Rumored Nokia-branded tablet could be an 18.4-inch monster

Rumored Nokia-branded tablet could be an 18.4-inch monster
As far as rumors come and go, this is a pretty wild one, but it's too interesting not to be passed along. Apparently, FIH Mobile, a Foxconn subsidiary that licenses the Nokia brand for mobile devices, is working on an 18.4-inch display tablet. Specs (available below) for the gargantuan device showed up in the GFXBench database. Although there's no Nokia explicitly written anywhere, the operating system is listed as Android 7.0 FIH Edition, which is our clue for this being a future Nokia-branded device.

The tablet, or should we say 18.4-inch mini tv, has a 2560 x 1440 resolution screen and is powered by the Snapdragon 835 processor with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage (52GB left for users). It features two 12MP cameras on the front and back, both capable of recording 4K resolution video. The rear cam has the advantage of auto focus and LED flash, though.

There's no more information about the device at this point. It may or may not be released, an it may or may not be a China-only model – like the Nokia 6 Android smartphone shown at CES.



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17 Comments

1. jatoijatoi

Posts: 5; Member since: Sep 27, 2016

Just wow

2. gd761

Posts: 213; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

64GB is NOT Enough Storage! Bump the Storage to 128GB and also have a 256GB Model as well.

6. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

and what will you do with that much storage? install racing game and play it just like tablet? if you need storage for movies and stuff, just slap ext.HDD... if you need game on large screen, just play that game on your smart TV / shield / cast it from your phone or whatever

12. matistight

Posts: 986; Member since: May 13, 2009

I think the point of a 18.4 inch 2k screen is to play higher resolution video. 64GB? Sounds reasonable, but 128GB or micro sd card would be cool too.

15. 47AlphaTango

Posts: 729; Member since: Sep 27, 2015

What can I do with a bigger storage? There's a lot of things that I could do. Slap Ext. HDD? Why would you prefer a plug in storage. When you can have a bigger internal storage plus a slide in storage(AKA microSD) like 256 GB internal storage + 256GB external microSD storage which cost $250? Atleast that way. You won't have any problems accidentally dropped the external HD. Which could have important files in it.

17. Jason78

Posts: 281; Member since: Apr 10, 2013

I prefer external storage because manufacturers charge stupidly high prices for more internal storage. MicroSD cards are much cheaper.

3. zeppo

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

High end tablet. I might get it if it true with sd835, never see Android tablet with flagship chip

9. xfire99

Posts: 1205; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

Its SD835, its only CPU with Adreno 540 right now.

4. hemedans

Posts: 755; Member since: Jun 01, 2013

same as nokia 6, leaks said it was 13inch tablet, my guess that is just prototype for nokia flagship and not tablet.

5. juandante

Posts: 679; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

Other sites report that it is the very awaited - ultimate flagship Nokia of 2017, marking the Return of the King on the mobile industry The 18.4 screen size is actually a (usual) mistake made from the benchmark websites working on non-final products

7. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

yeah sure, I'd like to record 4k vids using the back camera of 18inch tablet... that will be nice exercise... /s

13. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Bring it to concerts!

8. nedimko_wot

Posts: 115; Member since: Oct 01, 2016

well they could have put gtx 1080 inside and inter core i7 7700k

10. Oliee

Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 27, 2015

i dont think its a tablet. I think display diagonal is wrong, but everything else is true. Probably 5.5-5.7 inch display. This probably going to be flagship announced next month

11. Wakinguup

Posts: 17; Member since: Apr 28, 2016

nice one to come pls include the front led flash and bring with a light type of it so that one could use it evrywhere they wish to..like me

14. ram64GB

Posts: 48; Member since: Oct 22, 2014

Hi. What is FIH?

16. aandi

Posts: 3; Member since: Jan 22, 2017

damn, 18 inch? Crazy where portability goes these days with 21 inch laptops, triple displays and whatnot.

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