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
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

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25 Comments

1. clevername

Posts: 1436; Member since: Jul 11, 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.

6. jove39

Posts: 2147; Member since: Oct 18, 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.

13. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 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.

16. clevername

Posts: 1436; Member since: Jul 11, 2008

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

2. ghost__uwi

Posts: 175; Member since: Nov 28, 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

9. davidvvassallo

Posts: 39; Member since: Jul 02, 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

10. simplyj

Posts: 406; Member since: Dec 23, 2009

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

3. tbar

Posts: 34; Member since: Jan 18, 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.

4. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 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

5. Yankchef

Posts: 76; Member since: Feb 03, 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.

7. McLTE

Posts: 922; Member since: Oct 18, 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!

8. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 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.

14. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 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.

24. trumpet116

Posts: 27; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

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

15. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1245; Member since: Aug 13, 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.

11. karanstyle

Posts: 188; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Love Love

12. rf1975

Posts: 264; Member since: Aug 01, 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.

17. AndresJ

Posts: 48; Member since: Feb 06, 2012

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

18. nb2six

Posts: 298; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

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

19. CUL8TR

Posts: 57; Member since: Feb 01, 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

25. trumpet116

Posts: 27; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

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

20. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 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

21. Glim12808

Posts: 394; Member since: Oct 26, 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.

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 !

23. Ray.S

Posts: 459; Member since: Jul 19, 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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