HMD’s Nokia is getting into Android tablets with the $249.99 T20
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HMD’s Nokia is getting into Android tablets with the $249.99 T20

After years of specializing in telephones, HMD is releasing its first Android pill underneath the Nokia model title — one thing we haven’t seen since the actual Nokia launched the N1 Android tablet back in 2014.

The T20 is a ten.4-inch pill designed for use for working and finding out from dwelling. Pricing begins at $249.99 in the US the place it is going to be accessible from November seventeenth, whereas in the UK the pill will likely be accessible from at present beginning at £179.99 for the Wi-Fi model, or £199.99 for the LTE mannequin.

As you would possibly count on from its inexpensive value level, the Nokia T20 is not a powerhouse of an Android pill. It’s powered by a modest Unisoc Tiger T610 processor, and in the US and UK comes with 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of expandable storage. HMD reckons its 8,200mAh battery is good for 15 hours of internet browsing, 7 hours of convention calls, or 10 hours of movie watching. The pill helps 15W fast-charging.

Round the entrance you’ll discover the pill’s 10.4-inch 1200 x 2000 show flanked by a 5-megapixel webcam that’s fortunately situated on the lengthy facet of the show (higher for calls when the pill is in panorama). Round again there’s an 8-megapixel digital camera in the event you’re the sort of one who likes to take images with a pill. It’s received a mud and water resistance score of IP52, which suggests it ought to survive a lightweight splash.

On the software program facet, HMD says it’s sticking to a inventory Android expertise, which isn’t nice information contemplating the lack of tablet-optimized apps. Different producers like Samsung have added their very own software program options like DeX to beat Android’s large-screen shortcomings, however HMD doesn’t plan to do the identical. The T20 will launch with Android 11, and HMD is promising two years of main OS updates, and three years of month-to-month safety updates. There’s no prolonged guarantee right here, like we noticed with the Nokia X20 earlier this year.

In the T20’s field you get a USB-C charging cable and brick, however the firm is additionally individually promoting a flip case and rugged case if you wish to shield the pill from bumps and scratches. The rugged case will likely be priced at $39.99 / £39.99, and the flip case $59.99 / £49.99.

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