Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Toshiba's 10.1" Excite tablet heading to Canada in January

updated 09:10 pm EST, Wed December 7, 2011

Global launch plans remain unclear

Although Toshiba has yet to announce US launch plans for its Excite tablet, the company has confirmed that it will be arriving in Canada early in 2012. The 10.1 inch tablet, which was first officially unveiled earlier this year at the IFA expo, will serve as the successor to the company's Thrive tablet, bringing a wide range of improvements.

The Excite switches from a Tegra chipset to a TI OMAP 4430 chip that runs at 1.2GHz and powers Android 3.2 Honeycomb. The new design maintains the same camera options as the Thrive, placing a 2.0-megapixel sensor on the front and a 5.0-megapixel camera on the back. Other hardware features include a microSD slot, HDMI output and a choice between 16GB and 32GB of integrated storage.

Toshiba's website does not provide a full set of hardware specs, however the new tablet is believed to be much thinner than the Thrive. Overall build quality and materials are also said to be improved, taking advantage of metal construction.

The Excite will land in Canada sometime in January. Pricing details and launch plans for other markets have yet to be announced. [via MobileSyrup]



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Linksys WRT1200AC Wi-Fi Router

Once upon a time, a brand-new Linksys router showed up on our doorstep. So we gathered some network-minded friends together, and hooke ...

Rapoo A300 Mini Bluetooth NFC Speaker

The Rapoo Bluetooth Mini NFC Speaker is a little metallic box about the size of a baseball. In spite of its small size, we were very p ...

Neurio Intelligent Home Monitor

The recently released Neurio Intelligent Home Monitor is a piece of hardware that, when integrated into a home's breaker box, monitors ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News