Sources familiar with the company’s plans told The Verge that the launch event is pencilled in for September 26 and say that the tablet, which is apparently codenamed ‘Vanquish’, will have Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 800 processor and Windows RT.
The slate will also apparently offer LTE support and be made available in the US through AT&T.
The specs and launch data look consistent when judged against recent reports from the Microsoft News blog and Nokiapoweruser.
This news comes as Chinese website Digiwo claims to have published the first pictures of the Nokia tablet. The purported images show a red 10.1-inch tablet with the Verizon, [...]
You see everything from a grandmother with a tablet to a teenage boy holding a smartphone. Both enjoying some leisurely reading or game playing to occupy them while waiting for a flight.
I can imagine the same travelers, but in a busy hotel lobby. Or even myself…waiting in a long line to check in. I see the manager feeling frantic. He reaches for his smartphone to contact all appropriate front of the house staff to assist with the rush.
Then with a push of a button he can request assistance in the lobby. As one of the staff members approaches the lobby, they grab a tablet device from the main office to assist with check-in. The tablet is used to review room [...]
Following on from rumors of a similar plan from Verizon and hot on the heels of the “Jump” trade-in program from T-Mobile, the AT&T Next upgrade plan is due to come into effect on July 26.
Customers will be able to purchase a smartphone or tablet with no down payment. Instead, they will simply have to split the unsubsidized fee of their device into 20 monthly payments (on top of their voice and data plan), which gives them the option to upgrade to a new device after one year.
AT&T says costs range from $15 to $50 each month. For example, Apple’s 16GB iPad mini costs $23 a month.