As scheduled, Nokia has officially announced the launch of its first tablet, called Lumia 2520 at the Nokia World event held in Abu Dhabi today. Powered by latest Windows RT 8.1, the tablet features 10.1-inch FHD AHIPS capacitive multi-touch display with Gorilla glass 2.

Stephen Elop showcasing Nokia Lumia 2520

Stephen Elop showcasing Nokia Lumia 2520

According to Nokia, the Lumia 2520 tablet packs 2.2GHz quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, 2GB RAM, 32 GB internal memory, and 8000 mAh battery which is sufficient to provide battery back up to 11 hours.

The tablet is just 8.9mm in thickness and 615gms in weight. It includes 6.7MP Auto Focus ZEISS optics with f1.9 aperture, 2MP HD wide-angle front shooter and connectivity features such as NFC, A-GPS+GLONASS, WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n, microUSB 3.0, and Bluetooth 4.0 LE.

Nokia Lumia 2520

Nokia Lumia 2520

The Nokia Lumia 2520 is priced at $499, and at this price the tablet is being considered as the one of the cheapest 4G LTE enabled tablet available in the market. According to the company, the tablet will start rolling out in US and Finland soon, with other countries to follow within this year and beyond.