Comes with a 10.1 inch touch screen, runs HD videos with 1080p resolution, and two side cameras
Toshiba will unveil new tablet computer with a screen that is slightly larger than the iPad and offering a version of Google Android mobile operating software geared toward such devices, at the Consumer Electornics Show in Las Vegas on January 2011.
The new Toshiba Tablet comes with a 10.1 inch touch screen compared with 9.7 inches on Apple iPad, and will also have the forthcoming version of Android, called Honeycomb.
The new device will be optimised for tablets than current, smart-phone-focused versions of Android, by letting applications adjust to take advantage of the tablet’s larger screen.
Toshiba director of product marking Phil Osako said the device will be the first in a family of tablets the company plans to release and that it has a black, glossy face and rubberised back.
With the new tablet, users can see high-definition videos in 1080p resolution. It includes an HDMI port to connect it to a high-definition television.
In addition, the device will also play Flash videos, Nvidia Tegra 2 mobile processor and features a 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video chatting and a 5-megapixel rear camera.
The tablet will also have GPS and Bluetooth technologies and include a USB port, mini USB port and SD memory card slot.
Toshiba said that the new tablet will support Google’s Android Marketplace for downloading apps, and will include access to Toshiba’s own online market, places, for downloading content including games, movies and music.
The new tablet will also have the Toshiba BookPlace e-reader and BookPlace marketplace for buying e-books.