Nokia steps back into mobile market with N1 Android Lollipop tablet

More than a year after its hardware business being acquired by Microsoft, Nokia today stepped back into the mobile device market with unveiling its first Android tablet, called Nokia N1. This new tablet comes with an estimated price tag of $249 (approximately Rs. 15,000).

The Nokia N1 tablet runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system and features a 7.9-inch display. The tablet is powered by a 2.3GHz quad-core processor and has Nokia Z Launcher interface for user operations.

The tablet sports an 8-megapixel camera sensor on the rear and a 5-megapixel camera sensor is available on the front. There is Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS and a microUSB port on the connectivity front and the company is also in plans to offer an LTE variant with high-speed data access.

Nokia has used a Coring Gorilla Glass protection on the top of the N1 tablet and its built is made with a sandblasted aluminium material to give users a premium feel and similar design of the iPad mini.

The Nokia N1 tablet will debut in China for Chinese New Year and thereafter, it will be available across the global markets.