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Toshiba reveals AT300 tablet

The Ice Cream Sandwich follow-up to the AT200

Toshiba has announced the AT300, its first Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet.

The AT300 is the follow-up to the AT200 and is a similar device. Toshiba said it will be available by the end second quarter but hasn't specified any pricing as yet. It will initially be available as Wi-Fi only with a 3G version scheduled for release in the third quarter.

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"The AT300 is an ideal blend of high performance and modern design." said Toshiba. "a beautifully thin and light tablet that doesn’t compromise on power, connectivity or style."

Toshiba AT300

The AT300 is thin and light but unfortunately thicker and heavier than its predecessor. It measures in at 8.9mm and 590g compared to the AT200's 7.7mm and 502g.

Specifications include a 10.1-inch LED screen with a resolution of 1280 x 800 and an Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor. This is accompanied by 1GB of RAM and a choice of 16GB or 32GB internal storage priced at £329 and £379, respectively.

Cameras have not received an upgrade since the AT300 so come in at 5Mp at the rear and 2Mp at the front. Toshiba touts battery life of up to 10 hours of video playback and 12 hours for a more varied usage model.

Connectivity includes an SD card slot, micro USB, combined audio out and microphone in port and micro HDMI output.

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