Toshiba’s Thrive Android Honeycomb Tablet Is Up For Pre-Order, Starts At $430

Posted on 13. Jun, 2011 by in Tablets

Android 3.0 Honeycomb TabletsIn the new tablet market we’ve seen many Google Android tablets released with many great features but we haven’t seen one tablet available yet with a user-replaceable battery. Although soon a new Android tablet with a user-replaceable battery will be released soon. That tablet is the Toshiba Thrive a 10.1-inch Google Android 3.1 Honeycomb tablet.

Toshiba Thrive pre-order bannerThe Toshiba Thrive was just launched today for pre-order online in Wi-Fi only configurations. Prices for the Wi-Fi only Toshiba Thrive are $429.99 for 8GB, $479.99 for 16GB and $579.99 for 32GB. Toshiba has made the tablet available for pre-orders online through their own Toshiba website, on, and on

For the Toshiba Thrive a user-replaceable battery, the latest version of Honeycomb (Android 3.1), Wi-Fi only and great pricing are the only features being offered. Below you can learn about other attributes of this tablet.

  • 10.1-inch WXGA (1280 x 800) multi-touch widescreen display with Adaptive Display Technology (screen brightness is changed automatically according to lighting conditions)
  • NVIDIA Tegra 2, 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor
  • 5.0 MP rear camera with autofocus and 2.0MP front-facing webcam
  • Stereo speakers with Toshiba sound enhancements
  • Full-size USB 2.0, mini-USB 2.0, and HDMI 1.4 ports and full-sized SD card reader
  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity supporting Adobe Flash
  • Easy Grip non-slip interchangeable rubber backplate, available in a variety of colors (Navy Blue, Green, Light Purple, Pink and Silver)

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2 Responses to “Toshiba’s Thrive Android Honeycomb Tablet Is Up For Pre-Order, Starts At $430”

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    13. Jun, 2011

    I like many things Toshiba has done with this tablet–standard ports & slots with removable battery. Hopefully those things will become more common in tablets–we’re still a ways away from a fully WiFied world.

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  2. [...] or adding Toshiba’s first Android Honeycomb tablet in store.Previously the Thrive had be made available for pre-order on at multiple retailers in the United States with a planned release for this month, July of 2011. [...]

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