Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet with 10.1-inch full-HD display, Windows RT launched

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Nokia has entered into the tablet segment with its first Windows RT tablet, the Lumia 2520. The company also introduced two new Windows Phone devices (Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320), apart from three new Asha phones (Asha 500, Asha 502, and Asha 503).

The company claims that the Lumia 2520 tablet is an extension to the Lumia family, focusing on bringing more mobility to the tablet form factor, with an ergonomic and lightweight design featuring thin edges for easy grip, and 4G LTE and Wi-Fi connectivity.

The Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet will be available in Red and White colours with glossy finish as well as Black and Cyan colours with matte finish. The company notes that the tablet will start shipping in Q4 2013 and will come at an estimated price of $499 (before taxes) which roughly translates into Rs. 30,800. Further, the tablet is expected to be initially rolled out in markets such as Finland, UK and US with other countries to follow. The company also suggests that the Lumia 2520 will work with Nokia Power Keyboard which will come at a recommended price of $149 (Rs. 9,100 approximately).

The Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet runs Windows RT 8.1. The tablet comes with 10.1-inch full-HD IPS LCD display and boasts enhanced outdoor readability and Corning Gorilla Glass 2. On the camera front, the tablet sports a 6.7-megapixel rear camera with Carl Zeiss optics and an f/1.9 aperture, same as found on the Nokia Lumia 720. There is also a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. It is powered by 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor along with 2GB of RAM. The tablet also comes with 32GB inbuilt storage which can be further expandable up to an additional 32GB with microSD card. It also packs a 8000mAh battery.

The Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet comes with a number of preloaded apps that the company notes are exclusive to the Lumia family such as the Dragons Adventure, an interactive game developed by Nokia in partnership with DreamWorks Animation; Nokia Storyteller, a Nokia developed app that organizes images into stories on an interactive HERE map by date and place and Nokia Video Director, an app that offers the ability to edit recorded videos as well as content from Nokia Lumia smartphones and even comes preloaded with Microsoft Office and Outlook. It also includes an exclusive version of Nokia Music with Mix Radio.

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