Toshiba Gulf launches Windows 8.1 tablet
Dubai, February 23, 2014
Toshiba Gulf has launched the Toshiba Encore WT8, the company’s very first tablet to run on Windows 8.1.
The eight-inch tablet is powered by Intel Atom processor with 2GB of RAM, allowing users to get the best of the latest Windows apps.
Santosh Varghese, general manager of Digital Products and Services at Toshiba Gulf, said: “The combined power of Windows 8.1 and Intel Atom makes the Toshiba Encore WT8 an ultra-slim, high performance tablet. We designed it as an all-round, portable companion for consumers that demand the best in both work and play.”
Through its eight-inch HFFS high brightness display, the Toshiba Encore WT8 is an ideal device to enjoy movies while on the move, he added.
Additionally, through the Xbox SmartGlass feature, users may choose to transform the tablet screen into a second screen for the Xbox 360 or the Xbox One.
Ample storage of up to 64GB allows users to store an extensive library of apps, games and multimedia files, a statement said.
At 10.7mm thick and 450g light, the Toshiba Encore WT8 features an ergonomic design and positioning of its speakers, microphones and cameras enables comfortable one-hand use during voice and video calls. It features dual microphones with beam forming technology, and dual band 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi with MIMO technology.
The Toshiba Encore WT8 comes preinstalled with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 program.
The Toshiba-developed app, TruCapture, easily also copies whiteboard content and paper documents via the tablet’s built-in camera and it automatically removes borders from photos, straightens distortion, reduces glare and brightens contrast.
The tablet is equipped with InstantGo technology that empowers it to go live from standby mode in merely 0.3 seconds.
Along with comprehensive connectivity options that include micro-USB and micro-HDMI ports as well as 2.0MP front and 8.0MP rear cameras, the Toshiba Encore WT8 is also equipped with GPS for navigation.
It has a long-lasting battery that allows up to seven hours of video playback keeping users connected for as long as possible. – TradeArabia News Service