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Nokia's black box teaser is a 64-bit Android tablet priced at $249

Remember the black box Nokia teased yesterday? Turns out it was just packaging for the Finnish manufacturer's first Android tablet, the $249 Nokia N1.

Here are the highlights for those interested: The Nokia N1 is a 7.9-inch tablet that features a screen resolution of 2048 x 1536, 2 GB RAM, 32 GB internal memory, 64-bit quad-core Intel Z3580 CPU, 8 MP camera, 5 MP front shooter and 5,300 mAh battery along with Nokia's Z Launcher atop Android 5.0 Lollipop. The tablet features an aluminium unibody construction, and will be available in white and black color variants. Connectivity is in the form of Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 4.0 and a micro-USB 2.0 Type C connector. Nokia itself will not be building the tablet, and is licensing its brand name to Foxconn, who will handle manufacturing and sales:

In addition to the Nokia brand, Nokia is licensing the industrial design, Z Launcher software layer and IP on a running royalty basis to the OEM partner. The OEM partner is responsible for full business execution, from engineering and sales to customer care, including liabilities and warranty costs, inbound IP and software licensing and contractual agreements with 3rd parties.

For all the availability details on the N1, head to our sister site Android Central. What do you guys make of Nokia's foray into the world of Android tablets?

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667 Comments
  • Thanks but no. I'm not interested in anything android.
  • +surfacepro3
  • Idk, that's a lot of tablet for the money. Beats the piss out of my Sony Xperia S Tablet which I only use for Showbox and Shadowguns Deadzone which I know nobody on here will fault me for.
  • Lol, first thing Nokia does when they're free is... go Android? That does look to be a nice tablet, tbqh.
  • There isn't any other choices besides Windows or android. iOS is locked, and creating a good OS not only takes years, but costs a ton.
  • Go for jolla then.... Its sailfish os is evolving.....
  • It's the best looking Android tablet I've seen to date. Are they gonna be partying royalties to Microsoft now since they're using Android?
  • Interestingly enough its a clone of the iPad mini :)
  • It's not a clone of the iPad mini because it's better. With the Z launcher and scribble etc, at a small percentage of the price, its making the iPad mini an overpriced product with a boring OS.
  • Except its a clone in every aspect regarding hardware. And that your opinion regarding software Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • no, foxconn will be paying the toyalties. nokia is just licensing its name. it doesn't make the tablet, nor are they selling it.
  • Good point and it makes you wonder why they didn't just license Win8 for free since it's below 10".  It's like as soon as Nokia could get out of MS's shadow they did.  Good for them, doubt it will sell well though.  Too crowded, too many other good options.
  • Why is this article on Windows Central?
  • Cuz its Nokia I guess
  • Well Nokia isn't windows at all Posted via the Windows Phone Central App for Android
  • Let's install Windows 10 on it! Bet'cha it runs like a charm with 10.
  • Because Lumia 2520 news were not so interesting
  • Nokia is the company who crafted Lumia so I think that it's normal to be told about their return. BTW they killed the Nseries
  • I guess N-series is back
  • Windows Central must also move on from Nokia. Its Android Central's topic now.
  • Yeah this literally has nothing to do with Windows or Microsoft. Might as well cover Samsung Android tablets, at least they have Windows phones!
  • I do agree with you but I think its fair that they gave an update seeing that they had a post about the teaser. Otherwise some people who dont visit Andriod Central might have been left wondering. It was just a quick write up and Harish even added to vist the Andriod site for more in depth details. 
  • Because we covered that Nokia teaser yesterday, and figured you guys wanted to know what came out of that.
  • @ Harish Fair point. Now we know guess farewell Nokdroid lol
  • Absolutely! In fact I'd suggest to keep covering Nokia topics here for a while at least. I'm sure there are many more Nokia appreciaters like me who do not visit Android central. Considering this place was big time Nokia once, it's nice to know what's up with them. This doesn't mean delving into hard-core android topics, that's for Android central to cover.
  • True I cant forget Nokia so soon.. I love Nokia more than MS . Nokia is the reason why I've bought 730.
  • Windows phone is the only reason why I ve bought a Nokia, just to help her not to #die.
    Now I guess it bankrupts asap.
  • Windows Phone was the reason people didn't buy a Nokia and they had to sell off their phone business. This tablet has a good chance of being succesfull with that price point and design.
  • Like simbian was going to make it for them/s
  • I personally cant wait to get a new phone I got a Nokia 630. But I want a Microsoft branded phone. I used to like Nokia intill they pulled that Nokia x crap. Thank god Microsoft but the device division and shit caned that abomination. So Nokia can go make phones in 2016 I hope it helps them but I doubt considering when people think of android they think Samsung. They will try and fail and lose a bunch of money or find out that Nokia brand ain't as strong of a brand as it was in the late 80 early 90. Heck every time I show my phone to people they are like Nokia I thought they made them 20 dollar throw away phone and I have to inform them that they make smartphones to so at least in the u.s.a Nokia ain't that strong of a brand maybe in other countries its better but here in the states Microsoft is the stronger brand.
  • There is really no failing for Nokia as they're licencing their name to Foxconn. So, they're actually end up getting some cash without any risk. Great business idea. I'm pretty sure we'll see more devices like this.
  • Not being rude, but doubt you know the actual terms involved and the risk to Nokia.
  • Now wouldn't it be funny if Nokia's Androids outsell Microsoft's Lumias in two years? Will MS's face be red...
  • I'm one of your kind too. I would not mind these articles for a few months since Nokia was so much related to windows phone for the last few years
  • Only if Nokia make something with Windows. Remember that this is from Foxconn with Nokia name on it. Nokia people now working in Microsoft.
  • I disagree Posted via the Windows Phone Central App for Android
  • You should buy a 535 and use it to comment on here WTF?
  • Man, you sound Android funboysh. :P
  • Because it generated 5 times more revenue in 1 hour than the Goat Simulator News in about 2
  • @2tomtom Hi, great question! :-) One reason its here is because the story began yesterday before it was known what the content of the black box was. It is a reasonable follow -up. The post ends with a deliberate advisement to go over to Android Central for more details, as an acknowledgement that the story is more appropriately delved into further there.
    Second there is a strong, enduring residual interest in Nokia news here at Windows Central given the history between Microsoft/Windows Phone and Nokia.
    As Microsoft Mobile continues it course with Lumia devices sans the Nokia name, and Nokia follows the lead of its CEO on its planned course independent of Microsoft's influence I'm certain less and less Nokia news that has no or very little relevance to Window's will appear here at Windows Central.
    Fair question though. :-)
  • Wouldn't it be super awesome if this new Nokias hardware partner is Microsoft mobile? Microsoft is trying to do crazy things to show the world its neutral.
  • Ha ha ha but seriously with all the neglect Microsoft is giving to windows phone it might be true.
  • Be honest, we were all anxiously awaiting this article.
  • This's a tabblet with a ATOM (x86) processor... wouldn't this run Windows just fine? or is Nokia (Foxconn) blocking that somehow?
  • There'd probably be a way to do that somehow. But 32GB is kinda pitiful for a Windows install. Tablet has very nice specs, I'm just not really sure what to think of this...
  • Probably because they posted an article about the Nokia teaser yesterday. This is really just the second part to it.
  • Nokia Lumia 2520 is better.
  • No it's not and its kind of infuriating they didn't put this kind of effort into the 2520.
  • they didn't put any effort into this as well. read the story. foxconn is making and selling the tablet. Nokia just licensed its name.
  • Better in what way? Design, maybe. Specs? Hell naw.
  • BETRAYAL ! Just kidding but seriously.
  • Really...
  • The worst part on this is that youve been nokia fan for so long and you fell in love for WP that you somehow cant take the "android part" even if you really love the design and concept of the tablet and NOKIA name on it. One part of me inside screams hell yeah nice i want it and the price is awesome but the other one - android? but I have windows phone.
  • I fell in love with WP because of Nokia. Now that they've gone Android, I'm waving goodbye with no issues. I really don't care about Nokia anymore.
  • Same here
  • +1530
  • Yep. People REALLY THINK it was WP that drew people but fail to see how so many people are sad to see Nokia go. Posted via the Windows Phone Central App for Android
  • I'd rather have a device designed by the good old Nokia designers that work for Microsoft now than a mediocre device with Nokia brand
  • You won. That's the most intelligent comment here. Wish all the people think like this.
  • +5530 +N9 +L920
  • I hear you!!!
  • Couldn't we do something? Like when HP gave up on their tablet then people installed android on it.. Can't we do something of that sort? Android replaced with Windows?
  • I thought nokia sold their manufacturing plants to Microsoft... What happened??
  • Foxconn happened.
  • Dude, please read the article.
  • Now I'm confused. I thought the MSFT bought rights to the Nokia name on mobile devices for 10 years! "Nokia N1". At this rate, can foxconn bring out a 5" Android phone called Nokia N2? Isn't Nokia supposed to be into mapping & new technologies now?
  • Actually the Nokia name was one of the things they didn't buy.
