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Nokia Lumia tablet concept is a giant Lumia phone, much like the iPad is a giant iPhone

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Nokia Lumia tablet concept is a giant Lumia phone, much like the iPad is a giant iPhone
Here’s a neat but not so little concept - this imagined Nokia Lumia Windows Phone-inspired tablet looks just like a big Nokia WP device. But if you thought that wasn’t very inspiring - does it really have to be? 

The iPad was initially mocked for being nothing but a huge iPhone, but its sales have proved this to be pretty insignificant for the user. The design language used in the Lumia lineup also seems pretty good and if Nokia can indeed make huge unibody polycarbonate cases for tablets, many might love the idea.

Here are the specs of the imagined tablet, courtesy of a reader of the MyNokiaBlog:

- 1.4GHz CPU,
- 512MB RAM,
- 16/32/64GB of storage,
- 9.7” AMOLED ClearBlack display with a resolution of 1280×800
- 8MP rear camera, 2MP front facing camera,
- Windows 8-based tablet,
- Wi-Fi/3G connectivity.

How would you like that? Do you think that a Nokia Windows 8 tablet can make a splash?

source: MyNokiaBlog

Nokia Lumia tablet concept is a giant Lumia phone, much like the iPad is a giant iPhone
Nokia Lumia tablet concept is a giant Lumia phone, much like the iPad is a giant iPhone

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posted on 08 Feb 2012, 09:48 8

1. clevername (Posts: 1429; Member since: 11 Jul 2008)


If its windows 8 there's no reason why it should be a single core....I know its just a concept, just saying though.

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 11:34 4

6. jove39 (Posts: 1308; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


Well..since its not mentioned which cpu it is...I hope its from intel's latest atom series...in tests single core atom proved better than dual for arm based cpu...so if this tab is coming with atom...i won't mind buying it.

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 12:42

13. remixfa (Posts: 13942; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


That test that you are referencing was also done while the Atom CPU was clocked at 3x the voltage of the ARM cpu. It wont be that strong in real life, as the battery life would be worse than a crapdragon with that much voltage. Like a few hrs at best. The real tests wont be seen until they lower the voltage and power to something more realistic for portable use.

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 13:14

16. clevername (Posts: 1429; Member since: 11 Jul 2008)


You might wanna holster your gun, its just a concept. And its not even made by nokia.

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 09:57 4

2. ghost__uwi (Posts: 175; Member since: 28 Nov 2011)


1.4 ghz interesting. Windows seems to have the idea that ghz does not mean better performance. Cause android needs a powerhouse to run properly but windows runs just as good on single cores imo

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 12:05

9. davidvvassallo (Posts: 39; Member since: 02 Jul 2011)


Android runs fine with a 600 mhz cpu
and just because it has better specs doesn't mean that they are necessary for android to work its just there to power apps that demand a lot

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 12:20 3

10. simplyj (Posts: 404; Member since: 23 Dec 2009)


Tell that to all the people that have/had the optimus or hero

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 10:13 2

3. tbar (Posts: 34; Member since: 18 Jan 2010)


All boils down to the apps. If they can cover the apps wanted, it's a great concept. While the apps are growing in Marketplace, there are still gaps (I have a WP7 phone). The ability to handle all the business needs (Office, SharePoint, etc) and have the consumer apps would make it a winner.

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 10:44 3

4. Bluesky02 (Posts: 1439; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)


Windows 8 Specs
- 1Ghz or Faster Processor
- 1GB RAM for 32bit x86
- 2GB RAM for 64bit x64
- 16GB HDD for 32bit
- 20GB HDD for 64bit
- DirectX 9 Graphic device with WDDM 1.0 driver or higher
So I think for ARM Tablets, we'll also need 1GB RAM

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 11:00

5. Yankchef (Posts: 76; Member since: 03 Feb 2012)


512 mb of ram on a device coming out at the end of 2012... I mean say what you want about the efficiency of windows mobile, but cell phones have had 512 mb of ram since the end of 2009. I suppose that won't matter to the mass market but seems a bit weak to me and to others on this site.

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 11:37 5

7. McLTE (Posts: 711; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


This is what's ALL wrong with tablets for ME.. I do NOT want a giant phone! I want a fully capable tablet that can do 99% of what my laptop can!

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 11:56

8. squallz506 (banned) (Posts: 1075; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


right on. i have a super-phone in my pocket so why do i want a giant one that i cant pocket? also this is just a fan concept, i bet M$ has something better already on the way.

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 12:44

14. remixfa (Posts: 13942; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


I thought it was cool right up until they did the specs, then I realized this was not one of the full windows 8 pc compatible tablets. nope.. moving on. Too bad, it really stood out asthetically.

posted on 09 Feb 2012, 14:49

24. trumpet116 (Posts: 27; Member since: 17 Nov 2011)


It's not even a concept by Nokia...It's a fan-made thing...

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 13:05

15. Joshing4fun (Posts: 1047; Member since: 13 Aug 2010)


What I've been saying ever since the iPad came out...
I need another reason to buy a $500 dollar product other than having a larger screen than my phone.

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 12:24 1

11. karanstyle (Posts: 188; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


Love Love

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 12:39

12. rf1975 (Posts: 247; Member since: 01 Aug 2011)


Even though Nokia is loosing market share in recent years we can not say that it disappear from mobile market. They disparately need a good capable leader and a OS platform. I do not know Mr. Elop & Windows can full fill this. We will wait and see.

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 14:04 1

17. AndresJ (Posts: 48; Member since: 06 Feb 2012)


Like lumia phone design, but not so much the tablet design. To me it looks kinda ridiculous.

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 14:50

18. nb2six (Posts: 298; Member since: 27 Apr 2011)


Technically isn't an ipad a large ipod. With the occassional one that can use 3G signal from att or vzw

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 19:06 1

19. CUL8TR (Posts: 57; Member since: 01 Feb 2012)


BLUESKY

I WAS JUST ABOUT TO SAY WRITE THAT ASWELL

TRUE

512RAM

THRO THAT IN THE DUSBIN

U WE NEED

2 GB RAM

NOKIA STUPIDS GET IT THRO UR TWT HEAD

posted on 09 Feb 2012, 14:50

25. trumpet116 (Posts: 27; Member since: 17 Nov 2011)


this is a fan-made concept...so this article is kind of stupid.

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 20:28 2

20. -box- (Posts: 3823; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


I think that the screen shape would also be different. Nokias (and WP7 for that matter) are natively "widescreen", so it'd be less square-shaped than the concept illustration above, and less ipad-like. Just my $0.02

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 21:37

21. Glim12808 (Posts: 393; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


I personally think the design is more elegant than the iPad's but I also think the specs for a W8 tablet is on the weak side. But then again, as I surprisingly discovered with my recently-acquired WP7 device, maybe the OS would run great on those less powerful specs.

posted on 08 Feb 2012, 23:53

22. thelegend6657 (unregistered)


Why not 16:9 aspect ratio ? I don't like the 4:3 ratio on the iPad becaus of black bars while watching video !

posted on 09 Feb 2012, 02:12

23. Ray.S (Posts: 260; Member since: 19 Jul 2011)


The tablet looks great, in my opinion, though I don't see how this 4:3 screen is going to have a res of 1280x800, which is 16:10... :D

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