Toshiba Slates In Multiple Form Factors & OS Launching This Year

Yet another day when a company has unleashed its plans to launch a slate PC. Following upon an impressive 50% jump in US sales in the first quarter, Japanese tech major Toshiba has announced its plans to launch slate PCs in the market later in the year.

Interestingly, the company is learnt to be banking on multiple OS and form factors for its success. Users may expect Windows based tablet PCs with dual screen as well as a single 10″ display screen. Also, Android based tablet PCs are expected to be launched.

Like other executives in the past, Jeff Barney, the GM for digital products at Toshiba America too thinks the market for such a device is expansive and shall not be cannibalistic. Quite expectedly, Toshiba thinks the device will be a hit among media consuming users.

[via Reuters]