Windows ARM and Nokia

  • Windows RT Becomes the New Vista: Microsoft Kills Last Nokia Tablet Running It

    Windows on ARMWindows Vista is pretty much known as Microsoft's biggest flop in the operating system industry, but it appears that another product is very likely to get the same nickname anytime soon. - Windows RT, which was launched in October 2012 on the Surface RT, is very likely to be dropped in the near future, as Microsoft officially canceled the Lumia 2520 tablet running it.

  • Nokia Lumia 2520 review - the best Windows RT tablet yet... fancy a tablet that's different?

    Windows on ARMThe Lumia 2520 is a 10.1in tablet that runs Windows RT and, in fact, it is our favourite Windows RT tablet yet. Find out why in PC Advisor's Nokia Lumia 2520 review.

  • Nokia Lumia 2520 First Impressions and Photos

    Windows on ARMEver since Nokia disrupted the Windows Phone world with its best-selling Lumia handsets, we've wondered: Will the company ever make a Windows tablet? As it turns out, yes. This week, Nokia ships its first tablet, the Windows RT 8.1-based Lumia 2520. And if you're a fan of Nokia's phones, this device should prove most interesting as well.

  • The Nokia Lumia 2520: My week with the 'other' Windows ARM tablet

    Windows on ARMThere are two Windows tablet makers still building ARM-based devices: Microsoft and Nokia. Over the past week, I've had the chance to try out the "other" ARM tablet: The Lumia 2520. Nokia loaned me a device on November 15 and I've been checking it out ever since.

  • Nokia Lumia 2520 Arrives November 22 on AT&T

    Windows on ARMLooks like next Friday is going to be a busy day. In addition to seeing the Xbox One launch on that day, Nokia's curiously interesting Windows RT-based tablet, the Lumia 2520, will start shipping that day too.

  • Qualcomm: Microsoft's Surface 2 can't compare to Nokia's Windows tablet

    Windows on ARMNokia's new Windows RT tablet turns the Finnish handset maker into Microsoft's rival, but at least one Nokia partner says there's really no competition.

  • Nokia's Lumia 2520 tablet is the result of a 'mature' Windows RT platform

    Windows on ARMJust recently, Nokia unveiled its first ever Windows RT 8.1 tablet, called the Lumia 2520. This device is a 10.1-inch Windows RT 8.1 tablet that features the same great Lumia design we have come to know and love with the Lumia Windows Phones. But why did Nokia decide to enter the tablet market? Well, simply put, because the time is ripe.

  • Nokia Lumia 2520 vs. Microsoft Surface 2: Do we need two Windows RT tablets?

    Windows on ARMAfter the less-than-stellar debut of Windows RT last year, the subsequent cancellation of Samsung's Windows RT tablet, and Microsoft's $900 million Surface RT write-down, I honestly didn't expect another RT tablet from anyone other than Microsoft to be released, ever. However, earlier this week, Nokia announced its first Windows RT tablet, the Lumia 2520.

  • Hands-On First Look: Nokia Lumia 2520, The 10.1-Inch Windows RT 8.1 Full HD Tablet With LTE

    Windows on ARMSo, Nokia has decided to jump into the tablet segment by officially unveiling the brand new Nokia Lumia 2520 as part of its multiple devices announcement over at Nokia World 2013 in Abu Dhabi yesterday. It is indeed one odd device due to the fact that it is running on Windows RT which is not popular among consumers, frankly speaking.

  • Windows RT 8.1 Tablet Shootout: Nokia Lumia 2520 and the Surface 2

    Windows on ARMYes, Microsoft is supposed to acquire Nokia's Devices and Services unit in the first quarter of 2014, but before that happens the two companies are technically competitors. This fall, they will release the only two new Windows RT 8.1 tablets planned for 2013. Microsoft just launched the Surface 2 today and a few hours ago Nokia announced the long rumored Lumia 2520 for a release later this year.

  • Surface Phone 2 Concept Device Emerges Online

    Windows on ARMRedmond-based software giant Microsoft has been long rumored to plan the launch of a Surface Phone, something that did not happen so far, but that might become a reality now that the company bought Nokia.

  • Microsoft's Surface 2: New reports on Surface RT's successor

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft is readying not one, but two new Surfaces for this holiday season. The Haswell-based Surface 2 Pro is the successor to the Surface Pro, according to sourced reports. And the NVIDIA Tegra 4-based Surface 2 is the successor to Surface RT, according to new leaks from Neowin.Net and the Windows SuperSite on September 9.

  • Let’s get real: Nobody will license Windows Phone or Windows RT now

    Windows on ARMAt a high level, it may sound like Microsoft’s $7.17 billion deal to buy Nokia’s Devices and Services business is similar to Google’s $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola in 2011. As such, Microsoft will still be licensing its software to hardware partners, just as Google does, right? Not so fast. Although Microsoft still hopes to do so, it’s not going to happen.

  • A Nokia Windows RT tablet can be a winner, but only if Microsoft accepts that less is more

    Windows on ARMNokia hasn't said it will launch a tablet. It hasn't suggested one is in the works, nor hinted at specs. But that hasn't stopped the speculation and (maybe) leaks, and a coherent thread to the rumours is beginning to emerge: that it will be a 10.1-inch RT tablet, packing Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 SoC, 32GB of storage and 2GB of RAM.

  • Nokia’s Upcoming Windows RT Tablet PC Gets Detailed

    Windows on ARMSoon, Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia should make its first Windows 8-based tablet PC official, and some more info on the hardware specifications that it might hit shelves with has emerged. The device appears confirmed to arrive on the market with the 8.1 flavor of Windows RT, and is said to feature a large 10.1-touchscreen display.

  • It’s Time for Windows RT to Hibernate

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft might still believe in Windows RT, but support from the PC business is fading fast. Nokia is reportedly the latest company to abandon ship. Although a Windows RT tablet from Nokia has been rumored for months, sources told The Verge’s Tom Warren that the company is now working on a Windows 8 version instead.

  • Nokia Windows RT tablet & Samsung Galaxy Note 8 likely for MWC release

    Windows on ARMThe Europe's largest tech trade fair the Mobile World Congress 2013 is about to take place in Barcelona, Spain. A massive range of phones and tablets are anticipated for release in the event. Many tech blogs have already put posts on major handsets that may make debut in the show. Here we look into the major tablet PCs that may find light at MWC 2013.

  • Nokia Windows RT tablet to rise from the ashes at Mobile World Congress?

    Windows on ARMAfter shutting down the project earlier this year, Nokia is rumored to have restarted development of a 10-inch Windows RT tablet, which could be announced at Mobile World Congress.

  • Nokia Cancels Windows RT Tablet Due to Microsoft’s Surface – Report

    Windows on ARMRumors that Nokia might launch a Windows RT tablet along with its new Lumia series made headlines several months ago. Although Nokia's officials denied any plans to launch a tablet in the near future, sources close to the matter insisted the Finnish company is actively working on such a project.

  • Nokia Windows RT tablet rumor resurfaces, currently being tested by Microsoft?

    Windows on ARMNokia CEO Stephen Elop has been hinting strongly in nearly every interview that the company has some kind of Windows-based tablet in the works. Indeed, we even came up our own concept for what a Windows RT-based tablet would look like and what hardware it would have inside.


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