What, you thought Nokia is dead, now that Microsoft owns Devices and Services? No, the critically acclaimed Finish brand has just announced Nokia N1 tablet powered by Google’s own Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system.
Nokia N1 bears a striking resemblance to Apple’s iPad Mini, in fact, the housing is made of Aluminum with surface anodization, it also features an 7.9-inch (2048×1536) IPS Fully laminated zero gap display and it is protected by a sheet of Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Powered by Intel Atom Z3580 64-bit processor clocked at 2.3GHz and a PowerVR G6430 GPU, the N1 has 2GB of RAM, 32GB of built-in storage, 8MP and 5MP cameras, two 0.5W sterei speakers placed at the bottom of the tablet, and it packs a 5,300 mAh rechargeable Lithium-Polymer battery. On the software side N1 runs on Android 5.0 with a customized UI called Nokia Z Launcher on top of it.
Nokia N1 is 6.9mm thin, weighs in at 318g and it will be available in natural Aluminium or Lava Gray color in the first quarter of 2015 (Mid-February) in China for $250 and later will roll out to other countries such as Russia and select European countries.