Toshiba's latest ICS tablet trio hits Australia
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Recently Japanese company Toshiba has launched three new tablets in Australia, running the latest version 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich of Google’s Android platform. The sizes of the tablets differ from 7.7” to 13.3”.
In January Android launched the world’s thinnest and lightest tablet, while in June 2011 AT 100 model was launched but none of them could make a huge impact in the market that was comfortably in the hands of Apple.
AT270 a 7.8mm thick tablet is the first model in the lineup weighing 350 grams. The processor is an NVIDIA Tegra quad-core processor and comes with 1GB of RAM, 16GB of storage device, display of 1280 x 800 pixels, and 5MP rear camera and 2MP front camera. The battery life of the tablet is said to last up to eight hours. It also has a micro-SD card slot and micro-USB port. According to Toshiba people can enjoy games, movies on the go. It is expected that the price of this tablet will be around $539.
The next model AT300 will come with a technology that is being termed as ‘Adaptive Display’ by Toshiba and will be weighing 600 grams. The latest technology adjusts brightness to cope up with the changing light conditions during the day and night. The screen measures 10.1” with a same NVIDIA CPU, 1GB of memory, 16GB of storage space and same resolutions, and the camera that of the AT270 model.
The AT330 is the largest of the three and has a screen of 13.3” with a resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels. It will cost a little more, $699. The features will also be same like the other model but it weighs 998 grams along with a larger dimension at 343.77mm x 211.23mm x 9.81mm.
All the three tablets are expected to hit the market in late June. These tablets will be spotted in robust aluminum shells and scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass displays. It has in-built stereo speakers with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and multiple-ports.