Acer Iconia Tab W500 and A500 Tablets Coming On April 8th

Acer has decided to launch two of thier new tablets ‘Iconia Tab W500’ and ‘Iconia Tab A500’ in Europe on April 8th. Both Acer Iconia Tab models are sports a 10.1-inch LED-backlit touchscreen display with resolution of 1280 x 800 pixel, a 32GB solid state drive, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, and a HDMI output.

Both tablets have a base price tag of £449 and pack a 10.1-inch (1280 x 800) LED-backlit touchscreen, but are based on different platforms – the W500 uses AMD’s Brazos solution, while the A500 revolves around the Tegra 2 SoC (system-on-chip) from Nvidia.

The Iconia Tab W500 features a 1.0 GHz C-50 APU (with Radeon HD 6250 graphics), 2GB of RAM, a 32GB solid state drive, an SD card reader, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, a G-sensor, a HDMI output, a 3-cell battery and is pre-loaded with Windows 7 Home Premium. A 3G-equipped version of the W500 will cost £529. £529 is also the price tag of the WiFi-only W500 bundled with a keyboard dock (which includes an Ethernet port and dual USB 2.0 connectors). The 3G + WiFi W500, plus the keyboard dock, goes for £579.

The Honeycomb-flavored A500 has 1GB of RAM, 32GB of flash storage, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, Blueeooth, a rear-facing 5 megapixel camera, a front 2MP camera, 3G, a microSD card slot, a HDMI output, two USB ports, and a 3260 mAh battery.

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