Toshiba Extends Encore Branded Solutions to Business & Education Portfolio

New Additions Include Business Tablet & Detachable 2-in-1 PC Featuring Microsoft’s New Windows 10 Operating System

Thursday, July 30, 2015 8:00 am EDT

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IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Toshiba’s Business Solutions Division (BSD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the Encore 10 business tablet designed for a wide range of business uses and the new Encore 10K, a versatile premium 2-in-1 detachable notebook PC ideal for the education sector. Both feature a 10.1-inch Full HD IPS detachable display1, a sleek thin-and-light design, and powered by Intel’s® Atom™ x5 quad-core processor, the devices are available with Windows 10 and Windows 10 Professional with price points starting at $299.

The Encore 10 provides enterprise grade performance to support a line of business applications as well as a companion device. The Encore 10K is a perfect detachable 2-in-1 notebook for students and educators providing a keyboard dock and up to an 11-hour battery life rating2 when docked, enabling new productivity possibilities.

“In the Encore 10 tablet, we’ve engineered the ultimate mobile companion, while still satisfying the security and management requirements critical to IT departments, further expanding Toshiba’s complete line of business tablets,” said Carl Pinto, vice president of marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Business Solutions Division. “We’ve designed the Encore 10K to be an affordable solution for school districts requiring a flexible solution with excellent battery life and the power to exceed in a classroom setting.”

Designed for Portability and Flexibility

With a 10.1-inch display, the Encore 10 and Encore 10K provide the perfect balance between mobility and performance. Built with an extremely light, yet durable magnesium alloy, the tablet weighs only 1.3 pounds3 and when combined with the keyboard dock, just 2.6 pounds. The keyboard dock features a simple hinge mechanism that allows the tablet to be detached with one hand.

The Encore 10 and Encore 10K Full HD IPS display delivers vibrant, clear detail with wide viewing angles. The touch screen of the Encore 10K is ideal for business and education use, offering 10-point multi-touch support for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Professional.

Impressive Performance in Every Mode

Powered by Intel’s® Atom™ x5 quad-core processor, the Encore 10 and Encore 10K offer the ideal combination of battery life and business-class performance. The Encore 10 delivers up to a 7-hour battery life rating and the Encore 10K has up to an 11-hour battery life rating due to the battery in the keyboard dock.

Both the Encore 10 and Encore 10K feature a 64 GB solid state drive4, enabling business users to store files, presentations and videos with a variety of storage options, and up to 4GB of on-board LPDDR3 memory5 for easily multitasking. The device also includes powerful wireless capabilities, including 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, plus Bluetooth® 4.0.

Connectivity for All Scenarios

The Encore 10K provides extensive options to connect to all the peripherals a business user might need in a “dongle free environment.” In tablet mode, a Micro HDMI® port, Micro USB port and microSD™ slot are included for connecting to additional displays and fast data transfers. With the keyboard attached, users can make the most of additional connectivity without additional adapters, including full-size RGB, HDMI®, Gigabit Ethernet and two USB 3.0 ports6. Both devices support Toshiba’s Connect and Charge accessory, enabling users to connect a USB device (even a docking station) while charging the tablet at the same time.

To make the process of connecting, syncing, sharing and collaborating easier, Toshiba equipped both the Encore 10 and Encore 10K two-in-one detachable with a Full HD webcam. Users can also make the most of voice-activated Cortana digital assistant with this tablet’s dual-array microphones.

Pricing and Availability

The Encore 10 has an MSRP of $299 for Windows 10 models or $399 for Windows 10 Professional, while the Encore 10K has an MSRP of $479. Both will be available for purchase through Corporate Direct, Reseller and DMR Partners, as well as ToshibaDirect.com in the mid-September timeframe.

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About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of three business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including industry-leading portable computers; televisions, TV/DVD Combination products, Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD products, and portable devices; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for computers; and IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information on TAIS visit us.toshiba.com.

About Toshiba

Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune Global 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future”, Toshiba promotes global operations towards securing “Growth Through Creativity and Innovation”, and is contributing to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in safe, secure and comfortable society.

Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 590 consolidated companies employing over 200,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.5 trillion yen (US$63 billion).

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2 Battery Life Rating. Measured by MobileMark® 2014 for comparison purposes only. Actual battery life may vary. See Battery Life Rating Legal Footnote at www.info.toshiba.com

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4 Solid State Drive Capacity. Drive capacity may vary. One Gigabyte (GB) means 109 = 1,000,000,000 bytes using powers of 10. See Solid State Drive Capacity Legal Footnote at www.info.toshiba.com

5 Memory. Memory size may vary. See Memory Legal Footnote at www.info.toshiba.com

6 USB 3.0. 5Gbps is the maximum theoretical interface transfer rate per the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus 3.0. Actual transfer rate will vary depending on your system configuration and other factors.

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