Harry Boughton, junior buyer for tablets and telecoms says, “We're excited to announce the launch of the Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet exclusive to John Lewis. We have seen a continuing demand for tablets, selling one every 15 seconds, and we think the addition of this tablet to our range will appeal to customers looking to do more than surf the web. It comes with the Microsoft Windows 8 operating system and Microsoft Office is pre-installed, making it ideal for customers who use Excel, Word, Powerpoint or Outlook. It also is 4G enabled so customers can use super fast mobile broadband to always stay connected."
Offering the full Microsoft Outlook experience, the Lumia makes it easy to finish off pending emails. You can also view and edit your Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents on the move, while still retaining the original format and back up to a free and secure cloud service via SkyDrive.
The Nokia Lumia 2520 benefits from a 6.7 megapixel rear camera with f1.9 aperture, providing fantastic low-light images, and a two megapixel front-facing camera for high quality video calls. It also comes with a number of unique software experiences and exclusive apps, including Nokia Storyteller, which reinvents the way your relive your stories by automatically compiling your pictures from social media such as FaceBook and Flickr, as well as SkyDrive into a single timelime. Thanks to the built-in NFC (near field communication) and the Lumia Share application you can also interact between your tablet and Smartphone, viewing all your images within Storyteller.
A new video editing software, Nokia Video Director is also on board, allowing you to get even more creative with videos that you have created on your Lumia Smartphone or 2520 tablet. Shoot a video on your Lumia Smartphone, share it with your tablet and edit with predefined templates, for a professional finish.
Always get to where you want, thanks to the popular HERE Maps app, which makes the Lumia 2520 the only tablet with true offline map support for a fast and reliable navigation experiences.
The tablet comes with an exclusive “Dragons Adventure” application. Developed in partnership with DreamWorks Animation, the app works together with HERE Maps and LiveSight offering a unique augmented reality experience. Dragons Adventure turns every journey into a fun “How to Train Your Dragon” themed experience.
The Nokia Lumia 2520 Tablet, £399 will be available in Gloss Red and Silk Black
John Lewis customer enquiries – 08456 049 049 or johnlewis.com
Notes to Editors:
*The Nokia Lumia 2520 Windows Tablet is exclusive to John Lewis in the UK
Prices and products are correct at the time of writing but are subject to change and therefore I would recommend calling to check prices and availability before going to press.
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The John Lewis Partnership - The John Lewis Partnership operates 40 John Lewis shops across the UK (30 department stores and ten John Lewis at home), johnlewis.com, 300 Waitrose shops, waitrose.com and business to business contracts in the UK and abroad. The business has annual gross sales of over £9.5bn. It is the UK's largest example of worker co-ownership where all 85,500 staff are Partners in the business.
John Lewis - John Lewis, 'Retailer of the Year 2013' ¹ , 'The Nation's Best Retailer' ² and 'Best Retailer 2013' ³, typically stocks more than 350,000 separate lines in its department stores. The website stocks over 250,000 products focused on the best of fashion, beauty, home and giftware and electrical items including online exclusives. johnlewis.com is consistently ranked one of the top online shopping destinations in the UK. (www.johnlewis.com). John Lewis Insurance offers a range of comprehensive insurance products - home, car, wedding and event, travel and pet insurance and life cover - delivering the usual values of expertise, trust and customer service expected from the John Lewis brand.
¹ Oracle Retail Week Awards 2013
² Verdict Consumer Satisfaction Awards 2013
³ Which? Awards 2013