Putting the 2520's resin to a stretch test.
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Testing out the keyboard on the 2520's battery case.
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Four 2520's having their Start buttons tested for reliability.
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Testing the USB port on the 2520.
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Electrodes change the resistance of a capacitive touchscreen.
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A platoon of classic Nokia flip-phones on a hinge-testing mechanism.
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Pressure testing the durability of the 2520 tablet.
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Some of the multiple oils and lotions Nokia tests on its products for staining and marring.
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Nokia's drop test rig.
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Mike Myers – Team Lead, Mechanical Testing.
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A tumble tester, which repeatedly drops tablets and smartphones.
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A vibration table, filled with fine dust.
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Nokia's finely calibrated rainfall simulator.
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Flex-testing a Lumia 2520 tablet.
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Test-testing a 2520 tablet.
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A 2520 tablet that sadly failed its drop test.
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A look inside Nokia's QA lab.
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A Ford SYNC head unit getting tested for Bluetooth connectivity.
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A look inside Nokia's QA lab.
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An automated test script on the Lumia 2520.
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Building 5, where many of Nokia's testing facilities lie.
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A look inside Nokia's QA lab.
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A look inside an anechoic chamber.
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The exterior of Nokia's San Diego offices.
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One of the many giant faraday cages inside Building 5 that block RF interference.
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A look inside an anechoic chamber.
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Testing the color reproduction accuracy of the 2520's camera.
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A human analog microphone.
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A look inside an anechoic chamber.
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A device used to split apart 2520 tablets.
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A look inside the case of the 2520 tablet.
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A comparison of the 2520 tablet to its early device concept.
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A comparison of the 2520 tablet to its early device concept, showing the physical home button on the prototype.
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A comparison of the 2520 tablet to its early device concept.
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Inside the 2520 chassis, showing the extra reinforcement built into the corners.
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Boris Landwehr – Principal Designer, Industrial Design
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