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.
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.
Two Battery Cells
The Toshiba Encore is a two battery cell tablet computer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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