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Toshiba Encore Z3740 1.33GHz 32GB 8" Tablet

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Z3740 1.33GHz Windows 8.1 32GB Mar 2014
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EXTRAORDINARY BATTERY LIFEWe know you won t be able to put your Encore down, so it's good to know you can use it with up to 14.1 hours playback on a fully charged battery!* XBOX-TO-GOXbox... More
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3 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Toshiba Z3740 processor tablet computers have good ratings as do all tablets produced by Toshiba.

Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 14.1 hours, the Toshiba Encore has one of the longer battery life (max)s amongst tablet computers of this age. Z3740 processor tablet computers that came out more than two years ago have battery life (max)s of between 7h and 15h, and the average battery life (max) is 9.2h.

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DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This tablet has a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many tablet computers of this spec and age.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3G

Most similar spec tablets that have been around for more than two years are not 3G. The Toshiba Encore is no exception to this as it too is not 3G.

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Not 4G

Most tablet computers of this age and type are not 4G. The Toshiba Encore is no exception to this as it too is not 4G.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

At only 32 gigabytes, the Toshiba Encore has a quite small internal storage capacity compared to most of the other Z3740 processor tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Encore. The smallest internal storage capacity of tablet computers that are a similar age to the Encore is 32GB and the largest is 64GB.

If this tablet computer internal storage capacity is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Encore (64GB and higher rated).

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Heavy

With a weight of 450 grams, the Toshiba Encore is quite heavy compared to most of the other Z3740 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the Encore. Across all the Z3740 processor tablet computers that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 340g to 590g, and the average weight is 410g.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Encore

Released Over Two Years Ago

This tablet computer has been on the market for over two years.

Four Processor Coress

The number of processor coress on the Toshiba Encore is four which is average compared to the other 16 tablet computers of this spec and age that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.33 gigahertz, the Toshiba Encore has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Encore.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 8 inches, the Toshiba Encore has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other Z3740 processor tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Encore.

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Specification

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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Expert Reviews

(123)
21 August 2015

Tablets are everywhere, and PC sales are down So traditional PC makers like Toshiba are trying their darndest to make a dent in the tablet market One of their most recent attempts is the Toshiba... Read more…

Included Wacom TruPen stylus
Toshiba's useful Tru trio of apps
Free year of Office 365
Lightweight design
Comfortable to use
Low screen resolution
No 802.11ac WiFi
Quiet speakers
802.11n Wi-Fi is slightly outdated
Geen kickstand

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

11 March 2015

Toshiba's Wacom-enabled Encore 2 Write offers decent performance and great battery life, but the rest of the 8-inch Windows tablet isn't anything to write home about...

Wacom stylus functionality
Excellent battery life
Good port selection
Excellent stylus tech
Cool writing apps
Display lacks sharpness
Mediocre build
Performance can be spotty
Otherwise boring
Easily out, specced
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User Reviews

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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…

Bought 4/20/2015 Already sending in for warranty repairs. Apparently several people are having the same problem according to Toshiba's websight forums. Should have stuck with my Dell...

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…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers wt8b264, toshiba ddr3, apple wt8a102, toshiba z3735, toshiba ddr3l, toshiba wt8b32, toshiba z3735g, toshiba wt8b102, toshiba wt8b32c, toshiba wt8b32cn, apple pdw09e00400, apple pdw09e00400e, toshiba pdw0ae00900, toshiba pdw0au00601, apple pdw09e00400ee, toshiba pdw0au00601f, apple pdw09e00400een, toshiba pdw0ae00900p, toshiba pdw0ae00900pe, toshiba pdw0ae00900pen
Barcodes 00012300428590, 00021112743036, 00022265637395, 00022265813881, 00031111708547, 00222656373950, 00809394431946, 00878587003314, 06953040787896, 06953040916609, 08906039173703, 09334427041706

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