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Nokia's N1 Android tablet looks a lot like an iPad (pictures)

Nokia's first mobile device since selling off its phone business to Microsoft draws a lot of inspiration from Apple's iPad.

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Nokia N1 tablet with Android Lollipop

The Nokia N1 is Nokia's new Android tablet, and the first consumer hardware from the Finnish company since selling its phone business to Microsoft.

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Nokia N1 tablet with Android Lollipop

The N1 runs Android Lollipop, with Nokia's own Z Launcher homescreen on top.

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The N1 is a 7.9-inch tablet, putting it head-to-head with the iPad mini, Google Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HDX among others.

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Nokia N1 tablet with Android Lollipop

The N1 is encased in a 6.9mm thick one-piece aluminium frame.

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Inside is a 64-bit 2.4GHz Intel Atom quad-core processor.

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Nokia N1 tablet with Android Lollipop

The N1 has an 8-megapixel camera on the back, as well as a 5-megapixel snapper on the front.

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Nokia N1 tablet with Android Lollipop

Choose from either dark grey or a lighter silver.

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Nokia N1 tablet with Android Lollipop

Those sleek silver sides and rounded ends look lovely, but don't half look like the latest iPad.

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Those speaker grills look familiar too.

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Forthcoming accessories include this cover.

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The N1 is one of the first devices to boast a USB Type-C socket -- that's a reversible USB port so you can jam the plug in either way round.

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Weighing just over 300g and measuring just 6.9mm thick, the N1 is one svelte slate.

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Nokia N1 tablet with Android Lollipop

Set to cost around $250, the 7.9-inch N1 will be on sale in China first. That US dollar price converts to around £160 or AU$290.

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