Two roughly $500 Windows RT tablets with optional keyboard accessories enter the ring. THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE! ...or is there room for peaceful coexistence?
Everyone else has a giant phone and a 10-inch tablet, why not Nokia too?
We'll surely have all the deets this time tomorrow.
In what could turn out to be its last big event before Microsoft takes over, Nokia on Tuesday is expected to add large-screen smartphones and a tablet to its Lumia family as well as upgrade its portfolio of low-cost smartphones.
Microsoft's new update for Windows Phone 8 added support for larger phones and higher-resolution screens, a move analysts hoped would soon put the operating system onto small-sized tablets, a market Microsoft and its hardware partners have largely ignored.
Beyond camera enhancements, Nokia's 'Amber" update includes official new Windows Phone patches and features.
The latest version of Nokia Solutions and Networks software for running mobile carriers is virtualized, pointing toward a future of fully cloud-based systems that could help operators run even more efficiently and roll out new services more quickly.
Nokia hopes its Here maps will be become more accurate thanks to crowdsourced information, and is testing the concept in India.
New market share figures show that Windows Phone has been surging in important European markets, nearly doubling its market share vs. this time last year.
The Indian government has stepped up its squabble with Nokia over taxes and has frozen some of its assets in the country until the issue is resolved.