The Toshiba Thrive 7-inch is a decent tablet, but there are simply better options out there for the price.
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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The discount device runs Android 4.4 KitKat and has plenty of expandable storage.
Though low-priced, the Toshiba Excite 7 fails to offer as much value as other budget tablets.
The Toshiba Thrive is a bulky but aggressively priced Honeycomb tablet that earns its girth with full port support and a removable battery.
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.
Toshiba's first 7-inch Android tablet keeps many of the best features found in their 10-inch model, including an impressive high definition screen.