Here is yet another option in the 10 inch Honeycomb genre of tablets – the Thrive tablet PC from Toshiba. What is also endearing with the Thrive right now is that the tablet is right now in the pre-order phase with the actual market debut slated to take place on July 10.
Price wise, the Thrive tablet with 8 GB of on-board storage will retail for $429.99 while the next higher model with twice the memory capacity will cost 50 grands more at $479.99. There after, the top of the line Thrive with all the bells and whistle and 32 GB of storage will come for $579.99.
As for the tablet itself, the Thrive sports a 10.1 inch capacitive touchscreen display having a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. Powering the tablet is a 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core processor, as has turned out to be the norm for all tablets running Android 3.1 Honeycomb.
Those interested can place their orders at Amazon, Newegg, Office Depot, and Toshiba Direct.
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