Nokia Working on 7-inch and 9-inch ARM Based Tablet

Submitted by lalit on June 21, 2010 - 11:18am.

Nokia will soon join the tablet race lead by Apple iPad, according to a DigiTimes research senior analyst. The company is preparing to launch an ARM based tablet PC in fourth quarter of 2010. The analyst wrote:

Talking with upstream component makers, the analyst pointed out that Nokia has already completed about 100 engineering samples ready for testing. The tablet PC's panel size will be either 7- or 9-inch and manufactured by Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), the Hong Kong-listed handset subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), the analyst noted.

Nokia’s new tablet will be based on Meego operating system and will offer built-in 3G support. Nokia will partner up with telecom carrier to offer the tablet at subsidized rates with contract.