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Toshiba Canada said today that its first Android powered tablet computer will go on-sale in Canada beginning in August. Powered by the NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor and Android 3.1 Honeycomb, Toshiba’s tablet will feature a 10.1-inch multi-touch LED backlit display, front and rear facing cameras, virtual keyboard, speakers, and support for Adobe Flash.
Optimized for tablets, Honeycomb delivers a simple holographic UI, five customizable Home screens, plus a full suite of popular Google Mobile Service applications, including YouTube, Gmail, Google Maps, Music, Videos and more, in addition to Android Market.
Two nice hardware features of the new tablet include an SD slot for increased memory capacity and a removable battery pack giving consumers the option of swapping out the battery when needed. But it looks like you’ll have to wait a little longer to get your hands on the tablet if you’re north of the border. Toshiba has announced that the tablet will launch in Canada in August.
It appears the company hasn’t settled on a name for the device in Canada. While the US model is called the Thrive, the official press release for the Canadian launch simply refers to it as the Toshiba Tablet.
The rest of the specs appear to be the same whether you’re in the US or Canada. The tablet has a 10.1 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel display, a 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2processor, front and rear cameras, full-sized USB, SD, and HDMI ports, and 3 different configuration options: 8GB, 16GB, or 32GB. Prices will range from $429 to $579 and the tbalet is expected to be available from Best Buy, Future Shop, Staples, and Walmart.
By. Android Phone Tips