Toshiba expanding the range of tablet, and introduced two new Windows 8.1 based Tablet of Encore 2 range, Encore 2 of 10-inch display and 8-inch display.

The Encore 2 of 10-inch variant will be available with a tag price $269 (Roughly 16145 Indian Rupee), but 8-inch has been priced at $199 (Roughly 11945 Indian Rupee).

Along with these two Windows 8.1 tablets, the Toshiba has launched Excite Go Android KitKat based tablet also.

Toshiba Encore 2 10-inch Windows 8.1 Tablet
Toshiba Encore 2 10-inch Windows 8.1 Tablet

The Toshiba Encore 2 (10″ variant model) sports a 10.00-inch multi-touch bright HD screen display with 800×1280 pixels of resolution, available in silver colour.

The Encore 2 boasts a quad-core Intel Atom Z3735F processor, clocked at 1.3 GHz of speed, coupled with 2GB of RAM.

The Encore 2 has 64 GB inbuilt-storage, can be expanded with up to 128 GB of microSDXC card.

The Encore 2 houses a 5 Mega Pixel rear camera , without flash, and 1.2 MP frontal camera is also on-board for video-calling and selfies.

“Our Encore 2 tablets are the perfect complement to a customer’s arsenal of devices, giving them the familiarity and common functionality of Windows for a more seamless computing experience, whether they’re editing or creating documents, enjoying movies and games or staying in touch with friends and family,” said Philip Osako, senior director of product marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division.

The Encore 2 runs on Microsoft Windows 8.1 OS out-of-the-box, does not support Java, browser also does not features flash.

In connectivity options, Encore 2 has; WiFi 802.11 n, Micro-USB and single SIM (GSM).

The Toshiba Encore 2 come with 1-year subscription to Office 365 Personal Edition. Once fully charge, the tablet can run for 8.5 hours.

Encore 2 tablets feature an elegant Satin gold matte finish, measuring 0.4 inches thin, the 10-inch Encore 2 weighs just 1.2 pounds.

There is no other specifications has been provided by the company. However, it comes with pre-loaded apps like Xbox Music and Video, Kindle Reader and Skype also.

“The mobility provided by the Toshiba Encore 2 family, 8- and 10-inch, deliver a flexible solution for customers in a mobile-first world,” said Peter Han, vice president of worldwide OEM marketing, Microsoft Corp. “Toshiba’s continued innovation combined with touch and the capabilities in Windows 8.1 delivers an experience that will delight customers.”

The tablets offer up to a 10-hour battery life for general usage and up to 8 hours of video playback. Stereo speakers plus Dolby Digital Plus audio provide an immersive audio experience, while ultrafast 802.11n Wi-Fi offers speedy streaming and smooth browsing. Encore 2 tablets additionally make it easy to enjoy content on compatible HDTV’s with a built-in Micro HDMI port and wireless display support right out of the box. For students and mobile professionals, Encore 2 devices also include TruCapture, an app that works in conjunction with the integrated cameras to capture and correct snapshots of whiteboards, blackboards and books so the contents are sharp, clear and legible.

The key features and specifications of Toshiba Encore 2 (10-inch variant) :

  1. Microsoft Windows 8.1 Operating System
  2. 10″ multi-touchs creen display
  3. 800×1280 pixels resolution
  4. quad-core Intel Atom Z3735F processor, 1.3GHz
  5. 64GB ROM, expanded up to 128GB SDXC cards
  6. pre-loaded full version of OfficeSuite Pro
  7. 2GB RAM
  8. 5 MP / 1.2 MP camera