Just like many other huge Android tablets, the Google Nexus 9 tablet was never meant to be here forever.
First released in 2014, the device has only been alive for less than two years now. However, the short life of the Nexus 9 tablet has seemingly come to an end thanks to the fact that the company behind its production – HTC – will no longer be producing more of the same.
This was expected sooner than later, especially when Google took the bold decision to discontinue the selling of the tablet about a month ago. Now that HTC has followed up with a confirmation that it will no longer be producing more of the Google Nexus 9 tablets, it marks the end of the device’s short period of existence, but it doesn’t mean you can’t buy a new one. HTC is still selling new Nexus 9 tablets via its official website but once the current stock is over, don’t expect any other device from this line.
With this in mind, the only Google-owned tablet in the market right now is the Google Pixel C. The device is expected to get even better following the introduction of Android N, which is expected to be released later this year alongside new Google Nexus 2016 phones.
Speaking of Nexus 2016 phones, reports have been rife that HTC will be making this year’s models. While there is no any form of confirmation that has been given by either Google or HTC regarding this matter, the fact that the latter is ending the production of Google Nexus 9 could mean that it is creating more room for the production of the upcoming Nexus 2016 phones.
Google was expected to shed some light on this matter during last week’s developer conference, but nothing materialistic came out of the event. With this in mind, the only option available is to wait for any communication from Google. Otherwise, we’ll be digging for more leaks and rumors regarding the successors to last year’s Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P.