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Leaked HTC Volantis tablet could have 5GB RAM and 64-bit Tegra processor


Last month we reported on rumors that HTC could be working on a new Nexus tablet codenamed Volantis – which will perhaps be called the Nexus 9 at release – although we didn’t really have any other details to share quite yet. The only thing we could see from the information available then is that the tablet would feature front-facing speakers, similar to the HTC One M7 and One M8.

But today, famed leaker @evleaks is announcing some specs, and they sound spectacular. If he’s right, the HTC  Volantis will feature a silver aluminum unibody, 64-bit Tegra K1 (although HTC is currently testing it with an SD810), 5GB DDR3 RAM (this might change), an 8.9-inch screen with either 1680×1050 or 2560×1600 resolution, 64GB of internal memory, and a 5MP or 8MP 1080p back camera. Oh, and Boomsound of course.

A puzzling “leaked macro image” of the tablet was included in the tweet, showing half of a camera and some watermarks – one of which says “Android Silver OS Alpha 1.4.”

@evleaks says that earlier leaked renders of this tablet are “fake.”

If this is true, this looks like quite a beast of a tablet – and definitely a worthy successor to my 2013 Nexus 7. Would you be willing to take the plunge with an HTC Nexus tablet – the company’s second Nexus device?

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John F

John was the editor-in-chief at Pocketables. His articles generally focus on all things Google, including Chrome and Android, although his love of new gadgets and technology doesn't stop there. His current arsenal includes the Nexus 6 by Motorola, the 2013 Nexus 7 by ASUS, the Nexus 9 by HTC, the LG G Watch, and the Chromebook Pixel, among others.

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