Windows gets an Encore
ToShIba Singapore Digital Products & Service Group has unveiled its encore tablet, a consumer device designed to deliver a Windows 8.1 experience in a pocket-sized form factor.
Developed in close collaboration with Microsoft and built for consumers seeking a versatile small-screen tablet for home, work and play, encore uses the power-efficient Intel atom quad-core processor which delivers better performance without sacrificing battery life.
Designed to be held in one hand, the 8in encore tablet measures 10.68mm thin and weighs just 445g. It includes an 8- megapixel camera, and a full suite of sensors such as a gyroscope, accelerometer and GPS.
Its InstantGo feature enables the device to receive updates while the encore is sleeping so content is always up to date when the device is started up.
It also supports a wide range of applications — from books, games, movies, music and photos to productivity — and comes with a full version of Office Home & Student 2013 for viewing and creation of Word, Excel and PowerPoint files.
encore is available in two capacities (32Gb or 64Gb ) and is equipped with ports such as Micro USb 2.0, Micro hDMI, microSD slot, dual-band 802.11 abgn WiFi for faster Internet connectivity and Miracast support for wireless display.
It is also designed to enhance your Skype experience for making high-quality video chats and calls, as it comes with dual microphones with beam forming technology and 2-megapixel front camera.