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Acer Inc. rolls out its 10.1-inch Iconia Tab A500

Android run tablet is powered by Nvidia Tegra 2, offers support for Verizon 4G LTE mobile broadband

In a recent development from the Acer camp, the Company has rolled out the Iconia Tab A500, which sports a display of 10.1-inches runs on the Google Android OS. The tablet was showcased at the CES this year, and while the engineering sample rolled out at the 2011 CES Show runs Android 2.2, but the final version is expected to run Android 3.0 Honeycomb.  In addition the tablet also runs a custom Acer UI 4.5 user interface.

The Iconia Tab A500 will also offer support for Verizon 4G LTE mobile broadband connectivity. Processing is powered by the Nvidia Tegra 2 platform. Also there is provision for HDMI output, USB port, Micro USB port, Micro SD card and SIM card slots, along with a dock connector. Acer’s Iconia tab boasts of a rear camera, supports 1080p video playback, while its display enables “10 point multitouch” input.

There have been no inputs from the company as yet over pricing and availability.


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Pallab Jyotee Hazarika, 2011-01-10 (Update: 2012-05-26)