My Nexus 9 Tablet
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|The Nexus 9 Tablet was released for delivery on November 3, 2014 (less than a week ago). Having preordered I received it the next day.
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Display: Very crisp and clear - high resolution and the new "material design". I actually liked the aspect ratio 4:3.
Installation of apps: Google offered to install all apps I had on the Nexus 7 tablet, which I gratefully accepted.
Could not connect to the PC: The MTP-connection did not function so I had to use AirDroid to copy over some 15 GB of pictures, family videos and other files
and documents. After that I spent over a day trying to solve this problem for the future and eventually managed with the support of the
Here is the specification:
- Processor: CPU: 64-bit NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor 2.3 GHz
- RAM: 2GB, ROM: 32GB
- Display: 8.9" IPS LCD 1536x2048
- Cameras: 8MP rear camera, 1.6MP front camera
- Battery: 6700 mAh
- System: Android 5.0 "Lollipop"
- Networks: WiFi only
- Others: LTE, 425 grams
Updated Aug 2017
Nexus 9 Main Homescreen
Have spent a couple of days now customizing settings, adding shortcuts and widgets to the homescreens and getting familiar with the new tablet.
In general I am very pleased with it:
There are some minor problems, but nothing to worry about. It is very early days for both Nexus 9 and for the operating system Android 5.0 "Lollipop",
for which not all apps are functioning yet. Example of this are the media players XBMC (Kodi) and MX - but VLC Media Player does work already.
(Addendum beg. Dec 2014: MX and KODI now work)
The wallpaper is "Northern Lights".
This is probably the best tablet right now!