Nokia "Cancels" RT Tablet

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  1. TeknoBlast

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    Sounds fishy, I doubt Nokia would release a Tegra3 Tablet, the prototype created last year maybe...

    MY guess would be they are dropping the 10" form factor and moving to a 6"-8" Phablet...using the PureView Camara
     
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    Is it really necessary to have a rear camera on a tablet. Do they really get used that often. Couldn't it bring down the cost if the rear camera was omitted? I read somewhere a few days ago about a rumor of an aluminum Nokia 8-9 inch tablet.
     
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    The PureView is Nokia's secret sauce, using the Carl Ziess Lens....
     
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    I agree - I have the N 920 and will upgrade to the new 1020 when avail, but is it necessary on a tablet- any tablet not just nokia. how many people use the back camera (front is def necessary)on a 7inch + form. I can see a few cases, someone in the field - needs to snap a quick pic, but not many...I would think
     
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    My son uses his front and back in school for projects and presentations. Bronksy from TabletPCReview uses his rear facing in the field all the time.
     
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    Ok so that is 2 people....:wink:
     
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    Makes sense to drop RT and go with full windows 8; I can see MS doing similarly.
     
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    Microsoft won't give up on ARM, needs to make in-roads there, they may merge Phone and RT but they won't give up on it....especially since Intel and Google are releasing x86 Android devices.
     
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    I have not found myself using the rear camera on my RT as of yet. It's a crappy resolution as it is; however, I forsee it being used more often once classes resume in the Fall. I don't know if it would drop the price much, if at all - and then you will have the people complaining that there's no rear camera...

    (so, make that 2 1/2 people, Tony)

    Nokia tablet?? No need for a case on that thing, it will survive a 20lb blast.
     
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    I have not used the camera on my RT either - nor have I used the camera on my Nexus 10. OTOH, I have used the camera on my Nokia 720 a lot! But, yes, I can see how a camera on a tablet could be put to use under some situations.
     

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