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Nov 21, 2013

Toshiba Announces Excite 7 Android Tablet

Toshiba today introduced the Excite 7, a seven-inch Android 4.2.2-based tablet that delivers speedy and smooth performance for games, apps, movies, books and more. This new addition to the extensive Excite tablet line provides consumers with the clean and convenient tablet experience they have grown to expect from Toshiba for merely $169.99 MSRP.

“As Toshiba continues to introduce new devices of varying sizes into the tablet market, we’re watching the manners and scenarios in which consumers are using our products evolve. However, there are benefits of the smaller-sized tablets that continue to ring true – portability, comfortable single-handed hold, efficient multitasking, convenient gaming and Web browsing,” said Carl Pinto, vice president of marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. “Our new Excite 7 serves as a solid tablet that offers all of these benefits, while also pushing the form factor to provide consumers with the ability to do more.”

Toshiba Excite 7

Toshiba Excite 7

Sleek and Compact Design, Sharp Display

The silver Excite 7 tablet weighs a mere 12.4 ounces and measures in at 7.8 inches x 4.6 inches x 0.43 inches (W x D x H), making it extremely convenient for consumers to place into a bag and weave portable computing and entertainment into their everyday on-the-go lives. Its seven-inch diagonal display supports a 1024 x 600 resolution and capacitive five-finger multi-touch, providing consumers with an enjoyable tablet experience with apps, videos and games. The Excite 7 features a 3.0 megapixel rear-facing camera and 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera, providing photography, videography and video-conferencing support.

Blazing-Fast Performance and High-Quality Sound

Equipped with a quad-core processor and 1GB of memory, the Excite 7 tablet enables high-speed performance when being used for playing games from Google Play and watching videos. Android 4.2.2, Jelly Bean enables effortless app and Web browsing and efficient multitasking, as well as streamlined gesture keyboard typing and multi-user support with personalized profiles for all members of the family. A single charge provides up to 12 hours of general usage or up to 7.5 hours of video playback.

This new addition to the extensive Excite tablet line provides consumers with the clean and convenient tablet experience they have grown to expect from Toshiba for merely $169.99 MSRP.

With tablets continuing to serve as primary entertainment machines for consumers on the move, audio quality remains critical. The Excite 7 sports stereo speakers that have been enhanced with SRS audio to provide excellent music and a more natural sound quality. The tablet also supports Bluetooth v4.0, allowing music streaming to external speakers for a more comprehensive audio experience, and comes with micro USB and microSD ports, enabling consumers to extend the tablet’s storage capacity.

Pricing and Availability

The Toshiba Excite 7 tablet is available for purchase through Amazon, Toshiba.com/us and other e-tailers for $169.99 MSRP.

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