Have a better look at Microsoft's canceled Lumia 2020 tablet


Microsoft, probably like many other companies, canceled quite a few hardware products over the years. After the Redmond acquired Nokia's mobile phone division, there was much excitement among Microsoft fans. Such a well-known smartphone brand backed by an equally solid name couldn't fail, right?

Unfortunately, these days Windows Phone doesn't mean much in terms of market share. Microsoft got rid of Nokia's smartphone business and canceled a few products while at it.

One of these projects that never saw the light of day, the Nokia Lumia 2020 was supposed to be a mini tablet with Windows RT. Although the slate was never launched on the market, the folks over at WindowsCentral got their hands on a working prototype and reviewed it.

Just like many Lumia smartphones launched by Microsoft, the Nokia tablet features a polycarbonate shell. It's packed with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB RAM and 32GB expandable storage.

The 8.3-inch LCD display would feature full HD (1080p) resolution, and, surprisingly, the Lumia 2020 came with an impressive 19-megapixel PureView camera on the back side. Connectivity-wise, the slate would feature micro USB and 3.5mm audio jack ports, as well microSD card slot and a SIM tray (since it comes with LTE support).

The only downsides highlighted by the reviewer are the 16:9 aspect ratio, lack of pen support and the fact that it runs Windows RT. All these could be avoided if HMD would launch another tablet, right?

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