  • Nokia cant sell a "smartphone" till dec15, but a tablet is not a smartphone ;)
  • Let's See Whether This Devices has good durability. This Devices not manufactured by Nokia. it's just other manufactured licensed their name. I don't know whether they will offer support like before. This may have Nokia on it but they has yet to proof they quality. well I don't expect qualities like Lumia devices yet (not now) but let see how far they go. anyway good luck with your new product (sticking with Lumia devices which still has NOKIA name on it)
  • even the design in not so Nokia-sh, look like samsung copying ipad
  • I'm not so pro-android too...
  • Me too not interested full of malware and buggy.
  • malware, lag and buggy seem to be buzzwords around here, when was the last time u used android and on what device?
  • Samsung Galaxy 3 mini.
    Lag as hell. Battery life is a joke
  • @ia_win no wonder you hate Android. You used the lowest end device in the linup from arguably the lowest end popular manufacturer. That'd be like using a Blu Jr. and determining that Windows Phone 8.1 is a horrible operating system because its phones have low-res screens, no storage and no RAM, while disregarding the 1520's existence. Or like using an iPhone 3GS and saying that iOS is stupid (Which it is, but for different reasons), while never trying the 6+. Bottom line: use an Android phone that's actually GOOD and you'll be impressed. Try the Nexus 6 is Best Buy, for example.
  • Yup. I'm tried Lumia 520 that too low end it never disappointed me like lagdroid.
  • I have lenovo S660 & I know how droid is :/ Well I'm somewhat jealous too. L630+
  • ZTE Midnight, first smartphone, last android.
  • I've experienced that on the LG G3 ;)
  • And yet MS are still patching exploits from old model... Posted via the Windows Phone Central App for Android
  • Lol gosh some of you people are idiots I must say and incredibly misinformed about Android. It seems you have never used an Android device Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • Not the case with android these days, it's actually a very good OS. The same was said and is still said any Windows to this day unfortunately also which is also a very good OS.
  • You got my vote hagjohn
  • If nokia moves to android, the same as LG optimus 7 will happen... No more updates!!
  • I'm with you on that!
  • Aye. Turdroid can go find another victim!
  • Love to see Nokia whoring their name out. Gives me a chuckle. Posted via the Windows Phone Central App for Android
  • Exactly. Does this mean Nokia can license their name to Foxconn to make an Android phone with the Nokia name on it? That would be so confusing and wrong.
  • Looks like MS need a more big bomb event next time.. MS need to respond to this.. Make a revenge.. Hope soon MS will reveal a flagship devices both smartphone and tablet..
  • No one was offering.
  • Just another commodity item nothing special there is no differentiator. Failed business…..decision
  • Can we stop hearing about Nokia crap and move it over to android central since MSFT bought the good part and only crap us left?
  • Bye Nokia. It was fun but here is where we part ways. Maybe one day we'll meet again when you are done screwing around with Android
  • With these specs, and at this price, I'd as soon flash it with Windows, if I were to buy one.
  • Lame... Thought it would be a media box or something cool. Not interested in android
  • Wow for a Android product, it certainly got you guys talking!
  • Brutal
  • Bruh...
  • Wtf?! This Pandora box of Nokia really surprised me...damn why the hell Nokia got into android thing
  • I will be the first in line. The design features seen to be interesting.
  • Nope. You won't.
  • You know you won't. You know that'll be me. Lol Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • Haha...
  • Nokdroid lol
  • THANK YOU that you're finally leaving!!! GOODBYE!!!
  • Technically he already left. But he still haunts us. No one knows why.. :D
  • I own a Surface Pro 3, a Windows PC and an Xbox One. There might be a clue in there. Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • Please remove your one and half line signature? Kind of repetitive and annoying to see it in every comment..
  • It's the Android Central app that does that automatically, not me.
  • I know, I find it stupid that they have it but oh well. There should be an option to disable that, right?
  • Try again. Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • DCJBS, could you at least remove the "posted via blah blah android"?
  • It's the Android Central app that does that automatically, not me.  
  • I really thought you could edit or disable the signature...take a look.
  • Or You can bye a 535 to comment on here.
  • So are you ok with FoxxConn? Your beloved Nokia is no longer building anything. This might as well be made by Huwai or other OEMs who use FoxConn because Nokia is just a logo now.
  • That's what I was thinking.... Stuck just on a name?
  • You do know it was Foxconn that build some of Nokia's Windows Phones, right? You do know it's Foxconn that builds a ton of the smartphones out there (Apple's products, Motorola's, Sony Xperias etc)? And it's Foxconn that will, in all likeness, build your future Microsoft Lumias, right?   Nokia designed the hardware, the software and controls the quality. Foxconn builds and sells it to retailers. That's basically the same thing Apple does. Except Apple also has their own stores.
  • Not saying anything bad about Foxxconn.... But would you buy this tablet if it had a Foxxconn logo and not Nokia? Even if they built some WPs (not very many anyways) still it was a Nokia product. Foxxconn will even handle the warranty! You can't even go to Nokia Care and get personalized help. And what about the design, this looks like Foxxconn recycled their design for the iPad/iPhone. At least there was nothing in the world that looked like the Nokia N9/Lumia 800. That was true Nokia design. This has Foxxconn design language all over it. And on top of that they missed the boat, this is set to come out in China first by Chinese New Year which is Feb 2015. So they missed the entire holiday season and no one will buy this after expelling their funds during the holidays. There is literally nothing here to like aside from that aawesome Nokia font/logo.
  • So no one will buy any Microsoft products too as usual.
  • Reminds me: 1:00pm EST people - band on sale.
  • I don't think Nokia designed this. Aside from the fact that they started over with their devices division and wouldn't have had enough time to design and debug this yet, the article says that Foxconn is responsible for sales, service, licensing and engineering. All Nokia did was supply the name, the Android launcher and MAYBE specced out what they wanted hardware-wise.
  • Won't nokia be sued by apple since it looks similar to the ipad mini?
  • Yeah, because Apple invented round corners, rectangular devices and everything that fits in them. Or they copied everything and took out patents on it...,.
  • Where did you hear that Foxxcon ever built Nokia Lumias? Nokia had the second largest phone manufacturing business in the world. MS bought what, 17 factories, with the purchase of Nokia's device arm? So when did they contract out? I dint think that's the case at all.
  • Curious about Z Launcher. Since Verizon is pushing me off WP I'm interested in Android these days.
  • Thanks Nokia but we hate android. :)
  • Well it's not actually Nokia, just licensing the name for this device.
  • Nokia finally quit huffing paint and licensed out their shit instead of manufacturing it themselves.
  • Sharapp what do you know about phone. Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • Speak for yourself. I don't hate Android I just prefer Windows Phone.
  • U probably didn't use android. I used till 4.4.2 kitkat.
  • why dont you try android L??
  • But i hate it. So stfu .
  • Then don't say "we".
  • Good on them. Can't wait to see what it is like in person. Might even get myself one
  • Android, not windows? Lol Nokia sounds a little butthurt
  • Someone sounds butthurt alright.
  • His momma
  • ROTFLMAO
  • All Nokia is doing on this device is just paste their name onto it. The rest is all Foxconn.
  • Would you say the same thing about Apple?
  • Judging by the specs it seems as though foxxcon willmakw a W10 version of this... Remember, Windows can now run directly on Android hardware now.
  • So.... We will be missing you dear Nokia....... :|
  • The real Nokia is with Microsoft now. No use in posting articles like this unless there's Windows involved.
  • Yeah, I agree. The Nokia brand is basically an empty shell now. All the things that makes Nokia stand out now belongs to Microsoft. PureView, ClearBlack, PureMotion+, Lumia, and even Asha. Nokia is now only left with its Purity headphones and HERE services.
  • It's more like the Nokia most people know.  The mobile handset division is the major (but not full) part of Nokia. Nokia also own a lot of patents regarding network and mapping technologies...
  • These are Nokia's patents Microsoft license them they don't belong to Microsoft.
  • Sorry, but patents aren't born from thin air. They are based on research done by people. People who, most likely, now work at Microsoft.
  • These people worked at Nokia years before they worked at Microsoft. And a lot of the people that had a big impact don't work there anymore, like Damian Dinning, Marco the guy that designed the Lumia line and many others.....
  • Only reason it was posted was because the site covered the teaser yesterday, when nobody knew what the device was going to be, so it's to not leave us all guessing. I imagine after this we'll not read of it again on this site.
  • True. You have a good point.
  • The real Nokia is jolla
  • Yes!!
  • Even Nokia employees were transferred to Microsoft.
  • But ODD Nokia employees either didn't join Microsoft mobile team or got fired immediately after joining. Most WP fans are so blind that they don't want to accept the reality. Listen to Nokia's head of technologies division which owns more than 10k mobile related patents. He says, 'a lot of talented experts from Nokia's mobile unit didn't leave the company, they were moved over to technologies division before the transactions'. Again, Nokia's design team started working on this tablet, right after the mobile division's sale (April 28). This is designed by Nokia, then licensed to Foxconn for production and sale including warranties and repairs. Nokia is not handling production or sales unlike Apple which doesn't manufacture anything but controls sales, marketing, warranty and repairs.
  • Nothing interesting about this tablet.
  • Not even the extremely low $250 price tag?
  • Extremely low?
  • Extremely low would be a $189 or even $199 price tag. Not $250.
