Toshiba Excite Write

Specifications

Toshiba Excite WriteNotebook: Toshiba Excite Write (Excite Series)
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: unknown
Display: 10.1 inch, , 2560x1600 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 0.7kg
Price: 600 euro
Average Score: 76.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 80%, features: 80%, display: 70% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Toshiba Excite Write

70% Toshiba Excite Write review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Toshiba Excite Write Tablet is a nice bit of kit, but in this crowded space it needs to be more than nice to stand out. At £450 without the keyboard case, it’s putting itself directly against the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 with its stylus and similar specs, and it’s a battle the Excite Write can’t quite win. The benchmarks and deeper stylus integration are both clear wins for the Note. If you dislike the Samsung UI, it’s a good alternative to the Note 10.1, but it won’t be most people’s first choice.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/22/2013
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 80% features: 80% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
Toshiba Excite Write
Source: Engadget English
On paper, the Excite Write comes off like a premium product loaded up with top-shelf specs that more than merits the $600 price tag. How it fares when it's actually in hand, however, is another matter. Turns out, Toshiba's asking price is more of a warning sign than a high-end designation.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/08/2013
70% Toshiba Excite Write
Source: PC Mag English
If you're considering the Write for its bundled active digitizer pen, I'd recommend going with the Galaxy Note 10.1 instead. Samsung's TouchWiz may seem bloated to many, but the multitasking and built-in pen support are far better than what Toshiba offers. If you're more interested in getting a taste of Nvidia's Tegra 4 power, Toshiba makes the Excite Pro, which is essentially the Write sans pen support for $100 less. For now, the Apple iPad remains our top pick for large-screen tablets, for its tried-and true design and its superior collection of tablet apps.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/30/2013
Rating: Total score: 70%

Foreign Reviews

89% Toshiba Excite Write AT10PE-A-106 (32 GB, WLAN + 3G)
Source: Stiftung Warentest - Heft 12/2013 German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 11/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 89%

Comment

Model:

The Toshiba Excite Write is one of the fastest machines in the market with its quad-core, 1.8 GHz, Nvidia Tegra 4 chip and 2GB of RAM. It also features a unique 2,560 x 1,600 IPS display which is MORE than full HD. This tablet's display is unbelievably sharp with crisp details unlike any other. As should be expected, graphics and gaming performance is extremely impressive, with smooth game play and fast load times. It easily handles switching between multiple tasks and apps, and web browsing is as very smooth. This device outperforms the competition in these aspects by far. Unfortunately, this is where the accolades end.

The Harman Kardon branded stereo speakers are placed where hands will cover it and the volume just is not high enough. Battery life is only decent, which is expected when considering the components. With its premium price, one would expect a premium feel. Unfortunately, the Toshiba Excite Write is disappointingly big and bulky, with a plastics feel. Let's turn to its main selling point: A stylus with active digitizer that features 1024 pressure points and what Toshiba calls a "pen and paper” feel. While it may draw attention - the sad fact is, apps that fully exploit both the potentially brilliant stylus and the high resolution just don’t exist yet.

The bottom line is that the Toshiba Excite Write features an exorbitant price, and all the impressive hardware just does not cut it. The recommendation is to wait for the next batch of Tegra 4 powered devices and apps to improve upon what Toshiba has attempted to achieve with the Excite Write.

unknown:

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


unknown: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


10.1": The netbook/subnotebook has a quite small display format. Nonetheless, it is a common format for netbooks. The advantage is, that the subnotebook/netbook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display has the advantage, that it needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes. It is difficult to use high resolutions. » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.7 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist hardly any models in this extreme class of weight. 7-9 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Toshiba: Toshiba Corporation is a multinational conglomerate manufacturing company, headquartered in Japan. The company's main business is in Infrastructure, Consumer Products, and Electronic devices and components. Toshiba-made Semiconductors are among the Worldwide Top 20 Semiconductor Sales Leaders. Toshiba is one of the biggest international notebook-manufacturer. There exist many reviews for Toshiba models.

Toshiba reviews


76.33%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Current Prices

Amazon.com

$9.99 Evecase SlimBook Leather Folio Stand Case Cover for Toshiba Excite Write - 10.1 inch Tablet (AT15PE-A32 / AT10PE-A-104) - Black

Toshiba Excite Write 32GB
» 350.89 GBP (lowest price)
350.89 GBP Amazon Marketplace UK

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-08- 1 (Update: 2013-08- 1)