Nokia has announced its first Android tablet at the Slush 2014 keynote today. Dubbed the Nokia N1, the tablet (which is being built by Foxconn licensing the Nokia name) comes with a 7.9-inch screen and 64-bit 2.3 GHz quad-core Intel Z3580 CPU. The software side of things include Nokia's Z Launcher atop Android 5.0 Lollipop. The Nokia N1 will be priced at an aggressive $249.
Specs include a 2048 x 1536 resolution, 2 GB RAM, 32 GB internal memory, 8 MP camera at the back and 5 MP shooter at the front, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac with MIMO, stereo speakers and 5,300 mAh battery. The Nokia N1 is constructed out of aluminium and has a thickness of only 6.9mm. The device also features the reversible micro-USB 2.0 Type C connector.
Nokia will be licensing its name to Foxconn, who will be handling the engineering, marketing and sales of the Nokia N1:
In addition to the Nokia brand, Nokia is licensing the industrial design, Z Launcher software layer and IP on a running royalty basis to the OEM partner. The OEM partner is responsible for full business execution, from engineering and sales to customer care, including liabilities and warranty costs, inbound IP and software licensing and contractual agreements with 3rd parties.
China will be getting the tablet first in time for the Chinese New Year (February 19, 2015), and will be followed by a launch in Russia and select European markets later. Head to the official website for all the details.