Toshiba Folio 100 Android-powered Tablet

At IFA electronics show, Toshiba shows off its Android tablet the "Folio 100." Toshiba's Folio like Apple iPad will come in 3G and non-3G models in Europe in Q4. And it'll cost 399 euros (about $511) for Wi-Fi version, and the 3G version price costs 499 euros (about $639). It's got a 10.1-inch multitouch screen […]

At IFA electronics show, Toshiba shows off its Android tablet the "Folio 100." Toshiba's Folio like Apple iPad will come in 3G and non-3G models in Europe in Q4. And it'll cost 399 euros (about $511) for Wi-Fi version, and the 3G version price costs 499 euros (about $639). It's got a 10.1-inch multitouch screen with 1024x600-pixel resolution, an Nvidia Tegra processor, stereo speakers, a 1.3-megapixel Webcam, two USB ports, an SD card slot, an HDMI connector for sending video to other screens, Bluetooth communications, and 16GB of memory.

It weighs 760 grams about the same as an iPad with 3G abilities. Folio's battery lasts seven hours when being used 65% for Web browsing, watching video for 10%, and idling for 25%, Toshiba said.

Folio 100 also comes with Opera Mobile Web browser, FBReader e-book reader software, Documents To Go for productivity suite, Evernote for taking notes, Adobe's Flash Player 10.1 for running Flash apps, and Fring for video chat. The company also will include their "Toshiba Place" service that has a social hub, marketplace for music, videos, eBooks, and more.

 

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