The Toshiba AC100 smartbook has ultra slim netbook dimensions with a 10.1-inch display (1024 x 600 pixels). It runs Google’s Android 2.1 operating system on the 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 250 Soc, which is built around the dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore processor.
It apparently has an 8 hour battery life for both browsing and video playback, along with a 7 day standby life. What is also impressive is its ability to playback 1080p HD videos thanks to its Tegra 2 hardware.
Specification wise the Toshiba AC100 smartbook has a 32GB SSD, 512MG of DDR2 RAM, 802.11b/g/n WiFi and optional 3G, and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR. Along with a 1.3 megapixel webcam and a HDMI output.
Software wise it comes with Documents to Go which can edit MS office document, email client, Opera Mobile browser and a Toshiba media player with 1080p HD support.
Toshiba Libretto W100
Toshiba have also announced a dual screen 7-inch touchscreen notebook. Yes that’s right, it has two touchscreen displays, one which is used as a keyboard (and more), and the other as the main screen. It certainly is interesting!
- 7″ 1024 x 600 displays (dual glossy touchscreens)
- Intel Pentium U5400 (1.2GHz, dual core) processor
- 2GB DDR3 RAM
- 1.3MP webcam
- 62GB SSD
- 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, WiMAX
- Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
- MicroSD card reader, card reader slot, 1x USB 2.0, headphone jack
- Windows 7 Home Premium
- 8-cell battery (4 hours) or 4-cell battery (2 hours)
- 202 x 123 x 25.4 mm 699g (4-cell) or 819g (2-cell)
Toshiba W100 Hands-on
Peter from NetbookNews has spent some hands on time with the Toshiba W100, and the video is definitely worth a watch if you are interested in the device.
In the video you will see that the concept like, dual screen device and its keyboard are in fact very usable. There are five keyboard layouts that can be changed with a single tap. One is a large qwerty keyboard layout used for typing when on the desk, and another is a split keyboard with configurable trackpad in the middle, for use with two hands when holding the device. Checkout the video for more!