Rumours suggests that Google Nexus 8 may have Tegra K1 processor on board

Google’s Nexus line of phones and tablets is pretty popular among users. Several rumors and speculation have been heard about Nexus 6 smartphone and the Nexus 8 tablet. The company has a good portfolio of Nexus devices which offer a great user experience and performance at a very low price. Now, reports are surfacing online that the Nexus 8 could be launched at the upcoming Google’s I/O conference in June.


According to a report from Myce, there is a Nexus 8 coming, and it is going to be pretty soon when the new 8 inch slate is revealed. Also references to the upcoming tablet have been found within the source code files for the latest builds of Android 4.4 KitKat OS.

The report also shows the device will be Tegra-based, with a 32-bit and a 64-bit CPU mentioned. The NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor is the first 64-bit processor on the Android platform.  If talk turns true, the device will be in direct competition with Apple’s iPads and its 64-bit Apple A7 processor.

Very few details and specifications of the device are known. We previously heard that the new Google Nexus 8 tablet is expected to feature an 8.9 inch display and it is also said to feature a QHD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. Reports in April also suggested that the Nexus 8 will be made by HTC. The conference of Google I/O developer is scheduled on June 25 and 26. Then maybe more news about Nexus 8 will be revealed.

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