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Toshiba Encore Z3740 1.33GHz 64GB 8" Tablet

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Z3740 1.33GHz Windows 8.1 64GB Apr 2014
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Totally optimised for Windows 8.1, this powerful tablet delivers a fast, fluid performance and amazing out-of-the box features to boost productivity and seriously entertain you on the go!Super... More
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5 Reasons For

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet supports a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many comparable spec tablets that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Toshiba Tablets Have Good Reviews

Based on 153 owner and expert reviews, Toshiba has good ratings for its tablets. Toshiba also has good ratings specifically for its Z3740 processor tablets compared to other manufacturers.

Very Long Maximum Battery Life

The Toshiba Encore has a very long maximum battery life (14.1 hours) compared to most of the other Z3740 processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the Encore. The shortest maximum battery life of Z3740 processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the Encore is 7h and the longest is 15h.

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Two Battery Cells

The Toshiba Encore is a two battery cell tablet computer.

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DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This tablet computer has a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most commonly found internal memory type on Z3740 processor tablets that have been available for more than two years.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 4G Compatible

Like most of the other comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the Encore, the Toshiba Encore is not 4G compatible.

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Not 3G Compatible

Like most of the other Z3740 processor tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the Encore, the Toshiba Encore is not 3G compatible.

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Heavy

The Toshiba Encore is quite heavy (450 grams) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been around for more than two years. The weights of tablets of a similar spec and age to the Encore range from 340g to 590g.

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Quite Thick

With a thickness of 135.9 millimeters, the Toshiba Encore has one of the thicker thicknesses amongst Z3740 processor tablets of this age. Across all the tablet computers of this spec and age the thicknesses range from 7.6mm to 220mm.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Encore

Released Over Two Years Ago

This tablet computer was released over two years ago.

Four Processor Cores

Compared to the other 18 tablets of a comparable age and spec to the Encore that we have assessed the number of processor cores of, the Toshiba Encore has four processor cores which is average.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.33 gigahertz, the Toshiba Encore has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other Z3740 processor tablets that are a similar age to the Encore.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 64 gigabytes, the Toshiba Encore has a relatively typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers of this spec and age.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 8 inches, the Toshiba Encore has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other tablet computers of this type and age.

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Specification

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7 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(116)

No ordinary Windows tablet, Toshiba's Encore 2 Write features an active stylus and specialized apps that turn this 10-inch slate into an information-gathering dynamo. Read More?...

26 April 2015

The success of the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 enticed many others to go after the Windows tablet market. Sadly most shoot for the low-end, like the Toshiba Encore 2 Write Windows 8.1 tablet.... Read more…

27 March 2015

The Toshiba Encore 2 Write showcases the best of what you can get in an entry-level Windows tablet, with a strong focus on note-taking and information capture...

PC Mag

9 March 2015

With accurate stylus input, and the apps Toshiba bundles, the Encore 2 Write turned out to be a far more useful tool than I'd expected. Until Microsoft adds whole-document handwriting recognition...

If you want to capture all the information from a meeting, class or lecture, there's no better tool than Toshiba's Encore 2 Write.The Encore 2 Write features an active stylus for accurate... Read more…

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User Reviews

(26)
Reviewed 17 April 2015 by Snowdrop
Snowdrop would recommend the Toshiba Encore 2 8 inch WT8-B

I bought this for my daughter who was travelling around New Zealand and its worked perfectly all the time. Its allowed us to keep in regular contact using Skype and has had no problems with wifi... Read more…

Reviewed 5 November 2012 by Charlett M.
(Verified Purchase)

Benchmark speeds on my system: Sequential Read: 450 MBytes/sec Sequential Write: 355 MBytes/sec Random Seek + R/W: 260 MBytes/sec...

Reviewed 23 December 2015 by David
David would recommend the Toshiba Encore 2 Write 8 inch WT8PE-B (Verified Purchase)

The screen looks great and the Stylus is top notch. I have a Surface 3 and I definitely like the Toshiba stylus better. It is much more comfortable to hold than the Microsoft Stylus. The processor... Read more…

Reviewed 2 October 2013 by Richard M.

I can speak to the other user who had issues with drives being detected when installed in a MBP. We had the same issue at my College, but it turns out that the flex cables needed to be replaced.... Read more…

Reviewed 3 April 2013 by Jayson R.
(Verified Purchase)

My last SSD in my old machine was a Samsung 830 128GB. I wanted to move to a larger drive for this machine, but couldn't quite afford the 840Pro 256, I didn't want anything with SandForce... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pdw09a00300, pdw09a00300c, toshiba wt8peb264, toshiba pdw0cu001002
Barcodes 00022265869413

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