Toshiba ultra-thin AT700 tablet wows Ceatec crowds
Toshiba's 10.1-inch AT700 Regza tablet is 0.3 inches thick and weighs 1.23 pounds. For now, it's only destined for Japan.
MAKUHARI, Japan--Toshiba has underlined its commitment to boosting its tablet business with a 10.1-inch Android slate it calls the thinnest and lightest in the world.
Toshiba also announced a 7-inch version, the AT3S0, at 12.1mm thick and weighing 379 grams (0.83 pound).
Like the company's Resolution+ upscaling technology to improve low-resolution video., the AT700 and AT3S0 run version 3.2 of Android, have 1GB of memory, 1,280x800-pixel resolution, and
The AT700 seems very similar to Toshiba'sintroduced last month at the IFA trade show in Berlin.
Indeed, it also has a 1.2 GHz dual-core TI OMAP 4430 processor, 1GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal memory. Sensors include a digital compass, accelerometer, gyroscope, and GPS.
It also has a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 2-megapixel camera in front.
Aimed at the Japanese market, the AT700 and AT3S0 are designed to link to Regza TVs and Blu-ray players via a Wi-Fi router.
Toshiba is marketing the tablets as convenient for watching streaming video when you're in a room without a TV.
The 7-inch AT3S0 felt extremely light for its size and has a comfy textured back. Both tablets will launch in mid-December in Japan. Prices haven't been released yet.