Acer Iconia Tab A500 review

Bulkier Android tablet has muscle and new software tweaks

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Product Type
Tablet
Flash Memory Capacity
32 GB
Processor Manufacturer
NVIDIA
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
HDMI
Yes
Product Family
ICONIA TAB A
Front Camera/Webcam
Yes
Operating System Platform
Android
Processor Model
250
Colour
Silver
Operating System
Android
Brand Name
Acer
Form Factor
Slate
Processor Speed
1 GHz
Processor Type
Tegra 2
Screen Size
25.7 cm (10.1")
Number of Cells
2-cell
Screen Resolution
1280 x 800
Standard Memory
1 GB
Weight (Approximate)
765 g
Cache
1 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
Memory Card Reader
Yes
Touchscreen
Yes
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth Standard
Bluetooth 2.1
Multi-touch Screen
Yes
Height
13.3 mm
Width
177 mm
Depth
260 mm
Screen Mode
WXGA
Memory Technology
DDR2 SDRAM
Product Series
A
Manufacturer
Acer, Inc
Product Model
A500
Product Name
ICONIA TAB A500 Picasso Tablet Computer
Product Line
ICONIA TAB
Aspect Ratio
16:10
Manufacturer Part Number
XE.H6LEN.005
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.acer.co.uk
Marketing Information

Smaller than a magazine, the ICONIA TAB A Series sports a 10.1" widescreen display with customizable folders that open new possibilities for interaction. It runs on the new tablet-tailored Android™ 3.0 (Honeycomb) operating system, weighs just 1.7 lbs. and is 0.52" thin, so it's easy to use and great for carrying. Enjoy a whole new touch experience!

Strikingly powerful

Encased in the smooth and handsome aluminum unibody chassis is an NVIDIA® Tegra™ 2 dual-core mobile processor and GeForce® GPU, putting striking power and graphics in your hands, while ample RAM enables fast multitasking. The multitouch screen and fluid interface make using this tablet a breeze. And use it your way: Hold the ICONIA TAB in any direction and it'll auto-rotate to your perspective. Use it for a long time too, with up to 8 hours of HD video playback.

Package Contents
  • ICONIA TAB A500 Picasso Tablet Computer
  • Lithium Polymer Battery
  • AC Adapter
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