Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today revealed its Encore 2 Write tablets showcasing a pressure-sensitive pen and an ultra-responsive screen for more paper-like accuracy. These progressive gadgets are the very first Windows 8.1 tablets to showcase latest-generation feel pen innovations by Wacom, allowing brand-new performance opportunities for daily users, while providing well-balanced efficiency in a thin and light type aspect with excellent battery life. Offered in 8-inch and 10.1-inch diagonal screen sizes1, Encore 2 Write tablets are readily available for a beginning rate of $349.99 MSRP2.
“Whether you’re an uncontrollable scribbler, sketch artist or merely like handwriting notes in conferences, this tablet showcases innovations that make composing on screen feel more natural than ever. And due to the fact that it’s a Windows tablet, it works with your preferred Office programs and apps, so you can start right from the box.
Toshiba’s unique TruPen, consisted of with Encore 2 Write tablets, is a “pro-grade” pen with 2,048 levels of pressure level of sensitivity, making it possible for sharp strokes while lessening lag for higher accuracy and precision. In hand, it practically feels as natural as composing on paper.
“This is an extremely important turning point for Wacom, too, given that the Encore 2 Write tablets are the very first items embracing Wacom’s Active Electrostatics pen innovation,” stated Hidetoshi Kamoto, Head of the Component Business Unit at Wacom Co, Ltd. “By dealing with leading partners like Toshiba for more natural and instinctive user experiences on cell phones, we are intending to make the world a more innovative location.”.
Toshiba Encore 2 Write tablets come with a 1 year subscription to Microsoft Office 365 Personal, including full-versions of the most recent Office applications, consisting of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook. Work online or offline and keep files in sync throughout gadgets with endless storage through OneDrive.
Included of with the tablet is Toshiba’s unique suite of Tru apps.
Showcasing a brand new user interface that works with Microsoft Office, TruNote makes it simple to change pen colors and structures, import images and images, and arrange note pads. In addition, left-handed users will certainly enjoy the app as it includes a mode that changes the menus from the left to the ideal side of the screen.
Utilize the tablet’s integrated high resolution 8MP video camera to catch notes from books, chalkboards, white boards and blackboards and instantly correct, sharpen and lighten up the text for higher readability, which can then be imported into TruNote. It likewise includes character acknowledgment to swiftly and quickly extract details from printed text.
The next generation of audio archiving, Toshiba’s effective TruRecorder app makes it simpler than ever to tape conferences, lectures and discussion and review them later on. TruRecorder can parse the audio of a multi-party discussion, distinguishing each speaker’s distinct voice, and make it offered for selective playback, offering an icon for each speaker.
Enhanced for Productivity.
Powered by the quad-core Intel Atom processor and 2GB of RAM, Encore 2 Write tablets offer all the efficiency and speed needed for getting work done all day as well as quick start-up, searching and multitasking in Windows 8.1. The tablets provide up to an 11-hour battery life for basic use and up to 8 hours of video playback.
“Toshiba’s brand-new Encore 2 Write with TruPen innovation and Microsoft OneNote supply users with a brand-new level of digital efficiency,” stated Peter Han, VP of Worldwide OEM Marketing, Microsoft Corp. “And the capability to sync their OneNote information in the cloud boosts their linked experience throughout gadgets.”.
The tablets likewise showcase 64GB of storage7, a complete range of tablet sensing units, consisting of GPS, accelerometer, gyroscope and e-compass, a micro USB 2.0 port for powering the gadgets plus simple syncing and showing smartphones along with a microSD card slot that supports approximately 128GB cards to broaden the storage abilities.
Prices and Availability.
The Encore 2 Write tablets will certainly be offered for purchase beginning on January 11, 2015 at choose merchants, consisting of Microsoft Stores and on toshiba.com/us. The 10.1-inch Encore 2 Write is priced at $399.99 MSRP and the 8-inch design is priced at $349.99 MSRP.