Google's long rumoured Nexus 8, which has been referred as Volantis or Flounder, is in the spotlight again as a slew of features for the Android powered tablet have been leaked online.
According to Twitter leaker UpLeaks, the HTC manufactured Nexus 8 is codenamed HTC T1, which will support CDMA2000 and LTE.
Additionally, UpLeaks also claims that the HTC T1 will run Google's major Android release known as Android L but without HTC Sense user interface.
In terms of hardware configurations, the device will use 64-bit Tegra processor, paired with 4GB RAM. The cellular model of the Nexus 8 will pack a Qualcomm LTE modem, MDM9x25.
Among other notable hardware features are the eight megapixel rear-camera and 1.6 megapixel front camera. Additionally, the tablet is expected to be an NFC-enabled device and offer GPS.
Meanwhile, an HTC device bearing model number 0P8210000 have been certified by the Radio Research Agency in South Korea, which is equivalent to the FCC. This model number has been also confirmed by evleaks in a Twitter post with a screenshot having 0P8210000 and Flounder on it.
The HTC Nexus 8 is expected to be premium device than the current Nexus 7, reports PhoneArena. The tablet is likely to have an 8.9in display with resolution measuring 2560 x 1600 pixels featuring a metal construction.
The current feature leaks goes with Rhoda Alexander's claim, director and monitor research at IHS Technology, according to which Google Nexus 8 is likely to be a high-performance device, with volume production expected to start in July or August timeframe.