December 3, 2011

Acer officially announces the Iconia Tab A200

Acer has officially made the Iconia Tab A200 official. Via a press release, which is available for reading after the break, the Taiwan-based company announced another Android-powered tablet that sports an nVidia Tegra 2 CPU. The company also made sure that the tablet will also be getting Android 4.0 when time comes and when this tablet is available for purchase, it will be running on Android 3.2 Honeycomb. The A200 sports a 10.1" touchscreen display and the OS comes with Acer's own tablet UI. Unfortunately, the tablet was not given an exact date when it will be available and how much it would cost.

Acer Iconia Tab A200 specs:
  • Android 3.2 Honeycomb
    • Acer Ring UI
  • 10.1" WXGA (1280x800) touchscreen display
  • 1GHz nVidia Tegra 2 dual-core chipset
  • 1GB RAM
  • Memory
    • Internal: 8GB/16GB
    • External: Up to 32GB via microSD card
  • Connectivity
    • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
    • Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
    • GPS with A-GPS
    • DLNA
  • Sensor
    • Accelerometer
    • Gyroscope
  • Interface
    • 3.5mm headset jack
    • microUSB 2.0
  • Battery
    • 3260 mAh

Press Release:

Acer Presents the ICONIA TAB A200
The tablet for sharing good times with family at an affordable price

TAIPEI, TAIWAN (December 2, 2011) - Acer Inc. announces the release of the ICONIA TAB A200, the company's latest tablet. Ideal for sharing good times via gaming, e-books, movies, music, photography, social networking and more, this tablet is an amazing hub of activity for people of all ages, and it comes at a very affordable price. Shipments in select countries include the Android 3.2 OS (code named Honeycomb) beginning in November. Shipments with Android 4.0 (code named Ice Cream Sandwich, or ICS) will start in January 2012 worldwide. A free ICS upgrade to current ICONIA TAB A200 users will also be made available at that time.

Priced right and looking sleek from all angles, the ICONIA TAB A200 stands out in Titanium Gray or Metallic Red. The rear side is soft to the touch and features an eye-catching pattern. Made especially for multimedia enjoyment, this tablet packs hardware and apps for loads of fun. Visuals are fantastic on the generous 10.1" multitouch screen, and even thrilling games run smoothly thanks to the NVIDIA® Tegra™ 2 Dual Core 1 GHz processor and gyrometer.

The ICONIA TAB A200 improves multitasking with the Acer Ring interface for setting easy-access apps from any screen. It also features Screenshot, which quickly captures web images, articles, Google Maps and even smiling faces from video calls. Screenshot can be used in any app on any screen for maximum convenience.

Adapted perfectly for mobility, this tablet has a full-size USB port for hooking up other devices and a MicroSD slot for passing data. A 2 MP web camera enables face-to-face chats for keeping friends and family close at hand wherever you are. Whether on the road or at home, sharing multimedia is easy; you can read an e-book or watch a streaming movie, anytime. For enhanced social networking the ICONIA TAB A200 includes Acer SocialJogger, which consolidates Facebook, Twitter and more.


Source: Endgadget (press release)


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