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Toshiba Encore 2 (8-inch)
Toshiba Encore 2 (8-inch)
Toshiba Encore 2 (8-inch)
Toshiba Encore 2 (8-inch)

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The Toshiba Encore 2 (8-inch) currently has an Informr score of 6 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 2 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
1.83 GHz
Screen Size
5+ MP

What the Critics Are Saying...


Although the specifications of the Z3735G processor don't appear to have changed much over the previous, early 2014 iteration the Toshiba Encore 2 WT8 shows us a product based on that SoC that is not as capable as Windows 8 tablets based on the earlier generation. We found differences in Turbo Boost...

- Steve Chippy Paine, Notebookcheck
Digital Trends

If you’re looking for a compact Windows 8 tablet at the lowest price possible, Toshiba’s Encore 2 8 isn’t a bad choice, particularly if its asking price dips even more, as other Windows 8 tablets have in the past.At $180, it’s not exactly expensive for a Windows tablet, but t...

- Matt Safford, Digital Trends

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Screen Size

The Toshiba Encore 2 (8-inch)'s screen size is 8 inches with x pixels resolution.

1.83 GHz

There is a Intel Atom Z3735F Quad core 1.83 GHz processor (CPU).


The tablet runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

5+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 5+ MP camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 1+ megapixels resolution.
32/64 GB

Internal memory is 32/64 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The tablet is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 15 WHr battery. Toshiba's performance ratings are 11 days standby time, 11 hours Wi-Fi surfing.

Encore 2 (8-inch) Specs

Release Date July 3, 2014
Regions Available USA, United Kingdom
Operating System No

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Processor Intel Atom Z3735F Quad core 1.83 GHz
Internal Storage 32/64 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual
Mobile / Cellular Data
No (Option available)
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB)
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
5+ Megapixels
Additional Main Camera Info
Auto focus
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 24 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
1+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density 189 pixels
Size 8 inches
Sensors Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 15 WHr
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Video Playback Time Up to 8 hours
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 11 hours
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Standby Time Up to 11 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors Gold
Dimensions [H x W x D] 21.1 x 13.2 x 0.9 cm (8.3 x 5.2 x 0.4 in)
Weight 385 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech No
Screen Reader No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
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