Nokia today announced the Lumia 2520 tablet at the Nokia World 2013 event held at Abu Dhabi. The announcement confirmed previous reports of Nokia working on a tablet to rival the Android and iPad tablets. It is the first tablet by Nokia to run on the Windows RT OS, with the Finnish company claiming it to be an extension to the existing Lumia family of smartphones.
The tablet sports a 10.1 inch full HD IPS LCD Gorilla Glass 2 screen with a 180 degree viewing angle. It is powered by a 2.2 GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, the first of its kind from Nokia. It has a 6.7 MP rear camera with Carl Zeiss optics and a 2 MP front facing camera. The tablet also comes with 32 GB internal memory which can be further expanded by 32 GB with microSD card. Furthermore, it also packs a 8000 mAh battery.
The tablet comes with 4G LTE connectivity and runs on the latest Windows RT 8.1 OS. It comes preloaded with exclusive Lumia apps like Dragons Adventure, Nokia Storyteller, and Nokia Video Director along with Microsoft’s Office and Outlook. It is available in red and white colors with glossy finish as well as black and cyan colors with matte finish.
Lumia 2520 Specifications:
- 10.1” full HD IPS display with Gorilla Glass 2, wide viewing angle and enhanced outdoor readability
- 2.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor
- 2 GB RAM
- 32 GB internal memory, expandable by 32 GB via microSD card
- 6.7 MP rear camera with Carl Zeiss optics, 2 MP front facing camera
- Windows RT 8.1
- USB 3.0, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, Wi-Fi and LTE connectivity
- Micro SIM support
- 8000 mAh non-removable battery
The tablet is priced at $499 and will start shipping in Q4 2013.