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Acer Iconia Tab A100 delayed over Honeycomb display issues?

Pesky Honeycomb causing issues for the 7-inch Iconia A100
Pesky Honeycomb causing issues for the 7-inch Iconia A100

The reason behind the delay to the Acer Iconia Tab A100 may be OS compatibility, according to industry insiders.

It seems that Acer is having a bit of trouble getting Android 3.0 to work properly with the 7-inch display, because Honeycomb was designed for a 10-inch screen.

What's more, applications are proving a bit of a pain, with many Honeycomb apps "incompatible" with the 7-inch device.

Bit of a wait

The same problems are likely to abound for HTC, which promises an imminent Honeycomb update to the 7-inch HTC Flyer, currently running Android 2.3.

Iconia Tab A100 fans will be left waiting until August or September for Acer to iron out these issues.

It's not been a great month for Acer; the company has also had to delay the 5-inch Iconia Smart Android handset until July, although that's thought to be down to component shortages rather than any Android issues.

From Digitimes via Slashgear