Toshiba to launch a new 7-inch Android tablet this month


In the mobile world Toshiba is better known for its inclination towards tablet market rather than a smartphone manufacturer. According to Notebook Italia, Toshiba plans to launch a new such tablet in Europe, more precisely on the Italian market.

Toshiba LT170 is more like an entry-level device sporting a 1GHz ARM Cortex processor, 512MB or RAM, 8GB on-board storage expandable via a microSD card slot. In addition the slate features a 7-inch TrueBrite capacitive touch screen WSVGA (1024x600p) display, a 2MP main camera and a VGA up front, WiFi, USB , Bluetooth connectivity, and it weighs only 362 grams.

Toshiba LT170 key specs:

Processor: 1 GHz Freescale i.MX53 (ARM Cortex)
RAM Memory: 512MB DDR3
Storage: 8GB eMMC
Screen: 7 inch capacitive multitouch TruBrite WSVGA (1024×600)
Interface: Mini USB 2.0, docking, audio jack, mini SD and Micro SD Cards
Networking: WiFi 802.11 b / g / n and Bluetooth 2.1
Webcam: 0.3 Megapixel front to rear and 2 Megapixel
Battery: Lithium Ion
MORE: accelerometer, ambient light sensor
Dimensions: 200.25 x 128.5 x 11.5 mm
Weight: 362 gr

Toshiba LT170 hits the Italian shelves later this month for the price of €299 (around $360).

via Notebook Italia