ViewSonic ViewPad 10e  vs Toshiba Thrive 

Released February, 2012

ViewSonic ViewPad 10e

  • 9.7"
  • 4 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 2.3
Front view of ViewSonic ViewPad 10e
6.4 Out of 10
It felt very sturdy in the hand too, though as a result is quite heavy at 835g (the Wi-Fi iPad weighs only 680g).
by TrustedReviews (Mar, 2012)
Released February, 2011

Toshiba Thrive

  • 10.1"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 3.1
Front view of Toshiba Thrive
7 Out of 10
Combining its wide viewing angles and high brightness output, it’s able to maintain its appearance even in outdoor conditions – albeit, we’re still finding ourselves shielding it from the sun.
by PhoneArena (Aug, 2011)

TabletRocket Review Our evaluation of ViewPad 10e vs Thrive


Processing power and speed



3D and 2D graphics

AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

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No winner declared

Too close to call

Benchmarks Real world tests of ViewPad 10e vs Thrive

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark


Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of ViewSonic ViewPad 10e

Reasons to consider the
ViewSonic ViewPad 10e

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Much thinner 9.1 mm vs 16 mm Around 45% thinner
Smaller 189.1 x 242.1 x 9.1 mm vs 177 x 273 x 16 mm More than 45% smaller
Lighter 621 g vs 725 g Around 15% lighter
Newer Feb, 2012 vs Feb, 2011 Release date a year later
Back view of Toshiba Thrive

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Toshiba Thrive

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More processing power 1,553 vs 571 Around 2.8x better passmark score
Significantly more storage capacity 32 GB vs 4 GB 8x more storage capacity; Holds more music, movies and photos
Has a rear camera 2 MP vs None Most tablets have a rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
More cores Dual core vs Single core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Longer battery life 7 hour vs 5.5 hour More than 25% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
Has a GPS Yes vs No Somewhat common; Get directions and navigation, geotag photos
Higher resolution front camera 5 MP vs 1.3 MP More than 3.8x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
More RAM 1 GB vs 0.5 GB 2x more RAM; Better able to run big apps with lots of content
Newer operating system Android 3.1 vs Android 2.3 Newer android OS; Get all the latest features and apps with a more recent version
Sharper screen 149 ppi vs 131 ppi Around 15% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Slightly higher resolution 1280 x 800 vs 1024 x 768 More than 30% higher resolution

Reviews Word on the street

ViewPad 10e  vs Thrive 

Purchasers of the Thrive should know what they're getting into, but if you're comfortable with the extra girth, the Toshiba Thrive offers a great Honeycomb tablet experience at a very approachable price.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


ViewPad 10e  vs
Size 9.7" 10.1"
Resolution 1024 x 768 1280 x 800
PPI 131 ppi 149 ppi


Bluetooth Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR Bluetooth
Supports 3G No Yes


Cores Single core Dual core
Clock speed 1 GHz 1 GHz

form factor

Weight 621 g 725 g
Size 189.1 x 242.1 x 9.1 mm 177 x 273 x 16 mm
Thickness 9.1 mm 16 mm
Battery life 5.5 hour 7 hour


ViewPad 10e  vs
Internal storage 4 GB 32 GB
RAM capacity 0.5 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
Maximum capacity 128 GB N/A

photo & video

Adobe flash support Yes Yes
Webcam 1.3 MP 5 MP
Rear camera None 2 MP


Has a GPS No Yes
Has a light sensor No No
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