“Along with the announcement of the Nexus 6 and the Nexus 9 today, Google also announced that the next iteration of their mobile OS, which we so far knew under the codename Android L, will actually be called Android 5.0 Lolipop. Android Lolipop was one of the top picks of the rumor mill anyway, but another not so distant possibility was also Lion, which seemed quite reasonable, bearing in mind it will follow right after KitKat. Android 5.0 Lollipop will ship on the just announced Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, but it will also will also be available on Nexus 4, 5, 7, 10 and Google Play edition devices in the coming weeks. Here you can find out more about Android 5.0 Lollipop.” via gsmarena.com
As expected, today Google announced its latest tablet – the HTC-made Nexus 9 tablet. The tablet runs on Android 5.0, which has just been confirmed to be called Lollipop and packs a 9″ IPS LCD with the unusual for Android aspect ratio and a resolution of 2048 x 1440 pixels (that’s 4:3 plus extra space for the virtual buttons).The 7.9mm thick Google Nexus 9 is powered by the Nvidia Tegra K1 chip with a 2.3GHz CPU, the very potent Kepler DX1 GPU and 2GB of RAM. The available storage is either 16 or 32GB, but there’s no expansion slot.The HTC nature of the Google Nexus 9 shines through with the BoomSound stereo speakers. For your photography needs the tablet features an 8MP rear camera and a 1.6MP front-facing snapper.Google fit a 6,700 mAh battery inside the Nexus 9, although it hasn’t provided any estimates on how long it will last on a charge.Power users will appreciate the optional keyboard that Google unveiled alongside the slate. It magnetically attaches to the back of the Nexus 9 and should provide a huge boost to productivity. More here:
The Nexus 6 has finally broken cover. Google unveiled the Nexus 6, its sixth generation in the Nexus smartphone series, today, and it would be the official launch vehicle for the company’s new Android L platform.
The official Nexus 6 announcement puts an end to leaks and rumors that initially claimed Google has killed the Nexus program entirely early this year, only to switch opinion later on and bring us official renders of the device just before its official unveiling. So did the rumors come true? Let’s take a look here: