A new tablet of Taiwan-based manufacturer HTC has been leaked online ahead of the Google I/O 2014. The launch rumours of HTC-made Google Nexus tablet have been appearing since long, suggesting that the slate is likely to replace the LG-made Nexus 7.

A new report has now provided more information related to the tablet’s design, specifications and pricing. While the Google tablet from HTC has been named as the Nexus 8 so far, however, the new report has some different claims.

HTC Nexus ‘Volantis’ Tablet Launched Ahead Of Big Google Event
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 The Android Police has reported that Google is working in association with HTC for the manufacturing of a new tablet codenamed Volantis or Flounder having a screen size of 8.9 inches.

 The report also claimed that the tablet is likely to have a pixel resolution of 2048 x 1440 with a pixel density of 281 ppi. It would also be equipped with a 64-bit NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor under the hood, paired with 2GB of RAM and 16/32GB of internal storage capacity. The handset is also likely to sport an 8-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization (OIS), stereo front speakers and LTE connectivity. The tablet would be made up of premium zero-gap aluminum.

 The 16GB Nexus 9 model is likely to have a price tag of USD399, while the 32GB version would cost USD499. The tablet will reportedly be available with LTE on board as well, priced at slightly more than USD600.

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