Toshiba's 13.3-Inch Excite Tablet Passes Through the FCC

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    A new tablet just passed through the FCC, and you could be forgiven if you mistook it for a laptop at first glance. The Toshiba Excite 13.3 inch tablet has a display that is reminiscent of some laptops. The tablet will start selling in the U.S. in June for $650 dollars and up. Here's a spec recap on case you missed previous announcements:
    • NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad core processor
    • 1GB of RAM
    • 32GB to 64GB of storage
    • Google Android 4.0
    • 802.11b/g/n WiFi.
    • Full-sized USB ports, an HDMI port, and a full-sized SD card slot
    • Tablet measures about 0.4 inches thick, and weighs 2.2 pounds
    While Toshiba has only announced plans to sell a 32GB model (for $649.99) and 64GB model (for $749.99), FCC documents show that there could be a 16GB version as well. How many of you guys could see yourselves using a tablet this big?

    Source: Liliputing
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    Is this running honeycomb or ice cream sandwich?
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    The fourth bullet point above states "Google Android 4.0", so it looks like ICS comes preloaded.
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    i wouldn't pay more then $200 for it. my phone can do everything it can plus some.

    what's next, 32" tablets?
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    The only thing that intrigues me about this tablet is full sized SD cards and full sized USBs
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    I am all for bigger tablets.
    I think this is about the biggest they should get. Any bigger and they just aren't a convenience any more.
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    Crap you're right, I have no idea how I didn't see that.
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