(Pocket-lint) - Nokia has teased it volition denote a caller mobile device soon.
But it's not a phone.
The company, which is owned by HMD Global, tweeted connected Monday that a Nokia tablet volition beryllium introduced connected 6 October 2021. In the tweet, Nokia said: "Everything you’d expect from a Nokia telephone successful a tablet. Coming 6.10.21". The tweet besides showed the broadside illustration of a tablet alongside a Nokia 3310.
Everything you’d expect from a Nokia telephone successful a tablet.
Coming 6.10.21 pic.twitter.com/uTssAURMMQ
Keep successful caput this wouldn't beryllium the archetypal Nokia tablet ever. In 2014, the aforesaid twelvemonth Microsoft purchased Nokia's mobile hardware division, the institution announced the Nokia N1. It was an 8-inch Android Lollipop tablet with an aluminium unibody, Intel Atom processor, and USB Type-C connection.
HMD Global, which formed a mates years later, of course, bought the telephone part from Microsoft and licensed the Nokia brand. So, this volition technically beryllium HMD's archetypal Nokia tablet. Little other is known astir the slate, though Nokia archetypal revealed past week that it was preparing to motorboat a caller device.
At the time, we wondered if it could beryllium the rumouredNokia T20 tablet. It is said to person a 10.36-inch display, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, and Wi-Fi and 4G connectivity. It's expected to beryllium highly affordable, perchance starting astatine £185/€217/$257, making it a existent rival to the Amazon Fire tablets.
Writing by Maggie Tillman. Originally published connected 28 September 2021.