Despite the tablet market is going through a difficult period, with a decline in sales and therefore production, some companies do not give up rather try to differentiate themselves from competitors, “taking an emergency exit.” In recent times, in fact, the category has changed very accepting devices are significantly larger and less portable, including the Galaxy View, Acer and Lenovo Yoga Home Z3-700 900, but the idea of Toshiba is different: the Japanese company He has launched a new portable TV but also acts as a tablet, REGZA 10WP1. It will be available in stores (Asian) as of November 27 with a starting price of 45,000 yen, about 350 €.
Toshiba REGZA TV 10WP1 can be used in the kitchen or in the bathroom thanks to its chassis waterproof (IPX5 certified) and the touch display can also be used with wet hands. It ‘has a screen 10.1-inch HD (1366 x 768 pixels) IPS and, unlike all the tablets in circulation, also integrates a TV tuner with an antenna on the back that will be needed to maintain a stable signal. The rest is a powerful sound system, two 2W stereo speakers and 40 mm in diameter on the sides, which can also be used as a Bluetooth speaker for music sent from your smartphone wirelessly (in this case, you can turn off the display ). In short, we might consider a hybrid though not in the usual sense.
The equipment is completed by a LAN Ethernet port, DLNA, USB port, SD card slot and a battery for 4 hours of battery life. Toshiba REGZA 10WP1 measuring 262 × 78 × 186 mm and weighs 1.2Kg (yes it is very heavy for a 10-inch), but the package will be including the power supply and a waterproof remote control