  • I was hoping for it to be a camera... but oh well ._.
  • Lol, ugly
    Nokia want to sell in a market that is allmost saturated..
  • True
  • Except that they aren't taking the risk, right... Foxcon is. Really, this seems to just be a deal to let Foxcon use the Nokia name in exchange for a cut of any profits. No skin off Nokia's back if it tanks, other than any further brand damage.
  • And windows phone will die in that market hehehehehe I love nokiaaaaaaaaaaaaaa go go go go go go Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • Nokia + Lagdroid = Sucks!
  • Ikr
  • The butthurt is strong with this one.
  • Not all android phones lag "Moto x 2014" but with all the crap Nokia puts in there phones,really sorry for them. We are lucky on WP cause we can delete anything we want.
  • I know, right. My wife deleted my phone number instantly...-_-
  • Well with a few tweaks you can't use it.
  • *This... Hahahaha
  • Haha. Legendary response! :D
  • Is there a way to remove xbox music?
  • 64bit on android is useless, just another reason to let us see that even with it's new version it will eat a lot. Thanks Nokia but you just became another Samsung to me
  • Lol
  • Damn... Wished it was a Windows device
  • Lumia 2520...
  • If only not RT...I really love the look of the 2520, but its a one off now.
  • Me too. I don't want the Lumia 2520 because it has 4G (I've already got a data pls, thank you), and it runs RT.
  • They used intel cpu, and with android? Dafuq? Sry nokia but android never
  • Same here
  • This is the reason why every Nokia app was renamed to Lumia. Maybe Nokia was in hurry to go and find new bride or something.
  • Lame
  • Lame.
  • whaaa...?? I thought Microsoft bought their hardware division? 
  • Sounds more like another company made it and are paying to use the Nokia name...
  • Nokia designed the hardware and customised the software and agree licensing both these to foxconn to manufacture and provide support for. It's nit just Nokia licensing their name, it's their product. As others have said, foxconn manufactures for Apple also, shouldn't be an issue on quality.
  • Did you not read the article? Posted via the Windows Phone Central App for Android
  • Read the article again...
  • You have to admit, the specs are top notch. And considering Foxconn builds Apples devices, I'd say they're capable of making a solid product.
  • Agree!
  • People here just mad it's not a Windows device. That ish is stunning...
  • They took the trouble to put an x86 Intel atom CPU, putting Windows 8.1 would have been so much more better than a crappy mobile OS like Android.
  • How do we know they aren't planning a W10 version?.... I think they are.
  • That'd be awesome!
  • Oh yeah, Windows really worked out well for Nokia. Why would they ever do that again?
  • @bleached It's a Foxcomm device just with the Nokia branding. Don't get fooled around.
  • It kind of looks like they're using the exact same shell as the iPad mini, makes sense if its the same company that manufactures them (if Foxconn does the mini that is). Also the USB connector is pointless with the new design if it's not utilising USB 3.1, why segregate u users just for the sake of new I'd you aren't actually gaining from it.
  • Where's the digitizer? The 64GB storage? Where's the SD card slot? Nah, just average specs.
  • Not Android, you can keep it for yourself. Windows all the time ...
  • If that device was Windows I'd pick it up in a heartbeat as a Nokia but........ NOW
  • Same here
  • Me too. I am in the market for a small tablet running windows phone or rt but the only tablets I can find are really cheap poor quality tablets. I was hoping Nokia would be releasing a quality windows tablet. Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • Dell venue 8 pro is nice
  • That it is, but it is time a new model was released.
  • They just released a new dell venue pro 8, but its not that much of an upgrade. Love mine and it cost $199 at the MSFT store. 
  • It looks like iPad mini
  • Yep, I agree!
  • And they couldn't release something with these specs at this price point with Windows, which doesn't have any licensing fees on devices under 8 inches? Why now...
  • Exactly. A similar Windows device would have been selling much better than those expensive Surface devices (which are yet to see life in developing markets like India).
  • This is only a Nokia "named" device. It is made by a Chinese OEM. Think, knockoff.
  • Hahahaha Nokia clearly wants to use Android since many time ago. Was just waiting for the MS buyout...
  • Or because they wanted to diversivy and sell a device that makes money?
  • Its alive, N1 thinking ahead!
  • Can anybody answer me from where they got factories and worker to produce this tablet?
  • Read the Damn article. Posted via the Windows Phone Central App for Android
  • Sorry for that. So its just name. We can't expect the quality like before right?
  • Foxconn also makes products for Apple. So, yes they are capable of good quality hardware.
  • Actually Foxconn makes products for everyone not just Apple
  • I was giving him an example about the hardware quality, mate.
  • Foxconn is just an ODM which remanufactures what has already been designed and engineered by the OEMs. I'm not too sure if Foxconn has the quality of engineers that can match up to those at Apple, Nokia(Microsoft), Samsung and Sony to design and develop such top notch devices we have seen from these OEMs..
  • The article appears to say that the product was designed by Nokia.
  • Foxconn has already stated that their goal is to pull an HTC, and market their in house designs as stand alone products. They offer many reference design products which their design engineers created, and slap other badges on them, already. This seems as though they just licensed the Nokia name to try out one of the designs, in the marketplace. If this works, I suspect a full Nokia line and then they will either use the Nokia brand, or just release a flurry of Foxconn branded gadgets, phones, and accessories, like HTC did, previously.
  • read - the - article
  • They didn't.
    Foxconn will take care of it.
  • hey iPad is that you
  • Cool stuff now we wating for the andriod phones to
  • 2016
  • Way to confuse the market! Thanks carnt!
  • I don't think this news belong here, i can't see anything windows here
  • It has a window, and Nokia throwing everything out of it.
  • Haha
  • With a comment like that, I would have expected you to be a new visitor as of a mere few hours. You miss yesterday's news or something?
  • The reply by Marcos is funny though...
  • Lol, that looks like an Android version of the iPad mini.
  • Nah, . . .not so interesting. Androidshit.
  • what if nokia n1 is going to be Nokia N1 for Windows? like the htc one ?
  • Nokia is not making the tablet only the name is in the tablet.. So nothing great..
  • I knew it, it had to do with Android
  • This isn't android central! Just go post all things Microsoft in android central.
  • Do we have an app for android central
  • Don't be jealous... Its the Resurrection of the Brand naming "Nokia"... I can't think of any mobile devices without the logo "Nokia"...
  • Actually Nokia!!!! Just name is enough
  • Nokia...snitch. Anyway, Microsoft will get paid for this via Foxconn. I hate this news already, show some respect Nokia... U just sold the business to Microsoft...dammit!!
  • I told you it was just a box...:P
    And I also told you how to get Nokia products without Nokia manufacturing them. Get ready for more. And, who knows, if Microsoft behaves, maybe therell even be a Windows tablet. ;) Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • This tablet seems really impressive.
  • They could easily release a new phone.. And pretty soon :P
  • They can't because of agreement with MSFT. They can start making phones only in 2016.
  • Phones only in 2016. But they're looking beyond tablets, I can assure you of that ;) Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • This isn't really NOKIA though. It's just a third party company that only licensed the name. They really have nothing to do with it. I would buy it for that reason alone, given specs and price, but I'm not into Android.
  • This IS really Nokia. Nokia designed all the hardware. Nokia designed the software. Nokia oversees quality control. They just partnershiped with Foxconn to build and distribute. In other words, they are using Apple's modus operandi. Apple does the exact same thing, except Apple also has their own stores and Nokia will be selling through retailers. Will you tell me that Apple products aren'te really Apple?   As for not being into Android, fair enough. We can't all like the same things.
  • "Nokia designed all the hardware." Looks more like "copy and paste" to me. iPad mini much...
  • Ha, you did get rid of the android signature line...unless you at using another device...
  • I don't get it. They took the trouble to put in an x86 Intel atom CPU, but chose to run a crappy mobile OS instead of Windows 8.1? Nokia's gone crazy!
  • Well, first of all, it's futureproofing. Android is moving towards a 64bit structure. Then, who's to tell you that they'll not release a Windows version down the line?   The mobile and tablet market are dominated by Android. It's only logical that Nokia goes for the market that people seek the most. And once Windows 10 arrives, maybe they'll release a Windows version. This is not the last product you'll see out of Nokia ;)
  • Perhaps you didn't understand my statement. A mobile OS can NEVER equal a desktop OS in terms of productivity, games, in fact, any task. Given the fact that Windows is free for anything under 9 inches, a desktop OS is the ideal choice. I don't want a blown up phone,I need a small PC in my hand. Give me 1 benefit of Android over Windows 8.1 x86/64. Seems Nokia is just doing this out of spite.
  • Applications optimized for touch interface that can actually run in the background (and not just alloted a few seconds every minute at best). Though, I would prefer W8 as well.
  • Perhaps you would be better suited with something other than a tablet? They make a tablet with fully blown Windows on it already. It's called the Surface Pro 3, and it costs a ton compared to the $250 for the device in the article. Because is has to.
  • Excuse me?! Dell Venue 8 Pro? Hp stream 7,8 Toshiba encore, etc, etc? These Sub 200$ Windows tablets are better than this Nokia tablet, even specs wise.
