The market of Android tablets is strikingly rising day by day and it is beset with tablets of various form factors ranging from 7 inches to 7.7 inches to 8.9 inches to 10.1 inches. It is clearly seen that the competition is very tough, and thereby the manufacturers obviously have to attempt something new and amazing every time to safe their place in the market. Toshiba had taken this thing in the consideration and chose a different sort of progression with the latest device in its high-end Regza series, Toshiba Regza AT 830. If you are not satisfied with the current 10-or-so-inch tablets and want some big buzz, then this latest flagship from Toshiba could be your choice as it is the biggest 13.3-inch beast so far. Toshiba Regza AT 830 has been released recently in Japanese market by Toshiba along with three other Regza series tablets.
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First of all, let’s talk about the display of the Regza AT 830, which is said to be the biggest one among all tablets available in the market today. The tablet sports a huge 13.3-inch LCD Capacitive multi-touch display with a quite high resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels, which is good enough to make everything look smoother on the screen. The display could even be better if Toshiba utilized the AMOLED technology in its latest tablet, but there is no matter of disappointment as the display is still good enough.
Besides being a bigger device, another best thing is that it is a most powerful device packed with most popular high-end quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor clocked at 1.4GHz. The device is packed with 1GB of RAM, making it a distinctive complementary hardware for a powerful processor. It is also said that the device is equipped with a powerful graphics processor. Toshiba Regza AT 830 is running on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system, and thereby you have an ability to access Google Play Store to download a range of Android apps, widgets and tools.
As far as camera feature is considered, the device is packed with an average 5-megapixel camera that seems very low while considering the reputation of its screen size as well as its CPU. There is also a 2-megapixel front-facing camera that can be utilized for various functions such as web cam, video chat, video conferences and much more. Connectivity wise, Regza AT 830 is featured with Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP, micro HDMI port and USB Port 2.0. Internet connectivity is enabled by means of 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi or 3G network. Other features include headset jack, App RZ TV built-in TV tuner to watch TV and support for the Japanese One-Seg TV standard.
One more remarkable thing about this tablet is that it comes equipped with 4GB of internal memory, as well as, there is also microSD slot for memory expansion. When it comes to form factor, the device looks quite sturdy, weighing about 1kg and measuring only 9.9 mm thicker. The device is supported with various sensors like electronic compass, GPS, gyro sensor, Ambient light sensor and accelerometer. The tablet packs a higher efficient battery capable of delivering enough battery life; 13 hours of continuous playback ability and 5 of hours TV viewing.
Currently, Toshiba Regza AT 830 is available in Japanese market with a price tag of 79,800 yen (about US$1000). There is no word on the availability of this tablet outside the Japanese market, but it is said that India will be the next market for the sale of this device.
Features and Specifications of Toshiba Regza AT830 Tablet:
- Operating System: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS
- Processor: 1.4GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 Processor
- Display: 13.3-inch LCD Capacitive Multi-touch Screen
- Display Resolution: 1600 x 900 pixels
- Rear Camera: 5.0-MP camera with digital zoom, 2592×1944 pixels resolution
- Front Camera: 2.0-MP camera with 1600×1200 pixels resolution
- Sensors: Electronic compass, GPS, Gyro sensor, Ambient light sensor and Accelerometer
- Dimensions: 211.3 x 344 x 9.9 mm
- Weight: 1 kg
- Audio Player: Multi Format audio Player with 3.5mm Audio Jack
- Video Player: Multi format video player
- Video Playback Time: Up to 13 hours
- TV Viewing Time: Up to 5 hours
- Internal Memory: 4 GB Storage, 1 GB RAM
- External Memory: microSD card slot
- Connectivity: Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Micro USB 2.0, Micro HDMI Port, 3G, A-GPS
- Social Networking Services: Yes
- Available Color: Black/Silver