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Toshiba offers tablet coming this August

Toshiba’s Digital Products Group (DPG) has confirmed the arrival of the Toshiba Tablet, the company’s first Android-powered tablet, to the Canadian market this August. The Toshiba Tablet is set to deliver a more complete tablet experience, offering Canadian consumers superior performance, features and connectivity options.

“The Toshiba Tablet is a reflection of the utmost importance Toshiba places on bringing the best possible products to the market,” said Steve Wong, Product Manager at Toshiba. “Designed to deliver a fulsome tablet experience, the new Toshiba Tablet offers consumers a competitively priced product that will serve a variety of their needs.”

The Toshiba Tablet is designed to deliver a next-generation experience.  Powered by the NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor and Android 3.1 Honeycomb, this cutting-edge tablet offers a convenient new way to connect, browse and enjoy videos, movies, games, photos, books and more. Featuring a 10.1-inch multi-touch LED backlit display, the Toshiba Tablet gives consumers a more complete web experience with fast browsing, plus hardware-accelerated support for Adobe® Flash® content -right out of the box.  Surf without restrictions.

The Toshiba Tablet is picture perfect thanks to Toshiba’s exclusive Adaptive Display and Resolution+ video enhancement technologies that enhance image clarity and sharpness. A comfortable virtual keyboard with Swype technology makes typing easy, while a full suite of sensors, including a Gyroscope and Accelerometer, allow for rapid and smooth 360-degree screen rotation and control.

The Toshiba Tablet is equipped with a pair of high-resolution cameras, including a 2MP front-facing webcam and 5MP rear-facing camera. Stereo speakers tuned with sound enhancement technologies from Toshiba and SRS® Labs deliver more natural sound and enhanced clarity for entertainment and video chatting.

Combining Toshiba’s technical and design expertise with laptops and televisions, the new tablet not only complements the capabilities of the Android platform, it also complements the way that today’s consumers are using their PCs. Designed for easy connectivity and continuity with other digital devices, the Toshiba Tablet comes equipped with a robust collection of full-sized ports, including USB 2.0, HDMI and a SD Card slot. Preloaded applications such as Toshiba File Manager and PrintShare, make managing files and connecting to a printer over the wireless network effortless.

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