/// Yes, Nokia Is Building a Tablet

March 15, 2012  |  All Things Digital

It’s no great secret that Nokia has been eyeing the tablet market. Today comes confirmation that the company is actually developing hardware for it. Asked by Finnish magazine Kauppalehti Optio if Nokia is building a tablet, Marko Ahtisaari — the company’s top designer — replied, “ We’re working on it ,” adding that he devotes about a third of his time to the effort. Not a surprise, really. Launching a Windows 8 tablet is an obvious move for Nokia, one that its leadership has hinted at in the past. Indeed, CEO Stephen Elop made it clear last year that he feels Nokia’s hardware portfolio should extend beyond just handsets. “One of the things that we are excited about in terms of support for the Windows Phone are the announcements made around Windows 8 for tablets and personal computers,” Elop said

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Yes, Nokia Is Building a Tablet

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