  • Not spec wise for the most part but I this tablets aren't exactly the best minus the Dell maybe. 8 inches and below running Windows is just to miniscule Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • Windows is free for devices with smaller screens like this. Nokia just seems spiteful and I doub't they will build a Windows device. A full $250 windows tablet would surely grab allot of Holiday sales. Why would anyone (not a Nokia fanboy) pick this up over the many other Android tablets?
     
  • Windows is also not the most popular OS for tablets as proven by the fiasco of the Surface RT. The popular Windows tablets are hybrids. Besides, Nokia just went to the market that people seek. People are demanding Android tablets much more then they do Windows tablets. So Nokia went Android.   Also, I would wait until Windows 10 arrives. Then see. Nokia has more stuff on their sleeves and this is just the first of many products that are coming ;)
  • I disagree. RT failed because it was RT and MS failed to educate users. You keep saying the market people seek. Please tell me how many Android tablets are actually successfull? The bulk of Android tab sales are from the very low end like those $50 to $150 ones sold in Walmart/etc. Granted Foxxconn is the one that will take a hit not Nokia but i still don't see how this can be successful.
  • Windows tablets aren't popular because the apps aren't good and there are apps missing in the store. Most people use their tablets like a phone only with a bigger screen so not having instagram, a terrible twitter, a mediocre Facebook and no games like candy crush hurt sales. I know because I have a Dell venue 8 pro
  • I disagree. android only sell a bit here in the west but fare much better in third world countries like india. The tablet market is owned by the ipad and android ain't close. Good on Nokia for looking ahead but I expect this device to flop but I wish them all the best. I won't be buying no nokia device if they run android. Hopefully they release a windows version but then again the surface still seems like a better choice to me.
  • Wow!!!
  • This is running an Intel soc.. Wonder if I can sneak windows on that sucker..
  • Should be possible...
  • Still ARM though, so the best you'll be able to do is get WinRT on it.
  • It has an x64 processor, so that would be full Win 8/10, not RT.
  • Intel doesn't make ARM CPU's.
  • Win10?
  • Really bland looking, this could be any cheap tablet sold in Walmart or something.  They expect to stand out with this?
  • Yeah airbrushed unibody aluminum at 6.9 mm sounds like the typical WalMart cheapo tablet...
  • Really dude? You serious?
  • http://www.walmart.com/ip/Nextbook-7-Tablet-16GB-Quad-Core/38334381
  • Lol nope, that doesn't compare to that. Should know because my cousins bought that crappy tablet. I have an iPad Air and it doesn't even compare with the constructions Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • You have to get your eyes checked!!!
  • <3 Nokia
  • Nokia's innovative and creative team has been bought by Microsoft. That explains the design of this tablet.
  • Soo True
  • Sorry dude, you are wrong...... :)
  • Nope the team that designed e g. N9 is still mostly there.
  • inb4 it sells better than 2520
  • Oh, android. Nevermind.
  • I already miss them but android.. No thanks or at least not until they'll come up with another monster camera then I'm with them..
  • Z launcher, could be interesting ..
  • I am always surprised when a company produces a product that isn't anything special in a market that is sooooooo competitive. I am also surprised with people who buy an android tablet. Why should anyone do that? And the price? You can already find better android tablets for less money. Still i can understand nokia. They sold the license to use their name so they don't give a shit
  • Android tablets are really good.
  • *bad
  • *bad
  • Robot Unicorn Attack 2
  • Nope! if it's Lagdroid!
  • Nokia can always take my money!
  • Can I get this Nokia logo off my Lumia phone now??? And all the existing phones being made should all start being made with the Lumia brand in its place otherwise confusion will rein for the next year... As there is Nokia Lumia phones and now a Nokia crapdroid tablet?
  • Same here
  • Nokia, Now you're going to ruined your own image with #androidshit !
  • Good for them they need to stay relevant...but I don't think this should be news....real Nokia is with MS now
  • It's not Nokia. It's just the brand name. Original Nokia is now part of Microsoft. And the Nokia brand value is ruined by this crapdroid tab.
  • It is Nokia. Designed fully by Nokia. I would prefer a Windows version of course.
  • "It's not Nokia. It's just the brand name." Will that statement appear in the box?
  • According to @RudyHuyn its a Foxconn tablet with #JustALogo. LOL
  • Haha....
  • According to one of the Nokia's engineers it's not. Rudy's just mad.
  • The article says its Nokias name, software UI and industrial design, but everything else including engineering, aftersales ect is foxcom
  • What industrial design they took an ipad mini put intel specs and slapped a nokia name on it.
  • Aha wow this is kinda cool. Might pick one up.
  • Apparently it's a Foxconn designed and built device that Nokia have just slapped their logo and take on Android upon. Rather underwhelming.
  • No its a Nokia designed device.
  • No it's not
  • Have you read the article?    
  • "Foxconn is responsible for full business execution, from engineering and sales to customer care, including liabilities and warranty costs, inbound IP and software licensing and contractual agreements with 3rd parties" The warranty and sells are managed by Foxconn...   Ok, so it's just a Nokia sticker on a fake ipad mini
  • No it's not.
  • Yes it is
  • Exactly, it's not really a Nokia product, and even if I wanted an Android tablet I would not go for a cheap chinese knockoff with a Nokia label.  
  • You're a great developer Rudy but don't be silly.   Nokia designed the hardware, the software and supervises the quality. Foxconn builds and sells to retailers. This is exactly what Apple does, except Apple also has their own stores. Are Apple products just Foxconn things with an Apple sticker? No.
  • Um, that line Rudy just referenced, says FOXCONN is responsible for ENGINEERING... That means that that, not Nokia, engineered the actual design, of this product. That's the diff between engineering, and manufacture. The more you try to repeat to yourself, that Nokia designed this, will still not make it true. It's a Foxconn engineered device, with a bs Nokia logo on it, and a Nokia designed UI layer, over vanilla Android Lollipop. Come on. It's not rocket science. It's just a money grab.
  • So instead of being in a good position to be the alpha male in the win eco system they decided to compete with Samsung in the android one? Wow, I wish them luck but wow. They must be very confident or know something we don't.
  • The 2520 is way more beautiful and it doesn't lag!!
  • Another MS fail Praise be to Allah.
    Infidels repent, convert to Islam and salvation you will find.
  • Dude...
  • Must be a Linux fan...
  • Say what? Seriously keep religious stuff out of here even if it's meant to be a joke
  • Damn! Couldn't even get an amen.
  • Lol amen
  • Hallelujah Praise the Lord!!
  • Wow, that was a fast switch! Do you work @Nokia?
  • Give me a break "Allah" is a bigger joke than the Christians "God"
  • Not gonna lie, Nokia licensing their name like this has to be mega confusing to customers who don't know better. Are they licensing their name to whoever for a quick cash grab or are they demanding good quality products to put their name on? Jeesh.
  • The latter. Nokia has full control over design and quality.
  • No they have no control over these things you said,read the article Again
  • Then, when analyzed, Nokia made out like a bandit in the Microsoft deal. Made billions by unloading a bleeding business whilst maintaining their ability to sell hardware with their name on it. Well played Nokia. Well played.
  • Dammit it sucks I hate lagdroid wish it was windows but Nokia is now Microsoft mobile than why Nokia is making a lagdroid crap
  • MS bought their manufacturing division that produced their products. Nokia still exists as a separate company and they have just licensed their brand name for this tablet.
  • I thought nokia sold their manufacturing plants to Microsoft!!
  • Read the article pls
  • Hence Foxconn?
  • It's just a chinese iPad mini clone with the Nokia brand on it, just like the products from Polaroid, Kodak and Commodore.
  • Looks a lot like an iPad
  • Is Z3580 able to run Windows?
  • Yes, it's an x64 processor. I'd consider this one if Nokia offered a Win 8.x version.
  • Foxconn >> Customer Care >> NO, Thanks.
  • After reading many of the comments posted I have arrived at the conclusion that there are sincere Windows fans alive, and Nokia's brand recognition is not the sole factor in preference to the Windows platform. So much for "If it wasn't for Nokia, Windows Phone would be dead!" I'm proud of you guys :-)! I for one would prefer a Nokia built WP over competing OEMs. However, I'm a fan of Microsoft before Nokia.
  • Absolutely correct
  • The problem is that this is a ipad mini clone. It would get a better reception if it was unique.
  • This
  • I was a Windows Phone fan from using the LG Quantum... long before I realized Nokia still existed. Last I knew of Nokia was that they made those cell phones everyone had in the late 90s-early 2000s where you could change the front. After that, I never heard a word about Nokia - it was just Motorola, LG and Samsung.
  • @nohra.... I'm with you on that one.
  • I agree I just bought WP because of WP OS not the hardware manufacturer I just bought Nokia because they had good hardware.
  • Nokia lost their way at the end of the road
  • Wtf? Good job Nokia
  • I should just stop reading the comments in wpcentral. Kinda thought the WP community was different from android and apples. Was wrong. Angry fanboys everywhere, just different a skin. "lagdroid?" so immature.
  • True this, I might get it but I will keep my windows phone, for now...
  • Lagdroid is legit and true
  • Try a high end phone that's not a galaxy, you almost never see lag.
