Nokia “looking closely” at tablets, with “first focus” on Microsoft’s platform

A Nokia-built, Windows-powered tablet has been rumored before, and it’s being rumored again. Speaking in Sydney, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop said the company planned to “broaden its portfolio,” and tablets were something Nokia was “clearly looking at very closely,” reports the Australian Financial Review.

Elop talked up the promise of a Windows ecosystem, with Lumia buyers using Windows Phone with Windows tablets, PCs, and consoles to achieve a “pretty integrated experience.” As a result, he said, “Our first focus on what we look at is clearly in the Microsoft side.”

After prompting from a PR handler, he followed with “But we have made no decision or announced nothing [sic].”

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