Nokia is all set to make a comeback in the mobile devices segment by unveiling a new tablet N1 in a joint venture with Taiwanese company Foxconn
Smartphone maker, Nokia is all set to make a comeback in the mobile devices segment by unveiling a new tablet N1 in a joint venture with Taiwanese company Foxconn, says a PTI report.
This is Nokia's first gadget, since the sale of its devices business to Microsoft in about $7.2 billion in April this year. Besides, the tab is made by incorporating the latest Android platform Lollipop.
Furthermore, Apple iPhone maker, Foxconn, would be responsible for full business execution. Besides, the N1 tablet will be available from the first quarter of 2015 in China for $249 before taxes and gradually in other markets.
"We are pleased to bring the Nokia brand back into consumers' hands with the N1 Android tablet, and to help make sophisticated technologies simple," Nokia Technologies Head of Products Sebastian Nystrom said in a statement.
According to the company, N1 will be brought to market through a brand-licensing agreement with an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partner responsible for manufacturing, distribution and sales.
Foxconn has a manufacturing facility near Chennai close to Nokia unit where mobile production is suspended post its deal with Microsoft.
"This is a great product for Nokia fans and everyone who has not found the right Android tablet yet," Nystrom said.
What’s more, the tab is designed with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, and comes with a 5300mAh battery and 8-megapixel rear camera and 5- megapixel front camera.
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