The Toshiba Thrive is an Android powered tablet, debuting as the first Toshiba’s tablet in the U.S. markets, and it is having all the notable high-end specifications.
Toshiba Thrive comes pre-installed with the world’s first tablet optimized operating system Android 3.1 Honeycomb OS (a major update to Android 3.0), powered by Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core 1GHz processor boosted by 1GB RAM, sporting a 10.1-inch touchscreen display with the resolution of 1280 x 800 pixel, pre-installed Swype keyboard UI, equipped with a LED flash equipped 5 megapixel camera that can record the video in HD, and an additional front-facing 2 megapixel camera, 8GB/ 16GB/ 32GB variants, micro-SD card slot for memory expansion, full sized USB 2.0 and HDMI ports, 802.11 Wi-Fi b/g/n connectivity, Bluetooth, support for Adobe’s Flash Player 10.2, Android Market, and the whole host of Google & Toshiba services. It also has a lock button for portrait or landscape mode.
Toshiba Thrive tablet also comes with Toshiba-branded file manager, a Resolution Plus software for cleaning and upscaling video content, as well as some third party apps pre-installed including QuickOffice and LogMeIn, a removable battery that gives up to seven hours of continuous HD video playback, and it can recharge up to 90 percent in an hour and a half, weighing at the size of 1.6 pounds, Sensors (Gyroscope, Accelerometer, e-Compass, GPS and Ambient Light) and much more.
Full Technical Specifications Of Toshiba Thrive
|Size||177 × 273× 15.8 mm|
|Weight||1.6 pounds or 725 grams|
|Form Factor||Candybar Touch Tablet|
|Type||LCD Adaptive Touch Screen|
|Colors & Resolution||16M Colors & 1280 x 800 Pixels|
|Input/ User Interface||Multi Touch |
Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
Proximity Sensor for Auto turn or off
|Operating System||Android 3.1 Honeycomb OS|
|CPU||1GHz Nvidia Tegra 2 Processor |
|Internal Memory||8GB/ 16GB/ 32GB|
|Expandable Memory||microSD card slot for expansion up to 32GB|
|Browser & Messaging||HTML, Flash, |
MMS, SMS, IM, Email, RSS
|Rear-Facing||– 5 Megapixels |
– 2560×1920 pixels
|Front-Facing||– 2 Megapixels |
– 1600×1200 pixels
|Bluetooth & USB||v2.1 with EDR Stereo & v2.0 Micro USB|
|Headset||3.5mm stereo headset jack|
|WLAN||IEEE 802.11 b/g/n|
|Video & Audio|
|Video Formats||H.264, H.263, MPEG-4|
|Audio Formats||MP3, WMA, AAC|
|Type||Li-Ion Standard Battery|
|Video Playback Time||Up to 7 Hours|
|Other Features||QuickOffice, LogMeIn Apps |
Toshiba-branded file manager, Resolution Plus Software
Android Market, G-mail,Google Maps with Street View, G-Talk, Google Search by voice
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Picasa
Adobe Flash Player 10.2 Compatibility
Price & Availability
The Toshiba Thrive tablet will be arriving in July with the reasonable price tags. The 8GB variant will cost you $429, and the 16GB variant, 32GB variants will cost $479, and $579 respectively.
Starting July 13th, Best Buy and other major electronics retailers will be accepting the pre-orders for Toshiba Thrive tablet .