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Toshiba Thrive 10"

Specifications

Toshiba Thrive 10"Notebook: Toshiba Thrive 10" (Thrive Series)
Processor: NVIDIA Tegra 2 (250)
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce ULP (Tegra 2)
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 0.8kg
Price: 500 euro
Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 9 reviews)

Reviews for the Toshiba Thrive 10"

The Best Tablet for You
Source: PC World English
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/29/2011
Toshiba Thrive Android tablet review: full-sized ports make a difference
Source: Liliputing English
The Thrive isn’t going to be the best Android tablet choice for everyone. But for geeks, there aren’t many better options on the market right now.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/25/2011
Toshiba Thrive Review
Source: Slashgear English
Either way, the Thrive is a unique option when it comes to your tablet purchase and will have a warm place for some of you out there. It reminds us of what’s nice about the Android platform, and that’s options. You can have the sexy runway Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 starved of ports or the homely Toshiba Thrive ready to support more of your needs.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/23/2011
60% Toshiba Thrive Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Toshiba Thrive is one of the most attractive tablets we've tested, and it offers the most flexibility with its myriad of full-size ports and removable battery--just keep in mind that this also adds to its size and weight. Regardless, the tablet's 6 and a half hours of battery life pale in comparison to the 8+ hours of endurance provided by lighter competitors such as the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and ASUS Eee Pad Transformer. Until Toshiba fixes the serious sleep/wake problem, we recommend holding off your purchase of the Thrive. However, after that issue is fixed, we recommend the Thrive for anyone looking for a stylish Android tablet with plenty of extras and a reasonable starting price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/20/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% Heavy Duty: Toshiba Thrive Tablet Reviewed
Source: Wired Magazine English
The Thrive is packing a 1GHz Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core processor and 1GB of RAM, which is on par with other tablets and provides enough juice for most games and videos. But the evidence suggests the software and hardware we’ve seen so far on Android tablets are still not fully developed enough to drive a pure home media convergence device in a way that’s as satisfying as what Apple, still the team to beat, has achieved. The Android desktop has come a long way, but scrolling in the browser and in apps, animations in games, and video playback just aren’t as elegant on Honeycomb as they are on iOS.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/19/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Toshiba Thrive (Wi-Fi)
Source: PC Mag English
It's hard to figure out where the Toshiba Thrive ranks amongst its Honeycomb peers. On the upside, you get HDMI and an SD card slot, along with a functional USB port, which makes the tablet more useful for business. The removable battery is a standout feature too. But when you consider the tablet's too-thick bulid and its beatable price, the pros and cons more or less cancel each other out. Depending on what you want most—a tablet for business, or a thin device primarily for entertainment—the Thrive is either your top pick or a tablet to be avoided.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/15/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Toshiba Thrive..
Source: PC World English
If your life is solely in the cloud, and if you can't envision yourself porting over files on a USB drive, playing a video from your tablet on your TV via HDMI, viewing photos on the tablet that you just took on your digital camera, or using USB devices with your tablet, then the Thrive isn't necessarily for you. But somehow, I think even the most connected people will have occasion to use a tablet in one of those ways. And that's where the Thrive's appeal clearly lies.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/13/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
Toshiba Tablets Hands-On
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Last but not least, the battery is user removable, allowing you to replace it when it starts losing capacity as it ages or even carry a spare to extend the tablet's life away from a socket. We couldn't get Toshiba to give us even a rough indication of pricing, but this will be officially announced in Q2.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/16/2011
Toshiba Tablet Android 3.0 review: First Look
Source: It Pro English
According to Simons, the Tablet uses Resolution Plus technology derived from the company's range of TVs to upscale standard definition videos so they look better when viewed on high definition screens connected to its standard HDMI port. The Ambient Screen Control technology uses the webcam to detect how bright your surroundings are and adjusts the screen's brightness automatically, although we're surprised Toshiba isn't using an ambient light sensor as Apple does in the iPad.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/15/2011

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce ULP (Tegra 2): In Tegra 3 SoC integrated ultra low power GPU. Depending on the model clocked at 300 to 400 MHz.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


2 (250): SoC (System on a Chip) with a integrated Corex A9 Dual-Core, GeForce ULP and other dedicated subprocessors (Audio, Video).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


10.1": The netbook/subnotebook has a quite small display format. Nonetheless, it is a common format for netbooks. The advantage is, that the subnotebook/netbook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display has the advantage, that it needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes. It is difficult to use high resolutions. » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.8 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist hardly any models in this extreme class of weight. 7-9 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Toshiba: Toshiba Corporation is a multinational conglomerate manufacturing company, headquartered in Japan. The company's main business is in Infrastructure, Consumer Products, and Electronic devices and components. Toshiba-made Semiconductors are among the Worldwide Top 20 Semiconductor Sales Leaders. Toshiba is one of the biggest international notebook-manufacturer. There exist many reviews for Toshiba models.

Toshiba reviews


70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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» Motorola Xoom 3G
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» Toshiba AC100-10W
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» Toshiba AC100-10V
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» Toshiba AC100-10U
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-03- 1 (Update: 2012-07-18)