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Toshiba Thrive – The Android Tablets just keep getting better

The latest in the ever improving line of Android based tablets is the Toshiba Thrive. A 10.1 inch, NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core powered tablet that is a very attractive option for anyone looking to pick up a tablet right now. The Thrive may not be as slim and sexy as the Samsung Galaxy Tab or as flexible as the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer but the base model is cheaper than an iPad 2 and offers a variety of ports missing on many other tablet competitors.

Toshiba Thrive Specs

  • 10.1″ display (1280×800)
  • NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor
  • 2.0MP front-facing webcam
  • 5.0 MP rear camera with autofocus
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • Stereo speakers
  • 8 GB internal memory
  • USB, mini-USB, and HDMI ports
  • SD card reader
  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi  connectivity
  • Gyroscope, Accelerometer, e-Compass, GPS and Ambient Light
  • Screen rotation lock switch
  • User-replaceable  prismatic lithium battery
  • Interchangeable rubber backplate, available in a variety of colors
Pricing and Availablility

The Toshiba Thrive is running a almost stock version of Honeycomb and is available now starting at $429 for the 8GB version, $479 for the 16GB version and $579 for 32GB tablet. It’s a littler fatter than rival tablets but all that space is needed to keep the long list of internals and ports inside.

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Kelroy is an internet junkie, technology advocate, avid gamer and Jamaican Blogger who envisioned Geezam.com as a Caribbean based technology blog offering a more global view of technology topics. Follow his tech related ramblings and stay in touch via Twitter @Geezam