Toshiba launches electronic Clipboard to compete with iPad

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Toshiba is entering into the war by the market of electronic clipboards (also called tablets), launching a recording equipment 10 inches to compete with the iPad, Apple's.

The Toshiba Tablet, that will be available later in the first half of this year and will perform a version (Honeycomb) do sistema operacional Android, is suited to the consuming public.

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As other dispositivos com tela sensível ao toque, the appliance runs videos in high definition (HD) and is designed for web access, games and e-books.

The product is equipped with Nvidia Tegra processor 2, tem recurso de rede sem fio por meio da technology Wi-Fi, but has no ability to fast internet access for cellular network. A máquina tem uma câmera na parte da frente e outra na de trás e terá acesso a uma loja de applications online.

Toshiba said the price will be competitive with the iPad, starting from $ 824 ($ 499). The Japanese company did not want to give more details, mas o gerente General de produtos digitais da Toshiba America, Jeff Barney, made it clear that the model is only the first of the company.

- Let's embrace this category, We are developing a family of tablets.

Toshiba displays your clipboard electronics this week during CES (Consumer Electronics Show) of Las Vegas, in the United States. About 5% the global PC market, Toshiba is one of several companies that try to steal from Apple a piece of the emerging market for tablets.

Global sales of tablets should explode to more than 50 million units in 2011, as rivals like Research in Motion and Hewlett-Packard launch new devices.

Apple, who sold more than 12 millions of iPads in 2010, According to estimates of analysts, should continue dominating the short-term segment, While competitive models released by companies like Samsung and Dell haven't been able to hit the company in terms of price.

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