Finnish company Nokia launched Android-based N1 tablet

Nov 18, 2014 19:01 IST

Finnish mobile major Nokia on 18 November 2014 launched Android-based N1 tablet at the Slush conference in Helsinki. The device has been developed in partnership with Foxconn, which will also manufacture it.

This was the first comeback by Nokia after it sold it sold its mobile devices business to Microsoft. The N1 tablet comes one week after the launch of the Lumia 535 by Microsoft without the Nokia brand on it.

The tablet will cost 249 US dollars plus tax and Nokia will start shipping in February 2015 in China. Later it will become available in Europe and other countries.

Specifications of Android-based N1 tablet

  • The N1 tablet sports 7.9-inch screen with a high resolution of 2048 by 1536 pixels.
  • It comes with a 5-megapixel front camera.
  • It has a one-piece aluminium body with a design that's reminiscent of Apple's iPad mini
  • It is available in two colors: bare aluminum or a deeper gray.
  • The Wi-Fi tablet is powered by a 64-bit Intel Atom Z3580 processor.
  • It has 32GB of integrated storage and 2GB of RAM.
  • It weighs 318 grams and is 6.9 millimeters thick, it's thinner and lighter than the iPad mini 3, which weighs 331 grams and is 7.5 millimeters thick.

N1 comes with Nokia’s own app launcher, called Z, running on top of Android 5.0 or Lollipop. The launcher lets users write on the screen to find apps faster. The user interface also changes the apps shown on the front page depending on usage. The Z launcher is also available for Android-based smartphones.

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