Tweet states Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet is coming to Verizon with an October release date

If  you have been looking forward to that Nokia Windows powered tablet code named "Sirius", you might not have that much longer to wait. A tweet from evleaks sent on Sunday tells us that the Nokia Lumia 2520 is coming to Verizon as soon as next month. The slate is expected to be available in red and black. We've already seen a picture of the red version of the tablet with the Verizon logo. A version of the tablet is also said to be coming to AT&T.  We could see the tablet introduced on September 26th, this coming Thursday.

The latest rumored specs for the slab have it equipped with a 10.1 inch 1080p screen with 5 point multi-touch and wide viewing angles, powered by a 2.15GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. Windows RT 8.1 is installed and the tablet comes with 32GB of native storage. A 6.7MP snapper is on back, featuring ZEISS optics. On front is a 2MP camera. A micro HDMI slot will be available along with a port for USB 3.0. The Nokia Lumia 2520 will have 4G LTE connectivity.

The Nokia Lumia 2520 will dock with an optional protective cover that doubles as a QWERTY keyboard. The accessory will also work as a stand for the tablet and will be embedded with a battery to help extend the battery life of the slate. Pricing for the tablet is expected to start at $499.

source: @evleaks

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