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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.

Source: Acer



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RE: Nice!
By retrospooty on 6/13/2012 11:44:03 AM , Rating: 2
I see what you mean... But I have cash and I am a total gadget whore, believe me. I still cant see getting a tablet at $500 ever. I would say the new iPad is probably the best thing available, but I wouldn't pay more than $250-$300 max for it myself. I got an HP touchpad at $150 after the firesale from an ebay resale. It's great for the price.


RE: Nice!
By Spuke on 6/13/2012 11:41:17 AM , Rating: 2
I'd pay the $450 for those features and I'm not a gadget whore at all but in all honesty, I'm looking for a 7" with those features.


RE: Nice!
By StevoLincolnite on 6/13/2012 1:03:11 PM , Rating: 2
quote:
I see what you mean... But I have cash and I am a total gadget whore, believe me. I still cant see getting a tablet at $500 ever.


I was in the same mind set as you.
So I went and got a convertible netbook/tablet, real keyboard and OS can't be beat.
The touch screen/tablet mode has it's advantages but so does a laptop form factor.
Needless to say if you are a consumer of content... A tablet is fine, if you create allot of content, you need a real keyboard and OS.


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