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Acer Iconia Tab A100, 7-inch Honeycomb goodness

Acer release Iconia Tab A100, World's first 7-inch tablet running Honeycomb

By: Anthony Garreffa from Aug 12, 2011 @ 9:29 CDT

Acer have today launched the industry's first 7-inch tablet powered by Google's Android 3.2 (Honeycomb) OS in the US and Canada. The A100 sports an incredibly portable sub-one pound design, a vibrant 7-inch multi-touch display and a sleek, thin design that is comfortable to use and take virtually anywhere. The A100 features a 7-inch TFT WSVGA screen that has a 1024x600 resolution and high-color contrast, with a 75-degree wide viewing angle.


The Iconia Tab A100 also has Adobe Flash Player 10.3 pre-installed so that Adobe Flash games and websites can be viewed and enjoyed right out of the box. The A100 also includes a HDMI port so that customers can share and enjoy their tablet on a TV in 1080p, the A100 also supports dual-display. If supported, a game can use the A100 as a controller, while watching and experiencing the game on the larger display thanks to its HDMI output.

Acer A100 also sports a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera with flash and records video at 720p at 30fps. It also includes a 2-megapixel front-facing camera that can be used as a webcam for video chat. Pricing on the A100 starts at just US$329.99 and is available in stores across the United States today. It will get it's Canada on next month.


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