Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Aug 2013 14:52 UTC

Nokia is preparing to back Windows RT by launching a 10.1-inch tablet soon. Sources familiar with Nokia's plans have revealed to The Verge that the tablet, codenamed Sirius, will be launched shortly. While prototype pictures of the device leaked earlier this month, we understand that the final design more closely resembles Nokia's Lumia Windows Phone products.

Nice specifications, but Windows RT. Nobody wants Windows RT, and for good reason. I say this from experience: Windows RT is horrible. It offers nothing over iOS (let alone Android), Metro applications are side projects riddled with bugs, performance issues, and bad design, and the platform barely plays third fiddle compared to iOS and Android, so developers have little interest in it. On top of that, virtually everyone has abandoned Windows RT.

But, I'm pretty sure some people will tell us this tablet will turn Nokia around.

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RE: Comment by Nelson
by crocodile on Mon 26th Aug 2013 16:07 UTC in reply to "Comment by Nelson "
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Microsoft will not help Nokia here! Actually Microsoft will even charge Nokia for each tablet sold with Windows!
Microsoft already lost 900 million $ on its own tablet which was sold for only 6 weeks before it got declared a failure! Now Gates is in charge at Microsoft and he made it clear that Windows Phone strategy is a mistake which cannot be fixed anymore!

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