Added by on February 21, 2015

We take a look at Toshiba’s latest 8-inch tablet, the Encore 2 Write featuring Windows 8.1 (32-bit) with Bing and a killer Wacom pen using their new Active E…

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  • MrEzra710 2 years ago

    Nice first look, but could you please use OneNote when doing the full
    review? I really have no interest in a closed note taking solution when
    Microsoft already has one that syncs across all my devices and desktop. And
    write more than one sentence, that’s hardly long enough to get an idea on
    how it responds in actual note taking. Most people who would get *this*
    tablet are probably interested in note taking / drawing since there are
    already cheaper Windows tablets that are simpler consumption devices. I
    would think students, artists and business people are the target market for
    this tablet. I hope the review looks at it from that perspective instead of
    a general consumer, Netflix watcher.

  • TheMegamsp 2 years ago

    Isn’t the Asus VivoTab 8 a better deal for the the money? 

  • SergiioMan 2 years ago

    +Windows Central This Windows 8.1 Tablets will be updated to Windows
    10??… I tried to install the Technical Preview on mine but it failed due
    “the system I’m using is compressed”… Do you know about this problem and
    how to solve it?

  • DWIGHT MONEY 2 years ago

    Wow. Its pretty much the same one I had last year just with a pen. I had to
    upgrade tho to a tablet that wasn’t atom due to my classwork online need
    more processing performance and power.

  • thewebmogul 2 years ago

    Will wait when win 10 gets finalize

  • Eliézer José Lonczynski 2 years ago

    Great tablet, 8″ display is perfect.

  • mcrazza 2 years ago

    I know this is an unboxing and hands-on but you’ve pretty much sold me on
    the Encore 2 Write. Now I just have to wait for the device to be released
    in Australia.

  • celicamaro 2 years ago

    Y’all wasted 98% of the video on stuff nobody cares about or already know.
    Please focus more on the pen, how does the tip feel? Does it lagg or live
    up to the 2048 levels of pressures? Try it on different ark programs, etc
    etc? Without the pen, these atom based windows tablets are no different
    than any other atom based windows tablets that came with 32 bit windows and
    restricted to 2gig of ram. One doesn’t need this device in order to take
    notes, you can do that with any tablets with a chunky pen and cheap free
    ap.

  • The.Just.Nine ʕ•͡ω•ʔ 2 years ago

    you guys should get a new, and better camera. I think the video looks
    unsharp… idk, my opinion anyways…

  • Bruno Turner Oggioni 2 years ago

    Wow, looks really nice.

  • Chirag Atrey 2 years ago

    Hi Windows Central,
    I did some looking around on the internet and couldn’t find a UK price for
    it. Is it not released in the UK yet?

  • michael99uk 2 years ago

    That screen should be 3:2 aspect ratio its just better like the Surface.

  • Paul Kasper 2 years ago

    Great video. Thanks! Can you let me know if you can import PDFs into
    TruNote for PDF annotation? I haven’t been able to find the answer to this
    anywhere.

  • Om Big 2 years ago

    Hope OEM adapt SP3’s 3:2 Aspect Ratio, or 4:3 ratio.
    16:9 is just not good in portrait mode, especially OEM usually design them
    with smaller bezel in width, make it not comfortable to hold in portrait
    mode.

  • mohamed shifan 2 years ago

    Looks nice. Too bad we don’t get these devices in my country.

  • Vali Dumitru 2 years ago

    Win tablets are not a new thing, spend more time demoing the pen!!

  • Ali omari 2 years ago

    no desktop :o

  • 1521cjgm 2 years ago

    Is office already installed or can i install it on another computer?

  • Matt Pedelty 2 years ago

    Does the pen have a good amount of friction with the screen? As a hobby
    artist, it’s an important tactile feedback for me when drawing.

  • justin winton 2 years ago

    This looks nice!

  • Nani Al Shishini 2 years ago

    Toshiba Encore 2 Write (2015) unboxing and hands on:
    http://youtu.be/eiXG4bI8iZA

  • Anthony Figueroa 2 years ago

    Check out this video on YouTube: