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Acer's ICONIA TAB A200 due to arrive January 15 for $329
By Dan Seifert on Thursday January 05, 2012

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.

Acer launches 10.1-inch ICONIA TAB A200 Android tablet
By Dan Seifert on Friday December 02, 2011

Acer has announced the ICONIA TAB A200, a new member of its ICONIA Android tablet family. The A200 features a 10.1-inch, WXGA resolution display and is powered by the familiar 1GHz, dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor.

Liquid Express, Acer's first NFC-equipped smartphone
By Dan Seifert on Monday November 28, 2011

Acer has launched the Liquid Express for the UK market, the latest in its family of Liquid brand Android smartphones. The Liquid Express is the first smartphone from Acer that has Near Field Communications support out of the box.

Acer Iconia Tab A501 Honeycomb tablet headed to AT&T on September 18
By Dan Seifert on Monday September 12, 2011

AT&T has finally announced the availability of the Acer Iconia Tab A501 Android Honeycomb tablet. The A501 is a HSPA+-equipped version of the A500 tablet that was released earlier this year.

Acer's 7-inch Iconia Tab A100 finally arrives this weekend
By Dan Seifert on Friday August 12, 2011

It was seemingly forever ago when Acer announced its 7-inch tablet, the Iconia Tab A100, back in February. Since then, it has been revealed that it will launch with Android 3.2 Gingerbread, which has been adapted to work on 7-inch displays. Now Acer has finally announced availability of the A100, and this weekend it will become the first 7-inch tablet with Android Honeycomb to hit the market.

Acer Iconia Tab A500 gets Android 3.1 Honeycomb update
By Dan Seifert on Thursday July 07, 2011

Owners of the Acer Iconia Tab A500 should rejoice as Acer has finally released the Android 3.1 Honeycomb update for the tablet. The bump over 3.0 includes new features like Google Movies support and many performance and stability improvements. Users should be able to download the update directly from the their tablets now. If you need a reminder of all the new features that Android 3.1 brings, check out our complete rundown of the Android 3.1.

Acer struggles with tablet sales, cuts 2011 shipment target by 60 percent
By Dan Seifert on Wednesday June 15, 2011

Acer is apparently not having as much success selling tablets as it did with netbooks a few years ago, as the company has just announced that it has cut its tablet shipment targets for 2011 by 60 percent.

Acer shows off its first Windows Phone smartphone at Computex
By Dan Seifert on Wednesday June 01, 2011

Acer has been showing off its first Windows Phone smartphone at the Computex show in Taiwan this week.

Acer refreshes liquidmini with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, new line of colors
By Dan Seifert on Tuesday May 31, 2011

Acer has announced a minor refresh of its liquidmini smartphone, which is now shipping with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and in a whole set of new paint jobs.

Acer Iconia Tab A500 Android tablet now available
By Dan Seifert on Monday April 25, 2011

Buyers looking for a new Android tablet now have another option to choose from as the Acer Iconia Tab A500 tablet is now available for purchase from Best Buy. The A500 is a 10.1-inch slate with a brushed aluminum back and a dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor. It runs Android 3.0 Honeycomb and has 16GB of internal storage. Best Buy is listing the tablet for $450.