Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, has launched fresh editions of its Excite family of Android-powered tablets with three new display sizes – 13.3-inch, 10.1-inch and 7.7-inch.
“One size does not fit all, so we are carefully considering how and where people are using tablets and designing form factors to best suit various needs,” said Carl Pinto, vice president of product development, Toshiba America Information Systems, Digital Products Division.
The three new tablets – Excite 10, Excite 13 and Excite 7.7 – feature aluminum shells and scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass displays. Powered by Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, the tablets offer a simplified UI, easy multitasking, customizable home screens, resizable widgets and a full suite of familiar Google mobile services applications , boasts Toshiba.
The Excite tablets’ also feature new NVIDIA Tegra 3 processors, with 4-PLUS-1 mobile quad-core CPU, and a 5th battery-saver core to handle everyday apps – extending battery life. Each tablet is equipped with a 5-megapixel camera on the back, along with a 2-megapixel front-facing shooter. The tablets also include stereo speakers, as well as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity.
The Excite 10 tablet will be available for purchase at the beginning of May 2012 for $449.99 for the 16GB model, $529.99 for the 32GB model and $649.99 for the 64GB model.
The Excite 7.7 tablet will be available for purchase at the beginning of June 2012 for $499.99 for the 16GB model and $579.99 for the 32GB model.
The Excite 13 tablet will be available for purchase at the beginning of June 2012 for $649.99 for the 32GB model and $749.99 for the 64GB model.