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Pictures of alleged Nokia Windows RT tablet leaked

Rumors and speculation around Nokia’s upcoming Windows RT tablet are becoming more and more frequent, and now a picture of what is allegedly the Verizon variant of the tablet has surfaced online.


Well, it looks like Nokia is indeed going ahead with plans to launch a Windows RT tablet. Alleged pictures of the Verizon variant of Nokia’s foray into Windows tablets have surfaced on Chinese site Digiwo, showing off the rear of a 10.1-inch device with Nokia, Windows RT, Verizon. A 4G LTE logo is visible as well, hinting at an LTE-enabled model.

According to The Verge, the tablet is codenamed Vanquish and is expected to be available on AT&T as well, with an unveiling set for next month, at an event supposedly taking place on September 26th in New York. A Snapdragon 800 processor with four Krait cores is once again being touted to be the chipset powering the tablet, with a Nokia tablet using Qualcomm’s most powerful SoC showing up in benchmarks recently, but other specs still remain a mystery.

Patent filing showing off a Nokia tablet

It’s clear to see Nokia hasn’t been fazed by the decidedly poor performance of Windows RT devices, with Microsoft writing off $900 million on the Surface RT, and with partners like ASUS cancelling plans of making any more Windows RT tablets. However, just like Windows Phone has become a viable option due to the Finnish company’s efforts, a Windows RT tablet by Nokia might just be what the struggling OS needs to take off.

What do you guys think? Is a Windows RT tablet an exercise in futility, or does Nokia’s involvement mean a brighter future for an OS that’s been unable to make a dent in the tablet market?

Via: The Verge

Abhijeet Mishra
Abhijeet holds an avid interest in technology, and when he's not tinkering with this smartphone or covering the latest development in the mobile world (or singing along to classics from Dean Martin or Frank Sinatra), he can be found reading a novel or two.

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