Acer Iconia Tab A700 Hits Pre-order at $450
June 13, 2012 10:05 AM
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Pre-order in black or silver now
Acer is ready to get official with the Iconia Tab A700, which was previously shown at CES 2012. The tablet has a 10-inch screen, an NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor, and runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
One of the more interesting features of the tablet is that the 10-inch screen has full HD resolution of 1920 x 1200. Acer promises that the battery is good for 10.5 hours of video playback and that the tablet should will high-quality sound with Dolby Mobile 3 and support for 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound via HDMI out.
"Consumers have embraced their tablets as a mobile hub for their daily lives, and the full HD display on the Acer A700 will give customers a fresh new perspective on the apps, games and digital media they enjoy," said Paul Tayar, director of product marketing for connected devices, Acer America. "Customers looking for a no-compromise tablet will get the features and performance they want in the new Acer A700."
The Iconia Tab A700 also has expandable storage thanks to a microSD card slot and it also has a micro-USB port. As of today, the tablet is up for pre-order in the United States and Canada with a 32 GB version of the tablet selling for $449.99.
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6/13/2012 11:09:14 AM
I have the A500 and have found it to be a very good tablet, especially since the ICS update finally rolled out. Good enough in fact, I'm probably going to skip this generation fo tablets. Really like that Acer pushed the resolution, and that's almost enough for me to look at dumping the A500 and picking up the A700.
6/13/2012 11:16:55 AM
I have the A510, my wife has the A500. If it's not used for gaming I can't tell the difference between the two for surfing the net, doing this and that, even with the faster processor.
1080p however would be nice, but the screen resolution is good enough on the 510 and the 500 as is.
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