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Toshiba AT100 review

Fast Android 3.1 tablet has full-size USB and HDMI ports and Tegra 2, but also extra bulk

Our Verdict

Product features

  • Screen Resolution : 1280 x 800
  • Processor Core : Dual-core (2 Core)

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For

  • It's not the Folio 100
  • Fast processor
  • Removable back cover
  • Full-size USB and HDMI
  • Good movie playback
  • Great battery life

Against

  • Weak screen
  • Bulky and heavy
  • Screen cracked
  • Average design

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Watching media on the Toshiba AT100 is not as enjoyable as it is on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 or the Apple iPad 2.

Its extra bulk, fuzzy and shiny screen means it ranks at the bottom of the Android tablet list for media consumption.

HD playback wasn't that great, either. We watched the movie Priest using the built-in media player app, but the movie paused a few times.

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The Toshiba AT100 supports most common media formats for music and movies including MPEG-4, H.263, H.264, MP3, AAC, and WMA.

Toshiba includes SRS audio enhancement, but we found the audio playback to be just average. Sound seemed to emanate from the back of the tablet, which doesn't make any sense at all considering that the speakers are on the side of the tablet, below its screen.

For books, the Toshiba AT100 is OK. Screen glare is a major issue, but if you're in a bedroom or on the sofa reading with a lamp nearby (not blaring down on you), the screen works fine. Games ran smoothly – we tested Need for Speed: Shift, and the tilt features worked smoothly for controlling the car.



Tech Specs

Product TypeTablet
Green CompliantYes
Flash Memory Capacity16 GB
Processor ManufacturerNVIDIA
Graphics Controller ManufacturerNVIDIA
Graphics Controller ModelULP GeForce
BluetoothYes
Wireless LANYes
Optical Drive TypeNo
Graphics Memory AccessibilityShared
Maximum Battery Run Time7 Hour
HDMIYes
Backlight TechnologyLED
Product FamilyAT100
Front Camera/WebcamYes
Operating System PlatformAndroid
Processor Model250
ColourRubber Black Metallic
Operating SystemAndroid 3.1 Honeycomb
Brand NameToshiba
Form FactorSlate
Processor Speed1 GHz
Processor TypeTegra 2
Screen Size25.7 cm (10.1")
Screen Resolution1280 x 800
Standard Memory1 GB
Weight (Approximate)765 g
Cache1 MB
Processor CoreDual-core (2 Core)
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityWEEE
Memory Card ReaderYes
Display Screen TypeActive Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Display Screen TechnologyTruBrite
Wireless LAN StandardIEEE 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth StandardBluetooth 2.1
Memory StandardDDR2-667/PC2-5300
Height15.8 mm
Width273 mm
Depth177 mm
Screen ModeWXGA
Memory TechnologyDDR2 SDRAM
Product SeriesAT100
ManufacturerToshiba
Product ModelAT100-100
Product NameAT100-100 Tablet Computer
Aspect Ratio16:10
Manufacturer Part NumberPDA01E-00101CEN
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.toshiba.co.uk
Marketing Information

THE PERFECT SUM OF ALL ITS PARTS

The Toshiba AT100 provides a unique multimedia experience. Toshiba's Resolution+ make photos and movies sharper by converting to near HD quality. A 25.7cm (10.1'') HD touchscreen and NVIDIA Tegra 2 processing provides seamless multitasking and stunning graphics. Extensive connectivity gives you direct access to a full-sized HDMI, two USB ports and a SD card reader. With up to 7 hours of power you can keep going all day. Watch HD movies. Play games. Surf the web. The Toshiba AT100 is yours, make it your own.

Maximum Memory1 GB
Package Contents
  • AT100-100 Tablet Computer
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Limited Warranty2 Year