Toshiba Thrive Gets Cool Video Plus Giveaway Contest

Rue Liu - Jun 28, 2011
Toshiba Thrive Gets Cool Video Plus Giveaway Contest

The Toshiba Thrive was announced back at CES and it has taken its time to work out any kinks and find a good price range before hitting the market. Pre-orders for the tablet have just recently begun with a release scheduled for mid-July. As part of the promotions leading up to the launch, Toshiba has unleashed a neat little unboxing video full of special effects and also created giveaway contest for a free limited edition Thrive.

The Toshiba Thrive is a 10.1-inch tablet running Android 3.1 Honeycomb with an NVIDIA 1GHz Tegra 2 dual-core processor, a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. The tablet will also feature a special haptic display, lock-screen button, pre-installed Swype keyboard UI, a Resolution Plus software for upscaling video content, and a removable battery rated for up to seven hours. It also supports Wi-Fi, HDMI, Bluetooth, and full-sized SD card slot.

The tablet was rumored early on to have a $700 price tag, but seeing how the Motorola XOOM sales went, Toshiba chose a much wiser $430 starting price for the 8GB model. An optional docking station can be had for an extra $59.99.

For a chance to win a free limited edition of the Thrive, Toshiba has created a set of missions that a mass number of fans must complete in order to acquire a code to unlock the next mission. Right now, the contest has progressed to Mission #4 and you will need to go here to watch the video to enter the code for one more step closer to winning the tablet.

[via Android Community]

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