Acer Launches the Iconia Tab A500 and W500 Tablets in India

Yesterday, Acer launched the Acer Iconia Tab A500 and the Iconia Tab W500 in India. The Acer Iconia Tab A500 is an Android tablet which runs Android 3.0 Honeycomb. It is powered by the Nvidia Tegra 2 chipset and comes with 16 GB internal storage. It has a dual core 1 GHz processor with 1 GB RAM, and sports a 10.1 inch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. It also has a 5 MP camera as well as a secondary 2 MP camera.

It is the first Honeycomb tablet which has been officially launched in India. It has excellent hardware specs, and is priced slightly lower than the iPad 2, at Rs 27,990 for the 16 GB Wi-Fi version. A 3G/LTE version is expected soon.

Acer Iconia Tab A500

It also launched the Acer Iconia Tab W500 yesterday. It is a Windows 7 tablet with a 10.1 inch capacitive touchscreen display and a display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. It is powered by a AMD C-50 dual core processor clocked at 1 GHz and comes with 2 GB DDR3 RAM. It also offers 32 GB internal storage, and doubles up as a laptop, when used with the keyboard dock. It has been priced at Rs 32,499.

Acer Iconia Tab W500

Along with the Acer Iconia Tab A500 and W500, Acer also launched the Iconia Smart A300 Android smartphone, Iconia Tab A100 7 inch Android tablet and the dual screen Iconia notebook. The pricing details of these three haven’t been announced yet.

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