Toshiba Thrive 7-inch review: Too little, too late?

The original Thrive offers a lot for its cost, but can a smaller version retain its larger, more capable brother's value?

Even if your hands aren't monstrously huge like mine, your fingers will likely still block the camera during picture time. Josh Miller/CNET

The original Toshiba Thrive 10-inch tablet impressed us with its support for full-size ports and the fact that we could remove its battery and swap in a new one. Features that are still unmatched in mainstream tablets.

The 7-inch version is here now, but with its smaller form factor can it possibly offer the same experience? Probably not, but you should check out the full review anyway.

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