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Acer Iconia Tab A501 announced, Coming this summer

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Acer on Tuesday announced that it will launch the 4G-enabled Acer Iconia Tab A501 Android tablet early this summer.

The A501 features

  • Google’s Android 3.0 (Honeycomb)
  • 10-inch touchscreen display
  • Dual-core Tegra 2 processor
  • 5-megapixel rear camera
  • front-facing camera for video chat
  • HDMI-port capable of piping 1080p HD video

 

“This tablet is packed with features that will enable HD gaming and exceptional video playback. It offers a first-class on-the-go entertainment experience.”

 

A specific launch date or pricing for the Iconia Tab A501 is not yet available.

Full press release.

 

Acer’s High Performance, Android-powered 4G Tablet

10.1-inch, HD Ready, Android 3.0 4G Device Launching in Q2 2011

DALLAS, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — AT&T* today announced plans to support Acer’s first 4G tablet, the Acer Iconia Tab A501, on the nation’s fastest mobile broadband network beginning this summer.

The 10 inch Acer Iconia Tab A501 will feature the Android 3.0 operating system with Android Marketplace, and an NVIDIA Tegra 250 1GHz dual core processor with integrated graphics for the fastest HD gaming, web and multimedia experience.

Designed for both consumers and small business customers, the tablet will also sport a high-resolution display with a wide viewing angle to view super sharp video and other multimedia content. It will come equipped with a 5 megapixel rear-facing camera, a high definition front-facing camera for video chat, and an HDMI port for playing 1080p video on a high definition big screen TV.

“Consumers are seeking cutting-edge mobile computing devices and we look forward to giving them another great choice with the Acer Iconia Tab A501,” said David Haight, vice president of business development, AT&T Emerging Devices. “This tablet is packed with features that will enable HD gaming and exceptional video playback. It offers a first-class on-the-go entertainment experience.”

“We are pleased to collaborate with AT&T on mobile solutions that allow consumers to remain connected and entertained in any environment,” said Sumit Agnihotry, vice president of product marketing, Acer America. “The Acer Iconia Tab A501 combined with AT&T’s wireless service enables consumers to enjoy their favorite movies, games, blogs and social networking sites on the go.”

Distribution and pricing will be announced at launch, expected in the second quarter.

 

 

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Bharat Nagpal

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  • Punkbuster

    fyi….i no its lame bt gr8 website…finally a good indian review website.

  • Punkbuster

    is there any news on the pricing???
    bd wht wld b better waiting for a samsung tab 10.1 or going for the acer?

    • specs are more or less the same, there is a bigger possibility of the Samsung coming to market before Acer