At CES in Las Vegas earlier this year Toshiba kept going on about the thinnest tablet EVER*. Well it has made it’s way across to the UK and Carphone Warehouse have them in stock now. They come in either 16gb or 32gb. They cost £399 and £449 They ship with Honeycomb and will receive an Ice Cream Sandwich update soon.
The spec is pretty much as you would expect for a high end tablet except that they have gone with a TI OMAP processor this time instead of a NVIDIA TEgra chip.
The AT200 is an ultra-thin and lightweight Tablet device that is just 7.7mm thin and features an award-winning premium brushed metal design with scratch-resistant and anti-fingerprint screen. Extensive connectivity options; micro-HDMI, micro-USB and micro-SD, are included to enable you to expand storage or transfer files from other devices. It is powered by Android 3.2, designed for Tablets and enables access to Android Market for access to over 400,000 apps, Flash 10.3 ensures a full web experience and HD video playback is also supported. Other specs are TI OMAP 4430, 1.2GHz CPU, 25.7cm (10.1’’) capacitive LCD panel with LED backlight and multi-touch support, Up to 8 hours battery, Weight 558g, RAM 1GB DDR2.
The AT200 looks like it will be a good contender, hopefully they can get an update out to it quickly. There is a nice video below of the AT200 as well if your interested.
*As of September 1st, 2011 for 25.7cm (10.1”) platforms. (Source:Toshiba)
Source – Carphone Warehouse
Also here is the Toshiba marketing info about the AT200 if you need to read more info about the AT200
THE WORLD’S THINNEST TABLET
The Toshiba AT200 is an ultra-thin tablet that is just 7.7mm thin and features a beautiful brushed metal design. With a brilliant 10.1″ touchscreen, HD video playback & Flash 10.3 for internet videos, the AT200 is a great entertainment machine.
World’s thinnest tablet at 7.7mm thin* Extensive connectivity options including mini-HDMI, mini-USB & microSD Powered by Android 3.2 Honeycomb
The Toshiba AT200 tablet is an elegant and powerful tablet. A 1.2GHz processor and 1GB RAM mean apps, videos and the internet run super smoothly, even when you’ve got them open at the same time. The AT200 has a host of connections to share your media in seconds.
STUNNING ULTRA-THIN DESIGN. The Toshiba AT200 features an unbelievably slim and lightweight design, measuring just 7.7mm and weighing a mere 535 grams. The shape is comfortable and easy to hold, making it great for mobile use, and the elegant and solid brushed-metal design on the rear and edges looks super professional. The stunning design even won the IF Product Design Award 2012.
A BEAUTIFUL TOUCHSCREEN TO MATCH. The 10.1″ HD touchscreen is fantastic for web surfing and video watching – it’s crisp, sharp and vivid, with a wide viewing angle. Exclusive adaptive technology adjusts brightness and contrast to the surrounding light conditions, optimising your viewing experience with battery life. Gorilla™ Glass ensures that the display is highly resistant to damage from scratches and the anti-fingerprint coating reduces fingerprints and is easy to clean. And with sound enhancement software and built-in stereo speakers, there’s great sound quality.
EXTENSIVE CONNECTIVITY. Sharing your media has never been so easy. Swap pictures and files or expand your storage capabilities using the microSD card slot, plug into the mini-USB port to share content with your other devices and use the mini HDMI® port to connect to your TV.
GET ONLINE. Connect with the built-in Wi-Fi at home or at a wireless hotspot to check emails, update your status, download apps and stream videos. With Flash 10.3 installed you’ll be able to access all the content and media the web has to offer, and with that beautiful screen you’ll see it in its full glory too.
MAKE ANY CONTENT HD WITH RESOLUTION+. Toshiba’s unique upscaling technology, Resolution+, upscales standard definition content to near high definition. This means any videos and movies you have will look extra sharp and vivid, simply by playing them on your Toshiba AT200!
PICTURE TAKING AND VIDEO CALLING. A powerful 5MP camera means you can take snapshots on the go, and even record full HD videos. And with a 2MP forward facing camera, your video calls will be ultra sharp.
If you’re looking for a smooth, sleek and portable full size 10.1″ tablet with great entertainment and connectivity features, then the Toshiba AT200 could be the tablet you’re after.