The Toshiba Thrive 7-inch is a decent tablet, but there are simply better options out there for the price.
The discount device runs Android 4.4 KitKat and has plenty of expandable storage.
The Toshiba Thrive is a bulky but aggressively priced Honeycomb tablet that earns its girth with full port support and a removable battery.
Unveiled at the Microsoft keynote at Computex 2014, the 7-inch Encore is basically the company's Android-based Excite tablet running Windows.
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It was just last month that the 16GB version of this 10-inch tablet was selling for the same price. Plus: a free $2 credit from Amazon MP3.
The Toshiba Thrive 7-inch is a decent tablet, but there are simply better options our there for the price.
Shots of the Toshiba Thrive 7-inch doing things in the wild.
The original Thrive offers a lot for its cost, but can a smaller version retain its larger, more capable brother's value?
The new 7-inch edition of Toshiba's Android-based Thrive tablet is out at $379 for the 16GB model and $429 for the 32GB model.
Powered by Android 3.1 (Honeycomb), the Thrive is one of the most feature-packed tablets in its class. But it's a refurb, so the warranty is just 90 days.