Toshiba FOLIO 100
Photokina 2010 report - Toshiba introduced its new media tablet; the Toshiba FOLIO 100. The 25.7cm / 10.1’’ personal media tablet is targeted at people looking for a 100% portable and versatile device that is always at hand for making the most of their digital life. The new Toshiba FOLIO 100 tablet comes with a wide selection of Android software applications and services dedicated to media consumption, internet browsing and social networking, and offers a rich multimedia experience. Easy and enjoyable to use, the Toshiba FOLIO 100 Android internet tablet has a highly intuitive graphical interface developed by Toshiba to run on top of Android 2.2 (Froyo).
Toshiba FOLIO 100
“The new Toshiba FOLIO 100 Android based media tablet offers a seamless, easy-to-use experience across entertainment, social networking and mobile internet - anytime and anywhere”, said Marco Perino, General Manager Digital Life Products and Services. Offering a wide range of connectivity options, the Toshiba FOLIO 100 Android tablet is equipped with an SD card slot, an HDMI connector, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, while a Mobile Broadband (3G) ready version will follow soon.
Toshiba FOLIO Android Tablet
The Android based media tablet also features Toshiba Market Place, a service that offers easy access to various download choices for multimedia content, services and apps. Music Place, powered by 7 Digital offers easy access to one of the widest catalogues of music and allows easy syncing to a choice of devices. Radio Place gives access to a wide selection of IP radio services. Through the App Place, users are able to download applications compatible to the Toshiba Folio 100 Media tablet.
Toshiba FOLIO 100 tablet features
Although it is only 14mm slim and weighs only 760g, the Toshiba FOLIO 100 Android tablet still packs a powerful Nvidia Tegra 2 processor that offers a perfect balance between high performance and low battery consumption. A battery life of up to seven hours lets the tablet work for almost a full working day without the need of a power outlet. The instant-on functionality lets the Toshiba FOLIO tablet be operational within less than 30 seconds. A 16GB on-board storage hosts music, videos, photos, e-mails and other data and is even expandable via SD memory card.
Toshiba FOLIO price & availability
The new Toshiba FOLIO 100 Android tablet will be available from October 2010 for 400,00 Euro / £329 inc VAT (non-3G). The Toshiba FOLIO 100 will be available during the fourth quarter of 2010 throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa.