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Toshiba Encore 2 review: This Windows 8 tablet goes easy on your wallet

At a Glance

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    Toshiba made a number of compromises to hit this low price point, but the Encore 2 runs Windows 8.1 and Office 365 well enough for us to recommend it.

At a Glance

Toshiba made a number of compromises to hit this low price point, but the Encore 2 runs Windows 8.1 and Office 365 well enough for us to recommend it.

Price when rated: $270 (with 32GB of storage; $280 with 64GB)

Pros

  • Very inexpensive for its size
  • Solid industrial design
  • Good battery life

Cons

  • Just 1GB of RAM
  • Low-quality camera
  • Intermittent issues with touchscreen response
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