Acer, the world’s 2nd largest PC giant today officially launched ICONIA TAB A500, a 10.1-inch Android 3.0 “Honeycomb” OS and Windows 7 platform based tablet along with 5 new tabs in the Indian market.
ICONIA TAB A500 WiFi version will be available for Rs.27990 onwards with the 3G and 4G LTE support and the 10″ Windows HP with the portable keyboard and Windows 7 Operating System is expected to be priced at Rs. 32499
Sleek, smart and full of innovative features, the ICONIA Tab A500 is first Android 3.0 Honeycomb based Tablet launched in Indian market equipped with 10.1” full capacitive multi-touch screen, Dolby Home Theater v3, full size USB port, mini USB port, HDMI output, Multiple connectivity options, including Wi-Fi, 3G or Bluetooth 2.1, and the Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core 1.0 GHz processor with Flash 10.1 support for optimized HD Web experience.
The device’s RAM memory is 1 GB, internal memory is 16 GB (with expansion up to 32 GB via the SD card slot). It has two cameras, the 5MP rear-facing camera plus HD front-facing 2 MP camera are just perfect for video recording, video chat, or quickly snap a picture and upload it to Facebook, YouTube, Picasa; it can also be used as a barcode scanner. For seamless communication, it also features the Sky Cross antenna and ZTE LTE wireless module.
Acer says the tablet’s two batteries will provide a total of eight hours of game-play and movie-playback time, or 10 hours of Web browsing over Wi-Fi.
What’s more, the Acer clear.fi media sharing system will be preloaded on the device for seamless integration in the home clear.fi environment to easily access, play and share multimedia across the home network and to instantly publish updates to social media network.
ICONIA includes three new features: SocialJogger, MyJournal and Scrapbook. SocialJogger allows the users to easily navigate through social networking sites. MyJournal will enable users to collect web clippings on their preferred topics that can categorise and display information according to ones needs. Scrapbook will allow users to easily store clips, posts and just about anything else from different sources in the same place.
In addition to the Acer ICONIA Tab A500, Acer also launched its ICONIA Dual Screen Notebook, ICONIA A100, 7” Android tablet that is focused on providing a more mobile experience and includes video chat and video recording options. The ICONIA Smart A300, a 4.8” Smartphone on Android Gingerbread 2.3 operating system with 8 mega pixel camera is targeted at avid mobile Internet users who want to make the most of their smartphones and enjoy superior browsing and multimedia.