Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD) has unveiled a Windows 8.1 based tablet in a pocket-sized form factor. Dubbed as the Encore, the new table includes full version of Office Home & Student 2013, Xbox SmartGlass app, free streaming pass to Xbox Music, Norton Anti-Theft trial and much more.
Toshiba Encore boasts of a 8-inch high-resolution (1280 x 800) multi-touch HFFS display and is enclosed in a stylish silver textured backplate. Internally, the device is powered by the latest-generation Intel Atom processor with InstantGo and has a long battery life rating. In terms of memory, it has a 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage with MicroSD support for up to 32GB.
For connectivity, it has a Micro USB 2.0 port, Micro HDMI port, Ultrafast dual-band Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n) and GPS. The device is optimized for Skype and is equipped with dual microphones with beam forming technology There's also an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front camera.
Toshiba Encore Key Specifications:
- Windows 8.1 OS
- 8-inch, 1280 x 800 pixel multi-touch HFFS display
- Intel Atom processor with InstantGo
- 2GB of RAM
- 32GB of Internal storage
- Up to 32GB MicroSD support
- 8-megapixel rear camera
- 2-megapixel front camera
- Dual microphones with beam forming technology
- Ultrafast dual-band Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n)
- Micro USB 2.0 port and Micro HDMI port
Toshiba Encore is compatible with both Windows 8 apps and Windows 7 programs. It will be available
for sale in November for $329.99.