The rise of 7-inch tablets has continued following the success of low cost devices like the Amazon Kindle Fire and Google Nexus 7, and Acer today announced plans to keep deal-hunting buyers happy with an Android tablet for only $149.
Hours before Acer was to announce its new phone running Alibaba's Aliyun operating system, Acer abruptly canceled the launch event without explanation. Alibaba now says Google is to blame.
The Iconia Tab A700 is Acer's latest Android-powered tablet and a follow up to its earlier A500 and A510 models. It comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and a new, high-res display, but is that enough to make it worthwhile option when shopping for a new tablet?
Acer has announced the Iconia Tab A700, a new member of its tablet portfolio complete with a full HD display. The 10.1-inch tablet runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a quad-core processor.
Acer has officially gone on record to say that the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich updates for the Iconia Tab A500 and A100 tablets will arrive on April 27 in the U.S. Those in Canada will see the A500 update on that same day, while the A100 update is due to arrive in Canada on May 3. Interestingly enough, Acer hasn't announced plans to upgrade the A501 variant to Android 4.0, with the only difference between it and the A500 being 3G connectivity.
Acer's latest tablet, the Iconia Tab A510, is now available for purchase. The A510 features a 1280 x 800 pixel display that measures 10.1 inches across the diagonal, a quad-core Tegra 3 processor, and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It also has 1GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, and both front and rear cameras. Interested buyers can head over to Acer's website and pony up $450 for the privilege of owning the Iconia Tab A510.
Acer has taken the wraps off of the Iconia Tab A510, its latest Android tablet. The Iconia Tab A510 is the first tablet from Acer to use the NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor and come with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box.
Acer has announced a new member of its smartphone family, the curiously-named Liquid Glow. The Liquid Glow features Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and it will be available in three colors.
Acer held a press conference to kick of the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show this afternoon, and after showing a bevy of ultrabook notebooks, the company revealed what its next-generation ICONIA TAB tablet will bring. Acer says that the successor to today's ICONIA TAB devices will feature a 1080p (1920 x 1080 pixel) display and will be powered by a quad-core processor. Unfortunately, we don't have any other details about the new tablet or any official images of it, but it's safe to say that it will likely run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich when it is officially launched. We would also guess that the quad-core processor inside of it is the NVIDIA Tegra 3 used in the ASUS Transformer Prime, but Acer could also use a Qualcomm processor, so we will just have to wait to find out more about it. We will bring you more information on what Acer is debuting at CES as we get it.
Acer has announced availability and pricing details for its upcoming ICONIA TAB A200 tablet. The 10.1-inch slate will hit shelves on January 15 and will cost a rather low $329.99. That sum will get you an Android 3.2 Honeycomb tablet powered by a dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor and 1GB of RAM. The 10.1-inch display features the familiar 1280 x 800 pixels of resolution, and there is a 2 megapixel front camera, but no rear camera. Acer says that an update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich will arrive in mid-February, about a month after the tablet goes on sale.