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Toshiba launches Excite tablet line with three models, pen support

updated 10:17 pm EDT, Mon June 3, 2013

Tegra 3 and 4 based systems available this summer

Taking another crack at the tablet market, Toshiba has released three new devices in the same 10-inch casing. The Android 4.2 "Jelly Bean" line includes the entry level Excite Pure, the Excite Pro, and the pen-based Excite Write have all been announced at Taiwan's Computex.

The Excite Pure is a Tegra 3-based system with a 1280x800 screen. The device has 16GB of storage, with a MicroSD slot for expansion. The Excite Pure will be available later this in June for $300

The Excite Pro and Excite Write use the newer Tegra 4 SoC, with 32GB of storage, a 8MP rear camera, and a 2560x1600 Gorilla Glass 2 screen. Pen support is included in the Excite Writeby way of a Wacom digitizer, with support for 1,024 levels of pressure sensitivity. The Excite Pro retails for $500, and the Excite Write sells for $600. Both the Excite Pro and Excite Write will be available in July.

by MacNN Staff



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