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Acer Iconia Tab W500 & A500 head to Europe next month

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 26 Mar 2011 20:11 User comments (2)

Acer Iconia Tab W500 & A500 head to Europe next month Acer's stab at the market for tablet PCs is hitting Europe on April 8 this year.
It will launch its first two Iconia Tab models, which are the Windows 7-equipped W500 and the Android-equipped A500, each with a base price of 449. Each packs a 10.1-inch 1280x800 LED-backlit touchscreen.

The W500 runs on AMD's Brazos technology, featuring a 1GHz C-50 APU with Radeon HD 6250 graphics, 2GB of memory and a 32GB solid-state disk drive. It also features an SD card reader, HDMI-output, G-sensor and built-in 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi. The system runs Microsoft's Windows 7 Home Premium operating system.

The A500 runs on NVIDIA's Tegra 2 technology. It features 1GB of RAM and 32GB of flash storage. It features a read 5 megapixel camera and front 2 megapixel camera. It features 3G support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a micsoSD card slot, HDMI-output and two USB ports. It runs the Android 3.0 (Honecomb) operating system.

The W500 can also come with 3G at an additional cost and also can be bundled with a keyboard dock which also includes Ethernet and dual USB 2.0 connectors.

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2 user comments

126.3.2011 20:50

not bad

227.3.2011 4:35

not bad but I would rather just get a laptop. I seriously dont like the idea of banging away on a screen to type everything...


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