The iPad is about to be buried under the flood of Android tablets -- these are not those Chinese copy-cats of half-baked products, these are high-end tablets by IT majors which make the iPad look what Floppy Disk is to BluRay.
Toshiba's Thrive is now available for pre-order on Best-Buy, Amazon and other online stores for a retail price of $429 (16GB) and $579(32GB).
The arrival of these tablets mean soon there will more apps available for Android Tablets than there are for the iPad.
Toshiba Thrive Features showcases a 10.1-inch multi-touch widescreen display with Adaptive Display Technology, supporting 720p. It is powered by NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core mobile processor and runs Android 3.0 operating system.
Unlike Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. Thrive comes with a 5.0 MP rear camera with autofocus and 2.0MP front-facing webcam; stereo speakers with Toshiba sound enhancements.
Toshiba Thrive is available in 3 models -- 8 GB, 16GB and 32GB. It also comes with support for USB, mini-USB, HDMI ports, full-sized SD card reader, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.