Toshiba Confirms Details Of Upcoming Nvidia Tegra 2 Powered Tablet A100

Posted Jun 10, 2011
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Looks like a new competitor is surfacing in the market of touch screen capacitive tablets. And it’s the company who’s famous for it’s high end Satellite series laptops, Toshiba! According to Toshiba (Australia) Pty Limited, they have confirmed us details regarding  the launch of the Toshiba Table (AT100) running on Nvidia’s Tegra 2 chip on Android 3.0 Honeycomb. The 10.1 inch screen tablet will feature an LED blacklit widescreen at the resolution of 1280×800. It comes with a native full size HDMI port as well as an SD port. Good thing about this tablet is the back cover is removable as one can swap batteries when needed!

Here’s a quick run down on the official specs:

  • The Toshiba Tablet is powered by NVIDIA® Tegra™ 2[i] and AndroidTM 3.0 “Honeycomb”
  • A 10.1” diagonal High Definition multi touch, LED backlit widescreen screen (1280 x800), allows consumers to connect, browse and enjoy videos, movies, games, photos and more, through a crisp image experience
  • It features a robust collection of familiar, full-size ports, including USB 2.0, HDMI® and an SD Card slot, giving consumers the ability to easily sync and share their content with other devices
  • Pre-loaded software includes Toshiba Media Player which enables streaming of music and videos to a DLNA wi-fi enabled TV
  • Also included is Toshiba’s Resolution+ technology that enhances videos by up scaling and increasing the resolution of the original source to make for a clearer image
  • It is equipped with a pair of high-resolution cameras, including a 2MP front-facing webcam and 5MP rear-facing camera. Stereo speakers tuned with sound enhancement technologies from Toshiba and SRS Labs deliver more natural sound and enhanced clarity for entertainment and video calls

Sydney, AUSTRALIA – 9 June 2011. Toshiba (Australia) Pty Limited today confirmed the details of its up-coming Tablet product which is set to launch in Australia at the end of June.

“The new Toshiba Tablet (AT100) offers a number of stand-out features to give consumers the ultimate choice in connected convenience and importantly offers more features than other similar products in the market,” said Mark Whittard, Toshiba (Australia) Pty Limited, Managing Director.

Powered by NVIDIA® Tegra™ 2[ii] and AndroidTM 3.0 “Honeycomb”, the Toshiba Tablet features a 10.1” diagonal High Definition multi touch, LED backlit widescreen screen (1280 x800), allowing consumers to connect, browse and enjoy videos, movies, games, photos and more, through a crisp image experience.

“The Toshiba Tablet provides a range of choices.  Users can customise the way their Tablet looks with a number of stylish removable back covers.  They can also easily watch movies on a big screen tv through the full size HDMI port and also view photos by simply placing their SD card straight from their camera to the Toshiba Tablet.  Importantly the removable back cover allows easy battery replacement for extra battery life when required,” Mr Whittard said.

Designed for easy connectivity and continuity with other digital devices, the Toshiba Tablet features a robust collection of familiar, full-size ports, including USB 2.0, HDMI® and an SD Card slot, giving consumers the ability to easily sync and share their content with other devices.

Pre-loaded software includes Toshiba Media Player which enables streaming of music and videos to a DLNA wi-fi enabled TV.  Also included is Toshiba’s Resolution+ technology that enhances videos by up scaling and increasing the resolution of the original source to make for a clearer image.

The Toshiba Tablet is equipped with a pair of high-resolution cameras, including a 2MP front-facing webcam and 5MP rear-facing camera. Stereo speakers tuned with sound enhancement technologies from Toshiba and SRS® Labs deliver more natural sound and enhanced clarity for entertainment and video calls.

 


The Toshiba Tablet will be available for Available for $579 RRP (inc GST).

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