It is quite visible how the PC and laptop market shares dipped in the last few years, with the reason being the popularity of phablets and tablets in the market. Companies now try to bait customers by introducing hybrid devices that work as both a tablet and a laptop, due to the removable keyboards.
Asus, Microsoft, Lenovo are a few names of the companies that have their two-in-one devices doing pretty well in the market. Now, PC and laptop maker Toshiba has launched its new hybrid device, dubbed Satellite Click 10 to tap on the market.
The Toshiba Satellite Click 10, as its name suggests, is a 10.1-inch device that runs Windows 10 out of the box. It is based on the design of previous gen Satellite series devices, however packs in features and specifications that fit the price range in which it has been introduced, and to compete its rivals.
Broadly speaking, the Click 10 comes with a 10-1 inch touchscreen with a resolution of 1900x1200 pixels. It can either be used as a tablet or be docked with a keyboard with a single connector given on the tab. The tablet is powered by a 64-bit Intel Atom X5 processor, paired with 2GB of RAM and either 32GB or 64GB of storage. It sports an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. In terms of connectivity, the tablet does not support SIM calling, but has a microSD slot, Mini-HDMI and headphone jack, while the keyboard has two slots for USB.
The device comes with some handy features that will enhance the user experience on Windows, for instance the Click 10 has multi-directional microphones to for voice recognition and enhanced audio, and features a dedicated Cortana button to launch it. Additionally, the Click 10 will be pre-loaded with the full Office suite of apps.
The Toshiba Satellite Click 10 has been priced for $349, and has been launched ahead of the Microsoft Surface 4 tablet that is likely to be priced higher. At this price, the device will not only give competition to the upcoming as well as current gen Surface tablets, but will take on brands like Apple, and Samsung as well, which have their own tablets in the market, but at a higher price point.