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Don't get the thrive
I owned the Toshiba Thrive. I purchased the 8gb model, I downloaded some apps and decided to then delete some. I noticed that I had nearly used all of my storage (which was odd because I only had the tablet a few weeks). Upon further investigation I noticed that I only had 3gb of space. I contacted Toshiba wondering why this was. They told me that is how Toshiba allocated the memory. All Thrives have 3 gb of "app" space. You cannot set the SD card slot as primary so you cannot put apps on the card and play them (per Toshiba). I asked them what was the point in doing this. They informed me that it was to allow space for pictures, videos, and documents to be saved. Which I found odd because you CAN save those to your 32gb SD card and just use that. Bottom line 3gb of app space is NOT alot.
Myself personally I am an ASUS guy. I have owned the TF101, and the TF300 (til my wife dropped it the other day ). The only issue I see is all of the asus tablets (other than the Slider and TF101) have quadcore processors. I think the only real tablet that will meet your resolution needs will be the ASUS TF700. However there has been a rumored TF500 which falls between the TF300 and TF700. As far as the full size card slot there are a few Acers that have that but they don't usually get good reviews. If you get the Asus tablet, get the dock and you will get the full sized usb, and sd card. As for the HDMI port..i'd get an adapter off ebay for less than $5 (thats what I did to hook my TF300 up).
Be careful just because a tablet has an hdmi port doesn't mean it has the ability to mirror onto your tv.
I have been researching tablets for close to a year. I have owned the Zenithink ZT80 (not very good), the ASUS TF101 (great..just getting old now). I have also owned the Thrive (didn't like it) and the TF300...loved it..miss the gorilla glass lol. Anyways if you want to talk to me you can email me firstcorinthians1013@Yahoo.com
I love to talk to people about tablets and bounce ideas off of them. Honestly I am debating between the TF700 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1. Feel free to email me and I'd be glad to talk to you more about tablet selections, I research it daily.
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