New Toshiba Excite 13.3 Android Tablet – Too Sexy or Too Big?

New Toshiba Excite 13.3 Android Tablet – Too Sexy or Too Big?

There is always something very exciting about electronic gadgets and things like tablet PCs. A lot of manufacturers and their technology companies are always trying to entice people to spend their money on their latest offerings. The irony is that by the time you are able to purchase a new tablet device, it will be obsolete in a few weeks when other manufacturers bring out something better. This latest android-based Toshiba Excite 13 appears to be the biggest tablet appliance with the widest touch screen so far at 13-inch. Some people feel that it is the best android-based device because of its size whilst others think that the device is just too big.


This Toshiba Excite 13 comes with the latest Android 4.0 operating system. You will get the standard microUSB port to connect other electronic devices and upload some data to your computer. You will also get a micro-ST card reader that can be used to increase data storage. For those who like to take pictures with their tablet PC, the Toshiba Excite 13 comes with two digital cameras. The back camera comes with a nice 5 megapixel resolution whilst the front facing camera comes with 2 megapixels. Because this is a very big tablet with 13.3 inch touchscreen, you will expect it to give you the 178° viewing angle. Like most modern tablet, it comes with internal speakers but you will also be able to connect your headphones if and when required.

A lot has been said about the size of the Toshiba excite android tablet PC. Some say that it is a distracting size because most mobile devices are comfortable when they are at a maximum of 10-inchwide. That said, not everyone wants to buy a tablet PC for mobility. Most people will likely use their tablet at home and will not mind having the big screen.

The Toshiba Excite 13 will come with the NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor. That will be the latest CPU that will likely become very popular in the future. This device only gives you 1 GB of memory. That is to be expected as most manufacturers offer the same RAM size within the $600 price range.

Battery and Connectivity

It is claimed that the battery integrated with this tablet PC from Toshiba will last up to 13 hours. That is good news for those who use their tablet computer a lot. You don’t want to have to switch off or constantly recharge your tablet because it doesn’t hold its charge. That said, 13 hours is the marketing hype and most users short expect a little less mostly when they have the Wi-Fi feature activated. It is also important to note that when you are watching a movie, you will likely use more battery power. Because this is an android-based tablet, you will be able to download applications from the android market and interact online with Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and all the social media interfaces.

Pricing and Size

The Toshiba Excite 13 is not really too big but it is unfortunately misunderstood. Not everyone investing in a handheld mobile device want to be able to carry it around. Some people already have a smart phone that they use and carry around and will require only widescreen tablets PC to complete their home appliance purchase.

There’ll be two versions of the Toshiba Excite 13 Android tablet. The first one will be the 32 GB that will cost about $650 and the second will be the 64 GB model that will cost $750.

One of the things that a lot of people will not appreciate about this device is that it is expensive when compared to the King the Apple iPad. That said, it is still the biggest android-based tablet PC out there and a lot of people will appreciate paying the extra price.