Toshiba Thrive up for Pre-order Priced at US$430
MINATO, Japan – Toshiba has lived to its promise and put up its latest tablet Toshiba Thrive up for pre-order at US$430 for the 8GB base model.
The Thrive tablet is also available in a 16GB and 32GB variant, costing $480 and $580 respectively. A competitive pricing, especially in a field where Apple is dominating with the iPad 2.
Android tablets make a mark in the industry with their usability as well as the price points they are offered at, which leaves a mark on prospective consumers. The tablet sports a 10″ high-resolution LED display, a 1GHz dual-core Tegra 2 processor, a 2-megapixel camera in the front and a 5-megapixel camera at the rear, an HDMI output, USB 2.0 and support for memory expansion via the SD card slots, and it is powered by Android 3.1 Honeycomb.
The tablet is available for pre-order from Toshiba, Amazon, Best Buy and Office Direct, shipments are expected to in mid-July.