We have seen Toshiba PORTEGE Z830 Slimmest and Lightest ULTRABOOK . If Toshiba can manufacture slimmest and lightest ultrabook. Cant they launch ultra slim tablet ?
Moving one more step ahead in ultra thin tablets, Toshiba has confirmed launching its world thinnest, slimmest and lightest tablet Excite X10 in 2012.
With just 7.7mm think and 535grams,Exicite X10 has the dual core Texas Instruments OMAP 4430 processor,Android OS and 1GB RAM. Also, the 10.1 inch 1280x800 screen is made from scratch resistant Gorilla glass, with anti-smudge coating and IPS technology.
Being slimmest, Excite 10 doest compromise with respect to features. Few features include Front and rear cameras with 2MP and 5MP resolution respectively for capturing full HD 1920x1080 videos,micro USB slot, micro HDMI slot,micro SD slots,bluetooth and WiFi.
Toshiba is planning to lauch date in Q1 in US with a price tag of $529 for 16GB and $599 for $32GB. This price is almost eaqual to Apple iPad 2 which is quite heaver than Excite 10.
Do we really need slimmest and thinnest tables ? Are they safe ?
Yes we do, it easy and comfort to carry around. Coming to the safety, paying a fat price for these ultra thin gadgets, one expects that their gadget should be more durable. Of course, with current scenario, no manufacturer provide warranty or guarantee for physical damage. Instead, they should use material which can with stand more shock when they are accidentally dropped from a height of 10 or 15 foot.
If they manufacturer can't, then customer should think about buying G-Form case to their tablet. To know more about G-Form case check out this post Dropping iPad from 1,00,000+ foot using G-Form iPad case : It survives ?
So overall, buying a thin tablet is fine but need to buy a good G-Form case for it.