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Nokia Lumia 2520 for T-Mobile and release schedule for three Nokia devices this summer

Nokia Lumia 2520 for T-Mobile and release schedule for three Nokia devices this summer
Nokia’s Windows RT 8.1 tablet is a handy little slate. The display is nice, the battery life is great, it comes with Office RT, it even has a decent camera, is not expensive, and is mobile-ready. The folio keyboard accessory is a nice touch too since it adds about an additional 50% to the battery usage on the tablet.

The Lumia 2520 arrived on the scene with Verizon and AT&T, though it now appears that T-Mobile will soon be offering the slate as part of an apparent expansion of offerings running Windows.

Might that tablet be one of the devices listed on this leaked image of a release schedule for a few different Nokia devices? It is possible, but we cannot say one way or the other. None of the RM numbers are anything we have seen before, but they are close to some models we have seen.

According to the schedule, we are fast approaching a “sales decision” on RM-1017 this month, which, according to @evleaks, precedes a public release by about 3-4 weeks. That means we will see one new Nokia in August, and maybe two more in late September or early October.

The RM numbering scheme does not follow a rhyme or reason when it comes to specifications. RM-940 is the Lumia 1520 for AT&T, and we know that thing is the real deal when it comes to specs. RM-1027, which we reported in May, is clearly a lower-spec device.

We are certain to learn more about the upcoming tablet for T-Mobile, as well as these other devices, in the coming weeks.


source: @evleaks (1, 2)

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posted on 09 Jul 2014, 01:23 2

1. 0xFFFF (Posts: 2948; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)


T-Mobile can continue their fine tradition of being the final resting place of phones/devices that are old and/or obsolete. Or that nobody really wants. Reminds me of T-Mobile selling the Sony Z1S -- except even fewer people will care about Windows tablets.

posted on 09 Jul 2014, 01:35 1

3. StraightEdgeNexus (Posts: 3197; Member since: 14 Feb 2014)


Actually I have seen atleast 20+ people online having a Z1S. :)

posted on 09 Jul 2014, 01:32 1

2. StraightEdgeNexus (Posts: 3197; Member since: 14 Feb 2014)


Too late, even worse no one cares about winRT tablets.

posted on 09 Jul 2014, 04:20 2

5. lalalaman (Posts: 340; Member since: 19 Aug 2013)


The only turn off is windows rt

posted on 09 Jul 2014, 04:39 1

6. Alex123 (Posts: 219; Member since: 17 Oct 2012)


Yes, it's too late. Apple and Samsung have one strategy in common, which i love the most, is that they sell their new devices shortly after the announced date.

posted on 09 Jul 2014, 01:49

4. ikenvape (Posts: 64; Member since: 28 May 2014)


Actually I picked one up this week and have been back and forth deciding if its for me and the result was Yes, its lightweight os with decent office software and the hopes of the merging of Rt and WP, it was enough to justify the measly 200 I put down.

posted on 09 Jul 2014, 05:58

7. 7thspaceman (Posts: 1076; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)


it is indeed a sad some People will not Give Windows RT tablets a chance after all-ALL Apple I-pads and Android tablets do not Run Standard Windows XP, Vista , Windows 7, or Windows X86 Intel- AMD CPU Windows 8/8.1 Desktop programs. People buy them without any worry about this! All major I-Pads and Android Tablets use ARMS type CPU"s just like The Microsoft Surface-2 and the Nokia 2520 use. Unfortunately ARMS CPU's will never run Standard X86 Windows Desktop/Server Programs without interpreter software. Folks in 2015 Windows 9 will arrive. the Mobile Version of Windows 9 will run on Windows Smart phones and Windows Rt OS Tablets like the Surface 2 and Nokia 2520 Tablet.
All Windows Smart phones and RT Tablet use ARMS CPU's-Windows 9 Mobile will allow Apps that can be written to run on WIndows smart phones and windows RT OS Tablets. The RT OS will be upgraded to Windows 9 Mobile in 2015. The RT OS dies in 2015

posted on 09 Jul 2014, 06:21

8. alumoyo (Posts: 153; Member since: 26 Aug 2013)


The problem is Microsoft should have NEVER put Metro or any touch stuff on the full desktop OS. Desktop should have remained DESKTOP! RT should have been where touch ended. Shot themselves in the foot and created that "envy" for full X86 apps on tablets, even though similar expectations don't exist for android tablets and ipad - they overcooked it!

posted on 09 Jul 2014, 06:39

9. elitewolverine (Posts: 1516; Member since: 28 Oct 2013)


where touch ended? I use touch all the time on my 23in desktop pc.

It is called a desktop tile, and with the update the pc boots straight to desktop. Oh look my windows pc is now win7 with faster boots etc.

I have been using win8 since before it was out with the dev program. Not once did my productivity in Office, 3d modeling, rendering, games take a hit.

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