Oct 10 AT 10:10 AM Nick Sarafolean 6 Comments

The HTC Nexus 9 could launch on October 15 for $399

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A new report from Bright Side of News is pointing towards a launch of the HTC Nexus 9 on October 15. Google has reportedly partnered with HTC this time around for this year’s Nexus tablet, the 8.9-inch Nexus 9. Leaks of the aluminum-trimmed device have come out multiple times and with this latest news, it looks like we could see the Nexus 9 launch sooner rather than later.

The tablet is said to be priced at $399, making it an affordable premium tablet. While the device will launch on October 15, it appears that its availability won’t come around until November 3 and interestingly enough, it won’t be sold exclusively through the Play Store. The Nexus 9 will be available through several different outlets, giving it a broader reach than many previous Nexus devices.

The date of October 15 comes in as an ideal date to launch the Nexus 9, Nexus 6 and Android L all in one fell swoop. If the Nexus 6 was to launch at the same event, then it would line up with yesterday’s news that the Nexus 6 would launch before the end of October. If the stars align and this all ends up being true, then we could have a packed week of announcements and releases next week.

Source: Bright Side of News

A nerd at heart, Nick is an average person who has a passion for all things electronic. When not spending his time writing about the latest gadgets, Nick enjoys reading, dabbling in photography, and experimenting with anything and everything coffee. Should you wish to know more about him, you can follow him on Twitter @nsarafolean.

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  • jak2rocks

    I really hope they all launch together. That would be so cool!

  • twatts723

    As much as I am a Samsung fan, so I’m not allowed to like HTC, I’m really anxious to see nexus 9. I really do think HTC will make a bad ass tablet, and I think their metal body and bezels will fit nicely around a 9 inch tablet. I’m up for one

  • Jim

    The flyer was a superb device once you got stock android on it and HTC do tend to nail product design, really looking forward to this.

  • lawrenceh

    Yes please with a nexus 9/6/5/ everything announcement. Ill have money burning a hole in me pockets.

  • Nate B.

    If this is true, then we only have 3 more days. I wish Google would actually make this a priority and not casually launch it. It would just help Android as a whole.

  • M3rc Nate

    This is awesome except im really saddened (and a tiny bit PO’ed) at what seems to be a discontinuing of making a 10 inch Nexus tablet. I feel like the Nexus 7 is perfect for wanting a very portable friendly tablet, and a 10 inch tablet is the perfect size for media and entertainment…but 9 inches? aka a 8.7 inch screen? …. I want to watch Netflix and Youtube and watch movies and read books etc on my next tablet, i feel like 10 inches is the perfect size for that…but i cant stand the Samsung tablets.

    Overall just sucks they couldn’t announce they are going to either not carry a 10 inch tablet anymore of that they are working on a updated new gen Nexus 10.