October 17, 2011

Acer Iconia Tab A501

Screen size, portability, capacity and connectivity are some of the factors why most people were continuously looking for a device that has the capability of being a smartphone and a pc at the same time. Another factor that can be added to the list is the price, for practical reason why would you pick a pricey one when you can have an alternative that has the same specs and quality. This is true with  the Acer Iconia A501 tab. The Acer Iconia Tab A501 is one of the cheapest, branded, Honeycomb tablet currently on the market.

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The Acer Iconia Tab A501 has a full USB port and Micro-HDMI. It has the same design as its predecessor Acer Iconia Tab A500. The Acer Iconia Tab A501 measures 260 by 177 by 13.3 mm, and weighs 730 grams which is as heavy as the A500. The operating system used on the Acer Iconia Tab A501 is almost the same from that of Acer Iconia Tab A500 and it is Android 3.0.1 Honeycomb. This tab also supports 2G and 3G networks. AOTW, its price is ranging from PHP25,000 to 29,000.

Acer Iconia Tab A501 Specifications:

  • Dimension: 260 x 177 x 13.3 mm, 730 grams
  • Processor and Memory: Dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 Tegra 2 T20 chipset, 16/32 GB storage, 1 GB DDR2 RAM, supports microSD, up to 32GB
  • Operating System: Android OS, v3.0 (Honeycomb), upgradable to v3.2
  • Display and Graphics LCD capacitive touchscreen, 256K colors, 800 x 1280 pixels, 10.1 inches
  • Communications: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 190, HSDPA 900 / 210, Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
  • Connectors: microUSB v2.0, USB v2.0, 3.5mm jack
  • Battery: Li-Po 3260 mAh
  • Audio and Video Supports:
    Audio: MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+ player
    Image: JPEG, GIF, BMP, PNG
    Video: XviD/MP4/H.264/H.263 player