Tablets are not the first bit of kit you'd pick up when it comes to taking pictures, but at least the Toshiba AT200's small and lightweight design means it's not the most cumbersome when snapping photos.

Toshiba has stuck a 5MP camera on the back of the AT200 along with a single LED flash to help in low light situations.

Toshiba AT200 review

The AT200 takes decent snaps and while they may not be the most vivid or colourful, it more than pulls its weight when it comes to occasional snapping.

Toshiba AT200 review

There's also a 2MP front facing camera for video calling and those vital vanity checks - which easily outstrips the iPad's terrible VGA option.

The camera app on the AT200 is the standard Honeycomb affair, with a simple and easy to use layout. Auto focus is present, but there is no tap to focus.

Toshiba AT200 review

You're able to toggle the flash, white balance, colour effects and scenes easily from shortcuts on the right and there's a further settings menu which offers options such as exposure and picture size and quality.

Toshiba AT200 review

The Toshiba AT200 also packs a 7x digital zoom, which is easy to use with the large plus and minus icons in the top right corner. As expected, picture quality is drastically reduced when zoomed in, with images appearing very pixelated.

Toshiba AT200 review

We found that shutter speed was very slow at times, with the auto focus slowing down the picture taking process. Sometimes there would be a one to two second delay between pressing the shutter and the picture being taken.

Toshiba AT200 review

Outside: The AT200 is able to produce decent images in good light, although colours could be brighter

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Toshiba AT200 review

Macro: Close up images are well defined, if not a little washed out

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Toshiba AT200 review

Inside: the AT200 copes reasonably well in the dim lighting of the London Underground

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Toshiba AT200 review

Sepia: One of the few effects available in the AT200's camera app

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Toshiba AT200 review

Negative: the London Underground map looks funky when using the negative effect

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Toshiba AT200 review

Aqua: feeling blue? Then this is the camera effect for you

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Toshiba AT200 review

3x zoom: picture quality drops when less than half the zoom is used

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Toshiba AT200 review

7x zoom: when fully zoomed in the image quality suffers greatly and photos appear very pixelated

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Toshiba AT200 review

Flash: picture quality when using the flash in low light situations is disappointing

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