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The Toshiba Thrive (1,280 x 800 resolution) is available with three internal storage capacities in Wi-Fi only configurations: 8GB, 16GB and 32GB. They'll all come with a dual core 1GHz Nvidia Tegra 2 processor, 2MP and 5MP front and rear cameras, Bluetooth 3.0+ connectivity, an SD memory card reader, HDMI and USB 2.0 support. A rather unique feature Toshiba is touting is the ability to swap batteries, unlike most other tablets. The back cover will also be removable and replaceable with other covers that Toshiba will sell in a variety of colors.
Full sized HDMI.
Well-established support community and accessory selection.
Standard sized ports.
Brilliant looking display.
Not tied to a mobile carrier.
SD card slot makes expanding the Thrive's memory easy.
Bigger, thicker, heavier, and slower than newer tablets.
Only a 5MP main camera.
Buggy platform experience.
Choppy kinetic scrolling with web browsing.
No support for 3G or 4G connectivity.
By The Gadgeteer on January 16, 2012
We had a good Christmas season at our house this year, electronics wise! A combination of events from price drops and clearances to unexpected cash meant that my wife and I both ended up with a tablet. She got a white 16Mb iPad2, and I got a 32mb...
By Tom's Hardware UK on November 01, 2011
Another day, another new tablet from an aspiring mobile contender. Toshiba packs many features into its Thrive, which is why we consider it the Swiss Army Knife of tablets. But how does it stack up to the competition? We run it through expert...
By GadgetNutz on September 19, 2011
Posted in Mobile Device Reviews, PDA Reviews, ReviewsThe tug of war for devising the supreme tablets infused with the best in technologies has been seen to be getting tougher and tougher. After witnessing an array of feature-loaded tablets from...
By CellPhoneQuick on August 31, 2011
The Toshiba Thrive isn’t an inner geek tablet; it’s an outer geek tablet. It’s for those of you who want a tablet that was designed with a computer philosophy and looks the part. It’s thick, it’s rugged and it has the ports...
By HardwareGeeks on August 15, 2011
Tools: When I first saw the Toshiba Thrive tablet at CES in Las Vegas back in January 2011, I could tell it would be a hit. It offered features that no other tablet offered. Features like a full size USB Port, HDMI port, and a SD slot, also the...
By Android Central on August 04, 2011
Oh, Toshiba Thrive, where do you fit in this sea of tablets? Having succeeded where the Folio 100 fell short, there are still the doubters and the skeptics, brushing off your bulk as the ultimate design faux pas.Fortunately, there's more to the...
By Phone Arena on August 02, 2011
Call it a standard we come to expect nowadays, but when a tablet is priced around the $400 mark, there are certain requirements that they need to achieve. Sadly, we can’t say that the Toshiba Thrive is “the first tablet to get it...
By Computer Shopper on August 01, 2011
Toshiba trades size and weight for extra functionality in this Honeycomb-based tablet. If you value full-size ports and a removable battery, this Android model has potential....
By HotHardware on July 27, 2011
Performance Analysis: From a pure performance standpoint, Toshiba's new Thrive tablet handles just about anything you could currently expect to run on a tablet. It's generally as fast as any other Tegra 2-powered Honeycomb tablet out there...
By liliputing.com on July 25, 2011
At a time when almost every Android tablet looks the same, Toshiba has found an unusual way to distinguish the Thrive: by making it act a bit more like an old-school Windows tablet.Windows tablets have been around for about 10 years without making a...
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