Rumors about Nokia’s first Windows tablet started flying around in August. Codenamed Sirius, the device created quite a stir among Nokia fans and tablet users. Now that the slate got its official announcement at Nokia World show in Abu Dhabi, we finally know its real name as well as pricing and other crucial details. We are pleased to introduce the first tablet from Nokia, the Lumia 2520. The tablet will cost $499 before taxes and subsidies and will be available before the end of the year, possibly as early as November.
Nokia Lumia 2520 Windows RT Tablet
AT&T has already confirmed that it will start offering the Lumia 2520 “just in time for the holiday season.” It looks like Verizon will be adding the tablet to its lineup too. Admittedly, so far the carrier has not said a word about including the Lumia 2520 in its tablet portfolio, however, developer specs for the state clearly suggest that the device will also be heading to Big Red. Also, the first leaked photos of the Lumia 2520 revealed Verizon branding on the back.
It turns out that most of the rumored specs were spot on. The Lumia 2520 indeed packs a 10.1-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) display with enhanced outdoor readability thanks to 650 nits brightness. The tablet is powered by a 2.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor accompanied by Adreno 330 GPU.
Connectivity features include LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS and NFC. The slate comes with 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of expandable memory. The back of the Lumia 2520 is home to a 6.7-megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss lens and wide f/1.9 aperture, while on the front resides a 2-megapixel snapper. The tablet runs Windows RT operating system.
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