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CES 2011: Acer ICONIA Tab A500 showcased using Verizon LTE network

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 06 Jan 2011 20:42

CES 2011: Acer ICONIA Tab A500 showcased using Verizon LTE network Acer's announced ICONIA tablet device is being showcased at CES with Verizon Wireless, taking advantage of its 4G LTE network.
The ICONIA Tab A500 will come with the Android OS and Acer UI 4.5, and will feature the Clear.fi media sharing system preloaded to access, play and share multimedia across the home network and to instantly publish updates to social media networks.

It features a 10.1-inch high-resolution, high color contrast display and also features a HDMI port to output 1080p content to a HDTV. The ICONIA Tab A500 will be equipped with NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core 1.0Ghz processor with Flash 10.1 support for optimized HD Web experience. For seamless communication, it also features the SkyCross antenna and ZTE LTE wireless module.

Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE network currently reaches about a third of all Americans and is planned to grow to the size of the carrier's 3G network, offering 10 times the speed.

"Innovation is in our DNA," said Campbell Kan, vice president of Acer's Smart Handheld BU. "We are proud to once again offer users the most advanced technologies. With the ICONIA Tab A500 supporting 4G LTE, users will be able to wirelessly navigate, download or stream as seamlessly as they do with a wired connection. This is indeed another step toward a truly mobile Internet experience."

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