SAN FRANCISCO—Toshiba's U.S. subsidiary Tuesday (Dec. 4) announced the availability of the Excite 10 SE tablet, featuring Nvidia Corp.'s Tegra 3 quad-core processor, a 10.1-inch touchscreen, Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and a retail price tag of $350.
The Excite 10 SE is billed by Toshiba's Digital Products Division as "an affordable option for people looking for a powerful and versatile tablet for the home."
"We designed the Excite 10 SE to be a full featured tablet that offers a pure Android, Jelly Bean experience, while maintaining an attractive price point," said Carl Pinto, vice president of marketing of for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc.'s Digital Products Division, in a statement.
In addition to the Android 4.1 OS, the Excite 10 SE features Google's Chrome web browser and new Google Now intelligent personal assistant and Voice Search apps, Toshiba said. The tablet is 0.4 inches thick and weighs 22.6 ounces, the firm said. The Excite 10 SE is encased with a textured Fusion Lattice finish.
The Excite 10 SE also features an AutoBrite HD touchscreen display. It also features stereo speakers, front- and rear-facing cameras, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0 and Micro SD and Micro USB ports, Toshiba said.
The Excite 10 SE will be available starting at $350 for the 16GB model at select retailers and direct from Toshiba at ToshibaDirect.com Thursday (Dec. 6), Toshiba said.