  • You must be a bit young. Same song different verse since the 1970s, if not before.
  • Hm, not too thrilled about an Android device, unless Nokia manages a really outstanding UI that sets it miles apart from vanilla Android. Design-wise it's not even close to the 2520, unfortunately.
    Having gotten used to my 6" 1520, my interest in tablets has really gone down...
  • I'm with Verizon, but I'm itching to buy a 1520. I love that phone. I go into AT&T stores and play with it all the time. I would love a 5.5" to 6" screen running Windows Phone 10. The Lumia Icon is not enough to switch from my 928. A side by side comparison did not warrant a significant increase in screen size. Developer Preview runs fine on my current Lumia. I was able to fight off the temptation of purchasing the Icon. Verizon's lack of support for Windows Phone aided my final decision. The 1520 however......... :-)
  • I wanna an iphone
  • Well it's lagdroid so NO way im buy it
  • Good move, Nokia, good move!
  • Simply why?
  • I think It's time for Windows Central to say goodbye to Nokia now.
  • With Windows please!! Looks great. Might even consider it in Android.
  • It's time for surface mini to be released
  • Nokia going Fagdroid eh.. Good riddance.
  • Yes away from winniesoft.
  • Maybe they cant get to run smooth lol
  • Another Android tablet to pile on the mountain of Android tablets.... Good luck with that
  • there is no need of any android stuff..... thank you.
  • it's an android device with the design of apple's iPad mini made by a company who works with Microsoft.. they want the best of everything lol
  • The name "Nokia" has been licensed to the company that makes the iPad mini. And all the other ithings.
  • Ugh. No crapdroid please
  • Looks good well done Nokia, android fans will be happy
  • I agree on the looks - it looks a lot like what the next iPad probably will, especially coming from Foxconn. I think Nokia/Android fans will eat this up.
  • Why couldn't they have added these specs to the 2520. 
  • Not a satellite? Well done Nokia
  • Hey guys, do you remember BLU?, look what they did to Siri: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbzFGF2ytMI
  • Lol, I can bend.....epic
  • meh, another small android tablet as the floor and sales of such devices is declining forcing OEMs to go larger. this is so hopeless.
  • Am gonna buy this... Because am a Nokia fanboy... And I still love my WP Lumias...
  • Back to business. I am buying it
  • Booooo
  • Nokia is back it seems lol however could this be a start of a new era for Nokia using android for future releases for their own branded products?
  • Nokia should make really small tabs with sim facility. * its not a phone :p *
  • Yes, that's exactly it ;) Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • Why is Microsoft releasing Office for Android and Ios ? And advertising madly for it ? Because those two hold 92% market share between them in the mobile business while for now Microsoft has only 3 to 5% market share worldwide. This is business not love and hate . Period .
    As for Nokia employees , Microsoft is firing many of them so perhaps Nokia is rehiring ? My guess is that next Microsoft lumias might well be produced by Foxcon as well . This is a perfectly sound move by Nokia and as soon as that tablet becomes available I will get one and install Microsoft Office on it right away .
    Posted from my Nokia Lumia 925 .
  • A
  • Wtf ?? Wish this price and specs in windows tablet not android .. But I think that Nokia is trying slowly to get in the market and android is the best platform to bring people
  • Yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah! That's exactly what was required! Very very well done! Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • OK so this is their first device after the selling of the devices division so I suppose I can see why the article was published, but time to move on. It's an Android device so please publish it elsewhere (I am sure you have), and to all of the die hard Nokia or nothing people, again time to move on, this is a Windows forum for people who use Windows on PC's tablets, WINDOWS phones, bands or Xbox's, I am sure there are forums for Nokia only fans elsewhere. And for died in the wool Foxcomm fans with the name Nokia stuck on it I am sure you too can find somehwere to chat as well.
  • Yup
  • Now I can give a whirl to Android.
    Just because of Nokia.
    As Nokia made me to switch to windows. Now Android turn.
  • Today's friend, tomorrow's enemy. Watch out! Microsoft.
  • No SD slots. And only 32GB variant. It reminds me a bit of Nokia N8.
  • Yeah, shame no SD slot. Wonder if it supports usbotg?
  • The specs are interesting. This could run windows 8.1. And I'm surprised they're going straight into lollipop. Interesting. I wonder how fast it'll get rooted. I wonder how long before someone slaps windows on there.
  • And for the record I have a motorbike for sale, it's worth £500 but I have stuck the name Nokia on it and I am now selling it for £1000
  • LOL +1520
  • If it's not build and distributed by Nokia it's not really a Nokia tablet. You can slap whatever name on that thing, and slaping a Nokia label on it does not make it Nokia.    
  • Lipstick on a pig so to speak.
  • So apple products aren't Apple products?
  • Nokia just whupped Microsoft Devices Ass
  • Yes. Looks like Nokia have licensed out some ip for lack of doing anything else with it. They don't have an in house hardware division, after all, and need to recoup on their investment.
  • Two fails. It's running android and foxconn is involved. Wish this was a windows device. The experience is so much better than on android
  • These guys are dead to me
  • Nokia Lives!
  • Thinking ahead?  Jesus nokia IS Samsung nowadays... 
  • I believe the 'Thinking Ahead' tag line is indeed thinking ahead for the brand. Nokia is basically going to get headlines with this move to android, making sure ppl know they are still around and if this product does sell better than their expectations, Nokia will be sure to make a comeback in time, without being restricted to any other business, such as MS. Two years is enough time to remain relevant and with no factories, they can outsource production of their products to foxxcon, which allows them (nokia) to profit without having to worry about employees etc. Smart move on their end and while they might not be going all in, this could prove to be a successful move for them in the long run.
  • This is the most amazing thing in my life.haha.Nokia comes back.A
  • I want a high end pocketable compact camera with Nokia brand on it. :)
  • Nah...
  • Wow this is actually cool I might get this
  • Hmm doesn't look Nokia, well that's expected since they are not the one doing the building
  • One thing that would be interesting is if someone wants to fix their N1, can they bring it to Nokia Care Center?
    afaik it hasn't renamed to Microsoft, no?
  • No expandable SD card slot. No sim tray. No flash for rear camera. NO Thanks NO-KIA.
  • Android? Meh.
  • Go on nokia
  • I can also see Apple filing another lawsuit, as others mentioned that thing looks a lot like an iPad knockoff.    
  • I've been thinking about replacing my Moto xoom, will have to ask my Android friends if these are decent specs. I like to use it to open books while I use the tar out of my Surface Pro 3, when I use multi monitor I don't want to louder one to a book.
  • Nokia licensing it's name to Foxconn.... Otherwise know as hon hai precision machining company of Taiwan. IPhone manufacturer! This is exactly how Apple make their products.
  • You should be able to run W8.1 on this
  • VIBER FOR WINDOWS PHONE UPDATED
  • It's surprising that new products are still continuing with the Nokia name
  • This is Nokia returning back. But it's still gonna take helluva time to come close to what it was previously. Still, quite happy for Nokia!
  • On tablets windows 8 is phenomenal. I could accept an Android phone from Nokia but an Android tablet absolutely NO. I really hope soon they will release another tablet with Windows 8.
  • Android phone from Nokia? It's called Nokia X ;)
  • They place all bet on this one, win or die. I guess the profit per device is low given such a high specs.
  • +1 Nokia please do this.
  • Intel? It can run Windows!
  • Probably, but it will be best if they came with Windows 8 out of the box so you don't have to deal with unofficial firmware and messing with drivers.
  • Its good to hear Nokia is still alive, bt with android? Not so happening :/
  • if its not windows its not worth it...
  • True that
  • I think I may buy one
  • Btw Andrus central doesn't fit in Nokia 1520 dev preview forces mobile site worth no option for desktop and ay last on this article, lots of side scrolling even in landscape
  • Actually it IS a Nokia device, NOT just a Chinese OEM made device with Nokia logo on. And btw Foxconn manufactures iPads and have a reputation of high quality hardware. John Kneeland ‏@SirKneeland,
    We designed the hardware and the software. It's far, far more than just a logo.We designed the hardware and the software. It's far, far more than just a logo. John Kneeland ‏@SirKneeland
    The N1 really is a Nokia product. We designed its hardware. We wrote its software. Nokia's legacy is ours, not Microsoft's.
  • Foxconn manufactures Apple products, Motorolas, Sony's...even old Nokia Windows Phonesand future Microsoft Lumias! It's amazing how suddenly everyone forgets that just because it's convenient... Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • Yes foxconn makes them but apple provides them with the machines and sepcifics to make them. TYhe contract states these machines can only be used to make apple products. So while foxcon does make apple prodducts apple is very strict with them .
  • for tablet software is imp. nokia u choose wrong again. now keep paying patents to Microsoft
  • Put a windows on that babeeee
  • +1 do this Nokia.
  • What's so crazy is this will probably sell more than any windows tablet available at the moment
  • That's a depressing thought.
  • How about a android phone?
  • 2016 Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • Fuckdroid
  • RIP Nokia fanissim
  • A nice reminder that Nokia didn't support WP and Win RT out of the goodness of their heart, it was a contract and they were being paid. With them licensing their brand out to FoxConn, I can image FC will use it for more than just this tablet.
