Nokia is planning to launch a Windows RT tablet on 26 September

16 Aug 2013118 Views

There has been talk of Nokia making computers for seemingly years now. A few years ago it was a netbook and then it was a tablet. But now it appears the company is getting serious about tablet computers and an event is scheduled for New York on 26 September at which Nokia will unveil a Windows RT tablet device.

Numerous reports suggest Nokia is working on a Windows RT device that will include LTE support.

According to The Verge, such a device will be made available on AT&T and Verizon networks in the US.

Code-named ‘Vanquish’, the new computer will include a Qualcomm quad-core Snapdragon processor, which will be an interesting departure from the Surface RT from Microsoft, which runs on an ARM processor.

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Nokia is understood to have abandoned an original project for a tablet powered by an Nvidia processor.

Photos and diagrams have emerged of a Verizon version of the forthcoming Nokia tablet on Chinese website Digi-wo.

Nokia Windows RT, Vanquish

Image via Digi-wo

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