Nokia Tablet Vs Microsoft Surface Pro: Nokia To Go Head on With Tablet Rulers

A new image of a prototype with Nokia branding has been leaked recently suggesting Nokia working on a slate with Windows 8. Rumors are hovering around claiming that the company plans on using the full desktop version of Windows 8 to power its tablets and using Windows RT in an effort to keep the price of the tablet down as well.

Some images online clearly depict about Nokia branding and the device is just a prototype with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor clocked at 1.3GHz, 2GB or RAM, an HDMI out port, a USB port, SIM slot, a 16-point multitouch screen and Windows RT. It also uses a similar magnetic power connector, like the one found on Microsoft’s Surface tablets.

With the release of two tablets in coming months, the company would likely substitute the processor with an ARM, Tegra 4 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset for faster performance and better battery life. Both 10.5-inch and 8.5-inch tablets would sport an aluminum case while there is no information about the actual screen size.

We can surely figure out what Nokia actually is planning for its tablet segment but have to be little surer to see it ourselves.… Read the rest

Read more

Nokia Is Breaking Into Market With A Windows 8 Tablet, Would It Spell Trouble From Apple iPad 5 And Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

If you’re wondering what’s keeping Nokia busy now that it has already unveiled two new Windows Phone 8 based smartphones this year, you’ll probably be surprised to know that we could possibly see a Windows 8 tablet coming out from the company soon. We got to know about this thanks to an app developer who got a proposal for creating an Adidas micoach app for a Nokia tablet.

We’ve been hearing rumors about Nokia entering the tablet space for a while now, and yes, it should be interesting to see how the market responds to such a device. In terms of design, we expect it to resemble the Microsoft Surface tablets with a 10.1-inch screen.

There are also reports that the tablet could have an HDMI port and USB ports as well and that it could be powered by an ARM processor and run on Windows RT. We could see AT&T possibly being among the first few carriers to offer this Nokia tablet in the U.S markets.

To compete with it, we’ve been hearing rumors about HTC also busy making a Windows 8 based tablet.… Read the rest

Read more