  • Near perfect tablet. It has the right size, 7.9". Enough storage, 32g or 64g. Thin. Near stock, just has the Z Launcher which can be disabled. I have an Office 365 subscription so I can get the full Office for Android. The only thing missing is an active pen!
  • Android tablets are one of my worst things.
  • Nothing to see here. Just another foxcon look alike. A name is only a name. We here know the truth.
  • You know the truth, that Nokia designed this tablet, and wrote the software on it? http://mikecanex.wordpress.com/2014/11/18/nokia-n1-how-much-is-really-no...
  • So it isn't a Nokia, it's a foxconn Tablet.
  • So iPad is not Apple, but Foxconn tablet too?
  • A threat to MS definitely.....but I must admit that its a bang for the price really good product Nokia
  • How is this more of a threat than the already numerous available android tablets? Just because the Nokia name is on it? Then it would be a threat to everyone and not just Microsoft, right?
  • Well, we have started mindlessly hating stuff now huh? The Nokia team is also licensing out their designs. Any ODM could technically make a tablet outta the designs. Slap windows or android onto it. It is kinda like the Nexus line for Google. They can choose Htc/samsung/Moto to make their tablet nexus line.
  • Why not win RT. I hate Android. I have a Android and guess what... It's slow as balls and its new. Android will always be sluggest crap.
  • In theory you can put full Windows 8.1 Pro on this tablet, not just RT.
  • You have a new android device that is slow? Is it one of those Walgreens tablets? Go on, you can tell me. It'll be OUR secret.
  • I think if they had done this 3 years ago Nokia would have bought google :D
  • ;)
  • Not choosing windows over android before. Maybe they have different path right now.
  • I thought Nokia no longer has a hardware division so is this Microsoft pretending to be Nokia?
  • They don't.. they have Foxconn handling the hardware and sales. It's all in the article...
  • In the crowded android market, too little too late for Nokia.
  • I smell something funny - oh its $7B going up in smoke.... There is no way to put a positive spin on this.  Microsoft has very little to show from the acquisition - declining revenues, no flagship phone, only able to 'sell' (practically give away) low end devices at a loss, and now Nokia is back in Tablets and is readying a flagship Android handset for 2016....
  • I agree your opinion
  • It was either that or pretty much lose their presence in the mobile for good.
  • This would have been an awesome Windows 8.1/10 tablet. Maybe if you can reformat the drive into Windows. But then that would be another hundred dollars more.
  • Yeah another android tablet. Nothing really special here, I'd choose other brand though, sorry Nokia but "NO" not this time 
  • Backstabbing cnuts
  • TRAITORS!!!!
  • Economically thinking.
    They will earn money same as before from brand name only.
  • Test
  • Thought nokia will focus on network and communication services. Wondering if they regret choosing windows over android before.
  • I'm sure they wanted to do Android after a year or two with WP. They probably couldn't without MS's $7.5 billion and without getting rid of MS. To achieve the 3 goals, SELL. I will stick with MS. I'm just worried about who owns the pureview tech and Zeiss optics. Though MS and canon had some kind of deal going on about year ago which is a mystery.
  • There's 2 reasons, why Im using a Lumia.  There's a NOKIA name on the Front There's a NOKIA name on the Back too... :)   Seriously, I knew WP 'd be a unique experience, and it is, but the nokia tag made me to think WP might be better. Yes it is,,, the OS is better but not the BEST.. way to go..
  • Funny, there're two reasons I'm using a Lumia too: It has Windows Phone inside and it had a better camera than the 8X. I didn't even know Nokia was still around until I started looking at new WPs a year and a half ago! ;-)
  • Without Nokia Hardware WP 'd have died a long ago!! MS actually killed the prestigious NOKIA brand. NOKIA used to be the King., For a plenty of reasons, it had lost the throne to Samsung. It was promising when MS took over the NOKIA but they dont know how to use this prestigiuos name to race ahead. I dont know about the US but NOKIA means everything to the rest of the world. If MS is serious about the Mobile OS they need to concentrate on Rest of the world too inspite of US alone.
  • Who needs yet another tablet? Regardless of OS. Did the world run out of ideas?
  • Well, all signs point to Microsoft's Nokia $7.5 billion (or whatever) acquisition being a huge waste of money as they are still in the hardware business and clearly have no qualms about licensing out their brand to the devil. I am sure they will do the same for phones too when they can. All Microsoft did was buy overhead costs. If were them, I would use that Nokia brand name for the full 10 years they licensed it.
  • MS didn't license the name... (unless you mean something else).
  • I'm kind of interested...
  • If it's a android device why the fck write about!?
  • Dude chill. It could have been for us. They can't write half a story lmao. Gtfo
  • I said that yesterday! And I think they are doing it just to make MS gets crazy!
  • First they sleep with MS. Now they're fuvking with MS.
  • WTF.. Nokia with Android ?! fuck you nokia
  • Lol
  • I'll buy one once their up to N7. ;)
  • Nokia am not interested in android. Posted via the Windows Phone Central App for Android
  • Luckily for Nokia nearly the entire market is interested in Android, especially if you only count non-Apple products. Microsoft failed them even with all the effort they put in. They would be crazy to go back to Windows.
  • Awesome, but android? Sry, but no
  • ^^ hahah
  • I am not sure how and if this makes a lot of sense for Nokia, but I guess time will tell. Since it is basically only the name Nokia which is just printed on yet another Foxconn build tablet, I fail to see the real value here. Nokia always had build quality going for it. As for putting Android on it: Well, why not? But being just another Android tablet in an already crowded market doesn't seem like a solid strategy to me.
  • They already tried to differientiate using Windows. Where did that get them? They watched all the Android manufacturers at least keeping their heads above water while their phone business failed and had to be sold!   You really think they should continue down the dead end Microsoft path?
  • That is not what I said. I question the move to bring yet another tablet to an already crowded market with established players altogether. I think that Nokia has a lot going with their here platform and I think this is where their focus should be. I wish them well, but I just don't see this as a major opportunity to grow.
  • So many people nailed this. Hahahaha
  • From the picture here, the tablet looks kind of vanilla, almost like an iPad..
  • No thanks
  • Let me get this right, Nokia isn't building it and the software isn't there's just throwing their name on it. No thanks and definitely not interested in another Android tablet
  • http://mikecanex.wordpress.com/2014/11/18/nokia-n1-how-much-is-really-no...
  • Not interested in anything Android either.
  • Not a GSM device. Not the best but I bet can definitely beat shamesung tabs out there.
  • So we will still cover Nokia? Im cool with that Nokia is da bomb diggidy
  • No android for me, ewwwww
  • I'm confused. What's does a box(the one they teased about) got to do with a tablet?
  • The box is the box the tablet comes in.
  • I knew I'd be disappointed with that. With the licensing costs of Windows (for <10pol devices) being 0 this should be Windows...
  • Not windows, not interested.
  • The price of the operating system is irrelevant if no one wants them. They already tried the Windows path and found a dead end.
  • I'd agree with you if that licensing thing was referring to Windows RT only, BUT thats the licensing for Windows (the intel version) in any device under 10pol and in that case I can't tell no one wants it. I, for one, would buy me several If I find any good hardware (thin, people, thin like iPad mini) running Windows 8...  
  • This is a Nokia tablet in name only! All Nokia did is license the name to Foxconn.
  • http://mikecanex.wordpress.com/2014/11/18/nokia-n1-how-much-is-really-no...    
  • The anti-MS and Android loving media will be all over this. smh
  • No... Nokia teased us with that? If I was interested with an Android device. I would have an Android phone.
  • WIth that logic 3% of people are interested in Windows phones and 85% are interested in Android phones. Which one would you choose to sell? Nokia has already tried one of the paths...
  • I was hoping this was a smart watch/band that could be used for Android windows and ios
  • Release is ages away and only in China so by February everyone will have forgotten about it. I also think Nokia was dumb to go Android. It purely seems like an in your face to MS and majority of Nokia fans are now Lumia(hence MS) fans. Some hard core Nokia fans who hated MS are now partying but I assume that is the relative few. If they went with Windows, they would know that all us Lumia fans would've been salivating over it and complaining why is the release so far away and why is it not available in India and why the update isn't available for Verizon.
  • iPad looking
  • What the hell, why don't Nokia make a android phone/tablet earlier, which may help thier financial problem and buy them time to do extra work on windows phone, fucking bastard Stephen elop(he is a pig)
  • As far I know, Microsoft still has some share over Nokia, and might be pulling the strings to hurt Android sales for Samsung, Sony, etc and of course the iPad, cause still, with Android, Microsoft wins money and might of course start to add their services as,in the Nokia X devices. The price makes sense foe this idea, since its not expensive and has a lot of power.
  • Good keep updating with Nokia related news too
  • Oh no! I was kinda hoping that it wouldn't be anything android related. Oh well.
  • For something not even true Nokia WAY too expensive for anything Android
  • Im sure all of the Ex-Nokia employees Microsoft fired will be rehired by Nokia, and it will be like the hardware division was never sold. Nokia means more than Lumia.
  • I love you Nokia. But you're not the Nokia I loved before. The one I loved before is now known as Lumia. Sorry, but I ain't following you to Android. You're merely a ghost, an empty shell, Nokia.
