Nokia unveils its first Android tablet and launcher

Nokia, the mobile division of which became the property of Microsoft, surprised everyone by introducing a 7,9-inch Android tablet under its own brand.

The tablet was named N1, which can be read as the first gadget of a new era for Nokia. The appearance of the device clearly traces the features of the iPad mini, although the engineers and designers of the Finnish company still did not come to direct copying. The N1 is equipped with an anodized aluminum body, a 7,9-inch display with a resolution of 2048×1536 pixels without an air gap and covered with Gorilla Glass 3. Processor – 4-core 64-bit Intel Atom with a clock speed of 2,4 GHz. The amount of RAM is 2 GB, built-in – 32 GB.

The tablet, as mentioned, runs Android 5.0 Lollipop, but comes with Nokia’s own Z Launcher user interface. A feature of the interface is its adaptability to the user – the display contains icons of only those applications that, according to Z Launcher, are the most natural at a given time. In this case, you can launch applications by writing the first letter of the program name on the screen. Z Launcher is a trainable interface, in the process of use it remembers the user’s preferences and in the future the proposed set of applications and actions becomes more accurate.

The Nokia N1 will be assembled by the Foxconn plant, the start of sales is scheduled for February 2015. First, the tablet will go on sale in China, then in other countries, including Russia. Prices start at $ 250.

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