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.