In what is something of a rival to the Surface 2, Nokia has unveiled its Lumia 2520 Windows RT 8.1 tablet. Ironic considering Microsoft is buying out Nokia's devices business.
"The Lumia 2520 also comes with a number of great software experiences that are exclusive to the Lumia family, including the exclusive "Dragons Adventure" interactive game developed in partnership with DreamWorks Animation. Additionally, the Lumia 2520 includes Nokia Storyteller, a Nokia developed application that introduces a new way to curate and relive images and videos as a story on a map, as well as Nokia Video Director, which offers the ability to edit and get even more creative with videos shot on the Lumia 2520 - as well as content from Lumia smartphones.".
The Nokia Power Keybaord has also been announced alongside the Lumia 2520 (see above). It's similar to the Type Cover which Microsoft offers for the Surface tablets. The Power Keyboard adds five hours of battery and two full-size USB ports.
*Nokia Lumia 2520 Release date:-
Like the Lumia 1520 smartpone, the Lumia 2520 will launch this quarter. The exact date is not yet announce but at least i can tell you that the tablet will arrive sometime this year.
*Nokia Lumia 2520 Price:-
Nokia has said the Lumia 2520 tablet is said to cost $499 (ARD- N80,000). The UK price is likely to come in £399.
The Nokia Power Keyboard will be available alongside the Lumia 2520 at the price of $149 (N24,000). And expected to cost £99 in the UK.
*Nokia Lumia 2520 Specifications:-
Operating System:- Windows RT 8.1
Networks:- GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900MHz; WCDMA: 850, 900, 1800, 1900, 2100MHz; LTE: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 17, 20.
Speed:- LTE: 150 Mbps DL / 50 Mbps UL.
Memory:- 2 GB RAM, 32 GB internal memory, microSD card support up to 32GB, SkyDrive
Display:- 10.1 in Full HD (1920×1080) AHIPSCapacitive Multi-Touch Display, Gorilla Glass 2.
Processor:- 2.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800.
Primary camera:- 6.7 Mp Auto Focus Zeiss optics with f1.9 aperture;
Front camera:- 2 Mp HD wide-angle
Size & weight:- 267 x 168 x 8.9* mm, 615 g.
Connectivity:- NFC, A-GPS+GLONASS, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, microUSB 3.0, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, 3.5mm audio connector.
Battery:- 8000 mAh.
Audio:- Stereo front facing speakers.
Colours:- Red and white (glossy finish) and cyan and black (matte finish).
So what did you think?