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IFA 2011 Sneaky Toshiba. A day after saying its thick Thrive tablet is coming to Europe as the AT100, it unveiled a 7.7mm fondleslab, the AT200 - set to ship in the States as the Excite.

Toshiba Excite AT200 Android 3.2 tablet

It weighs an impressive 558g.

It'll be the thinnest laptop… when it ships. Well, maybe - someone else may have a thinner one by then. Toshiba's official release window is Q4. The AT200 will run Android 3.2 Honeycomb.

Toshiba Excite AT200 Android 3.2 tablet

So it's all up to you, Google.

The AT200 has a 10.1in, 1280 x 800 display, and is equipped with a Texas Instruments OMAP 4430 processor running at 1.2GHz. There's 2.4GHz 802.11n on board, plus GPS, and 2Mp and 5Mp front- and rear-facing cameras.

Toshiba Excite AT200 Android 3.2 tablet

There's 64GB of storage.

It's "built to exceed expectations", Toshiba said, which shouldn't be hard given what the company has come up with so far, tablet-wise.

Toshiba Excite AT200 Android 3.2 tablet

The news will kill of the chances for the AT100 - unless, of course, Toshiba puts it out at a massive discount, as per HP.

Don't expect the AT200 to be cheap, though. ®

Toshiba Excite AT200 Android 3.2 tablet

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