Feb 01, 2017 11:45 PM EST
Google Abandons Nexus 9 Tablet, Marks the End of an Era; Signifies the Coming of Google Pixel 7 Tablet [VIDEO]
It seems like Google is distancing itself from its older devices. Just recently, Nexus 9 tablet has been excluded from the list of devices to receive the latest beta version of Google operating system the Android 7.1.2 Nougat. Could it possibly marks the end of Nexus era and the start of Pixel reign with the upcoming Google Pixel 7 tablet? Read more details here!
Google Excluded Nexus 9 from the Latest Android Updates
The exclusion of Nexus 9 from the Android 7.1.2 Nougat update appears to be an extremely sad news for the users and loyal fans of the well-loved device. For this reason, speculations suggest that the delisting is likely to be an end of Nexus era and the start of Pixel reign with the upcoming Google Pixel 7 tablet.
However, Google has this two-year update guarantee for its released devices and since Nexus 9 has been in the market for more than two years now, it has been thrown out of the grid but still continue to receive security patched, according to CNET. Aside from Nexus 9, Nexus 6 is also reportedly excluded from the list of selected devices to receive the Android 7.1.2 Nougat update.
Google Pixel 7 is Likely to be on its Way
Pixel C is the most recent tablet released by Google last December 2015. For this reason, netizens are anticipating a new one this 2017 most specifically the most talked about Nexus 7 in which rumored as the new Google Pixel 7 tablet.
Accordingly, Google Pixel 7 won't run the traditional Android operating system but the latest Andromeda a combination of Android and Chrome OS coupled with Snapdragon 820, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. According to MobiPicker, Andromeda will be launched with the upcoming laptop called Pixel 3 or Bison in the third quarter of 2017; thus, Pixel 7 is also expected to follow on the last quarter of the year.