Everybody calm down.
The two users have been informed, nobody got hurt.
Nokia's Lumia 2520 is one of the few tablets to ship with Windows RT besides Microsoft's own Surface line, but the Finnish firm has now suspended sales of its ARM-based Windows fondleslab in Europe due to issues with its charger. In a product advisory published on Thursday, Nokia said that quality-assurance testing had …
I bought one a few weeks ago on the last day of a good offer from John Lewis (£100 off, and the price really did go back up the next day).
However, I took it back 24 hours later (all praise to JL's no quibble returns policy).... because I suspected it might be a lemon when Outlook RT (free as part of a quasi-home edition of Office on Win RT that came free with it, and a big reason for the purchase) crashed on each start up after initial setup and only had a display box telling me so without any action button (OK or Cancel) on it... So impassible through to the actual program.
On trying to repair program, it asked me to insert the windows or office (i forget which) installer CD...on a tablet? Really? How is that going to be connected and "just work". I might be techie (ish), but if i have to side load just to use it the first time...mmm. yeah OK, back that goes. And now the charger was dodgy all along too. Hunches can be good sometimes.
I think this thing was still birthed because it was no body's baby anymore, flogged cheap (with cheaper than usual accessories perhaps) to get rid of built stock, so it did not upset the incoming owners recently surfaced second offering.
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