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Toshiba shows off 13.3 inch tablet concept to be powered by NVIDIA Tegra 3

0. phoneArena 07 Mar 2012, 11:31 posted on

Back at CES 2012, we showed you three tablets displayed by Toshiba with the largest one sporting a 13.3 inch screen; this tablet was just displayed in the U.K. where the crew at PocketLint was able to get some pictures of the non-functional concept unit...

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posted on 07 Mar 2012, 11:49 4

1. GuiltyBystander (Posts: 199; Member since: 05 Mar 2012)


Okay, that's HUGE.. (that's what she said?)

posted on 07 Mar 2012, 12:05 1

3. JonBjSig (Posts: 176; Member since: 17 Nov 2011)


With a tablet this size, no way is it made for the average consumer.

posted on 07 Mar 2012, 14:47

7. mrfwy (Posts: 20; Member since: 17 Feb 2012)


Well, yes and no..
Average? Who is to say everybody is average? Do all buy Apple?
About senior people? Just wonder what they would say...

posted on 07 Mar 2012, 15:04

8. JonBjSig (Posts: 176; Member since: 17 Nov 2011)


What I mean is that a tablet this huge will be heavy and hard to lug around, tablets are meant to be mobile, so you can have a lightweight computer in your hands that you can use anywhere, that's the reason most people choose a tablet over a laptop.
This tablet will be like the Galaxy Note of tablets, it's bigger than most people will find comfortable.

posted on 07 Mar 2012, 12:11 3

4. DIYguy (Posts: 190; Member since: 27 Feb 2011)


13,3" isn't that big if you think about it... My laptop has a 17,3" screen and I can easily imagine myself using a tablet that size, as long as it isn't super heavy. (>300g)

posted on 07 Mar 2012, 13:25

5. Guest_star (Posts: 231; Member since: 30 Dec 2011)


give us WQXGA or QSXGA resolution display depending on ratio and I'm sold :D

posted on 07 Mar 2012, 14:01 1

6. Hello-dirt (Posts: 102; Member since: 02 May 2010)


As long as its 720p I'm sold. This is the size that needs to be made into a model the same as the Asus Transformer. This model needs a keyboard dock! I would love to have a tablet this size. If it was 1080p, I wouldn't be able to keep my money in my pocket.

posted on 07 Mar 2012, 16:40 1

9. Cwebb (Posts: 501; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)


Has to be over 1080p and maybe even 1200+ because Asus/krApple/Huawei have already done it on a smaller screen. Though give me a 1200+ Super IPS with a keyboard dock and Tegra 4 and I'd preorder it the second it drops

posted on 07 Mar 2012, 19:14

10. steelicon (Posts: 309; Member since: 02 Apr 2011)


Let us play Battlefield 3 on it with reasonable FPS, then we're on it like a boss.

posted on 08 Mar 2012, 08:47 1

11. shy2papa (Posts: 206; Member since: 23 Jan 2010)


if this comes out with a keyboard dock that is backlit am all in ;)

posted on 08 Mar 2012, 17:39

12. jlscott777 (Posts: 45; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


Sometimes you just have to think outside the box, in this case read the Phonearena article
http://www.phonearena.com/news/Microsoft-patent-allows-a-tablet-to-convert-to-a-laptop-or-desktop-computer_id27856

and then think about a tablet with an ultrabook dock and a desktop dock. I can easily imagine a 15-17 inch tablet combo, running Windows 8 of course.

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