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INTELLIGENT BRANDS // Mobile Technology

Introducing the new Nokia T20 tablet

HMD Global , the home of Nokia phones , has unveiled the new Nokia T20 tablet . The brand-new tablet brings the classic Nokia phone quality to the big screen , with a range of versatile features and a long-lasting battery life that helps you excel at work and relax when it ’ s time to play .

According to Nokia , the T20 marks the introduction of the brand-new T-series and is packed with innovative and accessible features users will love , including a crystal clear 2K screen plus three years of monthly security updates and two years of free operating system ( OS ) upgrades .
Florian Seiche , CEO , HMD Global , said : “ We pride ourselves on always listening and responding to people ’ s wishes . Over the past year , we noticed the increase in hybrid working and online learning , as well as the growing use of social media , video calling platforms and streaming services – leading to an increase in the appetite for tablets , which grew an impressive 53 % in Q1 from 2020 to 2021 . So , we created HMD Global ’ s first-ever Nokia tablet to address people ’ s changing needs and their desire for versatile technology and features . Designed for work , learning and play , our Nokia T20 offers the classic qualities people have come to love and expect from our smartphones , in a brand-new format .”
Ben Wood , Chief Analyst , CCS Insight , added : “ There has been a renaissance in the tablet market . Our latest Connected Consumer Radar report underlines how important this category has become , with 27 % of owners seeing more value from their tablets since the pandemic began .”
Sanmeet Singh Kochhar , Vice President , MENA and India , HMD Global , said : “ We continue to keep our customers ’ needs at the heart of all that we do and stay true to our mission of ensuring accessible connectivity for all . This includes our youngest customers who need a trustworthy , dependable device to access learning in the new normal . HMD
Sanmeet Singh Kochhar , Vice President , MENA and India , HMD Global
Global ’ s first-ever Nokia tablet , the new Nokia T20 delivers the same reliable , rugged and beautifully designed mobile experience as Nokia phones , on a bigger display screen . It ’ s built to go the distance and a dependable , versatile companion for work , entertainment or learning .”
As with Nokia phones , security and software remain a key focus . The device comes with Google Kids Space , a trusted kids mode for children to explore apps , books and videos to nurture their inquisitive minds .
In addition , the new Nokia T20 is designed with the same Scandinavian design philosophy as Nokia phones , a simplified and pure design where every detail , edge and surface finish is curated with ease of use from the outset . The solid metal body structure and polished 3D display frame attach the large display perfectly to the thin metal body , so it ’ s built to go the distance . p
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