Nokia announces the Android-powered N1 tablet

Nokia may have sold off it’s phone division to Microsoft, but that doesn’t mean it’s dead. In a surprise move, Nokia announced the N1, an Android powered tablet. The surprise launch pits the firm against Microsoft, which completed its takeover of Nokia’s previous mobile-devices business in April. The iPad lookalike will be running on Android’s latest software, the Lollipop, and the device will be produced by Chinese manufacturer Foxconn. Selling for $249, it will be sold first in China by way of a manufacturing and distribution partnership with Foxconn and initially at least will be WiFi-only. Continue reading