Toshiba Encore Hands-on
0. phoneArena 07 Sep 2013, 20:32 posted on
There is surely no shortage of Windows 8 tablets anymore. Many major tech companies have their own models already on the market. But when it comes to Windows 8 tablets with smaller screens, then there aren't many options one may choose from. Toshiba aims to fill that gap with the Encore – a low-cost Windows tablet that's compact enough to be held with a single hand. Or is it? Well, kind of...
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1. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 5377; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
Nice to have a good tablet available besides the iPad.
2. sprockkets (Posts: 1465; Member since: 16 Jan 2012)
Since when was anything running an Atom on Windows every worth using.
7. TechBizJP08 (Posts: 495; Member since: 25 Mar 2013)
People always find ways to whine. It's not RT, but still there is something to whine. Never gets satisfied.
12. sprockkets (Posts: 1465; Member since: 16 Jan 2012)
Actually it is the latest generation Atom, not last generation, stupid article. That actually is worth using.
Including the desktop mode on this is mostly pointless but whatever.
10. brrunopt (Posts: 633; Member since: 15 Aug 2013)
3. timukh (Posts: 233; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)
2GB RAM, 8mp camera, intel atom processor and windows 8.1 (not RT) at $330 is a great deal actually considering there is still not that many 8 inch windows tablet.
4. iluvthesoftsoft (Posts: 1; Member since: 07 Sep 2013)
Sounds decent, but it weighs 1 pound for an 8 inch tablet. What a porker.
5. a_tumiwa (Posts: 347; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)
windows 8 drain battery too much, dual boot to windows phone or android should be awesome
6. a_tumiwa (Posts: 347; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)
btw , this one is cute, looks like the Windows 8 and WP8 Flat UI are better on this size of device
11. 7thspaceman (Posts: 1274; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)
Microsoft's 'Surface Mini" is coming out soon and will be around the same size I hope that it uses the Nexus 7's screen which has a higher resolution then then this Tablet's small screen.
the small Windows 8.1 Tablets absolutely need high resolution screens so a person can read
and edit word documents easier than you would on this tablet. still this Windows 8.1 Tablet does one really good thing. "It's affordable" allowing people to get their hands on a windows 8 tablet and more apps are being added to the windows 8 modern UI/AKA metro tiles store.
14. volcano (Posts: 270; Member since: 25 Jan 2013)
i will have to wait for surface mini and dell 8 inch tablets before i deside which one to buy
windows 8.1 looks really nice on 8inch tablet