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Nokia likely to launch Windows 8 tablet PCs in 4Q12, say sources

Nokia will team up with Microsoft to venture into the tablet PC market by releasing a 10-inch Windows 8-based tablet PC set on Qualcomm’s dual-core platform in the fourth quarter of 2012 at the earliest, according to sources at upstream component suppliers.

Nokia is expected to outsource production of the 10-inch tablets to Compal Electronics with the first batch of shipments to top 200,000 units, the sources revealed.

(Source: DIGITIMES)