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Toshiba pulls open the curtain on the Encore 2 Window® 8.1 10.1-Inch Tablet

23 July 2014

Sydney, AUSTRALIA – 14th July, 2014, Toshiba Australia today announced the Toshiba Encore 2, an ‘encore’ to its first value-driven Windows® optimised tablet.

Developed in collaboration with Microsoft and Intel, the Toshiba Encore 2 is a powerful, lightweight and affordable 10.1-inch Windows tablet. With its 8 hour battery life[1], it is the ideal companion for digitally-dependant students and mobile individuals who desire all the power of a PC and Tablet in one device.

Designed with ergonomic curved edges for ease of use, the fast Intel® Quad-Core processor delivers powerful performance, while built-in features and the out-of-the-box apps catapult your productivity, so you can stay in sync all day.

“Families, students and workers are demanding affordable yet fully-featured devices that offer on-the-fly versatility with minimal downtime, maximum battery life and ultimate flexibility,” says Anthony Geronimo, consumer product marketing manager, Toshiba ISD. “The Encore 2 delivers all this and more, providing a seamless experience from desktop to device with a suite of technologies that let users seamlessly connect with their digital world.”

Encore 2 is also a portable entertainment powerhouse, delivering a crystal-clear picture on the multi-touch display and a symphonic sound through the stereo speakers enriched with Dolby® Digital Plus for supreme quality soundscapes for music and gaming.

With the full license version of Microsoft 8.1 update, the Encore 2 is ready to go, right out of the box. Integrated Bluetooth makes connecting to an external keyboard or any Bluetooth enabled devices easy.

A 5 megapixel rear camera allows you to easily create video content and images in HD. Additionally there is 32GB or 64GB of internal storage, so there is lots of room to store and access multimedia libraries and other media. The Encore 2 also includes Micro USB 2.0, microSD™ and Bluetooth®.

Encore 2 is available in two models, 32GB and 64GB.

RRP: AUD $399 for the 32GB model and $499 for the 64GB model.

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This new range will be available through selected Toshiba Authorised Retail outlets from July, 2014.