While the fate of the next “Google Phone”, is unknown to ordinary citizens, a California wind of change conveyed to the middle latitudes of the lead tablet Nexus 8, which is not a hand in the company Asus. According to colleagues from Android Police, on the new “tablet” Good Corporation worked with Taiwanese electronics giant HTC.
Appearance model codenamed Volantis borrowed from the flagship Nexus 5 from LG Nexus tablet and July 2013, but unlike its predecessor, the aspect ratio of new items are now closer to the beloved “apple” fans of 4:3, which is convenient for Internet surfing.
Display Nexus 8 – HTC Volantis
Volantis display itself instead of the expected 8 inches was 8.9 at 2048 x 1440 pixels (density – 281 ppi).
Function Nexus 8 – HTC Volantis
Filling tablet from HTC can make it a serious competitor to the popular products from Samsung and Apple: 64-bit processor NVIDIA Logan (Tegra K1), 2 GB of RAM, 16 or 32 GB of built-in storage, a pair of cameras – front and 3 megapixel on the main 8 with image stabilization and stereo speakers located on the front side of the housing. All this is placed in an aluminum shell instead of the customary owners of Nexus-plastic plates. Size of the device – 226,3 x 151,9 x 7,9 mm, weighs 418 version without LTE grams.
From the same source, it became known the most “delicious” on the Nexus 8 – price. Cost 16GB tablet is expected to reach $ 399, twice the amount of ROM will cost 100 U.S. currency more expensive.
At the moment, the information remains in the status of rumors about Nexus 8 – HTC Volantis, so it’s best to be prepared for surprises at the presentation. It remains to wait for the Google I / O!
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