Acer Iconia Tab A500 Android tablet up for grabs
Acer America has announced the availability for pre-order of its Android powered Iconia Tab A500 tablet. It is now up for pre-order at Best Buy with recommended price tag of $449.99 and is expected to become available on April 24th.
The 10-inch (TFT 1280 x 800 touchscreen) Iconia Tab A500 tablets has brushed metal aluminum chassis, only 0.52-inches thick and weighs 1.69 pounds. It is powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra 250 1GHz dual-core processor, backed by integrated GeForce GPU, 1GB of RAM and runs Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) OS. Inside you will get integrated accelerometer for auto-rotation, ambient light sensor, GPS, WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth, Micro-SD card slot, Dolby Mobile speakers, a HDMI output, two USB ports, and a 3260 mAh battery that provide up to eight hours usage of the tablet.
A500 also has a rear-facing 5 megapixel camera with auto-focus and flash, and a front 2MP camera for video conferencing. It comes pre-loaded with full versions of Need for Speed: Shift and Let’s Golf games and multiple apps for different tasks.
Acer also offers several accessories for the A500, including a dock with IR remote for $79.99, full-sized Bluetooth keyboard for $69.99 and protective case which also acts as a stand for $39.99