Feeds
70%
Toshiba AT200 16GB 10.1in Android tablet

Toshiba AT200 Excite

The world's thinnest tablet, apparently

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

Core issues

That’s not to say dual-core Tegra 2 and OMAP 4 machines don’t do the job because they do, but Tegra 3 devices do everything much faster and are just as careful with the power thanks to that clever fifth virtual core.

Toshiba AT200 16GB 10.1in Android tablet

No Ice Cream Sandwich – boo!

By way of balance I should point out that the GPS worked perfectly on the AT200, something that couldn’t be said of the Transformer Prime and the two 1.5W loudspeakers are amongst the better I’ve heard fitted to an Android tablet.

Nothing to complain about with the cameras either, which, at 5Mp front and 2Mp back, are par for the course in spec and performance while the webcam works with Skype video calling.

Toshiba reckons the AT200’s anonymous battery is good for 8 hours of video playback. Looping a 720p MP4 file with the screen at maximum brightness got me to the 6hr 45mins mark before the curtains fell, which isn’t far off. As with the Samsung Galaxy 10.1, getting to the ten-hour mark in day-to-day use is no real challenge.

Toshiba AT200 16GB 10.1in Android tablet

Well made, but a bit late to the party and pricey too

Incidentally, for good or ill the AT200 is a Carphone Warehouse exclusive in the UK for the time being.

Verdict

At £399 for the 16GB version the AT200 isn’t great value when for an extra £100 you can have the 32GB Asus Transformer Prime with a keyboard dock and performance that simply blows the Toshiba out of the water. If you can live with the extra girth and weight a 32GB Motorola Xoom can be picked up for £250, also from Carphone Warehouse. In short, a nice machine but one launched half a year too late and costing £100 too much. ®

More Tablet Reviews

Apple
New iPad
Wi-Fi only
Lenovo
Thinkpad
Tablet
Motorola
Xoom 2
Media Edition
Ten high-end
Android
tablets
Sony
Tablet P

Intelligent flash storage arrays

70%
Toshiba AT200 16GB 10.1in Android tablet

Toshiba AT200 Excite

Beautifully made, slim and light dual-core Android Honeycomb tablet.
Price: £399 (16GB) RRP

Whitepapers

Choosing cloud Backup services
Demystify how you can address your data protection needs in your small- to medium-sized business and select the best online backup service to meet your needs.
Forging a new future with identity relationship management
Learn about ForgeRock's next generation IRM platform and how it is designed to empower CEOS's and enterprises to engage with consumers.
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
Storage capacity and performance optimization at Mizuno USA
Mizuno USA turn to Tegile storage technology to solve both their SAN and backup issues.