Nokia preparing 8-inch Lumia tablet for 2014 release


426881Nokia is reportedly developing an 8-inch Windows-based Lumia tablet for its next year release.

The tablet, codenamed Illusionist, will include Windows RT 8.1 and a Qualcomm processor. According to The Verge, sources familiar with the matter also indicate that the Finnish

mobile maker will also be launching a smaller tablet around the same time its 6-inch Lumia 1320 debuts in certain markets next year.

Nokia’s Illusionist tablet will include a similar look and feel to the company’s recently announced Lumia 2520.

The mobile maker is in an acquisition deal with Microsoft, set to close in 2014, currently pending due to regulatory approval.