Rumored Nokia Tablet to Be Called Lumia 2520, Launch Oct. 22

Nokia-Sirius-tablet-leaked-imageWhile many details of Nokia’s rumored Windows RT tablet, codenamed Sirius, have been leaked for the past few months, its official name has been kept under wraps–until now. According to professional leakers @EVLeaks, the Nokia Sirius will be called the Lumia 2520, and is expected to be announced during Nokia’s upcoming event on October 22.

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The Nokia Lumia 2520 is said to sport a 10.1-inch, 1920 x 1080p IPS display and come packing a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor.  Around back, the Nokia tablet is expected to include a 6.7-megapixel camera with a Carl Zeiss lens. Previous reports also indicate that the Lumia 2520 will be available with 4G LTE connectivity, as evidenced by a leaked photo of a Verizon 4G LTE logo on the back of one of the tablets. Battery life for the tablet is estimated at roughly 10 hours, though that’s sure to be cut down when using LTE. 

Nokia’s Oct. 22 event could also see the debut of the company’s first Windows Phone 8.1 handset, the 6-inch Lumia 1520. That handset, will be the first Windows Phone to launch with a 1080p display. Previous reports pointed to the Lumia 1520 hitting store shelves on Nov. 8 for AT&T for $299 with a two-year contract.

We’ll bring you more information from Nokia’s October event. Stay tuned.

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A newspaper man at heart, Dan Howley wrote for Greater Media Newspapers before joining Laptopmag.com. He also served as a news editor with ALM Media’s Law Technology News, and he holds a B.A. in English from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.
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