While the bulky Toshiba Thrive has been having problems generating sales, Toshiba probably has seen the way the public has responded to the diet-conscious models. When it comes to tablet sales, thin is in with the 8.6mm thin Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the Asus Transformer near the top of the list. Toshiba hopes for the same response with its yet to be announced tablet.
source: NotebookItalia (translated) via AndroidandMe
Toshiba agrees that thin is in as these renderings show that its new tablet will be half the size of the Toshiba Thrive (R)