By Telecom Lead Team: Toshiba’s Digital Products Division
(DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, plans to introduce
the Excite X10 tablet, the world’s thinnest 10-inch tablet, to the U.S. market.
Measuring in 0.3 inches (7.7mm) thin and weighing 1.18
pounds (535g), this tablet offers a premium design with essential ports and
features needed for a more complete experience. The Excite X10 tablet will be
available in the U.S. starting in the first quarter of 2012.
Ultra-thin, ultra-light and ultra-powerful, the Excite
X10 features a high-resolution 10.1-inch diagonal AutoBrite display, offering
an ideal canvas for browsing and entertainment. Designed for durability and
style, the device also features a high-quality magnesium alloy surface and
scratch-resistant CorningÂ® GorillaÂ® Glass display with an
anti-smudge coating for greater resiliency.
Excite X10 pushes the boundaries of what a thin and
light tablet is capable of, delivering elegant styling without sacrificing
features or durability,” said Carl Pinto, vice president of product
development, Toshiba America Information Systems, Digital Products Division.
To connect with other devices, the Excite X10 tablet
comes with all essential interfaces and ports onboard, including micro-USB and HDMI
ports, a micro-SD slot to share content and files with other devices, plus
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. The micro HDMI port allows users
to extend HD content from their tablet screen to a large screen HDTV. Front and
back HD cameras provide convenient photo capture, plus 1080p video recording
and conferencing. Stereo speakers enhanced with exclusive sound enhancements by
Toshiba and SRS Labs deliver superior entertainment capabilities.
Powered by the Texas Instruments OMAP4430 mobile
processor, the Excite X10 delivers smart multicore processing power without
draining battery life. The multicore design features two ARM Cortexâ„¢ A9 cores
plus dual-channel memory for greater speed and efficiency, offering smooth web
browsing and multi-tasking plus high definition video and entertainment.
The Excite X10 tablet is powered by the latest Android
platform technology. Also included is a full suite of familiar Google Mobile
Service applications, including the Android Market, YouTube, Gmail, Google
Maps, Music, Videos, plus select third-party applications including Netflix.