Toshiba today announced a number of late additions to its 2014 lineup today, including 8- and 10-inch tablets that run the Windows 8.1 with Bing, a 7-inch Android tablet, the Satellite Radius convertible and the Satellite Click 2 and Click 2 Pro detachable PCs.
All three new tablets will be powered by Intel’s quad-core Atom Z3735F processor. The 8-inch Encore 2 with 1GB of memory and 32GB of storage will be priced at just $199, while the 10-inch Encore 2 with the same amount of memory and storage will be priced at $269.
Toshiba's Encore 2 tablet will be available with 8- and 10-inch IPS displays with resolution of 1280x800 pixels.
The Android-powered Excite Go will have 1GB of memory and 8GB of storage, a MicroSD card slot for storage and a Micro USB port. It will carry an MSRP of $110.
Toshiba also announced the 7-inch Excite Go Android tablet, that's expected to sell for less than $100.
Both the Encore 2 models are outfitted with IPS displays delivering native resolution of 1280x800 pixels, and both will support "connected standby" mode, meaning all your data will be fresh when you awaken the device from sleep mode. They’ll have front and rear cameras (a 1.2-megapixel (MP), 720p webcam up front, and a 5MP, 1080p camera in back). Storage will be augmented by MicroSD card slots that support up to 128GB memory cards. And they’ll have 802.11n Wi-Fi adapters with Bluetooth 4.0. Both models will be outfitted with stereo speakers.
Both models will also come with one-year subscriptions to Microsoft’s Office 365 Personal. Toshiba will also offer an optional keyboard cover for the larger model that will transform it into a small laptop.
The 10-inch model will also have a micro HDMI port.
Toshiba will offer additional models with more memory and storage. An 8-inch Encore 2 with 2GB of memory and 32GB of storage will sell for $249, while a SKU with 2GB of memory and 64GB of storage will go for $279. The 10-inch Encore 2 with 1GB of memory, 32GB of storage, and a keyboard cover will cost $299, while a SKU with 2GB of memory and 64GB will be priced at $329. The tablets to be available for sale in early July.
The Satellite Radius is a multimode laptop with a 360-degree "flip-and-fold" design that enables five different viewing and usage modes: Laptop mode, Tablet mode, Tabletop mode, Presentation mode and Audience mode.
The Satellite Radius features a brushed aluminum enclosure and frameless LED backlit keyboard. It is configurable with a 4th generation Intel Core i5 or i7 processor, 8 GB of memory and up to 1 terabyte hard drive storage.
The Satellite Radius features speakers from Harman Kardon complemented by audio processing by DTS Sound. The laptop also includes 802.11ac Wi-Fi plus Intel WiDi5 wireless display support technologies. Additionally, the included HDMI port supports 4K output to compatible HDTVs. The laptop also includes an HD webcam and dual-array microphones with beam-forming technology. Dragon Assistant voice control technology is also included, empowering users to speak commands to search the web, post updates to social networks, check email and more.
A variety of ports extend the convertible's functionality, including three USB 3.0 ports, one with Toshiba's USB Sleep & Charge technology. The Satellite Radius also features a range of built-in tablet sensors, including an accelerometer, gyroscope, compass and ambient light sensor.
The Satellite Radius will be available for purchase beginning early July, exclusively at Best Buy and on toshiba.com/us, starting at $925.99 MSRP.
Toshiba also today expanded its Satellite Click Line of 2-in-1 detachable PCs, with the announcement of the the Satellite Click 2 and Satellite Click 2 Pro.
Each features a 13.3-inch removable display, runs on Windows 8.1 and enables a seamless transition from a laptop to a tablet.
Priced at $586.99 MSRP, the Satellite Click 2 packs a quad-core Intel Pentium processor and a 500 GB hard drive, plus 802.11ac Wi-Fi. Featuring a 13.3-inch diagonal HD (1366x768) removable display, the Satellite Click 2 includes a durable hinge with a 'quick-release' latching mechanism for attaching and detaching the screen to the keyboard base. The Satellite Click 2 is also one of Toshiba's first devices to feature a sound system tuned by Skullcandy and DTS.
As a laptop, the Satellite Click 2 has a 0.9-inch profile. Toshiba's Hard Drive Impact Sensor technology safeguards content stored on the internal hard drive, while USB Sleep & Charge technology enables users to charge a smartphone from the device on the go even if it's off.
The Satellite Click 2 Pro features a slim design with a Full HD display, dual cameras, and a 'push-pull' hinge mechanism that makes it easy to attach and detach the screen with a single hand.
The 0.78 inches thin Satellite Click 2 Pro is powered by a 4th generation Intel Core processor, 802.11ac Wi-Fi and features a Full HD 13.3-inch diagonal removable display. The tablet also includes a built-in microSD card slot, Micro HDMI and Micro USB 2.0 ports, as well as wireless display support and Intel WiDi for screen sharing to big screen TVs.
It also comes with a full size keyboard base with LED backlit keys, a front HD webcam with dual array microphones, a rear 5MP camera, two USB 3.0 ports, one with USB Sleep & Charge and an HDMI port. A premium version features a keyboard base with a secondary battery that extends the life of the device and an additional 500 GB hard drive that complements the 128 GB Solid State Drive built-in to the tablet.
The new Satellite Click 2 is priced at $586.99 MSRP and the Satellite Click 2 Pro is priced starting at $1,028.99 MSRP. Both will be available in late June, exclusively from Best Buy and BestBuy.com and direct from Toshiba at toshiba.com/us.
The Satellite Click 2 Pro with the keyboard base featuring an additional battery and hard drive is priced at $1,279.99 MSRP and will be available in late June at toshiba.com/us.