Toshiba's Floor-like DynaPad is coming to the US subsequent yr

Toshiba's Surface-like DynaPad is coming to the US next year

Toshiba has unveiled the DynaPad, a 12-inch, Suface-professional like convertible that packs an unique Wacom Lively Electrostatics TruPen stylus. Microsoft revealed the information on its Home windows weblog, the place it has been eager to advertise third-celebration Home windows 10 hardware after launching its personal Floor Guide. Toshiba says the stylus’ 2,048 ranges of strain and specifically coated 1,920 x 1,280 three:2 IPS display assist artists really feel like they’re “writing on paper with an actual pen.” Nevertheless, the DynaPad’s efficiency might disappoint artists conversant in the Floor Professional, because it’s restricted to a 1.44GHz Intel Atom CPU and 4GB of reminiscence.

In change for light-weight efficiency, you do get a really light-weight and skinny gadget, although. It weighs in at simply 569 grams (1.three kilos) or 996 grams with the keyboard (2.2 kilos), making it the lightest 12-inch 2-in-1 on the planet, based on Toshiba. It is also a mere 6.6/14.9 millimeters thick with and with out the keyboard. So, in case you’re extra concerned about portability than energy, it is coming to Japan for ¥one hundred thirty,000 ($1,080) in December, and can arrive within the US and Europe by early 2016.