Toshiba Satellite Click 10 2-in-1: The Surface tablet for those who demand lapability

toshiba sattelite click 10-1

Toshiba is set to release a new 2 in 1 Windows tablet for Windows 10 which is designed to take on Microsoft’s Surface 3 line directly with a low price and more accessories, while providing that all important lapability offered by a solid hinge and heavier base, all at a lower and more competitive price.

The device features an 1.6 Ghz Intel Atom X5-Z8300 processor (vs Atom X7-Z8700 processor on the Surface 3), a 10.1 inch 1920 x 1200 screen (vs 10.8 inch, 1920 x 1280 on the Surface 3) with 10 point multi-touch and is expected to retail for $449 including the keyboard dock, vs $499 for the Surface 3 without the $130 keyboard.

The tablet will ship some time in August with Windows 10 pre-installed.

The Toshiba Satellite Click 10 is 0.76 inch thick, features 2GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, an 8MP rear camera, a 2MP front camera, a micro HDMI port, micro USB 2.0 port, an SDXC card reader, stereo speakers, and a headset jack, and has an accelerometer and gyroscope.

The keyboard dock also includes two full-sized USB 2.0 ports, offer 8 hour battery life, and the whole kit together weighs in at a relatively svelte 2.4 pounds.

See the listing at Amazon here and Toshiba’s gallery below.

While tablet shipments have seen consistent decreases over the last year, 2 in 1 devices are expected to soar over the next 4 years, reaching 14% of the tablet market by 2019 according to IDC.  Windows 10 with its Continuum mode which makes tablets more PC-like when docked, is expected to contribute significantly to this growth. Will our reader’s next PC be a 2:1? Let us know below.

Some links in the article may not be viewable as you are using an AdBlocker. Please add us to your whitelist to enable the website to function properly.