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Toshiba Encore now up for pre-order from Amazon

The Intel-powered slate is priced at $329.99, runs on Windows 8.1 RT and has a minimalistic design.

Toshiba unveiled the Encore 8-inch Windows tablet back in September and now this slate can be pre-ordered from Amazon already. The Toshiba Encore comes preloaded with Microsoft Office 2013 Home & Student and is the first 8 inch Windows tablet released by the Japanese company.

These are the main specs of the Toshiba Encore Windows 8.1 Intel Atom tablet:

  • Processor: 1.8 GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3740
  • Memory/Storage: 2 GB DDR3 RAM; 32 GB internal storage and microSD support up to 64 GB
  • Display: 8-inch multitouch with 1,280X800 pixels
  • Camera: 2 MP front-facing and 8 MP in the back
  • Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, micro HDMI, micro USB 2.0
  • Operating system: Windows 8.1
  • Weight/Dimensions: 1.1 pounds; 8.40X0.43X5.40 inches

This new slate also features Dolby Digital Plus sound and dual microphones optimized for Skype. It is currently listed on for only $329.99 with free shipping but, unfortunately and  can be shipped only within the U.S. for now. Unfortunately it is not known yet when will Amazon have the tablet in stock.


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Codrut Nistor, 2013-11- 7 (Update: 2021-05-18)