  • Traitors
  • More than 90% of us using a Nokia phone now,so nokia related topics should be covered
  • For this price I go for Surface 2. Any android should be ~$150
  • Any thinner & lighter than iPad aluminium Android with 2k laminated(CBD?) display, with the most powerful(?) mobile CPU, and one of the most powerful mobile GPUs inside. I do wish this had W8 inside though, just to get some of those desktop apps.
  • YOu dont need all this to play Android low res apps...
  • Nokia is a finnish company and up to Microsoft rebranding, it was good, now it is still good, but not for me or anyone who prefer to have an original tablet or phone instead of a phone or tablet which only its brand is Nokia and any other factors are from the supplier, producer, manufacturer and advertiser of Apple.   Foxconn is a king manufacturer, but look at it, the tablet is identical to iPad mini and this annoy me. This tablet at first glance is a premium compact and sleek. when go through it, you will find geely in it!?! Geely is a chinese car manufacturer, which borrows everything from market and brand it their Title. Design = Mercedes-Benz Engine = General Motors, Renault, BMW, Lancia, Fiat Suspension = Toyota, Mazda, Nissan Chassis = Volvo, Toyota etc. But , atleast they sell these unmatched collection under their themselves brand. This tablet borrows everything from everywhere and I think the first carrier which start to contract with , must be EE. Maybe Nokia wanted to show us that their strategy toward Microsoft OS was wrong and now they are right on track. They even didn't think about Market. Killers in Tablet are Apple and Samsung. LG, Nexus Line, Lenovo and Asus are tough power beside those big names, Sony lost the market for this reason. If foxconn wants to show something, its better to wear iron coat which Market is explosive and the grenade's fragmentations may tear foxconn apart limb by limb. Once apon a time, Alcatel, then SonyEricsson, and now Nokia. Right Now I can express from Logic that: Nokia Rests In Peace.
  • According to Nokia, the innards were mostly defined by Foxconn, but they were the ones who designed the tablet around them. Nokia's new business model is basically the same as Apple's.
  • Nokia is back! Take that Microsoft! Finally be able to buy a Nokia android phone in a few years! Posted via the Windows Phone Central App for Android
  • Is this a bay trail processor???
  • So basically it's a foxxonn tablet with nokia's name on it?
  • No plans to release this in the USA...so there you have it.
  • Where did they say that?
  • Specs and everything are impressive for the price buut its droid sooo ill pass
  • Pls do not jump into the conclusion. When Nokia came with wp, people wanted, nokia should come with android and now if nokia is comming with android, still people has problem. Its not about fanboyism but nobody can deny that nokia ruled the world because of few mistakes they lost everything so if they can do once they can do again also. Still people have respect and trust on nokia. May be they are planning to make a comeback by 2016 so they started with other oem coz right now they are under the agreement with MS. Nokia was never known for their OS as at that time every company had Symbian, nokia was known for their built quality, market penetration and service. I am sure many of us or most of us have purchased wp because of nokia ( except HTC and Samsung wp users) So this move should be welcomed. Anyways, its too early to compliment or comment. Just wait and watch......
  • This is the exact spec I want for a Windows 8 Tablet. :(
  • See ya Nokia.
  • No thanks I do not want anything to do with Google.
  • That's it, I'm done with Nokia.
  • Wow, Nokia didn't waste any time finding a new bed partner... Who can blame em really. I don't want an Android tablet personally, but good for them for doing [i]something[/i]. The specs look pretty good, and I'm sure it'll sell.
    Me? I'm good with what I've got for now. I'll wait till next year when all the new Windows 10 devices come out...
  • Wtf so Nokia's new strategy is to enter an overcrowded android market. Well good luck with that but I'm not interested
  • Who owns pureview camera technology?
  • Haven't scrolled through the comments yet, but I have to find DJCBS.
    He was totally right about how Nokia would license out the whole enchilada.
    I didn't see them going that route and this does shine some light on what to expect for phones in 2017. Good call DJ.
  • Welcome back nokia
  • This is Windows Central, right?
  • weird choice I think
  • I'm confused more or less what MS bought from Nokia.
  • Hahah I knew it was Android
  • Wow this post generated 5 times more traffic than any windows related article.
  • Wtf is that Posted via the Windows Phone Central App for Android
  • Not interested in Android on anything, no matter how pretty the packaging is.
  • Awesome price with such specs. Better buy than iPad mini!!!
  • Let me know when they have a Windows version of this at under $200
  • Nokia just made this tablet only to promote their socalled Z launcher.Nokia is still sits in throne when its come to Windows phone Platform
  • Shame is not Windows 8.1
  • Lagdroid? Ouwww big nooooo
  • Nokia went fully Android this time its their first they seem to be supported by Google am jealous!!! Nokia is on a different road.
  • Super duper lagdroid???? Supeeerrr big nooooooo
  • This is so nice, Maybe now Microsoft will be seriously committed to its mobile platforms anyway I also doesn't think Nokia should release any windows related product before windows 10 especially when right now Microsoft themselves are so confused that they are not even updating their core apps in WP or RT.
  • Those Nokia execs who wanted to make Android stuff finally get their wish. And will now lose money.
  • Looks like a sick tablet, but the only thing Nokia about it is the name. Foxconn did all the work. So it looks like a nice tablet, and I might someday consider it on those merits, but not by virtue of being Nokia.  I have to say, this thing looks exactly like an iPad but that's ok in my book. Nokia had to get something out there to capitalize on their brand name, which still carries weight to some people.
  • Nokia designed the hardware and the software, so you're wrong.
  • D:
  • lame! wanted a windows tablet!
  • Only wifi enabled.
    No 3G ???
    Fcukofffff
  • Foxconn, well that explains why it looks like an iPad
  • Whomp whomp
  • I don't care an Android tablet, because it's not useful to work as a Windows tablet
  • That Intel CPU in N1 smells a lot like Windows 8.1 Pro to me :-)
  • I hear that this device shows not have compass and GPS sensors, is it true?
  • So Nokia, #die.
  • They want to make money now, who can blame them. It resembles ipads a little too closely imo.
    +Icon
  • There are so many Android tablets on the market... N1 is just one of those.
  • Same can be said about windows 8 tablets now, isnt it?. every tom dick and harry is releasing a windows tablet.. who is buying it,, we don tknow, If pple are buying windows, then Nokia will build a windows 8 tablet and license it. It may come.. of all you know..they are there to make money and not to back stab anyone.. Everybody needs money.
  • This is very windows/windows phone related if you like reading between the lines...
  • Anyone know if the tablet supports SD cards? If so it might be worth a serious look at, 32gbs isn't enough memory for me personally.
  • So much butthurt by WP guys lol
  • Never heard of foxconn, but after a quick google, I see that they make literally everything. Including the Xbox one. Interesting.
  • I thought they used the N1 name for a phone already. As long as it has anything Android on it,it's not for me. I'd rather buy a refurbished Surface 2 for $199,still a better deal to me.
  • So from what I read this is nothing but a lazy attempt at a comeback, they don't even have them in production and want companies to pay them to make these tablets along with selling, licensing, warranty, and customer service. Wtf is this, if you're going to stand behind this shit then make it and sell it. No wonder they went belly up in the 1st place, what a big let down. Overall the specs look great and would be even better if it had the new Windows 10 year. I'm tired of Android and this seems nothing more than a copy of iPad mini for Android with that $250 price line.
  • Can't say I was expecting this. This seems like the least interesting thing they could have possibly done.
  • I suppose this means that I can unfolow Nokia on Twitter. If they are turning into another Android clone I don't need their updates.
  • The tablet is designed by Nokia but manufactured by Foxconn. So this is a Nokia product. About time, I am going to switch to Nokia Android Lollipop. I've been waiting for a Nokia 41mp phone on Android with minimalist design.
  • Not interested, if it is windows pro, I definitely buy it
  • I'll buy one.
    Microsoft shouldn't removed Nokia brand on up coming Lumia phone and nor buying Nokia at all,because many people will leave Microsoft when Nokia return on 2016.
    Nokia always have something under their sleeve.
  • Windows central, don't need to publish news about crapdoid
  • How disappointing... Even worst, now people will think Nokia phones are Android if this crap catches on, I better get a Microsoft Lumia... Quick
  • I Hate Android
  • I think Nokia could've been huge as an android based product line. .
  • I agree. they would have been toe to toe with samsung.. .or even better.
  • Running Android = trash
  • The Scribble thing is taken from Dolphin browser, where you could assign a scribble to any web site. I followed Nokia to Windows, not sure I could follow it to Android, I've been there before.
  • Hmm... Intel CPU... I wonder how easy it would be to get Windows 8 on this thing.
  • They are taking Philips way, duck them.
  • Not quite the number I was expecting.
  • So no more Nokia new from now on...
  • It is just the first product.. and nokia is not tied to anybody now.. they can do what they want and license it and make money... investment is less, all the while they increse their software and hard ware stuff. I am sure come 2016, we will see amazing nokia stuff.. who know where android and windows will bne at that point of time.
  • So, Nokia wants to do Android or MS Lumia?
    Make it clear so users can end up the hope with you.
