According to media reports, Nokia is planning to restart the Tablet PC program, and is expected to launch Tablet PC with 10.1-inch display and Microsoft Windows RT operating system in 2013, which is similar to Microsoft’s Surface Tablet PC previously announced.
This tablet PC with 10.1-inch display will be equipped with an HDMI port and a USB port, and the screen is very similar with Microsoft Surface RT screen. According to sources, Nokia Tablet PC will be equipped with cellular data connectivity, and the U.S. mobile operator AT&T will be one channel of the Nokia Tablet PC starting cooperation.
The focus of the Nokia Tablet PC is its battery and matching shell design. It is reported that Nokia will launch a special “jacket” for this product, Nokia Tablet PC is just like a book when folded. When open, this jacket can be used as Tablet PC’s keyboard and bracket. Nokia also designs a built-in battery for this special tablet PC “jacket” used to charge the device. In addition, this jacket also has two USB ports to expand the connectivity of the device.
It is worth mentioning that this Nokia’s device has very strong battery life performance, which is about 10 hours, and fast charging in a short time.
According to sources, this former Finnish giant is planning to initially build its own production line of tablet PC, and it’s most likely to select the Windows 8 operating system as the default system. Nokia’s first tablet will run on the ARM chip architecture, and will be powered by Microsoft’s latest Windows RT operating system. Nokia may launch this tablet on Mobile World Congress in February next year at the earliest.
Nokia declined to comment, the company spokesman said: “The company does not comment on market rumors and speculation.”