Toshiba WT8 B Tablet – A Powerful Device with stellar features

by December 14, 2014

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Toshiba has always presented its users with a new technology at an affordable price. This time again, it’s no different. Toshiba launches the Toshiba WT8-B tablet with Windows 8.1 operating system at an economical price of INR 15, 499.

Exclusively Available on Amazon

Globally unveiled in May this year, for Indian customers the Toshiba WT8-B tablet will exclusively be available only on Amazon starting this Wednesday. With the exclusive Amazon launch, the organization aims at concentrating more on the tech-savvy and online audience of the country.

Dimensions

This super cool tablet measures 210.7x132x9.4mm in size and weighs a mere 381 grams thus, being a light gadget to hold on to and work with. This great tab features an 8-inch WXGA (1280×800 pixels) multi-touch display for better picture clarity and vision.

Specifications

The Toshiba WT8-B tablet is run by Intel’s quad-core Atom Z3735G processor with 1GB RAM for better performance of apps, 32GB Flash memory, and an in-built storage of 32GB, further expandable up to a whopping 128GB through micro SDXC. The Intel Atom Z3735G in its architecture is great and capable enough for easy consumer computing. With these features Toshiba creates a fine line between windows PC and a tablet.

Display

The Toshiba tablet comes with multi-touch high brightness display through wide viewing angles of 16:10 aspect ratio thus, giving you a clear picture experience. With 210.62 x 132 x 9.48 mm (W x L x H), satin gold finish with matching bezel, the Toshiba W8-B is a delight to own.

Other Features
  • With a Windows 8.1 Operating System, the WT8-B tablet comes with Bing default search engine in the Internet Explorer.
  • Equipped with a front-facing 1.2-megapixel HD webcam, it comes with 5-megapixel rear autofocus camera that records high quality full-HighDef videos.
  • The Toshiba tablet also includes a Wi-Fi 802.11n and Micro-USB 2.0 connectivity options.
Powerful Battery

A major attraction that makes this tablet a preferred choice is the 3788mAh battery that runs for 11.1 hours at a stretch with a single charge.

The Toshiba tablet also comes with a 1 year free subscription of 365 Personal. It is also loaded with apps such as Toshiba User Guide, Toshiba TruCapture, Toshiba System Driver, Toshiba Service Station, Office 365, Amazon App, Xbox, and Skype.

It comes with a 3.5mm head connector and bundled USB Data and Charge Y-Cable to connect to a USB accessory simultaneously, while charging the tablet. Take home a Toshiba WT8-B with a 1 year limited warranty.

Below given are a few Salient Features to look out for:
Sound SystemSupported audio format : 24-bit stereo
Speakers : built-in stereo speakers, enhanced by Dolby® Digital Plus
Pointing DeviceVirtual Mouse (supports external mouse via USB or Bluetooth)
Capacitive touch display, 10 points multi-finger support
Special Feature3D Acceleration sensor
Gyroscopic Sensor
ProcessorNext gen Intel® Atom™ processor for tablets Z3735G with Intel® Burst Technology 2.0
clock speed : 1.33 (1.83 with Burst) GHz
2nd level cache : 2 MB

 

Hardware

The keypad is quick, responsive and includes various advanced keyboard functions including CTRL-C, CTRL-V copy paste functions, function keys and other Windows-specific features. Auto-correct, word perdition and multiple language and layout support are good too.

Final Verdict

The offering by Toshiba is a very well priced product with respect to its features. It’s a slim, light and a high performance tablet at a very cost effective price. Aimed at a consumer style usage, the Toshiba WT8-B is aimed for consumer- style usage and with more improved windows 8.1 platform, the performance is great.