The Google Nexus 9 tablet is now available with 4G LTE. Last month Google and HTC began offering WiFi-only models for $499 and up. Now you can pick up a Nexus 9 with 32GB of storage and 4G wireless from T-Mobile for $600 (spread out over 24 monthly payments of $25 each).
The Nexus 9 features an NVIDIA Tegra K1 64-bit processor, 2GB of RAM, 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1, stereo front-facing speakers, and a 6700mAh battery. It’s also one of the first devices to ship with Android 5.0 Lollipop software.
T-Mobile is selling the 4G model for $120 more than the price of a WiFi-only Nexus 9 with the same amount of storage.
Of course you could also just get a WiFi tablet and tether it to your smartphone, but T-Mobile offers up to 200MB of free data per month when you use a tablet on its network. You can also add a tablet to your Simple Choice Plan for as little as $10 per month.
You’ll eventually be able to buy a 4G model from the Google Play Store for $599 as well. But it’s not yet available.
Update: Google is also now selling the Nexus 9 with 32GB and 4G LTE for $599 and it’s compatible with AT&T as well as T-Mobile.