Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
  1. Best Amazon Deals Today
    07:58 Deals

    15 hidden Amazon deals that are so exclusive, they’re only for Prime members

  2. Prime Day Deals
    09:43 Deals

    These early Prime Day deals have prices so low, it’s like Amazon made a mistake

  3. Best Kitchen Gadgets
    08:33 Deals

    Amazon shoppers are obsessed with this $23 gadget that should be in every kitchen

  4. Amazon Deals
    10:22 Deals

    Today’s best deals: Huge Prime members-only sale, $15 Echo Auto, $106 off Apple Watc…

  5. Amazon Gift Card
    07:58 Deals

    $25 in free Amazon credit beats any Prime Day deal – here’s how to get it




Nokia CEO again hints company is eying Windows tablets

February 4th, 2013 at 11:30 AM
Nokia CEO Elop Interview

Just because the Surface has largely flopped so far, that doesn’t mean there isn’t a bright future for Windows tablets. Nokia (NOK) CEO Stephen Elop has told the Australian Financial Review that his company plans to move beyond selling smartphones and start developing different form factors such as tablets in the coming years. While this isn’t the first time Elop has hinted that a Windows-based tablet is in the works, he did suggest that plans for a Nokia tablet are more advanced now that the company has had time to observe how consumers have reacted to Microsoft’s initial Surface offering.

“We haven’t announced tablets at this point, but it is something we are clearly looking at very closely,” Elop said. “We are studying very closely the market right now as Microsoft has introduced the Surface tablet, so we are trying to learn from that and understand what the right way to participate would be and at what point in time.”

Elop also said there were merits to both the small tablets such as the iPad mini and the Nexus 7, as well as more traditionally sized tablets such as the Surface and the iPad, so it’s not clear what size a prospective Nokia tablet would target. Elop also gave no indication of whether the tablet would run on Windows RT or the full version of Windows 8, although it’s likely that Nokia would use Windows RT in order to price the tablet competitively.




Popular News