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Nokia N1 – Price & Availability of Nokia’s First Android Tablet

After selling off its devices and services division to Microsoft, the independent Nokia Oyj is ready to enter the consumer market again and this time the focus will be Android. Nokia was already developing an Android launcher dubbed Nokia Z Launcher and Nokia now presents a brand new tablet which will be running the same Z Launcher on top of Android Lollipop (5.0). Below are the full specifications, price, availability and everything you want to know about Nokia’s first Android tablet.

Specifications of Nokia N1 Android Tablet

Nokia’s tablet is not just beautiful, it also packs decent hardware. Talking of hardware, listed below are the complete specifications of Nokia N1 Android tablet.

Nokia N1 Tablet Official

Nokia N1 Tablet Specifications
Display Features7.9 inch (4:3) IPS LCD Display
2048×1536 resolution
Gorilla® glass 3
Fully laminated zero air-gap display
Dimensions200.7×138.6×6.9 (mm)
Weight318 (grams)
ProcessorIntel® 64-bit Atom™ Processor Z3580, 2.3 GHz
Graphics – PowerVR G6430, 533 MHz
StorageInbuilt – 32 GB (No Expansion)
RAM2 GB LPDDR3 (800MHz)
CameraPrimary (rear): 8MP w/ AutoFocus
Secondary (front): 5MP FixedFocus
Both record in 1080p
Sensors6-axis Gyro+Accelerometer
ConnectivityWiFi – (802.11a/b/g/n/ac); dual channel (2.4GHz & 5GHz) with MIMO
Bluetooth: 5.0
SIM Slot: NO
USB: Micro-USB 2.0 with Type C reversible connector
Software FeaturesAndroid Lollipop (5.0) w/ Nokia Z Launcher
AudioHigh Quality Discrete Audio Codec, WolfsonWM8958E, independent audio codec
Battery18.5 Wh (5300 mAh) rechargeable lithium polymer battery (3.7 V)
Colors AvailableNatural Aluminum or Lava Gray

Price and Availability of Nokia N1 Tablet

Nokia N1 Android tablet will be priced around $250 (USD) or ₹15000 (INR) or 11500 RRB before any taxes or subsidies. However coming to the availability, it turns out that the perspective buyers are needed to wait for a while. The Nokia tablet will start selling in Q1 2015 starting with China and will then expand to Russia and select European and other countries. We’ll update the post as we find details for other countries

Availability by Region
CountryAvailability
ChinaAvailable – Details here
RussiaEnd Q1 – Q2 2015
Europe (Select Countries)End Q1 – Q2 2015

As Nokia no longer operates its own manufacturing plants, Nokia entered into a brand licensing agreement with an OEM Foxconn which will handle manufacturing, sales, marketing and support for the N1 and any other products that may follow. Nokia will be putting up rigid quality control and the products will meet the Nokia quality that we expect.

One of the First Devices to sport USB Type-C Connector

Nokia N1 is one of the first, if not the first device to sport a reversible USB type C connector which is going to be the standard moving forward. The Type C cables can be plugged either way end-to-end or upside down (just like Apple’s lightening connector).

Verdict

Nokia has always designed decent products and the N1 tablet is no different. The one-piece sandblasted aluminum body really gives it a premium feel (and somehow makes it look like an iPad 😛 ). The tablet is also backed by decent hardware especially the 64-bit Intel® quad-core processor which is capable enough to offer a smooth and lag-free experience. However the availability is the aspect where it actually disappoints. Let’s see if we manage to get hands on it before the competition outshines it.

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