Toshiba debuts the 8" Encore - a $330 Windows tablet that fits in your palm

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Toshiba debuts the 8" Encore - a $330 Windows tablet that fits in your palm
Now this is a new development - Toshiba just sent us the details of a brand new Windows 8.1 tablet it's been quietly preparing, called Encore. The 8" slate has a 1280x800 pixels IPS display, and is powered by a Bay Trail Atom chipset, pairing good Win 8 performance with long battery life.

You can, of course, run all legacy Windows programs on it, though with 32 GB of internal storage only a limited amount will fit, but you can expand via the supplied microSD card slot. The 8-incher is built of light and durable gray polycarbonate on the outside, and features a generous 8 MP camera on the back.

It has been crafted with careful input from Microsoft, knowing how popular the Encore will be with its $330 price, so it features dual-microphone setup for great Skype-ing experience. It also comes preloaded with Office Home & Student 2013, Xbox SmartGlass app, free streaming pass to Xbox Music, Norton Anti-Theft and some more apps, so a pretty good value for the money.

The microHDMI port is an added bonus for streaming stuff to your TV with a cheapo cable, and you can get all goods of the Toshiba Encore 8" Win 8 tablet at all major retailers come November, for the said $329.99 price tag.


Satellite Click

New detachable design with a 13.3-inch diagonal IPS multi-touch screen delivers two form factors in one device – a laptop and a tablet.
Powered by the AMD A4 Accelerated Processing Unit with AMD Radeon 8000 graphics performance.
Key hardware features include a 500GB hard drive (built in to the removable tablet) and dual battery design.
Sold exclusively via Best Buy and ToshibaDirect.com for the Holiday 2013 buying season.

Encore Tablet

Optimized for Windows 8.1 and developed in close collaboration with Microsoft, the Encore hardware features are designed to support a full-spectrum software and apps experience.
Equipped with dual microphones for a best-in-class Skype experience.
Powered by the latest-generation Intel Atom processor with InstantGo, unleashing fast, fluid performance with connected standby capabilities and long battery life.
Includes full version of Office Home & Student 2013, Xbox SmartGlass app, free streaming pass to Xbox Music, Norton Anti-Theft and more.
Available for purchase in November at major retailers, e-tailers and direct from Toshiba at ToshibaDirect.com for $329.99 MSRP.

Satellite NB15t

Easy-to-carry compact design with an 11.6-inch touch-enabled display optimized for Windows 8.
Ideal for daily use, the NB15t is powered by the latest Intel Celeron N2810 dual-core processor and equipped with 500GB storage.
Slim and stylish design, that’s also light (3.3 pounds).
Available for purchase in November 2013 at major retailers, e-tailers and direct from Toshiba at ToshibaDirect.com for $379.99 MSRP.


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