the wrong button” in their review.

One customer thought the HTC Nexus 9 was easy to carry around. George mentioned “Other than that very good screen, good battery life, very light and easy to handle, good user interface” in his HTC Nexus 9 review. One HTC Nexus 9 owner said in their reviews that the product was good structurally. J. Fryman mentioned in December last year “Excellent construction quality build a premium feel” in their review of the HTC Nexus 9.

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Acceptable Noise Level

A number of customers who bought it thought it was noisy. David Michael Archdale gave this tablet an excellent rating and he said on Amazon “Sound on the device is loud and clear” in his HTC Nexus 9 review. Markos mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Let me tell you, they are far superior to any other tablet speakers I've heard so far, plus they're front facing, loud and clear” in their review. Last year R. Gilby mentioned “Are very clear and loud”.

One person who reviewed it mentioned that it was quiet. Techworld.com wrote “Low volume for notifications is still quite invasive in quiet environments” in their review of this tablet.

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HTC Has Good Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

HTC is one of the superior tablet computer manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and HTC also has good ratings for its Tegra K1 processor tablet computers.

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Good Technical Features

One HTC Nexus 9 reviewer who bought the HTC Nexus 9 reckoned that it had good features. Bhp wrote two years ago “Some of its best features, such as Heads-up notifications, are available as stand alones.”.

Price Drop of £83.96

The Nexus 9 has dropped in price by £83.96 in the last 42 days.

3G Compatible

The HTC Nexus 9 is 3G compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other tablets of a similar spec and age to the Nexus 9 are not 3G compatible.

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4G Compatible

Unlike most of the other Tegra K1 processor tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Nexus 9 which are not 4G compatible, the Nexus 9 is 4G compatible.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This tablet has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Thin

The Nexus 9 has a fairly thin thickness (only 7.95 millimeters) compared to most of the other Tegra K1 processor tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago. The thinnest thickness of Tegra K1 processor tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Nexus 9 is 7.9mm and the thickest is 9.2mm.

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3 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

One customer wrote in their reviews that it did not have email functionality. Bhp mentioned on Amazon “Very fast (for ex you don't need to save your email in Drafts to change the music you're listening to on Spotify” in their HTC Nexus 9 review.

One HTC Nexus 9 owner who reviewed it concluded that it was not able to connect to the internet. J. Fryman wrote “20 hours to download over my crap Internet connection” in their review of the HTC Nexus 9 but in spite of that they still rated it as excellent.

One HTC Nexus 9 owner considered that the HTC Nexus 9 was not good in terms of USB connections. Nigel said on Amazon “The micro USB connection is flimsy” in his review of this tablet and gave the product a score of 1 stars. One person said in their reviews that the product was not wifi compatible. Richard wrote on Amazon “This is a problem where there is no wireless access available” but even so he gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

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Poor Support

One person wrote in their reviews that it did not have good technical guidance. Andy Mccall said “Vodafone don't seem want to help get it working either, they are just blaming HTC” in his HTC Nexus 9 review however he still scored the product very highly.

Very Heavy

The lightest Tegra K1 processor tablet computer that has been on the market for more than two years is 360g heavy and the heaviest is 440g. When compared to other similar spec tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Nexus 9, the weight of the Nexus 9 of 436 grams is one of the heaviest.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HTC Nexus 9

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this tablet computer was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.3 gigahertz, the Nexus 9 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other Tegra K1 processor tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 8 megapixels, the Nexus 9 has a fairly typical rear camera resolution compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

The Nexus 9 has a relatively average internal storage capacity (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other Tegra K1 processor tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Nexus 9.

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Average Screen Size

The HTC Nexus 9 has a pretty standard screen size (8.9 inches) compared to most of the other Tegra K1 processor tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Nexus 9.

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Two Processor Cores

Compared to the other nine tablets of a comparable spec and age to the Nexus 9 that we have assessed the number of processor cores of, the number of processor cores on the Nexus 9 is two which is average.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Core
Processor Cache
Processor Family
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Aspect Ratio
Touch Screen Technology
Multi-Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Graphics
Graphics Adapter Family
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording Mode
Video Recording
Auto Focus
Rear Camera
Flash Type
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
2G Compatible
2G Standard
3G Standard
4G Standard
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Jack Size
Headphone Output
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Performance
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GLONASS
GPS
GPS
Design
Size
Form Factor
Colour
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Battery
Continuous Video Playback Time
Standby Time
Battery Capacity
Battery
WiFi Browsing Time
Power
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
AC Adapter
Keyboard Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Manual
Other Features
Kids Tablet
64-Bit Computing Architecture
WiFi
Full HD

User Reviews

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Reviewed 4 July 2015 by Busby 36
(Verified Purchase)

Very powerful and fast tablet. Great colour, chrystal clear.

Reviewed 2 July 2015 by Cunkai Tang
(Verified Purchase)

Best Android tablet.

Reviewed 27 June 2015 by Fil Sapia
(Verified Purchase)

The Nexus 9 still has some pretty bad performance issues to date with Android 5.1.1. Google still needs to properly optimise Android for 64-bit SoCs. Hopefully Android M will be the answer.... Read more…

Reviewed 22 June 2015 by Alessandro
(Verified Purchase)

Battery life and time to re-charge is really disappointing; beside that it is ok.

Reviewed 15 June 2015 by McD123
(Verified Purchase)

Great tablet, fast, holds its charge well, excellent graphics.

Reviewed 10 June 2015 by Mr. R Black
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent so far better than the nexus 7 which broke after 18 months.

Reviewed 3 June 2015 by Francis K.
(Verified Purchase)

Ideal for the money and my Mrs not very technical so does the job. Graphics are superb.

Reviewed 30 May 2015 by P. J. Mowat
(Verified Purchase)

High quality performance item only grievance is very slow recharge time.

Reviewed 21 May 2015 by Jeremy Whilde
(Verified Purchase)

Very good tablet better in every way than the nexus 7 which was the tablet I previously had, fast light and very responsive. Ideal for email browsing and watching films. Was worried about the... Read more…

Reviewed 21 May 2015 by Scott Jacobs
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived 3 days early!!! Seems solidly made and very responsive, very happy.

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