  • Nokia wants to Make money.. woouldnt you?
  • Lets hope this can make Nokias stock go up and stay up.. Skyrocket to the moon!
  • well i think thwy need to release more products and show more money in this stream then  only it can increase and stay increased. or else when each person sneezes it will go down.. and then come up . Main thing is the networks business is earning money. they can afford to do some of this stuff and get a feel of what they need to do in 2016.. I am sure it is going to be thru Foxconn.
  • It seems like Nokia just came up with the design of the device and the modified Android software, but they're leaving it up to someone else to handle all of the business side. No thanks. I remember the let down of the last Nokia tablet.
  • Not interested in anything running Android mainly because it lag very often and because google use all our private info to make money. Far more than competitors
  • The specs are crazy for the price and with Nokia you already know you get will nice build quality
  • They could have done better. Disappointed.
  • This is the first device.. just be patient. they are planning for more..
  • . I have a Nokia Lumia 925 and since 8.1 upgrade love it . But if Windows had 80% market share and Android 5% in the worldwide mobile market rather then vice versa I am sure Nokia would be delighted to churn out Windows tablets .
  • I am sure they will give windows tablets too.. after all it is design and license it to some chineese guy to build.. I think soon this model will lbe preferred by chinneese builders as they will see more money.. lets see how many they can sell.
  • I've got to admit it looks gorgeous.
  • What I also wonder is how they're making money at that price. Are they involved in it at all outside of the Android Launcher software? Or are they just licensing the name?
  • design, hardware spec, software and name.. building, distributing is all fox conn. So it wil lstill be a nokia tablet but you may not have nokia care and stuff.. nokia just makes money from the name and the desigin.
  • Nice! But it sounds like we are being conned out of high quality devices by foxconn. ;)
  • To licence the Nokia name, it has to have the quality.. Foxconn builds mostly all electornic devices from Ipad to smart phones.. so they can do it.. They also build some Nokia lumia phones i think.
  • A
  • Hmm I bet they're(grammar?) really be going back to making phones come 2016+...
  • No doubt about it.. I think they will have a perfect software and harware and a hardware vendor (Foxconn) to go with..
  • iPad
  • Booooooooo. Where's the 2620?
  • I actually would have picked this up for $250 if it was running W8.1.  If they only would have released this instead of the 2520!!!  It's basically an iPad mini (4:3 ratio) with good specs that isn't stuck with iOS... what's not to love!
  • THIS. I WOULD HAVE BOUGHT IT IN A HEARTBEAT IF IT CAME WITH WINDOWS 8. However, you can look at Onda V975W for now if you want Windows 8 with similar N1 specs.
  • Guys we can send songs through telegram messenger.in attachment it allows phone option so we can attach anything
  • Since its intel, can I throw windows on it?
  • That is also what i'm wondering. I wished they could have bundled with Windows 8 out of the box.
  • 2 key things: 1.  This is not the same Nokia as it's known for.  The quality hardware people are now at Microsoft, so this device could possibly have crappy build quality. 2.  I can see Apple suing in 3, 2, 1.....  That design is way too similiar to the iPad Mini...  it's not the typical beautiful Nokia hardware that people are used to.
  • Man.....Foxcon literally slapped Nokia branding on top of an Ipad mini..........If i were CRApple, id be pretty pissed about this - that being said - Id buy this if it had Windows running on it.  Kiss my Dell Venue 8 Pro goodbye.
  • I'm a Nokia fanboy and I'm getting confused...
  • Dear WindowsCentral readers, Let us bid Nokia good luck down the road and fully support their decision. I believe Nokia will bring balance to the tech market and innovate even further by helping the other OEMs grow to an even higher level. For those that disagree with Android on tablets, take a deep breath, make some tea and take some time to appreciate the beauty of Nokia's Z launcher interface. We just need to believe Nokia will steer in the right direction no matter what OS they use. Just pray HERE maps will make it to iOS and Android as soon as possible!!!!
  • 4:3 WHY!?!?
  • If voice call and 3g available. I'll think about it because it looks great ;)
  • That was a big thing here in Finland today.
  • Traitors.
  • Fuck Android. They should've put a full Windows 8 on it seeing that it has an x86 Intel processor.
  • Here is windows central no new Android device center!!:-X
  • Having Nokia Lumia phones since 2012 and until now and constantly promoting it to my friends ever since, I now realized that I am not a Nokia fan but WP. I realized it because I have no interest whatsoever in this tablet.
  • People will get that as it is a Nokia.
  • And this is relevant for WINDOWS central how? What's next? A merger with Android Central.. Can we stay on topic and in focus please.. 
  • I used to be interested in Nokia untill Windows killed it.  Maybe the tablet can breath life into it again with Android.
  • The mistake was to go with WP alone.. they should have gone on both fronts. they would still be there and there would be no Windows phone. Anyway i think they are building the brand as well as the software. I am sure they will come back with a bang in 2016 with a phone. I think they are going the Apple way.. do it premium way.. Anyway all the pple who say here , that i came to windows phone coz of nokia but now i dont like nokia because of android.. well get over it.. you are very few pple (3%) compared to the whole world that turned away from Nokia when they went WP. I think the world is happy.
  • Some dumb person once told me Nokia is dead and will never return to Devices market and kept arguing me endlessly. Now b!tch* what I said was correct Nokia never went away. It was only corrupt Sloppy Stephen Eloppy ... Huh!
  • Pretty sure full Windows can run on this tablet's x86 chip. A mobile OS such as Android on hardware like that is just a waste of battery, there isn't even proper multi-tasking! I think there will be a Windows version or at least some way to flash it.
  • not buying it
  • onsense. I'm not with Nokia on this. The Nokia X series weren't even outstanding successes so why trading the same path again? What happens to making an awesome Windows 8.1/10 tab that'll give a surface mini (if existent) the shivers? Farewell Nokia. I thought we were friends. But now you roll with my foe. Farewell Nokia.
  • How long until #NokiaBendGate I is #Foxconn
  • Reminds me of the iPad mini a lot, good design. Hope Nokia get something out of it!
  • this people are fucking idiot they dont fucking see that windows is dead as no life no inovation nothing good nada
  • i like to know WHATT CAN YOU FUCKIG  DO WITH A WINDOWS PHONE WHAATT ???    no fucking apps you can do shit with this so called OS SHEAP AS PHONES THE OGLIEST NOTIFICATION CENTER WOOOW I DONT KNOW WHAATTT WAS I THINKING WHEN I BOUGHT A NOKIA 920 I HAD TO BE ON HEROING OR CRACK OR SOME FUCKING HEAVY DRUG TO KEEP IT FOR 4 MONTHS
  • Ac
  • Now lets sell it with Windows on it to make it useful.
  • A lot of speculations, but remember that few Android OEM have turned a profit on Android hardware, especially tablets. The margins are razor thin with the rush to rock bottom prices with new specs. No one has figured how to break Samsung crapware hold on the market. The other big players are either losing money, making meager profits or subsidizing the Android projects with other divisions.
  • Its interesting that this is a Nokia device, but also not.  Nokai is just liscensing a design, their name, and some IP.  Foxconn is actually manufacturing, selling, and supporting the product.  Definitely a new way of doing things and in line with the remarks of the CEO.  Nokia seems to have a found a much better option than actually getting into the device selling business.  They can come up with ideas and then sell those ideas.  I'm really starting to think we are unlikely to see Nokia get back into say smartphones or any hardware direct sells considering how well they are doing without all of that headache.  At some point, we may see a Nokia branded smartphone, but it would be anything like it was and it won't carry the same weight for those that are fans of a Nokia direct device.
  • They could have partnered with Jolla-Sailfish OS! -_-
  • Well, it's in the news that Nokia is now licensing her name for coffee makers (Nokia coffee) and other home electronics - Nokia blender, Nokia fridge, Nokia toaster, Nokia washing machine, Nokia TV, Nokia home theatre - to compete against Samsung, LG and others. Also Nokia fashion and accessories with things like Nokia suits, Nokia jeans, Nokia shirts, Nokia creams and cologne, Nokia make-up kit for women etc. You can expect all that will be rugged. Pls note that these things are not directly manufactured by Nokia it's just the name that's slapped in those things. Thanks for your alliance, fanboyism and patronage - signed Nokia CEO.
  • Price is great. If only if came with Windows on it though. Is the bootloader unlocked?
  • Just an another Android tab... Nothing else. I'd tried it yesterday @ #Slush14
  • People keep saying foxcom is the builder of the phone, where will Microsoft go ? If their agreement with Nokia expire ? Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • Nokia N1 GREAT..latest news about nokia N1  CLICK HERE  http://mylatestsmartphone.blogspot.in/2014/11/nokia-n1-tablet-pricefeatu...
  • Nokia really come back from these device. Nokia returns to the smartphone market bad news for microsoft and APPLE .cLICK HERE MORE NEWS   NOKIA http://mylatestsmartphone.blogspot.in/2014/11/nokia-n1-tablet-pricefeatu...
  • Hi HARISH JONNALAGADDA,  just found your site, Finland's Nokia on Tuesday announced the Nokia N1, what the company is calling the "first Nokia-branded Android tablet." And see the apps for lumia here.